An event held in Augusta Thursday was designed to help lay a solid foundation for the future of Maine roads.The Maine Transportation Conference touched on topics like improving our states infrastructure and policy issues too.It was also a chance for transportation businesses to get their products out there.This was the 61st year for the Maine Transportation Conference.
Police say an accident in Hermon Thursday afternoon was caused by the sun.According to the Penobscot County Sheriff’s Department, the driver of a minivan was blinded by the sun while traveling on the New Boston Road.He didn’t see a dump truck parked on the side of the road and clipped the truck.
Santa has come to the Elm City.It’s all a part of the annual Kringleville, which has been taking place in Waterville for more than forty years.Children line up to see the jolly fellow himself.He says the popular items this year are Legos for boys and American Dolls for the girls.” Oh it’s such a magical time of year and children are wonderful here in Waterville and Central Maine and all over the world.
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.