Down East

Jonathan Baldwin, 37, of Harrington.

Harrington man arrested after Washington County vehicle thefts

By Dawn Gagnon on Aug. 20, 2017, at 2:32 p.m.
Jonathan Baldwin, 37, is charged with burglary of a motor vehicle, theft and violating the conditions of his release from a prior arrest.

Machias man killed after kayak tips over

By Nick McCrea on Aug. 17, 2017, at 7:55 a.m.
First responders rescued one woman after a kayak capsized on Indian Lake, but the search for a man continues.
Sally Shaw

Cherryfield victim, alleged killers were in love triangle, court documents say

By Judy Harrison on Aug. 16, 2017, at 7:11 p.m.
Sally Shaw, 55, of New Gloucester was the girlfriend of Carine aka “T” or “Terror” Reeves, 37, who was also allegedly in a relationship with Quaneysha Greeley, 19, according to court documents.

Storms knock out power to more than 5,000 Mainers

By Dawn Gagnon on Aug. 13, 2017, at 5:05 p.m.
Two people stop to comfort Joseph Culver (center) of Charlottesville, Virginia, as he kneels at a late night vigil to pay his respect for a friend injured in a car attack on counter protesters after the "Unite the Right" rally organized by white nationalists in Charlottesville, Virginia, Aug. 12, 2017.

Mainers rally in support of Charlottesville victims

By Dawn Gagnon on Aug. 13, 2017, at 1:23 p.m.
People from across the state are organizing vigils and rallies to stand in solidarity with the victims of the weekend violence at a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, that left one dead and 19 injured.
Quaneysha Greeley

Teen charged in Cherryfield homicide makes first Maine court appearance

By Judy Harrison on Aug. 11, 2017, at 2:07 p.m.
Quaneysha Greeley, 19, of New York City was returned to Machias late Thursday by Maine State Police detectives.

Maine teen killed in blueberry truck crash in Northfield

By Nick Sambides Jr. on Aug. 07, 2017, at 7:57 p.m.
A Marshfield teen died on Monday when his pickup truck crashed into a partly-filled blueberry truck in Northfield.
Quaneysha Greeley

Two arrested in New York to be charged with murder of woman found in Cherryfield

By Alex Acquisto on July 26, 2017, at 3:57 p.m.
“Both will be charged with murder when they are brought back to Maine,” McCausland wrote.
Sally Shaw

Cause of death still being withheld for woman’s body found in Cherryfield

By Alex Acquisto on July 26, 2017, at 2:29 p.m.
Sally Shaw’s cause of death will likely not be released in the near future, police said Wednesday.
Sally Shaw

Sister says Cherryfield homicide victim was ‘sassy’ and ‘a good person’

Bangor Daily News on July 25, 2017, at 5:27 p.m.
“She was such a good person and loved. I can’t understand why this would happen.”
Sally Shaw

Woman found dead earlier this week in Cherryfield identified

By Alex Acquisto on July 21, 2017, at 5:21 p.m.
A woman whose body was found earlier this week on the side of Route 193 in Cherryfield has been identified as 55-year-old Sally Shaw.
Police investigate the scene where a woman was found dead Wednesday morning in Cherryfield.

Police investigating woman found dead in Cherryfield as a homicide

By Alex Acquisto on July 19, 2017, at 9:36 a.m.
A woman’s body was discovered Wednesday around dawn in Cherryfield.
Downeast Correctional Facility in Machiasport

Downeast Correctional Facility employees keep jobs for at least another year

By Susan Sharon on July 12, 2017, at 9:53 a.m.
Gov. Paul LePage has said he still intends to follow through with his plans to close it.
Sen. Susan Collins marches down Water Street during Eastport's Fourth of July parade on Tuesday.

Tiny Eastport hosts Maine’s biggest Fourth of July parade, Sens. Collins and King

By Danielle McLean on July 04, 2017, at 7:44 p.m.
Political issues march along with Maine’s senators at Down East event.

Coast Guard: Kayaker found safe hours after search was called off

By Dawn Gagnon and Nick McCrea on June 22, 2017, at 10:28 a.m.
Cerezo was at Petit Manan when authorities called to confirm that he was the kayaker for whom crews had been searching.

Search suspended for kayaker who went missing off Milbridge coast

By Nick McCrea on June 22, 2017, at 8:44 a.m.
The U.S. Coast Guard has suspended its search for a possible missing kayaker off the coast of Milbridge “after exhausting all search possibilities,” according to a Thursday news release.

Coast Guard searching for kayaker who reported falling in water

By Nok-Noi Ricker on June 21, 2017, at 3:55 p.m.
Authorities are searching the coast for a man who issued three mayday calls Wednesday after he apparently fell off his kayak near Bois Bubert Island.
Passamaquoddy Tribal Court Judge Rebecca Irving

Pioneering Machias lawyer, tribal judge wins Glassman award

By Judy Harrison on June 19, 2017, at 2:28 p.m.
Since 1994, Irving has served as the tribal court judge for the Passamaquoddy Tribal Court at Pleasant Point and Indian Township.
A man rides a bike through the pouring rain on Marginal Way in Portland, Sept. 30, 2015.

Inland Maine under flash flood watch ahead of Monday’s thunderstorms

By Dawn Gagnon on June 18, 2017, at 1:16 p.m.
Numerous showers and thunderstorms capable of producing as much as 1 to 2 inches of rain an hour could cause flash floods.
Hazen McDugald

Eastport man found not criminally responsible for vicious assaults

By Bill Trotter on June 16, 2017, at 3:12 p.m.
As a result of the plea deal, Hazen McDugald is expected to be committed indefinitely to Riverview Psychiatric Center in Augusta.