Two convicted sex offenders are in jail after allegedly failing to register.31-year old Daniel Cormier, and 26-year old Alec Philbrook, were arrested Tuesday night when police discovered their addresses weren’t updated in Maine’s sex offender registry.Cormier was convicted of sexual abuse against a minor in 2005.Philbrook was convicted of the same charge in 2006.Police noticed they were listed as transients in the registry, and arrested them Tuesday night.They’re both being held at Penobscot County Jail.
A Skowhegan man was arrested Monday after police say he tried to get a loan at a branch of the same bank he was convicted of robbing in 2008.Authorities say 21-year-old Joshua Lieberman was trying to get the money to pay his restitution.Lieberman was convicted of armed robbery in December 2008 and sentenced to one year in prison for robbing the Madison branch of Franklin Somerset Federal Credit Union.Police say Lieberman was recognized from the robbery by a cashier while trying to get the loan.He was taken to the Somerset County Jail and is due in court Thursday.
5 Bean & Sausage SoupIngredients:3 links-Sausageâ€”I like Italian-hot2 cups of each: when using fresh beans—rinse and soak when directed by bagCannellini beansButter beansPinto beansKidney beansâ€”light red and dark red2 cups Chicken stockBay leafSea saltâ€”dash or 22 cups diced tomatoes Optional—2 tablespoons green chilies2 cups carrots dicedCook sausage in stockpot—drainAdd all beans, bay leaf, sea salt and chicken stockSimmer for 2 hours or until thickenedAdd tomatoes and carrotsSimmer for 30-40 minutesServe with Parmesan cheese and corn breadFreezes wellEmpanadas2 cups chopped, cooked chicken 1 cup of shredded cheese: cheddar, Colby, Monterey jack4 ounces cream cheese, softened 1/4 cup chopped red bell pepper,1 jalapeno, seeded and chopped or a dash of hot sauce 1-tablespoon ground cumin2 tablespoons chopped cilantro sea salt & pepper 1 (15-ounce) package refrigerated piecrusts Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
All the snow is creating some dangerous road conditions.This morning, two people were taken to the hospital after an accident on Route 1A in Brewer.Police say 48-year old, Susan Walton, lost control of her pick-up truck and swerved into the lane next to her.Walton hit 76-year old Duane Lane, of Brewer, who was heading in the opposite direction.Police want to remind drivers that even though the storm is over, the roads are still slippery.”The problem is usually the day after the storm is when we have the problems.
Shovels and snowmobiles are essential for the winter season, but one item every homeowner needs to protect themselves against mother nature is a roof rake.”It’s very important to clean your roof to eliminate those ice build ups on your roof,” says Hermon resident Steve Charette.Charette knows a thing or two about roof rakes.Ten years ago, his father invented one of his own after he stepped outside on a snowy day and slipped.”At first it was all out of metal with the tarp.
A popular restaurant in Searsport has shut its doors.The owner of Rollie’s, Ryan Otis, wouldn’t comment specifically as to why the Searsport location shut down.Otis said it was a business decision.Rollie’s has another location in Belfast that will continue serving its patrons.
Orono has a new town manager.The town council appointed Sophie Wilson to the position this week.Wilson leaves her title as city manager in Brownville, which she held for the past ten years.She replaces Catherine Conlow.Wilson is familiar with Orono, she is an alumnus of the University of Maine.