Central High School fourth quarter honor roll

on June 26, 2014, at 4:49 p.m.
Central High School Fourth quarter honor roll Grade 12, high honors: Barrett Bishop, Kassidy Chase, Mark Clukey, Jakob Emerson, Reyanne Hoyt, Billie-Jo Hurd, Lacey Lee, Nicole Lessard, Marissa Lugdon, Cassidy McNerney, Taylor Robichaud, Caroline Snow, Karen Snow, Brooke Speed, Kristen Vafiades; honors: Christopher Albert, Benjamen Brown, Peter Conroy, Wyatt Durkee, …
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Chicken pie supper buffet at Wayside

Bangor Daily News on June 26, 2014, at 4:27 p.m.
DEXTER, Maine – Wayside Grange offers a chicken pie supper buffet will be held at 5 pm. Saturday, July 12, at Wayside Grange, 851, North Dexter Road, Route 23. Cost of the supper is $7. 924-5711.   This post was contributed by a community member. Submit your news →
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Baked bean supper at Garland

Bangor Daily News on June 26, 2014, at 4:17 p.m.
Friday, July 11, 2014 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Location: Garland Grange Hall, Oliver Hill Road, Garland For more information: 207-924-6954 GARLAND, Maine — An all-you-can-eat public baked bean supper will be held 5-7 p.m. Friday, July 11, at Garland Grange Hall, Oliver Hill Road. The menu will include baked beans, …
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Baked bean supper at Orland church

Bangor Daily News on June 26, 2014, at 4:01 p.m.
Saturday, July 5, 2014 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. Location: Orland United Methodist Church, 24 Narramissic Drive, Orland For more information: 207-469-3714 ORLAND, Maine — The Orland United Methodist Church will hold an all-you-can-eat baked bean and casserole supper 5-6 p.m. Saturday, July 5, at the church, located on the river off Route 1 in …

Dexter man facing arson charge after allegedly burning girlfriend’s belongings in fire pit

By Ryan McLaughlin on June 26, 2014, at 11:20 a.m.
DEXTER, Maine — A Dexter man is facing multiple charges, including arson, after allegedly burning belongings of his live-in girlfriend after the pair got into an argument last month, police said. Casey Gilbert, 33, was taken into custody on Wednesday following a lengthy investigation of an incident that took place …

Emera customers without power due to repairs, weather

By Ryan McLaughlin on June 26, 2014, at 10:15 a.m.
BANGOR, Maine — More than 1,700 Emera Maine customers, including just over 700 in Bangor, were without power Thursday morning, according to the company’s website. An emergency outage in the Broadway area of Bangor due to repairs affected 750 customers for about a half hour. As of 10:30 a.m., power …
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Public supper to raise funds for new roof for church

Bangor Daily News on June 26, 2014, at 8:52 a.m.
Wednesday, July 9, 2014 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Location: St. Martin of Tours parish hall, 19 Colby St., Millinocket For more information: 207-723-6395    MILLINOCKET, Maine — A fund-raising supper to help with the cost of installing a new roof on the St. Martin of Tours Church building will be held …
Anthony Bari

Dexter man accused of smothering dog indicted by grand jury

By Nok-Noi Ricker on June 25, 2014, at 6:52 p.m.
BANGOR, Maine — A Dexter man accused of killing a dog in May has been indicted by the Penobscot County grand jury on charges of aggravated cruelty to animals and criminal cruelty to animals. Anthony Bari, 52, was arrested on May 22 in Dexter after local police received a complaint …

Carmel woman sentenced to six years for three burglaries committed on same day

By Nok-Noi Ricker on June 25, 2014, at 6:46 p.m.
BANGOR, Maine — A Carmel woman who was convicted of breaking into three area homes all on the same day was sentenced Wednesday to six years in prison, according to Penobscot County Deputy District Attorney Michael Roberts. Samantha White, 30, initially was charged with two counts of Class B felony …
In this 2010 file photo, Administrative Assisttant Audrey Fox counts votes on whether Clifton residents want to hold a proposed wind energy moratorium vote.

Clifton wind farm project costs mount as another vote looms Tuesday

By Nok-Noi Ricker on June 25, 2014, at 6:10 p.m.
CLIFTON, Maine — Residents have voted six times concerning wind energy over the last five years and will return to the polls again on Tuesday, when they will decide whether to approve changes to the land use code, many that deal exclusively with wind turbine projects. Over the years, the …
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Project Help the Kids fundraiser and food drive

Bangor Daily News on June 25, 2014, at 2:53 p.m.
BREWER, Maine — The Brewer Area Food Pantry, Save-A-Lot food stores and Paradis Shop ‘n Save are partnering on “Project Help The Kids,” a program to help provide eligible school-aged children of Brewer and Eddington with supplemental food during the summer months. You can help. While you are shopping please consider purchasing …
U.S. Attorney Thomas Delahanty

Man living in Maine sentenced to 16 months for racking up tax debt and drunken driving charges on Texan’s identity

By Seth Koenig on June 25, 2014, at 2:25 p.m.
PORTLAND, Maine — A Texas man was denied credit cards, detained at the U.S. border for hours and nearly had his driver’s license revoked for repeated drunken driving convictions and unpaid taxes in Maine. But none of those convictions or Maine tax problems were his. Investigators determined a man living …
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Man charged in death of Millinocket teacher in car crash makes first court appearance

By Judy Harrison on June 25, 2014, at 2:08 p.m.
BANGOR, Maine — A Cutler man charged with manslaughter in connection with the Jan. 27 death of a Millinocket teacher in a head-on collision on Route 9 in Eddington was under the influence of methadone and a muscle relaxant at the time of the crash, according to an affidavit. Scott …

Old Town High School fourth quarter honor roll

on June 25, 2014, at 12:37 p.m.
Old Town High School Fourth quarter honor roll Grade 12, highest honors: Emma Betterley-Dow, Faith Brackett, Emma Burgason, Mariah Campbell, Austin Comeau, Meaghan Delcourt, Zachry Fox, Nickolas Gaudet, Miranda Gifford, Tia Jackson, Ali King, Wiphun Lewey, Garvey Melmed, Erica Ogden, Sarah Plunkett, Kathryn Rawson, Jocelyn St. Jean, Aurora Sullivan; high …
Shelley Watson is the town manager in Dexter.

Dexter’s municipal budget could rise by 15 percent

By Mike Lange, Piscataquis Observer on June 25, 2014, at 11:58 a.m.
DEXTER, Maine — A combination of overdue infrastructure repairs and a $100,000 increase in the town’s share of the SAD 46 budget could hike Dexter’s expenditures in the new fiscal year by as much as 15 percent. The town council is scheduled to hold a public hearing and vote on …
Runners and walkers take off at the fourth annual Amy, Coty and Monica 5K in Dexter Sunday morning, June 22, 2014.

Amy, Coty and Monica 5K race draws hundreds to Dexter, raises $14,500 to curb domestic violence

By Mike Lange, Piscataquis Observer on June 25, 2014, at 11:20 a.m.
DEXTER, Maine — The fourth annual Amy, Coty and Monica 5K Race-Walk in Dexter Sunday morning drew more than 450 participants and raised just over $14,500 for programs to help curb domestic violence in Maine. Proceeds from this year’s event will go toward a proximity monitoring system for abusers, starting …
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Fourth of July events in Sebec Village

Bangor Daily News on June 25, 2014, at 10:42 a.m.
SEBEC, Maine — Enjoy an All-American Fourth of July in Sebec Village with food, fun, and so much more. Breakfast will be served at the Sebec Village Community Christian Church at 7:30. The annual 5K Road Race will start at 8:00, and a parade will follow at 9:30. Participants in …

Power outage affects more than a dozen towns in Hancock, Penobscot counties

By Dawn Gagnon on June 24, 2014, at 7:19 p.m.
BANGOR, Maine — A roughly hour-long power outage that occurred at about 6:30 p.m. affected Emera Maine customers in more than a dozen communities in Hancock and Penobscot counties. Emera Maine spokesman Bob Potts said the cause of the outage had yet to be determined but repair crews were checking …
An auction sale sign at the Millinocket mill site on June 19.

Millinocket expects Great Northern Paper property tax payment by end of week

By Nick Sambides Jr. on June 24, 2014, at 6:36 p.m.
MILLINOCKET, Maine — The auctioneer handling last week’s sale of Great Northern Paper Co. equipment will likely pay Great Northern Paper’s overdue $2.24 million property tax bill by the end of the week, officials said Tuesday. Town Manager Peggy Daigle had hoped to have the money at the end of …
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Red Sox return to Bangor

By Macphail on June 24, 2014, at 4:38 p.m.
Former Boston Red Sox players will be returning to Bangor as the Bangor professional Firefighters Local 772 are proud to bring to the community their annual Boston Red Sox Alumni charity baseball game on Saturday, June 28th at 6 PM at Mansfield Stadium. In addition to the main event there …
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