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Arrest Made In Connection With Auburn, Maine Double Homicide

A New York man has been arrested in Maryland in connection with the deaths of a young man and a young woman in Auburn in June. According to a press release from the Maine Department of Public Safety, 34 year old David Barnett, who goes by "Slim", was arrested in Rockland, Maryland. The arrest stems from the June 19th killing of 21-year-old Kelzie Caron, of Maine, and 21-year-old Pierre Langlois of Connecticut.
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Porta and NAI Dunham lease 3,800 s/f retail

Auburn, ME Make Dough LLC, dba, Otto Pizza leased 3,800 s/f of retail space at 730 Center St. from EVP Auburn, LLC. Peter Gwilym of Porta and Company represented the tenant. Frank O’Connor of NAI The Dunham Group represented the landlord.
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Connecticut man charged for Auburn double homicide

AUBURN, Maine — Police arrested 34-year-old David Barnett of Bristol, Connecticut in Rockville, Maryland Friday morning on a warrant for murder in relation to an Auburn double homicide, a news release issued by Maine Department of Public Safety spokesperson Shannon Moss says. The double homicide took place at a...

Auburn, 'America's YIMBYest city,' sees new high in construction permits

Commercial and residential development is sizzling in Auburn, with the arrival of chain stores, expansion of local factories, and national headlines for the city as America’s “YIMBYest,” saying “Yes in My Backyard” to new development. Mayor Jason Levesque has aggressively courted development, challenging developers to...

Man wanted for double killing in Maine arrested in Maryland

AUBURN, Maine (AP) A man wanted for the killings of two people in Maine was arrested Friday in Rockville, Maryland, officials said. David Barnett, 34, of Bristol, Connecticut, will be held at the Montgomery County Jail in Maryland pending extradition, Maine State Police said. The investigation of the killings continues...

Developer Wants To Build Massive Central Maine Apartment Complex

There is no doubt that Maine, like much of New England, is currently going through a housing crisis. During the pandemic, Maine saw a big influx of people from outside the state. Not only did this cause a shortage of available homes, condos, and apartments, it also drove up the price on available housing.

LIST | 4th of July fireworks, parades, and celebrations around Maine

If you're looking for Fourth of July firework displays, parades or celebrations near you, CBS 13 has compiled a list of locations across the state. All events happen on July 4 unless otherwise noted. Below is a list of some of the locations offering fireworks and celebrations:. Augusta. July 4th...

Former Lewiston mayor sued over 2019 crash involving pedestrian

A former Lewiston woman hit in a crosswalk by a car driven by former Lewiston Mayor Mark Cayer in 2019 has filed a civil lawsuit seeking damages. Julianne Dawson, now of Massachusetts, filed a civil complaint in Androscoggin County Superior Court late last month alleging Cayer was "careless and negligent in failing to yield the right of way" to Dawson when he struck her on Oct. 24, 2019, as she crossed Pine Street in a crosswalk, the Lewiston Sun Journal reported.

Woman sues former Lewiston mayor for hitting her with van in crosswalk in 2019

LEWISTON (BDN) -- A woman has sued Lewiston’s former mayor for alleged negligence when he struck her in a crosswalk more than two years ago. Julianne Dawson — formerly of Lewiston, now of Salem, Massachusetts — filed a complaint against Mark Cayer in Androscoggin County Superior Court in late May, according to the Lewiston Sun Journal.

Emerald Ash Borer Detections in Oakland and Waterville Provide Timely Reminder: Leave your Firewood at Home

AUGUSTA - The Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry's (DACF) Maine Forest Service (MFS) has expanded an Emergency Order to restrict the movement of ash from areas likely to harbor emerald ash borer (EAB). This order is in response to detections in Oakland, Waterville and Lewiston this month and earlier finds in Lovell and Gray and is in addition to the state quarantine rule on EAB. The order and the quarantine exist to help slow the spread of EAB within Maine.

Hobby Lobby & Harbor Freight Could Soon Have Locations in Augusta, Maine

Two incredibly popular, and quite large, retail stores may soon be planting new roots in Maine's Capital city. According to the Kennebec Journal, their are currently documents that have been placed on file with the City of Augusta that reveal the two retail giants have shown interest in the building that used to house Sears at the Turnpike Mall.