(Associated Press)Law enforcement officials say a Massachusetts man wanted for a fatal shooting at a MBTA train station has been apprehended in Maine.US Marshal, Noel March says 19-year-old Nhu Anh Nguyen of Boston was arrested without incident Thursday night in Portland.He’s charged as a fugitive from justice and is being held at the Cumberland County Jail pending extradition to Massachusetts.
You’ve heard of baby showers, but how about kitten showers?To kick off the litter season, the Bangor Humane Society will be hosting its annual kitten shower at its headquarters on Mount Hope Ave.The organization is expected to take in hundreds of stray cats this year.Guests are encouraged to bring toys, canned cat food and kitty litter to help out.The kitten shower begins at noon Saturday.
If you’re looking to stay close to home this summer, all this month Lauren Morrison is offering suggestions for “State-cations.”This week she takes us to Aldermere Farm in Rockport.Aldermere Farm straddles the line between Rockport and Camden on a road known for it’s scenic views.
The Fire Marshal’s Office is investigating some sort of fire on Broadway Friday afternoon.Little information is known at this time.The Bangor Police Department is investigating the matter, along with the Fire Marshal’s Office.An elderly woman was taken to a local hospital with severe burns on her upper body, she currently remains hospitalized.We’ll stay on the story and bring you more information as it becomes available.
A Winslow man who admitted to burglarizing more than two dozen homes while on probation for eleven other home break-ins will spend the next eight years behind bars.Paul Biester, 22, was sentenced in a Kennebec County courtroom Friday morning.Biester was also given five years probation and ordered to pay restitution of more than $45,000.He admitted to kicking down the doors of 27 homes in six different counties and stealing items to support his drug habit.
A federal trial is set to begin for an accused bomb maker from Alfred.Robert Infante called 9-1-1 last June from his home to say he’d been injured by a propane tank explosion.Police say he blew part of his finger off.The firefighters that went to his home reported finding about a dozen pipe bombs and a marijuana-growing operation.Authorities say they found more pipe bombs in the trunk of his car at a hospital in Biddeford.Infante go on trial early next month for possession of a destructive device and various drug and firearms charges.In 1988,he was convicted of similar crimes in Vermont.
Court records of the investigation into the killing of a young mother from Maine in New Hampshire are going to be keep secret for at least three months.A judge has ruled to keep under wraps for now information about the death of Krista Dittmeyer, 20, contained in search warrant affidavits, the autopsy report and other investigative paperwork.Nearly three weeks ago, Dittmeyer’s car was found idling in the parking lot of a North Conway ski area with her infant daughter inside.
Old Town City Council Chairman David Mahan is speaking out about the resignation of City Manager, Peggy Daigle.She resigned Thursday night at a council meeting, after being put on paid administrative leave Wednesday.Assistant City Manager Bill Mayo will fill the role for now.Mahan says the council is moving in a new direction with its leadership and is confident in Mayo’s ability as they continue to work on the budget.After they finish the budget process, they will begin to look for a new City Manager.”We will get through this budget process, it will be business as usual and we’ll just move on from there.
Students in Frankfort are taking steps against diabetes.The students walked around the school and through a nearby nature trail to raise awareness of diabetes, a disease they’re all too familiar with.Two students and a teacher are living with it.It was all part of a school wide event.
Veterans from across the state are in Bangor for the Disabled American Veterans State Convention.It’s being held at the Four Points Sheraton Hotel in Bangor.Senator Susan Collins talked with the veterans Friday about the death of Osama bin Laden and had high praise for our nation’s Navy SEALs.She also addressed healthcare issues affecting veterans in Maine and across the nation.”They are the ones who have made such a sacrifice for our country and it’s a great honor to be able to just tell them that their sacrifice and their service are appreciated,” she said.One of the last surviving Tuskegee airmen from World War Two will also speak at the convention this weekend, which runs through Sunday.
Bangor will be a logger’s dream this weekend.The largest expo of heavy equipment, trucks, supplies and services for loggers is taking place at Bass Park.They say the trade show is a one-stop shop for folks in the business.They have a big following and have been coming to Bangor since 1983.One thing they say folks will be seeing new this year.” Biomass which is wood energy is a growing part of this business.
A Dover-Foxcroft man accused of shooting his younger brother has been charged with murder.Court documents in the investigation have been released.State police arrested 22-year-old Steven Mayo Thursday at his home on the French Road.Police say he killed his 20-year-old brother, Ryan, a week-and-a half ago outside Ryan’s home.
State lawmakers say a convicted murderer will not get their help with a shot at a new trial.A legislative committee has rejected a bill that would have allowed the consideration of DNA evidence collected after Dennis Dechaine’s murder conviction.Dechaine is serving a life sentence for killing 12-year-old Sara Cherry in 1988.He’s maintained his innocence for years.