Nicholas Sambides Jr.

Katahdin Bureau

 
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Police to charge two Massachusetts men in Sherman homicide

on Oct. 25, 2016, at 4:57 p.m.
(From the BDN) Both men will face a murder charge in connection with the death of Douglas Morin, 31, of Oakfield.

Police: Millinocket man remains hospitalized since having throat slashed

By Nick Sambides Jr. on Oct. 25, 2016, at 4:40 p.m.
“We have been interviewing people trying to figure out what happened.”
Doug Morin (left), his niece Lillian (center) and his father, Doug Morin Sr., have a happy moment in this undated family photo.

Massachusetts men to be charged in Sherman homicide

By Nick Sambides Jr. on Oct. 25, 2016, at 3:42 p.m.
Both men will face a murder charge in connection with the death of Douglas Morin, 31, of Oakfield.
The foreclosed home at 91 Longmeadow Drive in Brewer is seen Thursday.

On trespassing call, Brewer police officer draws gun on reporters

By Nick Sambides Jr. on Oct. 20, 2016, at 9:57 p.m.
A Brewer police officer, in responding to a report of a daylight burglary at a notorious abandoned house on Thursday, drew his gun and confronted two Bangor Daily News journalists who were inspecting the home with a city official on a story assignment.

Four teens injured in rollover on Baxter State Park Road

By Nick Sambides Jr. on Oct. 20, 2016, at 9:11 p.m.

By Nick Sambides Jr. on Oct. 19, 2016, at 9:45 p.m.
Health Access Network, which employs about 120 people and serves the greater Lincoln Lakes region, can be seen Wednesday in Lincoln.

Lincoln health center warning patients of data breach, fired worker

By Nick Sambides Jr. on Oct. 19, 2016, at 3:12 p.m.
Health Access Network is warning “a very small number” of its 17,000 patients to beware of identity theft after firing a new employee for improperly accessing patient clinical info.
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State police investigating suspicious death in Sherman

on Oct. 17, 2016, at 8:53 a.m.
(From the BDN) Maine State Police are investigating the death of a man in Sherman.
Douglas Morin Sr. (left) talks about his son Doug Jr. with family friend Joshua Boisvert at the Morin family home on Monday. Maine State Police say the younger Morin is a homicide victim.

‘Doug had a huge heart’: Oakfield man’s family shocked by killing

By Nick Sambides Jr. on Oct. 17, 2016, at 8:41 a.m.
State police are investigating the death of Douglas Morin, 31, of Oakfield as a homicide.
Maine Attorney General Janet Mills

Maine attorney general denies that her Question 1 criticism politically motivated

By Nick Sambides Jr. on Oct. 17, 2016, at 6:30 a.m.
The Maine attorney general said Saturday that her recent declaration that the state’s marijuana referendum, if passed, would let children use the drug legally was based on extensive research.

Glenburn town manager hired as Bangor’s assistant city manager

By Nick Sambides Jr. on Oct. 13, 2016, at 6:19 p.m.
City government has a new No. 2 in the former town manager of Glenburn, city officials said Thursday.

Bangor police offering reward for information on gun theft

By Nick Sambides Jr. on Oct. 13, 2016, at 3:24 p.m.
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Workers inside JG Pawn at 99 Center St. were somber on Wednesday after burglars stole 16 handguns from the store. The burglary was the second targeting weapons at the store since Sept. 30.

Police offering reward for help with pawn shop guns theft

By Nick Sambides Jr. on Oct. 13, 2016, at 3:22 p.m.
Police announced Thursday that they are offering a reward for information about a pawn shop burglary in which 16 handguns were stolen.
Verizon Wireless announced plans on Wednesday to close its call center on Telcom Drive in five months, relocating its 218 workers to 16 other centers around the country in what a company spokesman described as a real estate consolidation.

Bangor to lose 218 jobs when call center closes in March

By Nick Sambides Jr. on Oct. 12, 2016, at 5:59 p.m.
Verizon Wireless announced plans on Wednesday to close its call center on Telcom Drive in five months, relocating its 218 workers to 16 other centers around the country in what a company spokesman described as a real estate consolidation.
Christopher Smith, 32, of Bangor, window shops at JG Pawn at 99 Center St. on Wednesday after burglars stole 16 handguns from the store. The burglary was the second targeting weapons at the store since Sept. 30.

16 handguns stolen in Bangor pawn shop burglary

By Nick Sambides Jr. on Oct. 12, 2016, at 5:34 p.m.
The theft of 16 handguns from a Center Street pawn shop early Wednesday might be part of an effort to smuggle weapons to out-of-state criminal organizations and connected to a similar burglary last month, officials said.

Lincoln installs new fiberglass loon

By Nick Sambides Jr. on Oct. 11, 2016, at 1 a.m.
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Brothers Owen (left) and Eben Ryder climb aboard the new fiberglass loon on Saturday in Lincoln. Town officials hope the it will be a tourist draw to rival Bangor's Paul Bunyan.

Loony, or a good tourist draw? Giant fiberglass loon installed in Lincoln

By Nick Sambides Jr. on Oct. 11, 2016, at 1 a.m.
The 6-foot-tall, 13-foot-long fiberglass loon was installed off West Broadway and Main Street on town land near the Lee A. Rush Memorial Gazebo and overlooking Mattanawcook Lake.

Bangor skateboarders looking forward to new skatepark

By Nick Sambides Jr. on Oct. 09, 2016, at 9:30 a.m.
BANGOR, MAINE -- 10/08/2016 - Libertarian Vice Presidential candidate William Weld (left) answers a question during a town hall meeting at Spectacular Events Center in Bangor Saturday.

In Maine, Libertarian VP Weld says Trump tape is an ‘illustration of who he is’

By Nick Sambides Jr. on Oct. 09, 2016, at 8:21 a.m.
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Nineteen-year-old Caleb Welch of Bangor comes off a half-pipe ramp at Bangor Skatepark on Friday. City officials plan to relocate and upgrade the park.

Bangor Skatepark to be relocated, upgraded

By Nick Sambides Jr. on Oct. 08, 2016, at 1:34 p.m.
The equipment is from the original skate park located at what is now the Cross Insurance Center and dates back to about 1999.