Baileyville Police have arrested three men after a month long investigation into the theft of industrial wire at Woodland Pulp LLC.The wire was valued at more than $10,000, which make the theft a felony.Wlliam Berube,44, Marcus Townsend,40, and Devon Brown, 30, all of Baileyville, are charged with theft by unauthorized taking or transfer, and criminal trespass.Berube and Townsend were arrested and taken to the Washington County Jail in Machias.
Three men from Northern Maine are accused of holding up a gas station in Presque Isle.Police arrested Daniel Masters, 23, of Westfield, Dennis Tardie, 23, of Mapleton and Paul Hafford, 25, of Sheridan on Thursday.They’re accused of robbing a Daigle Oil Company service station on Main St.
It was registration day at Beal College Friday morning and that usually means long lines and lots of headaches for students.But this registration period, the College’s Early Childhood Education Program stepped in to help out students with young children.Early Education students created a “Fun Room” for parents to drop off their children while they wait in line.From duck duck goose, to arts and crafts, the kids were having a blast, but the new fun room is also a great learning tool for Beal Students looking for a career in the field of child care.This is only the second time students hosted the “Fun Room”, but they say it was such a success, they hope to continue the tradition every registration period.
”You talk to the students and they’re going to tell you Arts Alive is the best day of the whole school year.”At Piscataquis Community Elementary School, Arts Alive is a day filled with creative arts projects and students trying out new activities they haven’t done before.
Some say the political world is still a man’s world, but these college aged females are proving otherwise.”You have to have the diversity of voice and you have to have the diversity of thinking and diversity of sets of experiences and women and other groups have different experiences,” said Laura Liswood.Liswood, a senior advisor for Goldman Sachs, is a powerful force in the male dominated world of finance.
Hundreds of union members turned out at the Maine State House to protest a bill they say erodes collective bargaining rights.The rally came before lawmakers held a hearing on a bill to ensure that public sector unions represent only employees who voluntarily join that union.
Two of Governor Paul LePage’s cabinet nominees appear on their way to Senate confirmation.The Legislature’s Committee on Labor, Commerce, Research and Economic Development on Thursday voted to endorse Robert Winglass of Bath for appointment as commissioner of Maine’s the Departmentof Labor.Winglass retired from the U.S.
Chrysler is gearing up to help a Bangor School’s fundraising drive.It’s at the Vine Street School.For everyone who test drives a Chrysler Town and Country Minivan the school gets ten dollars.The Drive For Kids event takes place Friday night at the school’s spring carnival.Driving times are from 5:30pm to 7:30pm.Any licensed driver 18 and older can take a spin and earn some cash for the school.
Inland Fisheries and Wildlife is giving away seven moose hunting permits to disabled veterans in Maine.The winners will be chosen by lottery in mid July.Anyone with a disabled veterans hunting license can enter for the controlled moose hunt in Aroostook County this September.Applications are being accepted now through July 8th.You can find the application online at maine.gov/ifw.If you don’t have access to the internet, call Maine Veterans’ services at 430-6035.
Bangor Police Officers are giving new meaning to serve and protect.Friday night, the department will hold a Tip-A-Cop event at Applebee’s on Hogan Road.The officers will serve tables and all the money raised from tips will go to the Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics.The event is from 4pm to 8:30pm.