Millinocket Facing Financial Trouble

MILLINOCKET - The paper industry has been changing since 198, and with the closure of Millinocket's Mill, the town has lost over $77 million of taxable valuation.

Vette destroyed

A Massachusetts man probably had some explaining to do after crashing a classic Corvette over the weekend.

Rescuers were called to Bourne Avenue in the town of wells after the vehicle went off the road into a saltwater marsh.

56 year old Philip Aleo was waiting atop the mostly submerged vehicle when they arrived.

The fire department used its tower truck to pluck him from the vehicle.

He escaped without any injuries, but was arrested when police realized he had a warrant for failing to pay some fines.

The Corvette is owned by another Massachusetts resident and is believed to be a total loss.



Victim of Fatal Crash in Hermon Identified

The man who was transported to an area hospital after crashing on Route 2 in Hermon Saturday night has died.  Penobscot County Sheriffs Office say two people were traveling on Hammond road when the vehicle crashed into a tree just after 8:30. Daniel Gray 51 of Glenburn was the operator of the SUV, he was transported to the hospital where he was pronounced dead. Mr. Gray’s juvenile passenger was not injured in the crash.  The Sheriff’s Office was assisted by the Hermon & Levant Fire Departments, and Hermon Ambulance Service.

 

Sheriff’s Deputies are continuing to investigate the cause of the crash and asks for the public's’ help. They are looking to identify a potential witness to the crash who was operating a dark colored pickup truck with a prominent 55 attached the back. If anyone has any information about the crash or this potential witness to please contact the Sheriff’s Office at 947-4585.

 

 

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