Boy Shocked   (Presque Isle) – Doctors in Boston are treating a Presque Isle youngster who came into contact with power lines while climbing a tree.  Authorities said they found the child unconscious when they pulled up to the scene.  Police have not released the youngster’s name and are still investigating, along with officials from […]

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Local News – October 10, 2019

Boy Shocked

 

(Presque Isle) – Doctors in Boston are treating a Presque Isle youngster who came into contact with power lines while climbing a tree.  Authorities said they found the child unconscious when they pulled up to the scene.  Police have not released the youngster’s name and are still investigating, along with officials from Emera Maine.

 

Belfast – Lock Cars

(Belfast) – Police in Belfast say people should not leave their keys in unlocked vehicles.  The Pen Bay Pilot reports thieves have stolen 3-cars in a two day period.  All the stolen vehicles had keys in the ignitions and were unlocked.  Of the three stolen vehicles, two are recovered; a black, 2016 Acura remains missing.

 

Charges Dropped

(Hampden) – Authorities have dropped arson charges against a Washington County man accused of setting fire to a house in Hampden.  The Penobscot County District Attorney’s office noted that Mark Roussell of Princeton was a frequent visitor to the home on Main Road in Hampden.  He was also accused of assaulting a woman who lived in the house.  Fire investigators say footage from a neighbor’s surveillance system showed someone throwing a flammable liquid onto the garage.

 

Holistic Health Conversation

(Ellsworth) The Ellsworth Public Library will host a local holistic health practitioner who will talk about alternative options for overall healthcare. Ruth Moore says attendees will learn how Downeast Wellness Holistic Health Services cures and heals the body through methods that don’t include pharmaceuticals.  The free presentation begins at 6 tonight at the Ellsworth Public Library.

 

 

Hunter Dies

(Flagstaff Twnshp) Game Wardens are investigating a self-inflicted, fatal hunting accident in northern Franklin County. 57-year-old Mark Henderson of Eustis called 911 around 6 Tuesday evening to report that he unintentionally shot himself in the lower left leg while bird hunting. Several law enforcement agencies responded to a remote logging road near the shore of Flagstaff Lake in Flagstaff Township. Henderson was located an hour later near his truck. Emergency medical personnel administered care to Henderson for nearly 40 minutes before he died of his injuries.

 

Hiker Rescued

(St George) Firefighters rescued a hiker who injured her ankle near the Kinney Woods Road trailhead in Saint George. The Pen Bay Pilot reports the woman called 9-1-1 on Sunday and six firefighters responded with a Stokes Basket to carry her from the St. George Town Forest to a waiting ambulance. The woman is expected to fully recover.

 

Stabbing Arrest

 

(Brewer) – A Brewer teen-ager faces aggravated assault charges after a stabbing incident early yesterday morning.  The Brewer police department reports to Star 97.7 that Devin VanDine allegedly got into a fight with another person visiting a nearby home.  Rescue workers rushed the stabbing victim to the hospital.  There is no word on the victim’s condition.

 

 

Road Improvement  

 

(Mt Desert) – Work resumes next week in downtown Northeast Harbor on the major capital improvement project.  Public Works Director Tony Smith says construction work will continue work through next Memorial Day.  Crews will replace water mains, sewer piping and storm drains on Main Street and Summit Road during the winter.

 

 

Sports

  • It’ll be the St. Louis Cardinals against the Washington Nationals for the National League Pennant.   The Cardinals scored 10-runs in the first inning and never looked back, beating Atlanta 13-1.  The Nationals Howie Kendrick hit a grand slam in the 10th inning for a 7-to-3 win over the Dodgers.
  • The Tampa Bay Rays and Houston Astros play game five of their AL Division series tonight.
  • The Patriots play the Giants tonight.

High School Soccer-Boys

Ellsworth 2 Presque Isle 1

MDI 3  Old Town 1

GSA 2  Washington Academy 1

Bucksport 8  DI/Stonington 0

Narraguagus 8 Machias 2

Sumner 7 Jonesport Beals 3

Volleyball

Washington Academy 3  Calais 1

Jonesport Beals 3  Bucksport 1

Narraguagus 3 Machias 0