Doctor put on probation for lying to Portland hospital

By Dan MacLeod on Oct. 27, 2016, at 4:17 p.m.
Dr. Geeta Godara was officially reprimanded “for engaging in fraud, deceit and unprofessional conduct.”
Stanley Luce uses a mechanical picker to harvest cranberries using the dry method at Highland Farms in Troy. Fresh cranberries are harvested using this method rather than a wet harvest. After Stanley harvests the cranberries, his wife Jennifer Wixson sorts the berries to remove any that may have frost, bug or picking damage.

Bumper crop for Maine cranberry growers

By Abigail Curtis on Oct. 27, 2016, at 2:14 p.m.
“The cranberries are really the fruition of our love.”

Dry cranberry harvest in Troy

By Linda Coan O'Kresik on Oct. 27, 2016, at 2:13 p.m.
The Camden Fire Department set fire to a house on Thomas Street in May for a scene in the movie Island Zero.

Filmmakers to screen Tess Gerritsen-penned horror movie shot in Camden

By Stephen Betts on Oct. 27, 2016, at 1:58 p.m.
The first public screening of Island Zero is set for Saturday evening at the Camden Opera House.
The Waldo County Sheriff's Office has released a sketch of the man who allegedly sexually assaulted a woman in Lincolnville earlier this month.

Deputies release sketch of sexual assault suspect who blew powder in woman’s face

By CBS 13 on Oct. 27, 2016, at 1:25 p.m.
The Waldo County Sheriff’s Office has released a sketch of the man who allegedly sexually assaulted a woman in Lincolnville earlier this month.
Bath Iron Works' largest crane towers over the shipyard in Bath.

Bath Iron Works union elects controversial former leader as president

By Beth Brogan on Oct. 27, 2016, at 12:38 p.m.
Mike Keenan, a shipfitter who served as president of Local S6 of the machinists union from 2001 to 2008, will return as president.

Dollar General eyes Union location for store

By Stephen Betts on Oct. 27, 2016, at 10:18 a.m.
A national discount store that has been trying for a year to enter the Knox County market has now set its sights on this rural town.
Attorney Walter McKee (left) and his clients former South Thomaston Fire Chief Wayne Brown (center) and former firefighter Colin Grierson, await the start of a civil trial brought by the town against Brown and Grierson for the return of nearly $15,000.

Judge hears arguments in civil trial over fire association funds

By Stephen Betts on Oct. 26, 2016, at 11:32 a.m.
The judge did not issue a ruling but will allow both parties to submit written arguments before he renders a verdict.

Police probe string of downtown Warren burglaries

By Stephen Betts on Oct. 25, 2016, at 6:55 p.m.
The Knox County Sheriff’s Office is investigating four burglaries which took place during the past two weeks in the downtown area.
 Students walk near the chapel on the Bowdoin College campus in Brunswick in this March 2016 file photo.

Dinesh D’Souza, harsh critic of Obama and Clinton, to speak at Bowdoin

By Beth Brogan on Oct. 25, 2016, at 3:24 p.m.
The talk, sponsored by the Bowdoin College Republicans, comes three weeks after liberal icon Noam Chomsky spoke at the Brunswick campus.

Judge orders no bail for Warren man accused of sex assault against child

By Stephen Betts on Oct. 25, 2016, at 11:36 a.m.
A Warren man is being held without bail after being arrested on a charge of sexually assaulting a 4-year-old boy.
The recent deaths of dozens of fish at Leonard Lake Dam, one of a few dozen spread throughout Maine owned by Black Bear Hydro, has prompted Downeast Salmon Federation to again raise concerns about the impact the dam has on fish species that try to make their way around the structure while migrating to and from the Gulf of Maine.

Fish kill spurs demand that feds tie dam licensing to safeguards

By Bill Trotter on Oct. 25, 2016, at 9:46 a.m.
Critics of the hydroelectric facilities have estimated that together they have killed “thousands” of fish in recent weeks.
U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts speaks at the dedication of the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture on Sept. 24 in Washington. Roberts and his wife recently purchased a home on Hupper Island in Maine.

US Supreme Court chief justice buys 1,560-square-foot home on Maine island

By Stephen Betts on Oct. 24, 2016, at 2:34 p.m.
The property that Chief Justice John Roberts Jr. and Jane Roberts purchased consists of nearly 2 acres of waterfront land facing Port Clyde.
The guided-missile destroyer USS Sampson (DDG 102) arrives for a scheduled port visit in this U.S. Navy handout picture taken at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, November 6, 2014.

Maine-built destroyer to dock in New Zealand

By Beth Brogan on Oct. 24, 2016, at 2:02 p.m.
The USS Sampson, launched at the Bath shipyard in November 2007, has been approved to attend the Royal New Zealand Navy’s 75th anniversary celebration.

War on mice escalates at Cobb Manor

By Emmet Meara on Oct. 24, 2016, at 12:23 p.m.
Cobb Manor has always been a mice hostel, especially when those chilly nights arrive.
Regional School Unit 13 plans to close the McLain School next summer.

Arts center owner eyes purchase of Rockland school

By Stephen Betts on Oct. 24, 2016, at 1 a.m.
The owner of a former school turned arts center is interested in acquiring the adjacent McLain School.
Joel A. Harkins, 36.

Former Waldoboro man pleads guilty to child pornography charges

By J.W. Oliver on Oct. 23, 2016, at 9:59 a.m.
A former Waldoboro man pleaded guilty Oct. 13 to possessing sexually explicit materials of children younger than 12.
A train recently pulls into the Amtrak Downeaster Layover Facility in Brunswick.

Controversial Amtrak layover facility in Brunswick to open to the public

By Beth Brogan on Oct. 21, 2016, at 6 p.m.
The rail authority plans to add a third round-trip from Brunswick to Boston at 11 a.m. each day beginning Nov. 21, Patricia Quinn said Friday.

Adult Art Workshop Series at Rockland Public Library

on Oct. 21, 2016, at 4:29 p.m.

Warren woman accused of swindling state out of $250,000 in welfare benefits

By Stephen Betts on Oct. 21, 2016, at 3:23 p.m.
Robin L. Snell, 44, of Warren was indicted last month on charges of felony theft and forgery.