An agreement has been reached between two lawmakers, after one was accused of stalking and threatening the other.Representative Alex Cornell du Houx of Brunswick says the protective order Representative Erin Herbig had against him is being withdrawn.Herbig, a democrat from Belfast obtained the order alleging he stalked, harassed and threatened her after their romantic relationship turned sour.
Maine state parks officials say fishermen who want to launch their boats early in the morning this season at Sebago Lake State Park will need to purchase Early Launch Permits.The permit requirement takes effect Saturday and remains in effect for the remainder of the summer season.
A Canaan man is in fair condition at Eastern Maine Medical Center in Bangor, after a crash on Route 23 in Canaan.According to the Somerset County Sheriff’s Department, just before 7 o’clock on Friday night 48-year-old Michael Nelson of Canaan lost control while taking a sharp corner.
Drug agents say they have made an arrest after discovering a methamphetamine lab in a remote area in the Maine town of Connor in Aroostook County.Officials said Friday that 34-year-old Jason Sirois of Van Buren has been charged with trafficking in methamphetamine.Agents with the Maine Drug Enforcement Agency were investigating an April 16 incident where a garbage disposal employee had inhaled fumes from a meth lab that had been thrown away in a commercial Dumpster when they identified Sirois as a suspect.They placed him and some of his associates under surveillance and learned that he was traveling to a remote area in Connor.Agents said they found an active meth manufacturing operation in the area on Thursday, and arrested Sirois when he approached the site Thursday night.
A baby shower of sorts is being held this weekend.The Hampden Highlands United Methodist Church and the Saint James Episcopal Church are teaming up to collect baby supplies.The items will be donated to the Indian Women’s Mission Center on Indian Island in Old Town.The center needs things like baby wipes, diapers, and formula.You can drop off donations at both churches between 9:30AM-11:30AM Sunday, May 13th.
A baby shower of sorts is being held this weekend.The Hampden Highlands United Methodist Church and the Saint James Episcopal Church in Old Town are teaming up to collect baby supplies.The items will be donated to the Indian Women’s Mission Center on Indian Island in Old Town.The center needs things like baby wipes, diapers, and formula.You can drop off donations at both churches between 9:30 a.m.
Israeli defense officials will visit a northern Maine plant that refurbishes military vehicles.The nation is considering buying humvees.Senator Susan Collins says they’ll visit the Maine Military Authority in Limestone monday.That plant has refurbished more thatn 14,000 humvees and is competing for an Israeli Defence Force contract.
An Arundel man accused of murdering his 2-and-a-half-month old son last weekend was in a York County courtroom Friday morning.23-year-old Gordon Collins-Faunce did not speak and did not enter a plea.His case will go before a grand jury in June.He’s accused of assaulting his son, Ethan Henderson, last weekend.The little boy died after being taken off a ventilator at Maine Medical Center.Irving Faunce, the adoptive father of Gordon Collins-Faunce, was at the court proceeding and spoke to reporters.He talked about holding Ethan during the child’s final moments.Faunce said it was important for him to be present at the court proceedings for his grandson and to make sure his son gets good legal representation.
Four years ago, a community came together to help grant a dying woman’s last wish.Shortly after Sonya Barclay moved into her new home, the Old Town mother of four lost her battle with breast cancer.Friday night, the Old Town community is coming together again in her name.A fundraiser will be held at the Knights of Columbus Hall for the Sonya Barclay Memorial Scholarship.It’s given to seniors at Old Town High School.Social hour with cocktails and hors d-oeuvres is from seven to eight Friday night, then there will be dancing until eleven.Admission is by donation.
Still no contract agreement between Union nurses and Eastern Maine Medical Center.The nurses say staffing continues to be a sticking point.They say they want the hospital to fully staff certain departments, including the emergency room and labor and delivery.Hospital officials have told us they’ve already made an effort to meet those demands.Nurses will hold an informal picket next Tuesday with off duty nurses and their representatives.Negotiations are set to resume Wednesday.
Officials are hoping the public will help them catch a man who’s accused of raping a 61-year-old woman in Stockton Springs.Waldo County Chief Deputy Jeffery Trafton says it happened just before 4 o’clock on Monday afternoon.The victim says a stranger rang her doorbell, claiming he used to live there and left something under the back porch.
When spring arrives in Frankfort, it means it’s time for the Frankfort Village Fire Department’s annual plant sale.”It’s more or less a tradition,” explained Searsport resident Roy Reed.It helps that it comes just in time for a special holiday where flowers might be the perfect gift.”Well, it’s Mother’s Day and every year I get flowers for the garden and the hanging baskets are a very, very good value,” said Reed.But this annual tradition is different this year.