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George Lewis Wiley, obituary

PIEDMONT, South Carolina — George Lewis Wiley, 91, husband of the late Bonnie Carroll Stark Wiley, passed away Thursday, June 16, 2022, in Piedmont, South Carolina. Born in Warren, Maine, he was a son of the late Alford Frank Wiley and Ruth Alma Moody Wiley. He was a U.S....
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Judith E. Crosby, obituary

BELFAST — Judith Crosby, 90, passed peacefully at her home in Belfast on Thursday, June 23, 2022. Judy was born on January 21, 1932, in Gloucester, Massachusetts, the daughter of Donald A. nd Ellen Saari Wilson. She grew up in Lanesville, and after graduating from Gloucester High School earned a degree from Boston University in Practical Arts and Letters. She worked thereafter at MIT in the Department of Electrical Engineering. In later years, Judy earned a BS in Education from the University of Maine, Orono.
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Maine Senate President Jackson, Senate Majority Leaders Vitelli and Daughtry react to Supreme Court opinion overturning Roe v. Wade

AUGUSTA – This morning, the U.S. Supreme Court issued an opinion in the case of Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization, officially overturning the abortion rights affirmed in the case of Roe v. Wade. The ruling comes a month after a draft opinion purportedly supported by a majority of the justices on the court was leaked to the press.

Highway 10 Closed Between Randall and Cushing

(KNSI) — Highway 10 between Highway 115 in Randall and Morrison County Road 117 in Cushing is closed in both directions due to flooding. Local officials ask people to avoid the area. The Minnesota Department of Transportation and the Minnesota State Patrol says the highway will remain closed until...

Raymond A. Comeau, obituary

ROCKLAND — Raymond Arthur Comeau, 84, passed away on Saturday, June 18, 2022 at the Pen Bay Medical Center in Rockport following multiple medical complications. Born May 25, 1938 in Chelsea Massachusetts to Joseph Arthur and Marie Regina (LeBlanc) Comeau, he was educated in local schools. After graduating from high school in 1956 he attended a trade school in Boston to become a draftsman. He then went on to the Lincoln Technical Institute for 2 years, also in Boston, for mechanical engineering.

Washington, D.C. woman dies in St. George crash

BANGOR, Maine (WABI) - A Washington, D.C. woman was killed after a crash in St. George Tuesday. It happened on the River Road. Authorities say 77-year-old Elizabeth Houten failed to negotiate a corner, drove off the road, and hit some trees. Houten had to be freed from the vehicle and...

Maine Maritime cadets return home from voyage

CASTINE — Maine Maritime cadets reunited with their families after being overseas for 62 days. The cadets traveled to both domestic and international ports where they learned about the importance of teamwork. While overseas they got to experience various cultures which included visiting Charleston, South Carolina, Bermuda, and Iceland.

Freedom Animal Rescue Organization Not Just For The Birds; They Handle Turtles Too

Many folks are familiar with Avian Haven, a hospital for wild birds located in Freedom. But what many may not know is that they also treat injured turtles. According to the Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife, Maine is right in the thick of Turtle season, when momma turtles are looking for places to lay their eggs. It's a time when many turtles, including the state-threatened Spotted Turtle, are injured along Maine's roadways.

Whitefield Approves Solar Moratorium

Whitefield voters unanimously adopted a moratorium on commercial and community solar facilities during a special town meeting at the Whitefield Central Fire Station, Tuesday, June 21. Beginning immediately, the moratorium is effective for 180 days unless extended or ended early by the select board. Including the election and swearing in...

Medomak Valley High School 2021-2022 Quarter 4 Honor Roll

WALDOBORO — Medomak Valley High School announces its Quarter 4 Honor Roll for the 2021-2022 academic year. High Honors: Porter Gahagan, Christopher Harris, Kelsey Payson, Jordan Willis. Honor Roll: Kali Achorn, Aubrianna Adkins Carter, Liam Belyea-Ridge, Atticus Blue, Lilliana Christ, Jose Cordero, Darlene Davis, Seamus Donaghy, Mia Flagg, Clara...

Rockland police arrest suspect in April home invasion

ROCKLAND — Rockland Police, with the assistance of the Machias Police Department, Washington County Sheriff’s Office, Probation and Patrol, and the Maine State Police Crime Lab, arrested a suspect in connection with an April home invasion in Rockland. Raheem James, 28, of Machias, was arrested June 15 and...

Oyster farmer shares her love of farming in Maine

DEER ISLE — The oyster industry is booming and farmers across Maine are harvesting during the busy summer months for residents and visitors alike. “I love just being out in the water it’s my happy place,” says Abby Barrows of Long Cove Sea Farm. Abby Barrows is...

Penobscot Nation Health Department

The Penobscot Nation Health Department is now scheduling for Pediatric (6 mo. – 5 yrs.) COVID vaccines. We will be offering the Pfizer 3-dose regimen, which has demonstrated an 80% efficacy in clinical trials. For more information or to schedule an appointment, please call the main line @ (207) 817-7400.

Maine town rejects calls to turn lighthouse into short-term rental

CASTINE (WGME) -- A Maine town rejected a controversial plan to rent out a historic lighthouse. The lease on the Dyce Head Lighthouse property in Castine is set to run out at the end of the month. Some in town wanted to turn the property into a short-term rental business...

Allen Lee Jackson, obituary

WASHINGTON — Allen Lee Jackson passed away in his home on June 20, 2022, at the age of 62, after a long and courageous battle with cancer. He was surrounded by his loving family, who all came together the day before his passing to celebrate his father’s day with him. He was born on November 9, 1959 in Augusta, Maine to Ada (Farris) and Clifton Jackson.