A man from Carmel is dead after his motorcycle crashed into a car in Northern Vermont Sunday afternoon.Vermont state police say 22-year-old Nathan Stoll crossed the center line with his bike, and clipped the side of an oncoming car.He was pronounced dead at a local hospital.The crash is now under investigation.
A new Web-based resource that will be the main gateway for University of Maine System online programs and related student support services is being unveiled.Chancellor Richard Pattenaude is to announce OnlineMaine at a UMaine system trustees meeting at Fort Kent on Sunday and Monday.OnlineMaine will be important in expanding the number of online programs and access to those programs for Maine residents.
A state investigation says a man suspected of burning down a Maine coffee shop that featured topless waitresses was mad as his girlfriend, who was having an affair with the owner.The state fire marshal’s office released an affidavit Friday alleging 48-year-old Raymond Bellavance Jr.
41 people graduated Friday from the Penobscot Job Corps.This is the 30th year for the program that helps young people find their way into the work force.The training the students receive is at no cost to them or their families.Besides this year’s grads, some past job corps graduates stopped by the ceremony.Of this year’s job corps graduated, some will go on and enroll in the corps’ advanced training program.
Some dogs from California have made the long trip to Maine.The hope is that they’ll find good homes here.The 13 chihuahuas are now at the Humane Society of Knox County in Thomaston.They come from an animal shelter in Los Angeles where there is an abundance of the dogs.The shelter in L.A.
A Millinocket man has been sentenced to 27 months in prison.39-year-old Billy Bernier was convicted of conspiracy to distribute and possession with intent to distribute marijuana back in January.Court records show that from 2003 to 2007, Bernier purchased as much as five pounds of marijuana on a number of occasions from a supplier of canadian-grown pot.
An Augusta man accused of leading police on a high speed chase is in jail.21-year-old Allen Fogg is charged with eluding an officer, violating conditions of release, driving to endanger, refusing to submit to arrest, criminal speeding and leaving the scene of an accident.Court documents say an Augusta Police Officer saw Fogg drive through a stop sign Tuesday morning and tried to pull him over.Police say Fogg took off and was going 85 in a 45 miles per hour zone, then hit a car being driven by a 75-year-old woman from Augusta.She was treated then released from a local hospital.Police say Fogg took off on foot after the crash.He’s being held on 10-thousand dollars bail.