By Nok-Noi Ricker on Sept. 25, 2016, at 8:46 a.m.
An active smoke detector in a home increases the odds of someone surviving a home fire by 50 percent, according to the American Red Cross.
By Nok-Noi Ricker on Sept. 23, 2016, at 4:34 p.m.
Two incumbents and a newcomer are running for two available seats on the Brewer City Council.
By Nok-Noi Ricker on Sept. 20, 2016, at 7:50 p.m.
Beginning Thursday, “there will be three pieces a day travelling through Brewer for about three and a half weeks,” he said.
By Nok-Noi Ricker on Sept. 20, 2016, at 4:10 p.m.
“It is not lost on us that the person could have lost their life if it were not for Bernie’s quick action.”
By Nok-Noi Ricker on Sept. 20, 2016, at 3:16 p.m.
City leaders authorized the sale of a foreclosed house that was the site of more than 150 police calls.
By Nok-Noi Ricker on Sept. 19, 2016, at 4:17 p.m.
“This is a problem we desperately need to fix,” said U.S. Rep. Bruce Poliquin.
By Nok-Noi Ricker on Sept. 16, 2016, at 6:25 a.m.
Tim Hotham insists that his brother, who would now be 62, is dead and that the Maine State Police searched for his body just west of Dover-Foxcroft in 2005.
By Nok-Noi Ricker on Sept. 13, 2016, at 2:52 p.m.
“We’ll be selling our own beer and some food … chips and hummus, chips and salsa, artichoke dip, wraps.”
By Nok-Noi Ricker on Sept. 13, 2016, at 1:19 p.m.
Local police are asking for the public’s help in finding a girl and her stepfather, who is wanted for criminal restraint for taking the teenager.
By Nok-Noi Ricker on Sept. 10, 2016, at 1 a.m.
A total of 48 Model Ts lined the raceway at Winterport Dragway and more than 100 members of the Down East car club participated or came to watch, he said.
By Nok-Noi Ricker on Sept. 09, 2016, at 7:31 p.m.
A local man who spent years behind bars for stabbing another man in 1995 is now facing more than a dozen charges for alleged sexual crimes against a 9-year-old girl and possession of sexually explicit materials involving minors.
By Nok-Noi Ricker on Sept. 09, 2016, at 12:56 p.m.
“The parties are negotiating, and my understanding is we’re close to a settlement.”
By Nok-Noi Ricker on Sept. 08, 2016, at 2 p.m.
“You never know when things are going to happen. I feel like everyone is scared,” said Julie Levesque, 18, of Lebanon.
By Nok-Noi Ricker on Sept. 07, 2016, at 4:25 p.m.
Levi Ashley of Orono was charged with criminal trespass and criminal mischief, the police chief said.
By Nok-Noi Ricker on Sept. 06, 2016, at 7:06 p.m.
The warden service placed Charles Later on administrative leave after his arrest, Cpl. John MacDonald said in an email sent Tuesday.
By Nok-Noi Ricker on Sept. 05, 2016, at 1:56 p.m.
“I had a flawless 21-year career and she destroyed it,” Lt. Col. Jay Winslow said, referring to the school superintendent.
By Nok-Noi Ricker on Aug. 30, 2016, at 3:35 p.m.
“When I got there, I spoke to the farmer and said, ‘How about we try something crazy. How about we try and Taser it.’”
By Nok-Noi Ricker on Aug. 30, 2016, at 1 a.m.
“She didn’t seem to grasp the weight of the situation.”
By Nok-Noi Ricker on Aug. 26, 2016, at 7:23 p.m.
The Bangor Daily News played the audio of Gov. Paul LePage’s remarks for those interviewed or let them read a printed version.
By Nok-Noi Ricker on Aug. 26, 2016, at 11:09 a.m.
The residents of a West Shore Road home near Beech Hill Pond that caught fire early Friday were able to get out of the burning building, but the house, garage and a vehicle in the driveway were destroyed.