A former police officer who pleaded guilty to molesting a young girl has been ordered by a judge to check into a psychiatric hospital before he is sentenced.Steven Goozey of Westbrook was scheduled to be sentenced on Thursday in Franklin County Superior Court but instead was ordered to Riverview Psychiatric Center in Augusta.
Cheryl Wixson from Cheryl Wixson’s Kitchen stopped by our studio on Friday, November 11th, to give us a small preview of the Maine Harvest Festival taking place on November 12-13th in Bangor.If you’d like to learn more about Cheryl Wixson’s Kitchen, or to get the recipes Cheryl made of us on air, check out her website cherylwixsonskitchen.com/MAINE HARVEST FESTIVAL:Saturday, November 12 to Sunday, November 13: 10 a.m.
Fire crews battled a house fire in Union early Friday morning.The call from Oak Point Lane came in a little after 2:30a.m.We’re told the owner of the home made it out safely.Fire fighters from Union as well as Washington, Waldoboro, and Hope all responded.We’re told some crews were still on the scene as of 7:30 Friday morning.There has been no word yet on damages or a cause.
Senator Collins has convinced House and Senate negotiators to approve a plan to allow heavier trucks to use Maine’s federal interstates.While the Senate originally approved Senator Collins’ provision to make this change permanent, the House never approved a similar provision.
Hancock County played host to Governor LePage’s Capitol “For A Day” program.One of the stops on the tour was Ellsworth’s Emmaus Homeless Shelter.Sister Lucille MacDonald was honored to have the Governor take a look at the facility “To be homeless is a very difficult thing for a person to face and we can only house 25 people here and we have a huge waiting list of families that are waiting to get in and individuals who are waiting to get in and it’s very sad when we have to say that we’re full and hopefully one day we will never have to say that.”The Governor wasn’t just there to tour the facility though…he also donated several hundred pounds of food.Governor LePage collected all that food by opening up the Blaine House and asking visitors to donate a non-perishable.Sister MacDonald says the food will go a long way, especially with the Holiday season right around the corner.
It wasn’t quite Veterans Day, but Spectrum Generations in Waterville treated veterans to lunch Thursday afternoon.Veterans from all branches of service packed the Muskie Center in Waterville for a home cooked meal.The veterans dined on pot roast, mashed potatoes, and of course dessert.Organizers of Thursday’s lunch say it’s always nice to thank our veterans, even a day early.
Military moms – whether they’re holding down the home front or they’ve set aside their daily mothering duties to serve our country, they say their families are never far from their hearts.As we prepare to honor members of the military this Veterans Day, we meet some women in uniform who balance military life with motherhood.They say it’s a challenge they choose, with no regrets.
There’s a long line of tradition in this school.”I was a graduate of Piscataquis Community High School in 1978,” said Jeffrey Amos.It starts with the young students still learning, and ends with veterans like Amos who they’re honoring”These are kids of kids of people I went to school with thanking me for my service.
An employee of the Rumford Police Department was shot to death Thursday during a confrontation with a Game Warden.The Attorney General’s Office says 46-year-old Eric Richard, an Administrative Officer with Rumford Police Department, was shot around 10 in the morning in woods in Rumford.Wardens and State Police Troopers, along with a police dog, were searching for Richard.The A.G.
A 34-year-old bicycle path at the University of Maine has a new look.Thursday morning, UMaine’s first lady, Grace Ferguson, cut the ribbon on the rehabilitated path.She was joined by school officials and community members.The 2.6 mile path runs from the Orono campus to Stillwater Avenue and Perkins Street in Old Town.A new half-mile from the hilltop parking lot has been added.The project was mostly funded by a grant from the Maine Department of Transportation.”There’s many applications for what people can do on these trails.