Nok-Noi Ricker

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By Nok-Noi Ricker on Feb. 13, 2017, at 1:53 p.m.

By Nok-Noi Ricker on Feb. 13, 2017, at 11:57 a.m.

Bangor casino is closed due to blizzard

By Nok-Noi Ricker on Feb. 13, 2017, at 11:05 a.m.

You know the weather is bad when the Bangor Mall is closed

By Nok-Noi Ricker on Feb. 13, 2017, at 10:40 a.m.

By Nok-Noi Ricker on Feb. 13, 2017, at 8:51 a.m.

Severe weather leaves some Mainers without power this morning

By Nok-Noi Ricker on Feb. 13, 2017, at 7:59 a.m.

Maine court hears oral arguments as justices consider sanctions against former probate judge

By Nok-Noi Ricker on Feb. 10, 2017, at 7:45 p.m.
Firefighters hose down the smoldering remains of an early morning apartment fire on Tuesday in Palmyra.

Names of two people who died in Palmyra fire released

By Nok-Noi Ricker on Feb. 09, 2017, at 4:38 p.m.
The couple had lived in one of the two apartments over the garage for the past 18 months.
Riley R. Cannell

Police: Maine residents caught with 80 baggies of heroin in Connecticut

By Nok-Noi Ricker on Feb. 08, 2017, at 5:37 p.m.
Bangor Public Works employee Dwayne, who didn't give his last name, puts up a stop sign at the main intersection of downtown Bangor on Wednesday during a brief power outage.

Downtown Bangor loses power during lunch hour

By Nok-Noi Ricker on Feb. 08, 2017, at 1:34 p.m.
Most of downtown has lost power, and Emera Maine said it will take about another hour before it is restored, according to their website.
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Josh Lombard (left), Jordan Ballard (center) and Zack Martin stand outside after an early morning fire destroyed their apartment building on Tuesday in Palmyra.

‘It went up like a match,’ survivor of deadly Palmyra apartment fire says

By Nok-Noi Ricker on Feb. 07, 2017, at 4:27 p.m.
“Within seven minutes that house was fully engulfed in flames,” Josh Lombard, a renter who lived at 81 Square Road said Tuesday morning as firefighters continued to douse the debris with water.
Amanda Crain

Woman accused of trying to sell heroin at Winterport store

By Nok-Noi Ricker on Feb. 06, 2017, at 6:02 p.m.
Dennis Townsend

Three Bangor officers involved in standoff honored for heroism

By Nok-Noi Ricker on Feb. 03, 2017, at 3:23 p.m.
The Maine Association of Police recently honored three of Bangor’s finest for heroism for their roles in the successful ending of a six-hour standoff that involved an exchange of gunfire on Union Street in 2015.

11 apply for Orono superintendent job

By Nok-Noi Ricker on Feb. 01, 2017, at 7:05 p.m.
The RSU 26 school board intends to finish interviews soon in order to hire a new superintendent by the middle of the month.
University of Maine officials and members of the Office of Multicultural Student Life raised a #BlackLivesMatter flag at the Memorial Union on Wednesday afternoon as a symbol of unity, even after acknowledging that it is a sometimes a controversial symbol of discord.

UMaine community gathers in solidarity to raise Black Lives Matter flag

By Nok-Noi Ricker on Feb. 01, 2017, at 6:03 p.m.
A hundred or so members of the University of Maine community came together on Wednesday to raise a Black Lives Matter flag at the Memorial Union as a symbol of unity, even after acknowledging that it is a sometimes a controversial symbol of discord.

Speed reduced on Interstate 95

By Nok-Noi Ricker on Feb. 01, 2017, at 11:16 a.m.
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Former pilot and retired Col. Dante “Dan” Bulli in 2013, the 50th anniversary of a historic plane crash on Elephant Mountain in Maine that claimed the lives of seven crew members. Bulli died Dec. 30, 2016, after retiring from a 30-year military career.

Survivor of 1963 B-52 crash that killed seven in Maine dies after years of military service

By Nok-Noi Ricker on Jan. 31, 2017, at 4:06 p.m.
Col. Dante “Dan” Bulli died Dec. 30, 2016, after retiring from a 30-year military career that included three airplane crashes, according to his obituary in the News Tribune.
Nichole Farrar

‘It’s mind boggling,’ MDEA commander says of massive $1.8 million heroin bust

By Nok-Noi Ricker on Jan. 30, 2017, at 1:31 p.m.
Police are calling the biggest heroin bust in Maine history.
Denise Tirrel of Dover-Foxcroft helps a customer at NexxLinx in Orono in this October 2011 file photo.

NexxLinx in Orono to lay off 109 employees

By Nok-Noi Ricker on Jan. 27, 2017, at 3:24 p.m.
More than half of the employees at the NexxLinx call center will lose their jobs at the end of March, and the remaining employees will move to a smaller facility.
Lisa Vicnaire

Bangor woman faces 23 charges in credit card scam

By Nok-Noi Ricker on Jan. 27, 2017, at 2:48 p.m.
“It was a three-month investigation involving multiple victims of credit card theft,” Sgt. Tim Cotton said.