Nicholas Sambides Jr.
By Nick Sambides Jr. on Feb. 01, 2016, at 6:19 a.m.
“I don’t know how we could have gotten off to a better start than we have,” Patrick McGowan said.
By Nick Sambides Jr. on Jan. 30, 2016, at 12:09 p.m.
PK Floats of Lincoln has just received its Federal Aviation Administration certification to manufacture flotation devices for airplanes and has an ambitious plan for expanding into new markets.
By Nick Sambides Jr. on Jan. 29, 2016, at 1:12 p.m.
A sprinkler system that apparently had been operating for as long as nine hours kept a wood shavings mill fire at bay until firefighters arrived early Friday. The cause of the fire is under investigation. No injuries were reported.
By Nick Sambides Jr. on Jan. 29, 2016, at 7:20 a.m.
Firefighters from several towns appear to have a fire under control at a Main Street lumber yard early Friday.
By Nick Sambides Jr. on Jan. 28, 2016, at 4:55 p.m.
A local woman was charged with drunken driving and her boyfriend with domestic violence assault after police were called to a residence on Congress Street late Wednesday, police said. Tracy Ross, 35, of Millinocket, was charged Thursday with driving a motor vehicle under the influence, while her …
By Nick Sambides Jr. on Jan. 27, 2016, at 2:57 p.m.
A Connecticut-based auctioneer is advertising the sale of equipment at the shuttered Lincoln Paper and Tissue mill.
By Nick Sambides Jr. on Jan. 27, 2016, at 7:04 a.m.
“He is going to be good for the business and for the community.”
By Nick Sambides Jr. on Jan. 27, 2016, at 7:03 a.m.
Ken Zimmerman, a Massachusetts ticket broker, recently purchased the Mount Jefferson Ski Area and hopes to eventually make it a concert venue.
By Nick Sambides Jr. on Jan. 25, 2016, at 4:46 p.m.
A woman turned herself in to police and was charged in connection with driving a Saturn sedan that hit a pedestrian on Saturday on Penobscot Valley Avenue, police said.
By Nick Sambides Jr. on Jan. 25, 2016, at 11:12 a.m.
Police are seeking the public’s help in identifying a car involved in a hit-and-run on Penobscot Valley Avenue on Saturday that injured a 19-year-old local man. Investigators suspect that a 1997 to 2002 Saturn sedan struck the pedestrian as he walked southeast from the Bank of Maine …
By Nick Sambides Jr. on Jan. 25, 2016, at 8 a.m.
Since an article on it was published in Runner’s World magazine, the event has drawn commitments from more than 1,000 entrants eager to run in next year’s race.
By Nick Sambides Jr. on Jan. 22, 2016, at 6:49 p.m.
An Orono firefighter and paramedic with extensive training experience is the town’s new part-time fire chief, officials said Friday. Town Manager William Lawrence picked Josh McNally of Bradford from among three finalists to replace interim Fire Chief Robert Thomas, who replaced Fire Chief Phil Dawson in June …
By Nick Sambides Jr. on Jan. 21, 2016, at 11:55 a.m.
Town Councilor Gilda Stratton was issued a summons for drunken driving on Tuesday after police found her car abandoned in a snowbank on Central Street.
By Nick Sambides Jr. on Jan. 19, 2016, at 6:24 a.m.
The fire that damaged a popular West Broadway billiards and dance hall and destroyed a flower shop might have left the building unsalvageable, its owner said Monday.
By Nick Sambides Jr. on Jan. 19, 2016, at 6:23 a.m.
“I plan on rebuilding. I plan on making it bigger and better,” David Guthrie said of Shooters.
By Nick Sambides Jr. on Jan. 16, 2016, at 2:04 p.m.
A flower shop was lost but a pool hall was saved from fire that destroyed much of a West Broadway building in Lincoln on Saturday. No injuries were reported.
By Nick Sambides Jr. on Jan. 16, 2016, at 7:11 a.m.
A West Broadway flower shop was destroyed and a popular pool hall and restaurant threatened by an early-morning fire in Lincoln on Saturday.
By Nick Sambides Jr. on Jan. 16, 2016, at 6:58 a.m.
Creative Blooms & More of 222 West Broadway appeared to be consumed by the fire.
By Nick Sambides Jr. on Jan. 15, 2016, at 5:45 p.m.
The good news is 49 of 69 property owners who owed the town back taxes since 2014 have paid what they owed and kept their properties, officials said Thursday. The bad news is the Town Council reviewed the latest round of 15 tax foreclosures before, in a …
By Nick Sambides Jr. on Jan. 15, 2016, at 1:42 p.m.
New York & Company will close its doors at the Bangor Mall by the end of the month when the women’s clothing store’s lease expires, mall General Manager James Garrity said Friday.