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Heroin arrest in Biddeford

From Maine Drug Enforcement Agency Commander Scott Pelletier: “A Biddeford woman has been arrested for selling heroin. As part of an on-going state wide effort focused on the distribution of heroin, The Maine Drug Enforcement Agency’s York District Task Force, along with Biddeford Police and the Southern Mane Violent Offender Task Force arrested Denyielle Banks, […]

Athens woman pleads guilty to plotting to illegally obtain VA benefits

From the office of United States Attorney Thomas E. Delahanty II: “Bangor, Maine:  United States Attorney Thomas E. Delahanty II announced that Lisa-Marie Watson, 25, of Athens, Maine pled guilty today in U.S. District Court to conspiring to defraud the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (“VA”). According to court records, the defendant conspired with her […]

Job opening at Ellsworth City Hall

From the City of Ellsworth’s Facebook page: “The City of Ellsworth, Maine has an opening for a Tax Clerk. Duties include collection of real estate and personal property taxes, excise tax, water and sewer payments and daily cash up. Work experience and skills should include knowledge of bookkeeping and accounting procedures, the ability to maintain […]

Ellsworth man sentenced for being felon with a gun & bullets

From the office of United States Attorney Thomas E. Delahanty II: “Bangor, Maine:  United States Attorney Thomas E. Delahanty II announced that Jeffrey Barnard, 53, of Ellsworth, Maine, was sentenced yesterday in U.S. District Court by Judge John A. Woodcock, Jr. to 78 months in prison and three years of supervised release for being a felon […]

Local News – January 5, 2017

Macy’s Closing (Bangor) – 65-workers at Macy’s in Bangor will have to search for new jobs as the store will shut down in March. Macy’s says the closing is one of 68-chain wide that will eliminate 10-thousand jobs. The closing means more empty space in and around the Bangor Mall. K-Mart announced it’s shutting the […]

Local News – January 4, 2017

Slippery Roads (Undated) – Winter road crews have coated major roads with salt and sand overnight so cars will have traction on the way to work this morning. Freezing rain away from Maine’s shoreline left a glaze late last night, along with a layer of slush above the ice, making for extremely slippery travel. The […]

Autopsy results complete after man dies in Livermore Falls crash

From Public Safety Department spokesman Steve McCausland: “State Police say the death of a Livermore Falls man early New Year’s morning in Livermore was a highway fatality.  An autopsy on 41 year old Shawn Berry by the State Medical Examiner’s Office determined he died from injuries from the crash, not from a medical issue.   Berry […]

Latest details on the Rockport fire this morning

“The State Fire Marshal’s Office says a Rockport man was critically injured early this morning when fire destroyed his mobile home on Vinal Street.   64 year old Bruce Fales suffered smoke inhalation and was initially taken to PenBay Medical Center in Rockport and later transferred to another medical facility, likely Maine Medical in Portland.  Fales […]

Hermon man fails to register as sex offender

From the office of United States Attorney Thomas E. Delahanty II: “Bangor, Maine:  United States Attorney Thomas E. Delahanty II announced that Charles Roberson, 44, of Hermon, Maine, was sentenced today in U.S District Court by Judge John A. Woodcock, Jr. to five years probation for Failure to Register as a Sex Offender.  The defendant pled […]

Palermo man faces Domestic Violence Assault charge

From the Waldo County Sheriff’s Office: “On January 2, 2017 at 7:30 pm the Waldo County Sheriff’s Office responded to a domestic disturbance on the Martin Woods Road in the Town of Palermo. Deputy Jon Shaw and Cpl. Greg Jones responded to the call. While in route to the residence Deputies were advised that Roger […]