Dawn Gagnon

Reporter

 

Belfast man dead, Rockport woman injured in head-on crash

By Dawn Gagnon on Sept. 12, 2016, at 8:17 p.m.
The crash, which occurred shortly after 8:30 p.m. Sunday near the Belfast Armory, shut down Route 1 for about 3½ hours.
Charles Later of Shirley

Maine Warden Service pilot accused of spitting at police officer resigns

By Dawn Gagnon on Sept. 12, 2016, at 7:52 p.m.
AUGUSTA | The Maine Warden Service pilot who was arrested on Sept. 2 after he allegedly spit at a Bangor police officer during a concert on the Bangor Waterfront has resigned effective immediately. “The Maine Warden Service has taken appropriate measures within its aviation division to ensure the unit …

Georgia motorcyclist dies in Amherst crash

By Dawn Gagnon on Sept. 11, 2016, at 5:41 p.m.
A 64-year-old Georgian died here early Sunday afternoon after he crashed his motorcycle into a guardrail while trying to pass another vehicle. Steven Hodges of Covington, Georgia, was traveling east on Route 9 when he was thrown from his 2003 Honda Goldwing after striking the guardrail, according …

Broken down bus on road closes Cadillac Mountain for 7 hours

By Dawn Gagnon on Sept. 11, 2016, at 3:15 p.m.
BAR HARBOR | A bus that broke down while traveling up Cadillac Summit Road at Acadia National Park prompted the closure of that road for about seven hours on Saturday, a park spokesman said Sunday. The trouble began about 2 p.m., when park rangers and the Bar Harbor Fire …
Paul Welsh of Brooklin was one of about 200 people gathered for a Sunday event in Bangor showing solidarity with the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe in North Dakota protesting a pipeline construction. Members of Maine Indian tribes and others held the event at the Bangor Waterfront Sunday.

Maine tribes, allies show solidarity with Standing Rock Sioux

By Dawn Gagnon on Sept. 11, 2016, at 3:11 p.m.
“It’s solidarity with No Dakota Access Pipeline that we’re here for and for our treaties’ rights as indigenous peoples — to keep those sacred treaty rights.”

Bangor police make 2nd arrest in Ocean State Job Lot robbery

By Dawn Gagnon on Sept. 08, 2016, at 8:39 p.m.
Caleb Hathaway, 20, was charged with hindering apprehension, a Class B felony.
Construction is underway on a new Dollar General store on Thursday on Main Road North, next to Pat’s Pizza.

Dollar General building new store in Hampden

By Dawn Gagnon on Sept. 08, 2016, at 7:03 p.m.
Dollar General announced Thursday that construction is underway on a new store on Main Road North, next to Pat’s Pizza.
A piece of a steel beam that once was part of the World Trade Center can be seen Wednesday at the Central Fire Station in Bangor.

Piece of steel beam from World Trade Center stops in Bangor

By Dawn Gagnon on Sept. 07, 2016, at 8:51 p.m.
A piece of a steel beam that once was part of the World Trade Center made a layover stop in Bangor during its travels from New York to Newfoundland.

Blaze destroys home of Levant assistant fire chief

By Dawn Gagnon on Sept. 06, 2016, at 9:03 p.m.
No one was injured, but the family lost all of their belongings in the fire, and the community, friends and firefighters already are rallying to help.

Body pulled from Kennebec River

By Dawn Gagnon on Sept. 06, 2016, at 7:22 p.m.
“We are currently working with the state police to investigate the circumstances.”

Dedham man injured in Holden motorcycle crash

By Dawn Gagnon on Sept. 06, 2016, at 6:46 p.m.
Trooper Tucker Bonnevie said that evidence at the crash site supported reports that the motorcycle was traveling at high speeds.

Limerick man arrested after allegedly harassing woman driver

By Dawn Gagnon on Sept. 04, 2016, at 5:06 p.m.
Charles Freeman, 57, is charged with driving to endanger, terrorizing and violating the conditions of his release from a prior arrest.

Local man suffers serious injuries in high-speed motorcycle crash in Holden

By Dawn Gagnon on Sept. 04, 2016, at 4:58 p.m.
Witnesses estimated the motorcyclist was traveling at speeds of more than 100 mph,

Rip currents, high surf, rain likely as remnants of Hermine reach Maine coast

By Dawn Gagnon on Sept. 04, 2016, at 4:44 p.m.
Maine likely will dodge the bullet on this one, meteorologist John Cannon of the National Weather Service’s Gray office said Sunday afternoon.
Trevor Cox

Massachusetts man arrested after Newfield home invasion, assault on deputy

By Dawn Gagnon on Sept. 04, 2016, at 1:39 p.m.
Trevor Cox, 19, of Lynnfield, Massachusetts, was charged with aggravated criminal trespassing and assault on a police officer.
Two men died and a third was critically injured when the 2010 Toyota Tacoma they were riding in struck a utility pole and rolled several times in Prospect early Saturday evening,

Two die in Prospect crash

By Dawn Gagnon on Sept. 04, 2016, at 11:45 a.m.
State police said that speed was the cause of the fatal crash.
Charles Hamel

Search underway for Hampden man

By Dawn Gagnon on Sept. 01, 2016, at 9:02 p.m.
Charles Hamel, who is 5 feet 8 inches tall and weighs 175 pounds, was last seen heading into the woods near the Hampden-Newburgh town line.
Tropical Storm Hermine is shown over the Gulf of Mexico in this GOES East satellite image captured Sept. 1, 2016.

Hurricane Hermine expected to affect New England waters

By Dawn Gagnon on Sept. 01, 2016, at 8:50 p.m.
Seas were expected to rise beginning Sunday afternoon, bringing an increased rip current threat for beachgoers.

Pennsylvania company recalling Entenmann’s brownie, muffin snacks

By Dawn Gagnon on Aug. 31, 2016, at 7:39 p.m.
Two of the affected products — the Little Bites Fudge Brownies and the Little Bites Chocolate Chip Muffins — were distributed in Maine.
Bangor police are investigating a truck-building crash on Wednesday at Salon La Posh at 137 State St. Witnesses said the driver of the truck fled after hitting the building.

Bangor police investigating truck-building crash on State Street

By Dawn Gagnon on Aug. 31, 2016, at 6:47 p.m.
Bangor police are investigating a truck-building crash that occurred Wednesday on State Street.