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Guilty Plea for Drug Trafficking in Aroostook & Penobscot Counties
A 33-year-old woman from Dixmont has pleaded guilty to Drug Trafficking in Aroostook and Penobscot Counties. Sarah McBreairty entered her plea in U.S. District Court in Bangor on Friday. She is charged with conspiracy to distribute and possess with intent to distribute methamphetamine and fentanyl and one count of conspiracy to make false statements to federal firearms dealers.
Waldo County grand jury indictments
BELFAST — The following indictments were handed up by a Waldo County grand jury March 21-22. Cameron Boobar, 19, of Maxfield, eluding an officer in Winterport Sept. 9; driving to endanger in Winterport Sept. 9; operating after suspension in Winterport Sept. 9; criminal speed in Winterport Sept. 9. Aaron...
Dinner at Maine's The Lost Kitchen now costs $250 per person
FREEDOM (BDN) -- Maine’s most exclusive restaurant just got more expensive. Dinner at Freedom’s famed The Lost Kitchen now costs $250 per person, a 28 percent increase over last year and a 163 percent increase over 2016, before the restaurant became the phenomenon it is now. When the upscale eatery opened in 2014, prices ranged from $60 to $68 for the tasting menu. That’s a 316 percent increase in nine years.
Waldo County divorces
BELFAST — The following divorces were recently recorded in Belfast District Court. Dakota A. Moody, of Frankfort, and Mackenzie L. Moody, of Thorndike, were married Aug. 8, 2021, in Knox and divorced Feb. 10. James H. Atherton, of Mesa, Arizona, and Carol L. Atherton, of Brooks, were married Sept....
Over 800 People Sign Petition In Support Of Maine Nightclub
Anyone who has ever been involved in the entertainment and hospitality business can tell you that there are definitely ups and downs. Sadly, since the start of the pandemic, there have been a lot more downs than ups. Despite the fact that the pandemic is really in the rearview mirror,...
Plans in the works for park in downtown Bangor
BANGOR, Maine — Residents and visitors of Bangor may see some changes downtown in the upcoming months. The city of Bangor's Infrastructure Committee, alongside the Downtown Bangor Partnership, has been discussing future plans for Pickering Square, adjacent to the new transportation station. Currently, plans are being discussed for revitalizing...
Twelve Waldo County tech students earn medals at Leadership and Skills Conference
Students at Waldo County Technical Center (WCTC) had the opportunity to demonstrate their skills against students from other career and technical centers throughout the state at the Maine Leadership and Skills Conference held March 16-17 in Bangor. WCTC had 24 students compete, with 12 students earning medals in 10 different...
Waldo County closed cases
BELFAST — The following cases were closed in Waldo County Unified Court March 16-22. Cindi A. Smith, 53, of Unity, operating while license suspended or revoked in Searsmont April 11, 2019, $250 fine. Jonathan B. Crowe, 40, of Belfast, probation violation in Belfast Nov. 2, 2020, nine months in...
Dixmont woman facing 10-plus-year sentence for role in drug trafficking
BANGOR, Maine — A Dixmont woman is facing 10-plus years in prison after pleading guilty in a Bangor court Friday for her role in drug trafficking in Penobscot and Aroostook Counties. Sarah McBreairty, 33, reportedly pleaded guilty to "conspiracy to distribute and possess with intent to distribute methamphetamine and...
Extremely Unique And Extremely Old Bangor Souvenir
If you like interesting and certainly different knick knacks, or souvenirs, especially if you are a fan of history, how about something seen this week on the Facebook page “You knew you grew up in Bangor Maine when…" Could you picture a hotel key from the Penobscot Exchange...
Man accused of escaping custody arrested in Belfast
WALDO, Maine — A two day search for a man accused of escaping custody ended with the arrest of Robert Porter Saturday night. According to the Waldo County Sheriff's Office, deputies received a tip indicating Porter, 39, was at a residence off Swan Lake Avenue in Belfast around 9 p.m.
Bill aims to prevent invasive species from bypassing 2 eastern Maine dams
The illegal introduction of invasive species poses a serious threat to the health of existing native fish populations in Maine’s lakes and rivers. In some places, illegally placed fish such as northern pike have wiped out existing populations of coldwater game fish, overtaking the lakes where they were introduced, and have quickly spread to adjacent waters.
Waldo County Sheriff’s beat
BELFAST — The Waldo County Sheriff’s Department reported the following activity Feb. 25 - March 24. An arrest or summons does not constitute a conviction, and those charged are considered innocent unless proven guilty in a court of law. Juveniles aged 17-or-younger are not named. Feb. 25. Casey...
Winter storm damage leads to disaster declaration in Maine
AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — President Joe Biden approved a disaster declaration for several counties for damage sustained in a wild December storm that left tens of thousands of people in the dark on Christmas Day, officials said Thursday. The declaration unlocks federal public assistance funding for Franklin, Knox, Oxford,...
Students share inventions at Maine Invention Convention
As the storm wraps up, there is the chance for some lingering snow showers up north and rain showers through the Bangor region and Downeast this evening. We'll dry out tonight with clearing skies overnight. Waking up to sunshine for most on Monday. Snow will continue to mix with rain...
UPDATE – Missing Lincolnville Teen Found Safe
The Waldo County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help locating a 16-year-old from Lincolnville. UPDATE: The Waldo County Sheriff's Office reports the missing 16-year-old from Lincolnville has been found safe in Howland. Who is the Teen?. Captain Noble, 16, was last seen at approximately 4:00 Wednesday morning. He's...
Penobscot McCrum will not rebuild in Belfast following massive 2022 fire
BELFAST, Maine — One year after a massive fire destroyed a potato processing plant in Waldo County, the owners announced they will not rebuild in Belfast. This content is imported from Facebook. You may be able to find the same content in another format, or you may be able to find more information, at their web site.
Ralph’s Cafe in Brooks Announces Their 2023 Opening Date
I love going out for breakfast more than just about anything. It's true. I'd drive a remarkably long distance for a solid breakfast. To me, part of the fun is the drive. Even though I live in Hampden, I've been known to drive to places like Ellsworth, Dover-Foxcroft, and Brooks to get my fill of my morning meal. My wife and I do it all the time. It's our little thing on weekends in the summer, especially.
Is Tony Really the Ugliest Statue In the Whole State of Maine?
They always say that beauty is in the eye of the beholder. Honestly, I'm banking on it. I have to continue to live in a world where my wife is super into chubby nerds who talk too much. Otherwise, I'm absolutely screwed. I think they call it imposter syndrome. Every single day, I feel like I'm about to be on an episode of Punk'd and my wife is totally in on the joke. But enough about my near-psychotic insecurities, haha.
7 Northern Maine High Schoolers Named to Varsity Maine Indoor Track All-State Team
Emma Burr - MCI. Burr won the 55 meter hurdles with a time of 8.88 seconds, and 200 meters with a time of 26.81 and finished 2nd in the 55 meter dash with a time of 7.47. Anna Connors - Bangor. Connors won the 200 meter dash in the Class A State Meet with a time of 25.85 and finished 2nd in the 400 with a time of 58.87 and 3rd in the 55 meter dash with a time of 7.40 seconds. She had the fastest time in the State in the 200 meter dash with a time of 24.36 and the 400 with a time of 57.28 this winter.
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