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Sunday Jul 20 | Sun Journal

Missing Orrington man found dead in Hampden

Searchers found an Orrington man missing since Thursday dead inside his SUV near Ammo Industrial Park on Saturday.

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Related Topix: Orrington, ME, Hampden, ME

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Bangor Daily News

Search underway for missing Orrington man

A search is underway for an Orrington man who has not been seen since around 8 a.m. Thursday, Sgt.

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Related Topix: Orrington, ME

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Bangor Daily News

Final salute: Hundreds attend funeral of former Bangor police chief Don Winslow

Around 30 Bangor police officers line up to pay their final respects to former Bangor police chief Don Winslow Thursday outside of St. John's Catholic Church.

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Related Topix: Bangor, ME

Bangor Daily News

Corinna man dies after lawn tractor is struck by SUV

A local man was killed Wednesday afternoon when a vehicle struck the lawn tractor he was riding, according to sheriff's deputies.

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Related Topix: Corinna, ME, Garland, ME, Dexter, ME

Mon Jul 14, 2014

Bangor Daily News

Farmers Market Corner: Kale chips makes for nutritious eating

This is a great time of year for enjoying fresh, local produce, baked goods, dairy, meat and more at your local farmers markets.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Recipes, Brewer, ME

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Bangor Daily News

Bangor man on probation for 2007 robbery arrested in Hermon theft case

A man on probation for a 2007 robbery was arrested Friday morning in connection with a Hermon theft , police said.

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Related Topix: Bangor, ME

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Herald Gazette

European fire ants

Imagine a new invasive species that routinely attacks any creature, including people, that passes through its territory.

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Related Topix: Maine, University of Maine, Home Gardening, Home

Bangor Daily News

Deputies seek 2 in connection with theft of food pantry cash donation box

The Penobscot County Sheriff's Office is looking for two people in connection with the theft of a cash donation box at C&K Variety in Hermon.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

Bangor Daily News

Stolen pickup rolls over in Ripley after pursuit through two counties

A pursuit of a stolen pickup truck hauling stolen scrap metal that sped through two counties ended with the truck rolling over in Somerset County on Tuesday afternoon, according to police.

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Related Topix: Somerset County, ME, Piscataquis County, ME, Corinna, ME

Mon Jul 07, 2014

Bangor Daily News

Millinocket seeks real estate liens against Great Northern Paper Co.

With $12,585 in unpaid real estate taxes overdue, Great Northern Paper Co. LLC is among property owners that the town has pressed 304 real estate tax liens against, officials said Monday.

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Related Topix: Millinocket, ME

Tue Jul 01, 2014

Bangor Daily News

Proposed new landfill to get public hearing as Maine grapples with waste management

"I don't think there is anything you can say to us that will convince us this is a good idea," Maria Girouard said recently of a proposal to put a new landfill in Argyle or Greenbush.

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Related Topix: Maine, Greenbush, ME, Penobscot, ME, Old Town, ME

Mon Jun 30, 2014

Bangor Daily News

Verdict in Dana Wilson child pornography case to be announced Tuesday

The verdict in the child pornography possession trial of disc jockey Dana Wilson, 63, of Brewer is scheduled to be announced at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Penobscot Judicial Center, according to the Penobscot County District Attorney's Office.

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Related Topix: Brewer, ME, Penobscot, ME, Bangor, ME

Bangor Daily News

July in the Perennial Garden

In the vegetable garden at harvest time, when I hear familiar buzzing in a nearby bed, I stop tickling blueberries long enough to watch bumblebees pollinate the flowers of summer squash and tomato.

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Related Topix: Home Gardening, Home, Ellsworth, ME

Thu Jun 26, 2014

Sun Journal

Weather knocks out power to about 1,300 Emera customers

A Maine utility is working to restore power to more than 1,300 customers in several counties in the state.

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Related Topix: Weather, Piscataquis County, ME, Penobscot, ME, Bangor, ME

Bangor Daily News

Bangor man indicted on 32 counts of burglary, theft

The second of three people arrested in connection with a Bangor-area burglary ring was indicted Wednesday by the Penobscot County grand jury on 32 crimes including burglary, theft by unauthorized taking and breaking into a vehicle.

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Related Topix: Bangor, ME, Hampden, ME

Bangor Daily News

Carmel woman sentenced to six years for three burglaries committed on same day

A Carmel woman who was convicted of breaking into three area homes all on the same day was sentenced Wednesday to six years in prison, according to Penobscot County Deputy District Attorney Michael Roberts.

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Related Topix: Carmel, ME

Wed Jun 25, 2014

Bangor Daily News

Man accused of threatening family with shotgun in Hampden indicted by grand jury

The Penobscot County grand jury on Wednesday indicted a man accused of threatening his family with a shotgun outside a Hampden home in April.

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Related Topix: Hampden, ME

Bangor Daily News

Dexter man accused of smothering dog indicted by grand jury

A Dexter man accused of killing a dog in May has been indicted by the Penobscot County grand jury on charges of aggravated cruelty to animals and criminal cruelty to animals.

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Related Topix: Dexter, ME, Violent Crime

Bangor Daily News

Waldo County teacher indicted in Penobscot County for sexual assault against student

An automotive technology instructor at Waldo County Technical Center, who was indicted by the Waldo County grand jury in May for sexually assaulting a student , was indicted Wednesday by the Penobscot County grand jury for the same charge.

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Related Topix: Waldo County, ME, Winslow, ME, Education Etc.

Bangor Daily News

Man charged in death of Millinocket teacher in car crash makes first court appearance

Scott Ramsdell, 43, was arrested Monday when he appeared at Machias District Court on unrelated domestic violence charges stemming from a November incident in Washington County.

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Related Topix: Millinocket, ME, Machias, ME, Washington County, ME

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