Ebeemee Township, ME

Boardman man allegedly involved in Howland shooting in January indicted

A Boardman man accused of being involved in a shooting in Howland in January was indicted on Wednesday. Eighteen-year-old Theodore Davis is charged with two counts of Felonious Assault with firearm specifications for his alleged involvement in a shooting that occurred at the corner of Overland and Elm Road on January 31, 2022.
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Millinocket cleans up tenting sites

MILLINOCKET— Yesterday there was a joint effort by multiple organizations to clean up littered tent sites. Known locally as the “Monkey Trails”, members of the East Millinocket Police Department, Maine Forest Rangers, Millinocket Public Works and Councilor Bragdon all took part in the cleanup of the tent site location that had become littered with trash, personal belongings, drugs and drug paraphernalia.
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Maine Firefighters Host Motorcycle Ride to Help a Boy With Cancer

The Red Knights Motorcycle Club is hosting a charity motorcycle ride this weekend that will benefit a Brownville Elementary student with cancer. Garrett Armstrong is in the 3rd grade and should be thinking about getting back to class and seeing his friends. But he was recently diagnosed with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia and has started treatments once a week. Soon, that will turn into daily treatments that will continue for two years. While I'm sure he's still looking forward to school, his Mom says he's already getting very drained by the treatments. Even so, Garrett tries to keep up with everything as much as he can.

Give A Dog A Home Rescue in Sebec Looking For Help

Give a Dog a Home Rescue is based in Sebec, Maine. It is a registered nonprofit, and a state of Maine licensed animal rescue shelter and charitable organization. They have 16 dogs arriving this week from Texas and three from Hawaii. The animals come from overcrowded shelters where when they get overcrowded they euthanize the animals.

Red Knights Motorcycle Club hosts second Ride for Charity

LAGRANGE — “It means so much to us. the first initial finding out he had cancer was overwhelming and they were right there.”. Elizabeth Ames is supporting her son through his battle with cancer, but she’s not alone. In its second ride for charity event, the Red...

‘Much Ado About Nothing’ Saturday evening

DOVER-FOXCROFT — The Recycled Shakespeare Company returns to Dover-Foxcroft with “Much Ado About Nothing” at 6:30 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 20 at the Central Hall Commons, 152 East Main Street. Admission is free. This Shakespearean rom-com stars a couple of singles who match wits to keep from...

Hobbs promoted to master sergeant

Ryan A. Hobbs from Dover-Foxcroft has been stationed at Camp Pendleton in California for 7.5 years. He recently received the Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal and on Aug. 1 Hobbs was promoted to the rank of master sergeant. He will be stationed at the Marine Corps Base Hawaii with...

MRC needs to learn from Cate Street mistake

I want to thank reporter Sawyer Loftus for the excellent article “Company helping restart Hampden trash plant has roots in failed Katahdin-area investor” in the Aug. 5 Bangor Daily News. As a citizen of East Millinocket, I cannot possibly imagine why anyone would ever partner (in any capacity) with a group that has received millions of dollars in support from Maine taxpayers without following up on their promises. I think one look at their resume and the numerous lawsuits filed against members of their leadership should be enough to disqualify them from any business dealings in Maine or elsewhere.

Center Theatre Travelling Show finale set for Greenville

GREENVILLE – The Center Theatre’s Traveling Summer Shorts, a collection of short comedies, will be on stage for the final time this Sunday the 21st at 2 p.m. at Greenville High School. The cast of high school actors have already performed six times this summer in Monson, Millinocket, Milo, Dover-Foxcroft, and Dexter. The actors learned several parts in each play and each performance is different based on what actors are available.

Seeds Early Learning Center open house Monday

DOVER-FOXCROFT — On Monday, Aug. 22 Seeds, at 36 Lincoln Street in Dover-Foxcroft, will hold an open house so that community members can walk through the learning space, meet the team, and learn more about the preschool and after-school programs. Amy-Fagan Cannon, a former public-school teacher with M.A. degrees...

Broadband testing

The Towns of Lincoln, Howland and Enfield are currently working together researching grants that are available to improve high speed internet service throughout the three communities. But we need your HELP! We need residents who have this service to login and do a test to see what their current internet speed is at their residence or business. Please log in to We need as many people as possible to test their internet service speed. The more people we have that do not have access to high-speed internet improves our scoring to qualify for federal and state monies through grants for improving the service in this area. The test only takes a couple of minutes and automatically logs your speed into a data base that will be used to determine where federal and state monies could be used to improve broadband here in the state of Maine.

Stay in a Tiny Home With Big Vibes at This Airbnb in Passadumkeag, Maine

Minimalism is the new norm. Simple means more these days and more and more people are starting to sell their things, purge what they don’t need, pack their stuff into tiny homes, vans, and busses, and live simply on the bare minimum. The trend of minimalism can even be seen with modern decor and company logos that take away the razzle-dazzle and strip things down to simplicity.

Researchers look to Maine’s logged North Woods for lessons on protecting birds

Thirty years ago, as a paper company undertook a massive, 15,000-acre clear-cut near Moosehead Lake, a team of bird researchers had an idea. They wanted to document how songbirds are affected by commercial forest practices across a large landscape. The results surprised them. They found that birds and logging can...