By Nok-Noi Ricker on April 19, 2016, at 12:40 p.m.
The auction of 3,232-plus lots of items from shuttered mills in Lincoln and Old Town started Tuesday morning at the Hilton Garden Inn with a group that wants to restart tissue production in Lincoln, hoping its bid would be enough to make it possible.
By Nok-Noi Ricker on April 17, 2016, at 8:41 a.m.
The meteorologist has announced that he is leaving television to pursue religious ministry.
By Nok-Noi Ricker on April 15, 2016, at 5:15 p.m.
Experts have determined the proposed I-395/Route 9 connector is unlikely to adversely affect northern long-eared bats, which means the project is on track to be approved by the Federal Highway Administration and move forward.
By Nok-Noi Ricker on April 14, 2016, at 1:57 p.m.
Sheriff Troy Morton is part of a team from Penobscot County heading to Washington, D.C., Sunday for a three-day national summit designed to reduce the number of adults with mental illness and co-occurring substance use disorders in jails.
By Nok-Noi Ricker on April 14, 2016, at 1:22 p.m.
A three-month investigation resulted in the arrest of a local man Thursday on a charge of drug trafficking.
By Nok-Noi Ricker on April 13, 2016, at 6:01 p.m.
Mason’s Brewing Co. will start brewing beer on Thursday.
By Nok-Noi Ricker on April 13, 2016, at 4:19 p.m.
“We are here to protest the increasing cost of education.”
By Nok-Noi Ricker on April 13, 2016, at 10:57 a.m.
A longtime meteorologist for WLBZ-TV Channel 2 has decided to give up his television job to follow his spiritual calling.
By Nok-Noi Ricker on April 12, 2016, at 5:47 p.m.
George McCann said while the Korean War may be “The Forgotten War,” it will never leave his mind, especially with so many lives lost and so many still missing in action.
By Nok-Noi Ricker on April 12, 2016, at 10:46 a.m.
Police arrested two men accused of manufacturing methamphetamine in different locations using the “one pot” method.
By Nok-Noi Ricker on April 12, 2016, at 10:42 a.m.
A tip led police to search a local man’s computer where they found thousands of pornographic images of young girls, Department of Public Safety spokesman Stephen McCausland said Tuesday in a press release. Nicholas Henry, 31, was charged with possessing sexually explicit material of someone under the …
By Nok-Noi Ricker on April 11, 2016, at 2:04 p.m.
A St. Albans man told his girlfriend, her father and police that he shot his uncle after a day of drinking, according to an affidavit released Monday following the accused man’s initial appearance on a murder charge in Somerset County District Court.
By Nok-Noi Ricker on April 10, 2016, at 9:42 p.m.
Several homeowners in the area face losing their homes through eminent domain to make way for the connector.
By Nok-Noi Ricker on March 29, 2016, at 1:03 p.m.
Community members touched by opiates or heroin are invited to share their experiences, observations and suggestions at an event Wednesday night.
By Nok-Noi Ricker on March 28, 2016, at 4:48 p.m.
“We’re going to help them get into treatment centers. If they come into the [police department] and they ask for help, they’ll get help.”
By Nok-Noi Ricker on March 28, 2016, at 4:45 p.m.
A Rhode Island man indicted in October on one count of crossing interstate lines to have sex with a minor, admitted to the federal crime on Monday, U.S. Attorney Thomas Delahanty said in a statement.
By Nok-Noi Ricker on March 28, 2016, at 2:24 p.m.
A Bangor man who was previously convicted in federal court of possessing child pornography was sentenced on Monday to 10 years behind bars for a second conviction on the same charge.
By Nok-Noi Ricker on March 28, 2016, at 12:51 p.m.
The Veterans Administration of Maine is holding a ceremony Tuesday to honor and thank those who served in the Vietnam War between 1955 and 1975 “regardless of location” and to remember the sacrifice made by those who didn’t return.
By Nok-Noi Ricker on March 26, 2016, at 2:20 p.m.
When asked whether the connector plan could be removed from the Bangor plan with the other projects moving forward, Deputy DOT Commissioner Jon Nass said that was not possible.
By Nok-Noi Ricker on March 25, 2016, at 1:19 p.m.
An emergency board meeting was held Thursday to clarify wording.