October 5, 2012 RSS feed / Maine

Mass. man fights extradition in triple killing

BANGOR (AP) — A Rhode Island man detained in the killing of three people whose bodies were found in a burning car in Maine is fighting extradition.  Nicholas Sexton of Warwick, R.I., 31, was arrested by a tactical team early Thursday in Br More...

Attempted murder charges filed in Maine

BANGOR (AP) — Maine law enforcement officials say an arrest warrant has been issued for a Verona Island man accused of trying to kill an Orrington man and setting his house on fire in what’s described as a drug dealer dispute.  More...

Candidate’s World of Warcraft fantasy aired

WATERVILLE (AP) — The Maine GOP is attacking a Democratic Senate candidate from Waterville over an online fantasy world that she’s created on World of Warcraft.  When she’s not campaigning or on the job as a social worker, Coll More...

Man’s body recovered from Maine lake

AUBURN (AP) — Police say a man’s body has been recovered from a lake in Auburn, Maine.  The body was spotted by a worker with the Auburn Water & Sewer District near the western shore of Lake Auburn on Thursday morning.  The More...

School insurance data law upheld in Maine

PORTLAND (AP) — Maine Gov. More...

SUMMERS DENIES FLIP-FLOP ON ABORTION

REPUBLICAN candidate for U.S. Senate Charlie Summers speaks at a campaign stop at a Gritty McDuff’s pub on Thursday in Portland. Independent U.S. More...

Gay marriage foes preparing yard signs

PORTLAND (AP) — Gaymarriage opponents are preparing to distribute campaign yard signs expressing opposition to a Nov. More...

3 men sentenced for home invasion

FARMINGTON (AP) — Three men involved in a Halloween night home invasion and robbery in Farmington have received stiff prison sentences.  More...

Parents plead not guilty to hosting party

FALMOUTH (AP) — A husband and wife accused of allowing high school students celebrating state championships in two sports to drink at their Falmouth home have pleaded not guilty.  More...

Lewiston police charge man in stabbing

LEWISTON (AP) — Lewiston police have charged a 43- year-old man for allegedly stabbing another man in the chest.  Police on Thursday charged Tony Leonard with elevated aggravated assault. More...

Lobster co-op manager under investigation

ROCKLAND (AP) — Authorities have charged a Maine man with stealing from the lobster co-op he manages.  Robert Thompson, manager of the Spruce Head co-op in South Thomaston, was released on $100,000 surety bail following his arrest this wee More...

Eating local – an ‘Extra Helping’ – helps locals

Mid-coast residents are encouraged to eat locally on Thursday, Oct. 11, to support United Way’s annual “Extra Helping” event. More...

Ron Trell to appear in ‘Can-Can Parisien’

FALMOUTH — More than 40 dancers, including veteran performer Ron Trell of Brunswick, will take the stage in Maine State Ballet’s presentation of “Can-Can Parisien” in October.  More...

Marshall to exhibit at Bayview

BRUNSWICK — Bayview Gallery welcomes Maine painter Jon Allan Marshall to its roster of artists. The gallery at 58 Maine St. will open an exhibit of his paintings on Friday, Oct. More...

Beck named to lead teen pageant program

BRUNSWICK — Miss Maine Scholarship Program has announced that Rebecca Beck of Brunswick will be the director of Miss Maine’s Outstanding Teen Program.  More...

First pour set for Lewiston Oktoberfest

LEWISTON — The Franco- American Heritage Center presents its second annual Oktoberfest on Saturday beginning at 6 p.m. More...

Popular lecturer Robert Noreika to exhibit at Sylvan Gallery

WISCASSET — Sylvan Gallery will offer a special feature of oils, watercolors and acrylic paintings by Robert Noreika, a renowned artist and illustrator, and a popular instructor and lecturer throughout New England. More...

2nd suspect arrested in Bangor triple homicide

BANGOR (AP) — The second suspect in the slayings of three people whose bodies were found in a burning car in a Bangor parking lot in August was arrested early today in Massachusetts.  Nicholas Sexton, 31, of Warwick, R.I. More...

Augusta man arrested in probe of child porn

AUGUSTA (AP) — Maine State Police say an Augusta man who works at the National Alliance for Mental Health and owns a martial arts studio in Lewiston has been arrested after police say they found dozens of images of child pornography on his comp More...

Unity pharmacy heist leads to arrest of man

UNITY (AP) — Maine State Police have made an arrest in a pharmacy burglary in Unity.  Police say 42-year-old Douglas Pagliaroli was arrested Wednesday afternoon at his home on charges of breaking into the Unity Pharmacy early Sunday mornin More...