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Local News – April 25, 2017

Drug Plea (Bangor) – Two Newport area men face up to life in prison after pleading guilty to conspiring to distribute heroin.  The US Attorney’s office reports to Star 97-7 that 52-year old Todd Shorey of Newport entered a guilty plea yesterday.  He and Jamie Ackerson, who also entered a guilty plea, would travel out […]

Maine Patrol Officer honored at Fishermen’s Forum

From the Maine Warden Service: “March 6, 2017 – Marine Patrol Officer Brandon Bezio, who serves in the St. George-Warren Patrol, receives the 2017 Maine Lobstermen’s Association Maine Patrol Officer of the Year Award. The award, presented Saturday, March 4, 2017, at the Fishermen’s Forum in Rockport, is an annual recognition of Marine Patrol Officers […]

Local News – January 16, 2017

Orono Fire (Orono) – Fire damaged an Orono home last evening, but everyone inside escaped without injury. Four fire departments battled the blaze on Forest Avenue after the occupants called 9-1-1 at about 7-o’clock last night. WABI-TV reports a smoke detector alerted them to the fire. The fire marshal’s office will look for the cause. […]