Three charged in Bangor parking lot drug bust
BANGOR (WGME) -- Three people face drug-related charges after a bystander reported suspicious activity in a Bangor parking lot. On Saturday, a passerby reported what looked like illegal drug activity in a parking lot off Main Street to Bangor police. Officers found the car around 6 p.m. with four people...
Ellsworth manager now on leave from that post and police chief role
Ellsworth’s city council voted 6-0 Monday to place Moshier on paid administrative leave from the manager position, effective immediately.
Rebuild of Route 1 in downtown Searsport resumes this week
Local officials say the project will eventually help the town, but some businesses reported major disruptions from the construction last year.
Waldo County closed cases
BELFAST — The following cases were closed in Waldo County Unified Court Feb. 23-29. Bear T. Sprague, 22, of Pittsfield, eluding an officer in Knox Jan. 22, 2020, dismissed; operating without a license in Knox Jan. 22, 2020, $150 fine; failure to register a vehicle in Knox Jan. 22, 2020, $150 fine; attaching false plate in Knox Jan. 22, 2020, $150 fine.
Siblings open restaurant in Liberty highlighting family recipes
LIBERTY--A pair of siblings, who grew up in Lincolnville, are back together once again, this time working alongside each other in their new restaurant. It's a cozy place in Waldo County that features the siblings family favorite recipes straight from their grandmothers kitchen. For the past 12 years Isaiah Pottle...
State House Spotlight: Addressing gun violence and mental health
In this State House Spotlight segment, we're focusing on a series of proposals from Democrats that focus in on gun violence and mental health reform. Republican Representative Reagan Paul of Winterport and Democratic Representative Vicki Doudera from Camden and Rockport discussed the proposals.
Belfast Police beat
BELFAST — Belfast Police reported the following activity Jan. 24 - Feb. 28. An arrest or summons does not constitute a conviction, and those charged are considered innocent unless proven guilty in a court of law. Juveniles aged 17-or-younger are not named. Jan. 24. Laurie A. Harvey, 37, of...
A 10th of Maine’s pharmacies have closed in the past decade
As Walgreens and other chains shutter locations and reduce hours, Mainers point to independent pharmacies as filling a critical need.
Online book discussion begins March 14: Remembering and Reclaiming our Belonging to Creation
The First Congregational Church of Camden invites the public to join in an online discussion of the Victoria Loorz book, Church of the Wild: How Nature Invites Us into the Sacred. This program will be led by Rev. Dr. Ute Molitor in a series of five Thursday sessions, March 14, March 21, March 28 (no meditation), April 11, and April 18; each session runs from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m., followed by an optional half hour guided meditation.
Castine man to become Ellsworth’s next city manager
Charles Pearce currently works for the state of Massachusetts and before he worked on Mitt Romney's 2012 presidential campaign.
This Week in Lincolnville: School Lunch
It has been a year since I took over this column from my dear Ma, and I’m some 60 articles in at this point. I am enjoying it, and the freedom granted by my editor to write about pretty much whatever comes to mind. Absent any big happenings in town, and let’s face it, big happenings are thankfully rare in Lincolnville, I generally scan my fuzzy memories to see if something jumps out.
Maine Restaurant Week returns for its 16th year
BLUE HILL, Maine (WABI) - It’s restaurant week in Maine! More than 70 restaurants are participating in the 16th annual event, including Barncastle Hotel & Restaurant in Blue Hill. “If you’ve ever been curious about this place, it only gets better on the inside,” said owner & chef, Owen...
Husson men, MMA women lose in NCAA basketball tourney
New York University topped the Husson men 82-61 while the Smith College women beat MMA 62-46 in Northampton, Mass.
Waldo County Sheriff’s beat
BELFAST — The Waldo County Sheriff’s Office reported the following activity Feb. 19-28. An arrest or summons does not constitute a conviction, and those charged are considered innocent unless proven guilty in a court of law. Juveniles aged 17-or-younger are not named. Feb. 19. Shaun D. Gunlock, 47,...
A history of failed plans at the site of Maine’s proposed wind port
The offshore wind port was not the first ambitious project proposed for the island by a long shot.