Articles by Terry Karkos

An M/T Pockets tow truck crewman retrieves a 1997 Subaru Legacy station wagon late Thursday afternoon from a drainage ditch along Thad White Road in Mexico. Its teen driver backed the car onto the dirt road's soft shoulder and the wagon flipped over and fell into the ditch, landing atop and pinning a teen who was riding on the roof, police at the scene said.

Dixfield teen riding atop car roof pinned under it after rollover

By Terry Karkos on May 17, 2013, at 5:42 a.m.

‘Fatigue failure’ in 65-year-old engine part caused Durham doctor’s fatal plane crash

By Terry Karkos on May 14, 2013, at 3:51 p.m.

Three Maine lakes ranked nationally for bass fishing

By Terry Karkos on May 03, 2013, at 12:49 p.m.

Rumford board learns how paper mill is assessed, hears pitch for zip line park

By Terry Karkos, Sun Journal on May 03, 2013, at 5:59 a.m.
A Strickland Loop Road homeowner who set a test fire on Saturday afternoon called for help when the unpermitted burn became a wildfire and destroyed his shed and about an acre of grass and brush, Jeff Currier, regional forest ranger of the Maine Forest Service, said Saturday in a news report.

Livermore Falls man charged with burning without a permit

By Terry Karkos on April 28, 2013, at 7:09 a.m.
River Valley area firefighters work Friday afternoon to ensure that a woods fire that burned an acre behind a home at 19 Holman Road in Dixfield is completely out.

Winds stir up leftover embers to ignite fire in Dixfield

By Terry Karkos on April 27, 2013, at 12:01 p.m.
A special town meeting in Andover on Saturday drew 170 voters to decide whether to raise up to $72,000 on top of the town's SAD 44 assessment to keep Andover Elementary School open for another year while the town continues its withdrawal process.

Maine town votes to keep elementary school open

By Terry Karkos on April 21, 2013, at 7:38 a.m.
Melting snow from above-normal temperatures Friday and rain through Saturday morning caused minor flooding in Andover as the Ellis River overflowed its banks.

River floods in Andover

By Terry Karkos on April 21, 2013, at 7:23 a.m.

Maine’s 17th Tractor Supply Co. store planned for Rumford

By Terry Karkos on April 19, 2013, at 8:19 a.m.

3 Rumford residents accused of stealing more than $40,000 from elderly woman

By Terry Karkos on April 12, 2013, at 3:51 p.m.

‘Skinny’ suspects target bodybuilding boosters at Rumford store

By Terry Karkos on March 27, 2013, at 5:45 a.m.

Maine town of Byron aims for mandatory gun possession

By Terry Karkos on March 08, 2013, at 6:29 a.m.
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Convicted sex offender accused of holding person against will in Roxbury

By Terry Karkos on Feb. 24, 2013, at 9:22 a.m.

Turner man remains hospitalized after snowmobile accident

By Terry Karkos on Feb. 13, 2013, at 5:52 a.m.

Rumford man pleads not guilty to assault, terrorizing charges after allegedly threatening apartment residents with knife

By Terry Karkos on Feb. 06, 2013, at 4:45 p.m.

Dixfield sled racer working to overcome paralysis

By Terry Karkos on Jan. 31, 2013, at 6:52 a.m.
Josh Brochu, 10, of North Jay, has a rare genetic, degenerative medical condition called ataxia-telangiectasia. On Saturday, Make-A-Wish Maine revealed his room makeover in the design of a McDonald's drive-through. Josh and his mother, Lisa Brochu, watch as someone pretends to order food from the drive-through window.

Jay boy’s wish for bedroom makeover granted

By Terry Karkos on Jan. 20, 2013, at 10:12 a.m.

Pickup carrying 4 teens goes over guardrail in Peru

By Terry Karkos on Jan. 11, 2013, at 6:36 a.m.

Woodstock felon back in jail on burglary, firearm charges

By Terry Karkos on Jan. 09, 2013, at 6:59 a.m.

New fishing regulations approved by inland fisheries and wildlife council

By Terry Karkos on Jan. 07, 2013, at 6:27 a.m.