Mid-Maine

 
Demi Giroux and Ian West presenting flag from Senator Collins office to World War II Veterans Wallace Bisson and Leo Boudreau

Jackman/Moose River Honor Veterans

on Nov. 25, 2016, at 4:30 p.m.

Speech Contest Winner Recognized at Veteran’s Assembly

on Nov. 25, 2016, at 3:33 p.m.

Puppy dies after car strikes utility poles in Standish

By Judy Harrison on Nov. 24, 2016, at 11:40 a.m.
Nicholas Cawood, 24, of Standish was charged with operating under the influence of intoxicants but was not arrested.
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Joseph "Rocky" Gravel puts a deer into the walk-in cooler at G&G Custom Deer Cutting in Winslow. Rocky and his father-in-law, Ed Grenier, own the shop, where they process deer for hunters.

Deer season keeping small butcher operations busy

By John Holyoke on Nov. 23, 2016, at 11 a.m.
Butcher Rocky Gravel said with three men working without interruption, they can process an entire deer — from skinning to cutting to wrapping in vacuum-sealed plastic — in about 45 minutes.
Antonio and Alice Balcer

Exiles memorial ride ends in tragic fatal crash, sheriff says

By Nok-Noi Ricker on Nov. 21, 2016, at 5:30 p.m.
Tragedy struck as members and friends of the Exiles Motorcycle Club gathered on Saturday to honor the club’s fallen road captain and his wife when a member of the funeral procession died in a crash.
Children's sneakers made by New Balance are displayed at a clothing shop in Hanau, near Frankfurt, Germany, recently.

Changing US trade policy may not bring back jobs, but may raise sneaker prices

By Timothy Aeppel and Mai Nguyen, Reuters on Nov. 21, 2016, at 2:26 p.m.
Any new hiring in the United States will be years down the road and depend on refining production technologies like 3-D printing that could make it profitable to hire relatively small numbers of American production staff.
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The New Balance manufacturing facility can be seen Thursday in Norridgewock.

Norridgewock residents defend New Balance from social media uproar

By Nick McCrea on Nov. 19, 2016, at 1 a.m.
“They’re always the first at the table to do what they can to help,” Richard LaBelle said. “Norridgewock wouldn’t be Norridgewock without New Balance.”

Madison man pleads guilty to conspiring to defraud VA

on Nov. 18, 2016, at 6:20 p.m.
A Madison man pleaded guilty Friday to conspiring to defraud the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.
Valerie Tieman is seen with her husband, Luc Tieman, in a photo taken in July.

Fairfield man enters not guilty plea in murder of wife

By Nok-Noi Ricker on Nov. 18, 2016, at 2:40 p.m.
Luc Tieman, who is accused of shooting his wife in the head and burying her body in a shallow grave, stood before a Somerset County Superior Court judge on Friday for his arraignment on the indictment for murder.
Antonio and Alice Balcer

Winthrop teen enters ‘no answer’ in double murder, affidavit to be unsealed in 60 days

By Nok-Noi Ricker on Nov. 17, 2016, at 6:30 p.m.
The Winthrop teen accused of killing his parents on Oct. 31 entered a “no answer” plea Thursday afternoon at the Capital Judicial Center.

Man found dead in Anson well identified

By Dawn Gagnon on Nov. 15, 2016, at 9:18 p.m.
Because the well appeared to be 30 to 40 feet deep, firefighters used thermal imaging to confirm that a body was in it, the sheriff said.

Police, firefighters work to recover body from North Anson well

By Dawn Gagnon on Nov. 15, 2016, at 6:04 p.m.
Police and firefighters were working Tuesday evening to recover a body from a well located off Four Mile Square Road.
Cassidy Charette

Harvest Hill Farm pleads guilty to aggravated driving to endanger in hayride death

By Judy Harrison on Nov. 15, 2016, at 11:28 a.m.
Harvest Hill Farm, the Mechanic Falls property where Cassidy Charette, 17, of Oakland died after a trailer she was riding on overturned Oct. 11, 2014, pleaded guilty to one count of aggravated driving to endanger, a Class C felony.
Officials say a seat belt saved a man's life after a fiery crash Sunday morning.

Driver escapes fiery crash in West Gardiner

By CBS 13 on Nov. 14, 2016, at 7:51 a.m.
Officials say a seat belt saved a man’s life after a fiery crash Sunday morning.

Skowhegan man seriously injured in rollover crash

By Dawn Gagnon on Nov. 12, 2016, at 12:56 p.m.
Speed and alcohol were factors in a rollover crash Friday night in which a Skowhegan man suffered serious injuries, officials said.
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Kennebec Valley Community College timberframing instructor Sandor Nagy (second from left) gives pointers to students on the fitting of a floor joist in a timberframe structure. The college's sustainable construction program started two years ago. Also pictured are students Amber Oberle (right), Vinnie Birtwell (left) and Hannes Moll.

Sustainable construction on the syllabus at Kennebec Valley Community College

By Abigail Curtis on Nov. 11, 2016, at 7:49 a.m.
Officials at Kennebec Valley Community College are happy that nearly one-third of the students in the sustainable construction program, which began last fall, are women.
Chester Greenwood

40th Celebration of Chester Greenwood Day

By Penny Meservier on Nov. 04, 2016, at 12:56 p.m.
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Lip balm made in Damariscotta was inspired by the last presidential debate.

Maine soapmaker’s ‘nasty woman’ lip balm is a big hit

By Kathleen Pierce on Nov. 03, 2016, at 1:24 p.m.
“It was a term we had to own and take it and make it possible to reappropriate it.”
Damage is seen after the foundation for the top terminal for the Spruce Peak Triple Chairlift at Sunday River became detached from the ground in July.

Community seeks to buy Saddleback; Sunday River lift replacement set for 2017

By John Holyoke on Nov. 03, 2016, at 12:44 p.m.
Here’s a look at the big ski stories on the horizon.
Orono resident Jeff Sanders went to the town office for early absentee voting on Wednesday in Orono.

Maine city, town clerks say early voter turnout strong this year

By Nok-Noi Ricker on Nov. 02, 2016, at 7 p.m.
“We haven’t see this many absentees since 2008,” the Bangor city clerk said.