A federal agency that helps private land owners in Hancock County will soon be moving out of Ellsworth and into Bangor.But some of the dozens of farmers and foresters who turn to the Natural Resources Conservation Service are questioning the move.
Border patrol agents say they found $70,000 dollars worth of drugs in a car heading toward Canada.According to the Maine Drug Enforcement Agency, a Canadian couple travelled through Maine on Monday with ecstasy pills and cocaine in their car.Police arrested Jason White, 40, and Amber Baird, 21, of Newfoundland Monday night.
A Bangor man accused of selling drugs to undercover police is facing felony charges.The Maine Drug Enforcement Agency believes Gordon McLaughlin, 46, is part of a cocaine ring that was broken up early last month following a raid on two apartments on Ohio street in Bangor.McLaughlin was arrested on November 22.
A Penobscot County Grand Jury has decided there’s enough evidence to warrant charges against a Brewer man.Gordon Cameron, 26, is accused of driving drunk last March, when his car crashed into a utility pole in Brewer.Police say Cameron’s 18-year old girlfriend was a passenger in the car.
A Levant man has been indicted by a Penobscot County Grand Jury, accused of assaulting and robbing his elderly father.Fred Ward, 31, is charged with burglary, robbery, aggravated assault and kidnapping.Police say he was taken into custody in November, when officers went to check on Ward’s father.The man was found with serious injuries to his head and face.Ward remains behind bars on 100-thousand dollars cash bail.
(AP) A lawyer for the Maine man accused of burning down a coffee shop that employed topless servers has asked a judge to dismiss the charges.Raymond Bellavance’s attorney asked a judge in Kennebec County Superior Court on Wednesday to dismiss arson charges because prosecutors had not disclosed all the evidence gathered about the fire at the Grand View Topless Coffee Shop in Vassalboro in June 2009.
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Hot chocolate may be the drink of choice for winter, but kids are already looking forward to a refreshing summer time staple.After a successful year in Portland, the entrepreneurial program, Lemonade Day Maine, is moving to Bangor.Wednesday, the group held an informational session for both kids and community leaders.Lemonade Day is an event that teaches kids how to become the next generation of entrepreneurs.This year’s Lemonade Day will be Sunday, June 3rd.
Jackman is getting federal money for its health center.The money comes from the Department of Health and Human Services as part of the Affordable Care Act.The planning process on where to direct those funds will begin Wednesday night at a community forum.Representatives from the Maine Primary Care Association and the Health Reach Community Health Centers will be speaking.The forum is Wednesday night from 6:30pm to 8pm at the Forest Hills Consolidated School on Main Street in Jackman.
Dozens of UMaine graduate programs were on display Wednesday.The University held it’s first ever Graduate and Professional School Fair.It was a chance for those interested in pursuing a Master’s degree to check out some of the programs UMaine has to offer.With the economy the way it is now, the Dean of the Graduate School says they expect an increase in enrollment.For more information, you can head over to the University’s website at umaine.edu and click on graduate school.