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Officers stop Millinocket car theft

MILLINOCKET, Maine (WABI) - A Millinocket man was arrested after stealing a car in Millinocket early Saturday morning. 22-year-old Zachary Reynolds was charged with theft by unauthorized use of property and operating after suspension. East Millinocket Police say an officer noticed a running car and a person standing next to...
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Car stolen, arrest made in Millinocket

EAST MILLINOCKET — East Millinocket Police made an arrest after a car was stolen early Saturday morning. According to a Facebook post by the East Millinocket Police Department, 22-year-old Zachary Reynolds of Millinocket was identified as the driver and charged with theft by unauthorized use of property and operating after suspension.
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Saturday Car Theft Thwarted by Quick Thinking Maine Police Officer

According to WABI TV 5, a quick-thinking officer from the East Millinocket Police Department thwarted a car theft not long after it had been reported. In the early hours Saturday morning, East Millinocket Police Officer, Jesse Gee, was out on patrol when he noticed a vehicle that was idling in a driveway on Cedar Street. He quickly realized that it matched the description of a previously reported stolen vehicle.
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Two rural Maine mills reopening after receiving grants

EAST MILLINOCKET, Maine (WABI) - What’s old is new again in two Maine towns thanks to a pair of grants that are reviving key pieces in the forest economy. We all know that money doesn’t grow on trees, but recent investments in rural Maine are bringing hope that, once again, money will come from trees.
Warren Tribune Chronicle

Massucci breaks Howland’s 3-point record

HOWLAND — A knee injury is enough to set any young athlete back. Injuring the other one during the recovery process could be enough to kill any hope of returning to the court. Despite that crushing setback, Howland senior Anthony Massucci fought through both injuries, recovered, and has returned...
Bangor Daily News

1 injured in Aroostook County crash

A man was injured in a crash in Macwahoc on Thursday. Harold Meadow, 77, was southbound on the Military Road at approximately 10:12 a.m. when he lost control of his vehicle, slid on the roadway and struck a guardrail. The vehicle continued into the ditch and struck several trees before coming to a stop, according to Sgt. Josh Haines of Troop F of the Maine State Police.

Search on for Howland man

STATEWIDE — Maine State Police are asking for the public’s help in locating a Howland man. According to a post on their Facebook page, state police began a felony theft investigation back in October and discovered $5,700 had been fraudulently withdrawn from an account at the Bangor Savings Bank branch in Old Town.
Warren Tribune Chronicle

David L. Wilson 1934-2022

HOWLAND — David L. Wilson, 87, of Howland, peacefully passed away Sunday, Jan. 16, 2022, at his home, with family by his side. He was born Nov. 24, 1934, in Warren, the son of the late Bernie and Martha Mercedes Wilson. David was employed in the maintenance department of...
Bangor Daily News

Letter: Good to see positive development in East Millinocket

Letters submitted by BDN readers are verified by BDN Opinion Page staff. Send your letters to I was happy to read about the $300,000 Future Forest Economic Initiative grant to help bring new economic life to the former East Millinocket paper mill (from the BDN on Jan. 18). After more than a decade of watching successive private equity owners sell off pieces of the mill’s assets, cut the workforce, reduce the town’s tax base by demanding revaluation, and use state and federal incentive programs to pay their investors while leaving the taxpayers holding the bag, it was a relief to see the town take steps to control its own destiny.

Reed Plantation man injured in car crash

MACWAHOC — A Reed Plantation man was injured when police say he lost control of his car, ending up in a ditch in Macwahoc. Maine State Police say 77-year-old Harold Meadow was traveling south on Military Road in Macwahoc shortly after 10 a.m Thursday when he lost control of his car due to slushy road conditions and began skidding.
Bangor Daily News

2022 BikeMaine Weekend registration opens

The Bicycle Coalition of Maine has opened registration for the 2022 BikeMaine Weekend ride, scheduled for Aug. 26-28 in Lincoln. “We are excited to welcome riders to the Katahdin Region this summer,” said BCM Event Manager Emily Lozeau. “Katahdin means ‘Greatest Mountain’ in the Penobscot language, and based on the breathtaking beauty of the area, we believe this description applies to more than just Maine’s highest peak.”

East Millinocket funding to help tenant businesses

EAST MILLINOCKET — The town of East Millinocket will soon have hundreds of thousands of dollars in new funding to make improvements at the site of the former Great Northern Paper mill. The paper mill closed its doors in 2014 but was purchased by the town of East Millinocket...