Dawn Gagnon

Reporter

 
 A fuel truck overturned at the intersection of Main Street and Farm Road in Bangor on Monday afternoon.

Bangor’s Main Street reopens after fuel truck tips

By Dawn Gagnon on Jan. 23, 2017, at 7:47 p.m.
A fuel delivery truck rolled onto its side shortly before 3:30 p.m. Monday.
Snow blankets Pine Street in Bangor in this December 2016 file photo.

Cancellations coming in as icy storm approaches Maine

By Dawn Gagnon on Jan. 23, 2017, at 6:56 p.m.
National Weather Service forecasters said Monday that the storm will arrive in southern reaches of the state late Monday night, mostly in the form of snow.
A fuel truck overturned at the intersection of Main Street and Farm Road in Bangor on Monday afternoon.

Bangor’s Main Street closed after fuel truck tips near I-395 ramps

By Dawn Gagnon on Jan. 23, 2017, at 4:42 p.m.
The outbound lanes of Main Street between Farm Road and the Interstate 395 ramps were shut down after a fuel delivery truck rolled onto its side shortly before 3:30 p.m.

Two die in crash on Route 1 in Woolwich

By Dawn Gagnon on Jan. 22, 2017, at 11:42 a.m.
A Woolwich couple died and several others were injured Saturday evening after a three-vehicle crash on U.S. Route 1.

Body recovered from Penobscot River in Bucksport

By Dawn Gagnon on Jan. 21, 2017, at 3:34 p.m.
The state medical examiner is working to identify a male body recovered from the river on Saturday.
Brandon Joseph Dagnese

State police nab speeder with nearly 4 pounds of pot in car

By Dawn Gagnon on Jan. 21, 2017, at 1:50 p.m.
Maine State Police troopers conducting an aerial speeding detail Friday arrested a Scarborough man who had nearly 4 pounds of marijuana in his car after he led them on a pursuit on the Maine Turnpike.
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Roy Nakamura of Brunswick is among a group of Mainers marching in Washington, D.C. "Maine is here," Anne Nakamura of Brunswick said.

Thousands of Mainers join national protest against Trump

By Dawn Gagnon on Jan. 21, 2017, at 12:50 p.m.
“My hope is that the incoming government will see this massive group of women uniting and see it as a sign that we are strong and will march forward.”
People listen as Mary Ellen Quinn, co-coordinator of Pax Christi Maine, speaks during a "People's Inauguration" on Friday at the Peace & Justice Center of Eastern Maine in Bangor.

‘People’s Inauguration’ in Bangor a call to action, vow to keep fighting for human rights

By Dawn Gagnon on Jan. 20, 2017, at 8:44 p.m.
“In this moment, as so many people fear what the next four years will look like, it’s time for action.”
A dump truck hauling dirt overturned and struck a tree on Friday on Doyle Road in Whitefield. The driver was killed.

Portland, Whitefield crashes claim lives of Maine Turnpike worker, truck driver

By Dawn Gagnon on Jan. 20, 2017, at 7:49 p.m.
Two people are dead after separate crashes in Portland and Whitefield, Maine Department of Public Safety spokesman Stephen McCausland said Friday.

Stillwater Avenue crash shuts down I-95’s Exit 186

By Dawn Gagnon on Jan. 20, 2017, at 3:57 p.m.
Motorists are advised to avoid Stillwater Avenue and the span of I-95 near that area because of a crash that knocked down a utility pole.

Westbrook, Whitefield crashes claim 2 lives

By Dawn Gagnon on Jan. 20, 2017, at 3:38 p.m.
Two people are dead after separate crashes in Westbrook and Whitefield.
The Pride of Madawaska Marching Band visited the offices of U.S. Sens. Susan Collins and Angus King during a trip this week to Washington, D.C., where they were among only 12 marching bands chosen to perform as part of the celebration leading up to the inauguration of Donald Trump.

This Maine marching band helped kick off Trump inaugural events

By Dawn Gagnon on Jan. 19, 2017, at 7:55 p.m.
A marching band from a small Maine town received some time in the national spotlight Thursday afternoon when it performed as part of the celebration leading up to the inauguration of President-elect Donald Trump in Washington, D.C.
Gabe Schmick (center), 12, and his mother, Jean Schmick-Hopkins of Bangor can be seen with Gabe's skilled companion dog, Fenwick, on Sunday at their home in Bangor.

Companion dog ‘best thing that ever happened’ to Bangor boy with disability

By Dawn Gagnon on Jan. 17, 2017, at 1 a.m.
Fenwick came to Gabe through Canine Companions for Independence, a national nonprofit organization that provides highly-trained assistance dogs for children, adults and veterans with disabilities.
Shana Boutot

Police arrest 2 in connection with Bangor robbery

By Dawn Gagnon on Jan. 16, 2017, at 4:20 p.m.
Shana Boutot, 26, and Shawn Boutot, 32, both of Bangor, were charged with receiving stolen property, a Class C felony, Sgt. Timothy Cotton said Monday in a news release.

Maine pulp and paper trade group dissolves after half a century

By Dawn Gagnon on Jan. 15, 2017, at 1:17 p.m.
The Maine Pulp and Paper Association’s chair announced the disbandment in an email sent to its members on Friday.
A crash involving a tanker truck hauling milk and a passenger vehicle on Interstate 295 has claimed one life and injured one other motorist.

Milk truck crash on I-295 kills driver, spills 100s of gallons

By Dawn Gagnon on Jan. 14, 2017, at 7:46 p.m.
Richard A. Clark, 70, of Canaan died Saturday after his tank truck carrying milk crashed on I-295.
The crew of Coast Guard Cutter Tahoma, based out of Kittery, seized more than 3,100 kilograms of cocaine worth an estimated $90 million on the streets during a 49-day patrol in the eastern Pacific Ocean and Caribbean Sea.

Maine-based Coast Guard cutter returns after $90 million cocaine seizure

By Dawn Gagnon on Jan. 14, 2017, at 1:40 p.m.
Coast Guard Cutter Tahoma returned to its homeport in Kittery on Friday after a 49-day patrol in the eastern Pacific Ocean and Caribbean Sea that resulted in the seizure of cocaine worth an estimated $90 million on the streets.
Miranda Hopkins

Troy woman, 32, accused of killing her infant son

By Dawn Gagnon on Jan. 14, 2017, at 11:01 a.m.
She is expected to make her first court appearance Tuesday.
The sick bald eagle that was found by James Morang, his girlfriend, Aleesha Cooper, and Jeff Joseph sits inside a crate on Thursday in Bangor. The eagle was picked up by state game wardens and taken to Avian Haven in Freedom.

Bangor group helps rescue sick eagle found during search for missing friend

By Dawn Gagnon on Jan. 12, 2017, at 8:40 p.m.
The eagle was taken to Avian Haven, a rehabilitation center in Freedom that specializes in injured and orphaned wild birds.
People practice body language skills aimed at stopping a harasser from approaching during the second of two two-hour anti-harassment training sessions on Sunday in Brewer.

Brewer training sessions arm activists with tactics for curbing harassment

By Dawn Gagnon on Jan. 09, 2017, at 2:28 p.m.
“We are really focused on helping people reduce their risk and learn how to respond in the face of violence for themselves or someone else.”