Dawn Gagnon

Reporter

 

Orono police investigating head-on crash on Forest Avenue

By Dawn Gagnon on June 19, 2016, at 3:58 p.m.
A reconstruction specialist was called to the scene near the Bible Baptist Church.
Speed was cited as a factor in crash late Saturday night in which a Madawaska man was injured when he lost control of his car and struck a house on U.S. Route 1 in Frenchville.

Car strikes house in Frenchville

By Dawn Gagnon on June 19, 2016, at 11:53 a.m.
A Madawaska man escaped serious injury late Saturday when he lost control of his car and struck a house on U.S. Route 1.

Waldo County woman suffers serious injuries in crash with tractor, tree

By Dawn Gagnon on June 16, 2016, at 8:56 p.m.
Melissa Goguen’s injuries are considered life-threatening, according to Belfast police Sgt. Matthew Cook.
Jason Blanco

Police arrest 2 alleged ‘johns’ in sting at hotel near Maine Mall

By Dawn Gagnon on June 16, 2016, at 6:28 p.m.
Two men were arrested Thursday as the result of an undercover “john” operation.
Aaron W. Clark

Mount View teacher charged with unlawful sexual contact

By Dawn Gagnon on June 16, 2016, at 5:15 p.m.
THORNDIKE | A Mount View High School math teacher was arrested Thursday on sex charges involving a student at that school, the Waldo County Sheriff’s Office has confirmed. Aaron W. Clark, 37, of Etna was charged with unlawful sexual contact and unlawful sexual touching, both of which are Class …

New York man sentenced for robbing Saco drugstore

By Dawn Gagnon on June 16, 2016, at 2:36 p.m.
A New York man was sentenced during a hearing Wednesday in U.S. District Court to two years in prison for robbing a Rite Aid pharmacy in Saco in September of 2014.

Newport-area school district voters reject $24M budget

By Dawn Gagnon on June 15, 2016, at 8:17 p.m.
Officials are going back to the drawing board after voters in the district’s eight member towns rejected a proposed $24 million spending plan.

Missing Woolwich man with medical condition found safe

By Dawn Gagnon on June 14, 2016, at 8:24 p.m.
Benjamin Fisher, 20, has been found and is safe from any harm.

Auburn woman pleads guilty to stealing veterans’ medications

By Dawn Gagnon on June 14, 2016, at 7:25 p.m.
Jennifer Leighton stole at least six packages containing prescription narcotic medications that had been shipped via UPS.
Clarice Jardine

Missing Greenville woman found alive

By Dawn Gagnon on June 14, 2016, at 6:01 p.m.
A Greenville woman missing since Monday morning has been found alive, according to the Maine Warden Service.

Massachusetts man gets 4 years for possessing child pornography

By Dawn Gagnon on June 14, 2016, at 5:50 p.m.
PORTLAND | A Massachusetts man was sentenced to four years in prison for possession of child pornography during a hearing Tuesday in U.S. District Court. William Duffy, 59, of Attleboro, Massachusetts, also was ordered to undergo five years of supervised release upon completing his prison term and to pay …
Several hundred people attended a vigil at Bangor City Hall on Monday night for the victims of the attack at an Orlando nightclub on Sunday that left 49 people dead.

Mainers respond to Orlando shootings: ‘How long will this madness continue?’

By Dawn Gagnon on June 13, 2016, at 9:30 p.m.
“We need to be one community that all cares together and actually wants to unite to heal. Let us do that. Let us do that together.”

South Portland man sentenced for visa, bank fraud

By Dawn Gagnon on June 13, 2016, at 8:05 p.m.
In imposing the sentence, Judge Brock Hornby said: “You’re a con man. You’re a fraudster.”
Eastern Maine Healthcare Systems' main office in Brewer

EMHS offering early retirement to cut $3M in technology department costs

By Dawn Gagnon on June 13, 2016, at 6:44 p.m.
“This is completely voluntary,” Chief Communications Officer Suzanne Spruce said.

Gunshot wound in Waterboro deemed accidental

By Dawn Gagnon on June 12, 2016, at 5:55 p.m.
The victim was drawing his pistol from a waistband holster when it discharged.
A Mars Hill man's car was heavily damaged when he fell asleep at the wheel early Sunday morning and struck a mailbox, a road sign and a tree. The driver, who was wearing his seat belt, escaped serious injury.

Mars Hill motorist falls asleep, crashes car

By Dawn Gagnon on June 12, 2016, at 5:12 p.m.
The driver was wearing his seat belt when the crash happened.
The Maine State Police Major Crimes Unit is investigating a shooting that occurred about 6 a.m. Sunday at 30 Hill St. in Eddington. Few details about the people who were involved in the incident were being released as of Sunday afternoon.

State police investigate shooting in Eddington

By Dawn Gagnon on June 12, 2016, at 2:19 p.m.
“We will also be working to determine why or what caused this to happen,” Lt. Troy Gardner said, adding that “at this point, we have no reason to believe that anyone else is in danger or that there’s a threat to the public.”
Superintendent Rick Lyons

Hampden-area residents give school budget initial approval

By Dawn Gagnon on June 09, 2016, at 8:50 p.m.
Voters from the Regional School Unit 22 member towns of Hampden, Newburgh, Winterport and Frankfort gave initial approval to a $30 million spending plan for local education during their annual district budget meeting Thursday in the Hampden Academy gym. About 60 residents participated in the meeting, which …
The Orono Bog Boardwalk can be seen in this September 2015 file photo.

Orono Bog Boardwalk reopened after vandals strike

By Dawn Gagnon on June 09, 2016, at 5:27 p.m.
Jim Bird said 16 sections of railing were kicked off and 16 deck boards were broken.

Motorcyclist seriously injured in collision with pickup

By Dawn Gagnon on June 08, 2016, at 10:41 p.m.
The crash happened about 5:30 p.m. at the intersection of Depot and Mayall roads.