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Guilford woman accused of embezzling $900K indicted by grand jury

DOVER-FOXCROFT, Maine (WABI) - A Guilford woman accused of embezzling nearly a million dollars from her employer has been indicted by a grand jury. 51-year-old Terri Moulton is charged with theft and forgery. The Piscataquis County Sheriff’s Office started investigating in February after the owner of DeWitt Machine & Fabrication...
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Tap 62: The Lounge to open in Dover-Foxcroft

DOVER-FOXCROFT, Maine (WABI) -A new restaurant will be opening its doors to the public in Dover-Foxcroft... Tap 62: The Lounge takes inspiration from the past while looking to be a future hub of entertainment and dining in Dover-Foxcroft. “I want it to be like, you can get great quality things...

Former UMaine star new coach of the Boston Bruins

BOSTON, Massachusetts (WABI) - A former University of Maine hockey player has been named head coach of Boston Bruins. Jim Montgomery becomes the 29th head coach in Bruins history. The 53-year-old Montgomery leaves his role as an assistant coach on the St. Louis Blues. ‘Monty’ played four seasons at the...

Old Town woman reported missing has been found

OLD TOWN, Maine — The Old Town Police Department issued a Silver Alert early Thursday morning for a woman from Old Town. Shortly after 9:30 a.m., the Maine Department of Public Safety issued an update noting that the woman was found and is safe.

Missing Old Town woman with memory issues found safe

OLD TOWN (WGME) -- Police are asking for help finding a missing Old Town woman with memory issues who was last seen leaving with an unknown man. Police issued a Silver Alert for 39-year-old Heather Gendreau. She is 5’5”, 145 pounds, with brown hair and green eyes. She was last...

Wyman’s gift will launch first-of-its-kind wild blueberry research site at UMaine

Wild blueberries will be the focus of study at a new University of Maine research center. The plan is to build a three-acre research and education facility off University Farm Road in Old Town over the coming year through a gift from Wyman’s, a Milbridge-based producer of wild blueberry products, to the University of Maine Foundation. Terms of the gift were not provided.

Silver Alert canceled, missing Maine woman found safe

OLD TOWN, Maine — UPDATE: Heather Gendreau has been found safe. ORIGINAL STORY: Police in Old Town have issued a Silver Alert for a woman who was last seen Wednesday afternoon. Police say Heather Gendreau is 39 years old, 5 feet 5 inches tall and weighs 145 pounds with...

Maine’s 195th Army Band announces summer tour dates

Maine (WABI) - Maine’s 195th Army Band has announced their 2022 summer tour dates. They’re kicking off the season with a free concert Saturday night in Searsport at Mosman Park. They’ll also be performing three times in southern Maine on Independence Day. The band returns to our...

Orono’s Nickerson Pool To Open Next Week

Just in time for what forecasters say is going to be a got and humid week ahead, the Nickerson Pool in Orono is set to open Tuesday, July 5th. According to the Orono Parks & Recreation Facebook Page, while the main pool will be open, the kiddie pool will remain closed.

Nickerson Municipal Pool in Orono opening Tuesday

ORONO, Maine (WABI) - Some good news for those who may be looking to beat the heat!. The Nickerson Pool in Orono is set to open Tuesday, July 5. The pool will be open during the week from 1:00pm-6:00pm. It will be closed on the weekends. According to Orono Parks...

Orneville man indicted for kidnapping, domestic violence following April incident in Dexter

DEXTER, Maine — A Penobscot County grand jury has indicted an Orneville man on charges of kidnapping and burglary in connection with an April 13 incident in Dexter. Travis J. Lawler, 32, faces two counts of Class A felony kidnapping, one count of Class B felony burglary and misdemeanor counts of domestic violence assault, domestic violence criminal threatening, domestic violence terrorizing, criminal trespass and criminal mischief.

Sebec dog competes at Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show

Dancing dog, CH Heart Songs Sigtryggyr Gale of Foxwarren (Trick), competed at the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in Tarrytown, New York on June 21. Trick was professionally handled by well-known terrier handler Robert Carusi and won Select Dog (third place) in an impressive line-up of his breed. Trick is...

Former UMaine star, National Champion Jim Montgomery named Bruins head coach

BOSTON — 42-1-2. Any University of Maine Hockey fan should know that's the record of the 1993 Black Bear team that captured the school's first National Championship. The captain of that team, Jim Montgomery, has returned to New England. 'Monty' was named as the new head coach for the Boston Bruins Friday.

Former bookkeeper indicted

DOVER FOXCROFT- A Guilford woman accused of embezzling hundreds of thousands of dollars from the company she worked for has been indicted by the Piscataquis County Grand Jury. Terri Moulton,51, was a bookkeeper at Dewitt Machine & Fabrication in Medford for more than 12 years. An investigation by the Piscataquis...