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Saturday | Bangor Daily News

Trio arrested in connection with rash of break-ins in Orrington, Veazie

Three people have been arrested in connection with home invasions last weekend in Orrington and Veazie, according to the Penobscot County Sheriff's Office.

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Related Topix: Orrington, ME

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Bangor Daily News

Teenage girl, 13, bitten trying to break up scuffle between family dogs

A teenage girl who tried to break up a scuffle between two family dogs Monday afternoon wound up going to a local hospital after being bit on the hand, police said.

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

Kennebec Journal

Woman's body found after mobile home fire in Penobscot County

According to the state Fire Marshal's Office, the body of Shirley Day was discovered by her grandson, who also lives in the mobile home on Loop Road.

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Mon Apr 07, 2014

Kennebec Journal

Lincoln man charged with aggravated domestic violence assault

A Lincoln man is charged with assaulting a woman in a moving vehicle on Interstate 95 in the Hartland area, according to police.

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Related Topix: Hartland, ME, Somerset County, ME, Plymouth, ME

Bangor Daily News

Cape Elizabeth church fundraiser raises $15,000 for laid-off Lincoln millworkers

A benefit dinner and silent auction March 28 at St. Bartholomew Church raised nearly $15,000 to support millworkers who were laid off last year by Lincoln Paper and Tissue in Penobscot County.

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Related Topix: Lincoln, ME, Cape Elizabeth, ME, Scarborough, ME, South Portland, ME

Sun Apr 06, 2014

Bangor Daily News

Lincoln man arrested after allegedly assaulting woman in moving vehicle

According to a Sunday press release issued by Sgt. Peter Michaud, Maine State Police received a 911 call from a woman who said she had been assaulted.

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Related Topix: Hartland, ME, Plymouth, ME, Somerset County, ME

Fri Apr 04, 2014

Bangor Daily News

Wanted man charged with bath salts possession, refusing to submit, escape

A local transient who was the subject of an active warrant racked up several charges Thursday after he tried to outrun a Bangor police officer.

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Related Topix: Bangor, ME, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Bangor Daily News

From dumps to wattage: Maine's changing waste landscape

A trash truck driver prepares to dump his load of municipal solid waste at Penobscot Energy Recovery Company in Orrington in 2009.

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Related Topix: Maine, Penobscot, ME, Orrington, ME, Old Town, ME, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Opinion

Thu Apr 03, 2014

Bangor Daily News

Farrington named Game Warden of the Year

Paul Farrington of Springfield accepts the 2013 Maine Game Warden of the Year award from Maine Warden Service Col.

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Related Topix: Maine, Winslow, ME, Bangor, ME, Brewer, ME

Tue Apr 01, 2014

Bangor Daily News

Police seek help in identifying Howland store burglary suspect

The Penobscot County Sheriff's Office released video surveillance images Tuesday in an effort to identify the suspect in a recent store burglary at a Howland convenience store.

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Related Topix: Howland, ME

Sat Mar 29, 2014

Bangor Daily News

Penobscot County considering whether it should have an assessor to share with towns, cities

With continued municipal budget cuts, a shortage of qualified people to replace retiring employees and a growing need to share services, Penobscot County is exploring whether to hire its own tax assessor to help area towns cities trying to tighten their belts.

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Related Topix: Orrington, ME, Brewer, ME, Hampden, ME, Bangor, ME

Fri Mar 28, 2014

Bangor Daily News

Prosecutor confident new trial justified after mistrial in murder-for-hire case

Piscatatquis County District Attorney R. Christopher Almy didn't wait for the judge to declare a mistrial before he decided to retry Wendy Farley for allegedly trying to hire a hit man to kill her husband of nearly 30 years.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Piscataquis County, ME, Mafia, Milo, ME

Wed Mar 26, 2014

Bangor Daily News

Medway couple, trucking firm indicted in connection with deceptive sale of wood

A Medway couple and their company were indicted Wednesday by the Penobscot County grand jury for allegedly passing off mixed wood as cedar.

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Related Topix: Medway, ME, Criminal Defense Law, Law, St. Agatha, ME

Bangor Daily News

Have you seen these Brewer Labs? What to do when you find a lost pet

This is a sad story, and by chance, I became a part of it. I can only hope it will have a happy ending.

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Related Topix: Brewer, ME, Penobscot, ME

Mon Mar 24, 2014

Bangor Daily News

Bangor woman, East Machias man caught with morphine, heroin after Brewer traffic stop

An expired inspection sticker caught the attention of Brewer police Officer Thom Tardiff last week, and he found morphine, heroin and other diverted prescription drugs when he conducted the traffic stop, Cpl.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Brewer, ME, Bangor, ME

Bangor Daily News

Food donations accepted at free BSYO concert

The Bangor Symphony Youth Orchestras will present their spring concert at 4 p.m. Sunday, March 30, at Husson University's Gracie Theatre.

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Related Topix: Symphony, Arts

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