By Nok-Noi Ricker on May 24, 2016, at 5:15 p.m.
“I took my belt off, it was actually my original belt issued to me in basic [training for the Army], and after asking if anyone else was trained in how to apply a tourniquet, I tourniqueted him.”
By Nok-Noi Ricker on May 23, 2016, at 6:14 p.m.
Bill Rae, Manna’s executive director, described the decision to close the addiction treatment programs as a “heartbreaking” but necessary step in order to continue to feed the community’s needy.
By Nok-Noi Ricker on May 23, 2016, at 1:34 p.m.
“He said he learned in the Army what to do. He took off his belt and used it as a tourniquet [to stop the bleeding].”
By Nok-Noi Ricker on May 20, 2016, at 7:32 p.m.
The 911 caller said he saw what looked like an oil spill in the Penobscot River near the High Tide restaurant and local firefighters and an ambulance crew responded in force to investigate. What they found on Friday was pollen and small plant parts coating the water surface.
By Nok-Noi Ricker on May 20, 2016, at 3:02 p.m.
The long empty former Ames Department Store will soon be bouncing with activity when an indoor trampoline park opens in the 40,000-square-foot space, said Lewiston businessman and owner David Cheng.
By Nok-Noi Ricker on May 20, 2016, at 11:56 a.m.
Health experts have learned the best way to help someone in that dire situation is to quickly administer the opioid antidote naloxone, commonly known as Narcan.
By Nok-Noi Ricker on May 17, 2016, at 5:24 p.m.
One person was taken to a Bangor hospital after two vehicles nearly collided on Copeland Hill Road and one ended up on its side Tuesday.
By Nok-Noi Ricker on May 17, 2016, at 4:12 p.m.
“She lost everything,” Nancy McFadden said, sitting in her car parked near Jean Dill’s flattened and charred trailer. “It’s a miracle that she even got out. I’ve never seen anything go up so fast.”
By Nok-Noi Ricker on May 16, 2016, at 9:41 p.m.
The loss of hundreds of thousands in tax revenues with the exit of the Expera Old Town mill has City Manager Bill Mayo asking the city council what they want to do. City leaders answered Monday by saying they should do whatever it takes to keep the tax increase low.
By Nok-Noi Ricker on May 16, 2016, at 6:02 p.m.
The Maine Air National Guard’s 101st Air Refueling Wing is in high demand, which is why the unit has more than six dozen personnel currently deployed and has its busiest schedule ever, according to the head of the state’s military forces.
By Nok-Noi Ricker on May 16, 2016, at 3:35 p.m.
The draft budget for the 2016-2017 school year is $12,815,933, a 4.62 percent increase over the last budget.
By Nok-Noi Ricker on May 14, 2016, at 2:10 p.m.
A new coalition of law enforcement officials, gun violence survivors, sportsmen, gun owners and gun violence prevention advocates launched a campaign Saturday in support of a November referendum to require background checks for nearly all firearms sales in Maine.
By Nok-Noi Ricker on May 14, 2016, at 1:10 p.m.
An 80-year-old Rockwood didn’t return from a fishing trip Thursday.
By Nok-Noi Ricker on May 14, 2016, at 1:07 p.m.
“The people of Maine are resilient and hardworking — and I think that pays off in the end,” said 2016 salutatorian and Lincoln native Connor Smart. “I believe that this state continues to offer many chances for positive improvement and economic expansion.”
By Nok-Noi Ricker on May 14, 2016, at 1 a.m.
“In this environment, campers are met with people who truly understand the unique grief a loved one’s suicide leaves behind.”
By Nok-Noi Ricker on May 13, 2016, at 7:15 p.m.
In addition to a reduction of 100 part-time personnel, another 20 or so full-time members from the overall ranks will be cut from units all over Maine, Brig. Gen. Douglas Farnham said Friday.
By Nok-Noi Ricker on May 12, 2016, at 5:11 p.m.
A turtle, ferret, Betta fish and several rats, mice and reptiles were turned over to the Old Town Animal Orphanage on Thursday after police responded to a call at a local woman’s home on Wednesday and found them.
By Nok-Noi Ricker on May 12, 2016, at 3:36 p.m.
The Brewer team, named Orange Chaos, earned eighth-place overall out of 600 teams from around the world at the FIRST Robotics Competition last month in St. Louis, Missouri.
By Nok-Noi Ricker on May 12, 2016, at 2:37 p.m.
The Maine Air Guard has selected a local Guardsman with more than two decades of experience as the new commander for the 265th Combat Communications Squadron.
By Nok-Noi Ricker on May 10, 2016, at 6:55 p.m.
Cheri Towle was given a 2 percent raise and had her contract extended by an additional two years on Monday in a 4-1 school board vote, Chairman Mark Farley said Tuesday.