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Local News – February 27, 2020

Hospital Scuffle Sentence   (Ellsworth) – Three men arrested after a scuffle with police inside Maine Coast Memorial Hospital just over a year ago have reached a plea deal with prosecutors.  Brothers Byron Grant, Brighton and Dirk Sawyer pleaded guilty and were sentenced to time served.  The Bangor Daily News reports the sentences range from […]

Local News – February 26, 2020

New Trial Sought   (Bangor) – A new attorney for one of two men convicted of killing three young people in Bangor in a drug dispute wants a new trial for his client.  Randall Daluz is serving a life prison term.  He and Nicholas Sexton shot three people and left their bodies in a car […]

Local News – February 24, 2020

Owl’s Head Search   (Owl’s Head) – No sign yet of a 29-year old man who vanished in the Owl’s Head area.  The Marine Patrol and several other law enforcement agencies spent the weekend looking for Thomas Hackett of Pennsylvania.  Village Soup dot-com reports Hackett’s family reported him missing after someone found his car parked […]

Local News – February 21, 2020

Carillo Sentencing   (Belfast) – A judge will impose sentence today against a former Waldo County woman convicted of helping to murder her 10-year old daughter.  A snowstorm postponed an earlier sentencing for Sharon Carillo.  In December jurors found Carillo guilty of depraved indifference murder in the death of 10-year old Marissa Kennedy in Stockton […]

Local News – February 20, 2020

Tremont Native Murdered   (Tremont) – Tremont residents gathered somberly at a church last evening to remember a former resident and her 6-year old son who died last Friday in Virginia.  WABI-TV reports 34-year old Jen Norwood and her son Wyatt both were allegedly shot to death by an older son.  Norwood and her husband […]

Local News – February 17, 2020

Dexter Fire   (Dexter) – It’s believed a fire that damaged a home in Dexter last evening started in a furnace in a garage.  WVII-TV reports firefighters got paged to Pleasant Street at about 5-o’clock last evening with reports the garage was on fire, and the flames were spreading to the house.  Firefighters from several […]

Local News – February 14, 2020

Vet Fined (Machias) – The State has fined a Machias Veterinarian $10-thousand dollars for contempt of court and practicing without a license.  The Ellsworth American reports the state pulled Cynthia Teer’s license in January 2018 and said she could get her veterinary license back if she completed her terms of probation.  On at least three […]

Local News – February 13, 2020

Propane Truck-Rollover (Bar Harbor) – Firefighters took no chances with a rolled over propane truck yesterday in Bar Harbor, closing down part of Route 3 while spraying down the tank and cutting the cab roof off to get the driver out and into an ambulance.  The delivery truck tipped over in a driveway on Pine […]

Local News – February 12, 2020

Cherryfield Superintendent (Cherryfield) – The Cherryfield School Department has a new superintendent of schools.  The Ellsworth American reports Robert Riley started on the job in January, replacing Katherine Mayo-Reese who remains the town’s school principal and a math teacher.  Riley had retired and commutes to Cherryfield from Saco each day, staying overnight only on school […]

Local News – February 11, 2020

Rumford Fire (Rumford) – Six people were hospitalized, three in critical condition following a fire that spread to three apartment buildings in Rumford.  It happened Sunday night.  The State Fire Marshal’s office is investigating the cause of the fire.  Some apartment dwellers had no choice but to jump from the 2nd and 3rd stories of […]