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Bieler Sentenced for Murder 

Earl “Buddy” Bieler was sentenced to 55 years in prison Monday for murdering a Waldoboro woman and gravely wounding her friend.Bieler was sentenced Monday morning in Lincoln County Superior Court in Wiscasset. He pleaded guilty last month to charges of murder, aggravated attempted murder, burglary and theft in the stabbing death of Rachel Grindal.Corina Durkee, who pleaded guilty to felony murder, was sentenced to 15 years in prison for her role in the crime.Police said Bieler and Durkee had just finished breaking into the home of Tracy Neild on April 20, 2009, when Neild, Grindal and another woman pulled into the driveway. Bieler attacked the women, killing Grindal and seriously wounding Neild. The third woman managed to run away.