The Page Farm and Home Museum in Orono offered a one stop shop, it was their annual holiday craft fair.More than twenty artisans were on hand.They say it’s important to get local people in touch with the crafters for exposure because many don’t have storefronts.Folks taking advantage of the fair could find a variety of gift ideas.” We have all hand-crafted.
State Police now say prison escapee David Hobson is likely armed and should be considered extremely dangerous.Hobson is from Alfred but was in a prison in Ossippee, New Hampshire, while awaiting trial on a burglary charge.Officials say Hobson was in the recreation yard of the prison when he climbed over a perimeter fence topped by razor wire.Police believe Hobson escaped from prison to harm two people in York County, who have been notified and are in a safe location.
The head football coach for Colby College put in his resignation Friday.This comes in the wake of allegations of sexual misconduct at the school.An article in the school newspaper, The Colby Echo, claims a member or members of the school’s football team are involved in the misconduct and that at least two people have come forward to complain.The school’s Website says Ed Mestieri has been coaching at Colby for 23 years, 8 of those as head coach.Vice President of Communications for the college, Michael Kiser tells TV-5 coach, Mestieri stated he felt it was time for the program and himself to take a different direction, as his reason for resigning.No word on rather his resignation is connected with the allegations.
A Washington County judge has been sanctioned by the Maine supreme court for not dealing with cases fast enough.Probate Judge Lyman Holmes has been ordered to provide a list of cases taken under advisement for more than thirty days to the Committee on Judicial Responsibility every month until next August.Probate judges handle adoptions, wills, guardianships, estates and name changes.Holmes has been the probate judge in Washington County for twenty-two years.Heâ€™s accused of making some people wait years for decisions in cases that should have taken months to decide.
A Lagrange man accused of distributing oxycodone will stay in prison until his trial.Friday, Tony Woodard, 43, waived his detention hearing.He pleaded not guilty in court in November.Court records say he distributed a mixture containing the drug in July of 2010.His case will likely go to trial in January.
Bangor Police are cracking down on drivers operating under the influence of drugs and alcohol.Theyâ€™re setting up roadblocks at various spots around town.They advise drivers to be responsible if they plan on drinking by finding a designated driver or using public transportation.
THERE IS ONE THING THAT WE CAN’T DENY FOR SURE.THE MONTH OF NOVEMBER WAS PRETTY SAD FOR COLLEGE SPORTS AND FOR THE NATION IN GENERAL.THE MONTH HAD HARDLY STARTED WHEN THE SORDID STORY OF CHILD RAPE CHARGES DEVELOPED AT PENN STATE.NO SOONER THAN THAT STORY ENVELOPED US ANOTHER BOMB DROPPED.THE SYRACUSE MEN’S BASKETBALL PROGRAM, SIMILAR TO THE PENN STATE THEME, GARNERED THE SAME TYPE OF HEADLINES.SUDDENLY THE WORLD-AT-LARGE FOUND OUT THAT THE INSULAR WORLD OF BIG TIME COLLEGE SPORTS CAN AT TIMES HOLD SECRETS.NOW AS A NEW MONTH BEGINS WE CAN ONLY WONDER IF THERE IS MORE TO COME AND FURTHER WHAT HAS BEEN LEARNED THROUGH THIS SAD PERIOD OF TIME.TO BE HONEST I FEAR NOT MUCH AT ALL.I’M NOT TALKING ABOUT THE HUNDREDS OF SCHOOLS WHO COMPETE AND DO IT ON A SHOE STRING WITH THE STUDENT ATHLETES AND COACHES PERFORMING ADMIRABLY.HOWEVER, IN THE WORLD OF BIG TIME COLLEGE SPORTS IT WILL BE BUSINESS AS USUAL.NO AMOUNT OF BAD HEADLINES WILL CHANGE THAT.EVEN AFTER THE CHILD MOLESTATION CASE EMERGED AT PENN STATE ONE NATIONAL NETWORK ASKED THE QUESTION — HOW WILL THE SCANDAL AFFECT RECRUITING?LOOK AT THE PROBLEM.IT’S ALWAYS DAMAGE CONTROL.WHEN YOU DEAL WITH PENN STATE FOOTBALL IS NEVER OUT OF THE PICTURE.SEASON ENDS…RECRUITING BEGINS.SUDDENLY THE SCENE SHIFTS TO SYRACUSE.
Police believe a second car has been stolen in connection with the search for a man from southern Maine who escaped from a New Hampshire prison.Police say 33 year old David Hobson of Alfred was in the recreation yard of a prison in Ossipee when he climbed over a perimeter fence topped by razor wire.He was awaiting trial on a burglary charge.Police were looking for a car stolen in New Hampshire, but now believe he’s stolen a car in Sanford.
A search continues for a man from southern Maine who escaped from a New Hampshire prison.Police say David Hobson, 33, of Alfred was in the recreation yard of a prison in Ossippee when he climbed over a perimeter fence topped by razor wire.He was awaiting trial on a burglary charge.Police believe he may have stolen an SUV while in New Hampshire.
DNA testing shows a woman’s body found in a Lewiston storage locker in October is Kitty Wardwell, who disappeared almost 30 years ago.The Medical Examiner’s Office has ruled Wardwell’s death a homicide, but they’re not releasing the cause of death.Wardwell’s body was found in an unplugged freezer in the storage locker, which had been rented by Frank Julian.