Cushing, ME

Heath E. Barrett, service and obituary

A fireside celebration of life for Heath Edward Barrett, 40, who passed away peacefully February 3, 2022 after a courageous battle with cancer, will be held on Saturday, July 16, 2022. Family and friends are invited drop in all day beginning at 10 a.m., at 431 Atlantic Highway, Warren, the home that Heath built. Please bring your own beverages and camp chairs. Assorted sweet treats will be served in memory of Heath.
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Man killed crossing NJ Turnpike after motorcycle crash

WOOLWICH — A Pennsylvania man who crossed the New Jersey Turnpike on foot after losing control of his motorcycle was struck and killed Thursday night. State Police Trooper Charles Marchan said Andrew M. Aaron, 48, of Glenolden, Pennsylvania hit a guardrail and wound up in the left shoulder near Exit 2 in Woolwich around 9:50 p.m. Aaron got up and crossed the two lanes of the road and was struck in the right lane by a Lexus.
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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.

Rockland Police Department has a new chief

ROCKLAND, Maine (WABI) - The Rockland Police Department has a new chief, and he’s a familiar face. The department has hired Knox County Sheriff Tim Carroll who’s rejoining the department where his law enforcement career began. Carroll joined the Knox County Sheriff’s Office and served as chief deputy...

Philip E. Myers, Sr., service

BELFAST — Philip E. Myers, Sr., 93, long-time Thomaston resident, passed away peacefully, Tuesday, June 28 2022 at Harbor Hill, in Belfast, where he has resided for the past four years. Family and friends are invited to visit Friday, July 15, 2022, from 5 to 7 p.m., at Burpee,...

Man wanted for double killing in Maine arrested in Maryland

AUBURN, Maine (AP) -- Police say a man who was wanted for the killings of two people in Maine has been arrested. Maine State Police said 34-year-old David Barnett, of Port Clyde, New York, was arrested without incident in Rockland, Maryland, and will be held at the Montgomery County Jail pending extradition.
Down East

Should Camden Remove Its 200-Year-Old Harbor-Front Dam?

When it comes to scenery, the coastal enclave of Camden has an embarrassment of riches — its huddled collection of quaint inns, shops, and restaurants; the footbridge over the Megunticook River that nearly sags under the weight of hanging flower pots; the sheer face of Mount Battie looming up behind sailboats swaying at their moorings. The stately public library, a National Historic Landmark, presides over Harbor Park, with its paths winding over to where the river becomes a waterfall, cascading down a ragged slab of bedrock to the sea. Where is a photographer even to begin?

Connecticut man charged for Auburn double homicide

AUBURN (WGME) -- An arrest has been made in connection to a double homicide in Auburn back on June 6. Police say 34-year-old David Barnett of Bristol, Connecticut was arrested in Rockland, Maryland Friday afternoon on a warrant for the murder of Kelzie Caron and Pierre Langlois at a residence on Fourth Street in Auburn.

Suspect in Auburn double homicide has been arrested, state police say

AUBURN, Maine — Maine State Police announced Friday that the suspect in an Auburn double-homicide has been arrested. Thirty-four-year-old David Barnett, or “Slim” of Bristol, Connecticut was arrested this morning in Rockland, Maryland for murder. Barnett will be charged for the deaths of 21-year-old Kelzie Caron of...

Mary Jane Oliver Rines

Mary Jane passed away with her children by her side at Cove’s Edge on Wednesday, June 29, 2022. Mary Jane is the daughter of the late Sterling and Gwendolyn (Pinkham) Oliver, of Nobleboro. She attended the local school. Mary Jane enjoyed long car rides, knitting, reading, and spending time...

Free registration for Bristol’s vintage car show

Free registration is now open for the 2022 OBD Williams-Fossett Vintage Car Show. The annual event will return to the Bristol Consolidated School on Bristol Road in Bristol on Saturday, Aug. 13 from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. The vintage show welcomes old vehicles of all types, including motorcycles and trucks. Collectible and unusual entries are encouraged, too.

Tim Carroll to be sworn in as chief of Rockland Police

ROCKLAND – Knox County Sheriff Tim Carroll is about to switch uniforms and shorten his morning commute by a smidge. In a move that creates a full-circle effect, Carroll has been hired to become the next chief of Rockland Police Department. Having started his law enforcement career with Rockland...

New Bangor Savings branch opens at Meadow Mall

The Boothbay Harbor branch of Bangor Savings Bank opened in Meadow Mall on May 23 with a full remodel of the previous Key Bank office. The work took four months and included significant energy upgrades. Looking to achieve a more contemporary feel, Jaclyn Fish, Bangor Savings Vice President and community...

Falmouth artist wins Damariscotta Pumpkinfest design

The Damariscotta Pumpkinfest & Regatta has selected the winning T-shirt design to represent the 2022 event, being held Oct. 7-10. Bevin Holmberg, an artist of Falmouth, submitted the winning art, which will be featured on the 2022 Pumpkinfest T-shirt. Bevin’s art represents her interest in the sea, as well as her love for pumpkins: both interests go way back.