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Local News 07/01/22

Crime/Public Safety/Drugs One Year Old Clinton Child Dies (Clinton)  The one year old child in Clinton who was found in a plastic tote with water in it has died.  Authorities were called to an Elwood Drive home Tuesday after the mother found the child unresponsive in the tote.  As is protocol, Maine State Police Detectives […]

Local News 06/30/22

Crime/Public Safety/Drugs Ex-Partners Say Hit-and-Run Suspect Has History of Domestic Abuse (Portland)  The Portland man wanted for murder in the hit-and-run death of a youth activist on the campus of the Schoodic Institute in Acadia National Park earlier this month reportedly has a history of domestic abuse.  Two women who dated 35 yo Raymond Lester […]

Local News 06/29/22

Crime/Public Safety/Drugs Gull Cottage Fire Ruled Accidental (Prospect Harbor)  It was simply an accident – that’s the ruling by the State Fire Marshal’s Office on the Monday morning fire that burned Gull Cottage in Prospect Harbor.  They say the fire started in the ventilation fan in the bathroom ceiling.  While the lighthouse was untouched, the […]

Local News 06/28/22

Crime/Public Safety/Drugs Winter Harbor Hit and Run Ruled a Homicide (Winter Harbor)  Maine State Police say the hit-and-run death of a woman at the Schoodic Institute in Winter Harbor was intentional.  They’ve issued an arrest warrant for murder for 35 yo Raymond Lester of Portland.  A nationwide search is underway for Lester and the 2016 […]

Local News 06/27/22

Crime/Public Safety/Drugs Sherman Man Arrested After Driving Car Into Stream (Prospect Harbor)  A 38 yo Sherman man was arrested Saturday after he reportedly drove his vehicle into the stream on Main Street in Prospect Harbor.  Gouldsboro Police say Christopher McNally left a party on West Bay Road and drove the car into the stream, under […]

Local News 06/24/22

Crime/Public Safety/Drugs Hit-and Run Search Continues (Winter Harbor)  Police continue to search for a man in connection with the hit-and-run death of the founder of a youth retreat that happened in Acadia National Park. The crash killed 35-year-old Nicole Mokeme on the campus of the Schoodic Institute sometime between last Saturday night and early Sunday. […]