An intense fire destroyed a mobile home in Palmyra on Tuesday morning.Take a look at these pictures we received from a neighbor.The intense flames engulfed the mobile home on Clark Road, a private road off the Warren Hill Road on Route 151 in Palmyra.Crews from St.
A Fairfield man who forced his ex-wife to swallow his wedding ring has pleaded guilty to domestic violence.44-year-old Darryl Roberts has been sentenced to three years in jail.Roberts joined his ex-wife and another woman for drinks in June, but after he got upset they left him at a Bangor pub.Police say Roberts called his ex-wife sixteen times, then showed up at her home, kicked in the door, punched her, threatened to kill her and made her swallow his wedding ring.He’s being held at the Somerset County Jail.
Maine is known for its lobsters but a Stockton Springs lobsterman found quite the rare catch, a blue lobster.The blue lobster was caught last week by Losterman Todd Ritchie in Castine Harbor.While most lobsters are a dark, brown color, Bob Bayer with the Lobster Institute at the University of Maine says it’s estimated one in up to 5 million lobsters are blue.The rare find is attracting the attention of the pound’s visitors including John McGhee from Pasadena, California.”If I were to tell friends back at home that I saw a blue lobster, they’d think I’m crazy,” he said.Ritchie brought the lobster to Young’s Lobster Pound in Belfast.
Jim Dill is a pest management specialist, so he has no problem getting close to these two little critters.For the every-day folk, though, just the thought of these guys might make you cringe.”Bedbugs are a small insect with piercing, sucking mouth parts about a quarter of an inch long.
Tonight, you can see a special screening of “Blood into Wine,” a documentary that chronicles the life of rocker Maynard James Keenan, the lead singer of the band Tool.The film also includes cameos by Milla jovovich and Patton Oswald.The film is playing at the Bangor Mall Cinemas at 11 o’clock.
The winner of “Survivor Gabon,” Bob Crowley will be the celebrity host for the third annual Dance for a Cure for Diabetes.Crowley is a high school teacher who lives in Portland.The event is on Saturday, September 11th, beginning at 6 at Jeff’s Catering Banquet and Convention Center in Brewer.Tickets are $20 for adults, $10 for kids 10 and under.
A 40-year-old Gardiner man is being held on half-a-million dollars bail for allegedly shooting his girlfriend in the stomach.According to police, Kenneth Sirmans is charged with aggravated assault and elevated aggravated conduct for allegedly shooting 40-year-old Allison Wainwright.Sirmans and Wainwright were sharing an apartment on Washington Avenue in Gardiner when the shooting happened.Wainwright was transported by helicopter to Central Maine Medical Center in Lewiston, where police say she is recovering after undergoing surgery.Sirmans is due in court this afternoon.