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Yesterday | via Bangor Daily News
Steven Bell appears before Judge Gregory Campbell on Aug. 20, 2014 in Bangor District Court for a hearing on his restitution order. Editor's Note: This is the latest installment in the Maine Center for Public Interest Reporting's series about Maine's victim restitution program. Comment?
Tuesday Sep 16 | via Bangor Daily News
Donna Dray, 46 of Brewer, wipes a tear from her face as she listens to members of her family speak on her behalf during her sentencing Tuesday at Courtroom 302 in the Penobscot Judicial Center in Bangor. Dray was accused of robbing an elderly woman in May of her medication after holding a pillow over her face. Comment?
Thursday Sep 11 | via Bangor Daily News
A New York man serving a three-year sentence for selling crack cocaine in Hancock County pleaded guilty Thursday at the Penobscot Judicial Center to arson and criminal threatening. Oscar Nunez, 26, of Bronx, New York, admitted that in July 2012, he poured gasoline around an Orrington home and set it on fire after shots were fired at the house, endangering, but not injuring, its occupants. Comment?
Thursday Sep 4 | via Bangor Daily News
Maine's prohibition history dates between 1851 and 1934 , considerably longer than Federal Prohibition that lasted from 1920-1933. It appears that some ambitious homebrewers played an unsavory role during Maine's dry years. Comment?
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