Wednesday, 20 February 2013 08:12

Portland Bank Robber Caught In Minutes

Portland - A Portland man who allegedly robbed a bank yesterday didn't have long to enjoy his loot.  Portland Police say 49-year-old Joseph Blais was apprehended about ten minutes after he fled from the KeyBank at One Monument Square with a thousand dollars at around 2 p.m. yesterday.  Police say they found Blais at the corner of Cumberland Avenue and Chesnut Street, still dressed in the same clothes and in possession of a thousand dollars wrapped in a bank band.  Blais is being held on a 15-thousand dollar bond and will make his first court appearance Friday.
AUGUSTA - Gun control, a controversial topic.  However, if there is one thing lawmakers can agree on, that is preventing the names of gun owners being public information.
 
On Tuesday, Lawmakers joined together to support LD 576.
A resolve to protect concealed handgun permit information on a temporary basis. 
PRESQUE ISLE - An Aroostook county man is dead after a four-vehicle crash in Presque Isle.
ELLSWORTH - The Ellsworth Fire Department is currently holding another fundraiser for the 50th Annual Maine State Federation of Fire Fighters Convention this fall.
TRENTON - If you've ever been to Acadia National Park in the summer, you know how difficult it can be driving onto the island... but, it will soon become much easier thanks to some funding.
Tuesday, 19 February 2013 14:32

Senator Collins Addresses National Debt

BANGOR - Senator Susan Collins paid a visit to the Bangor Rotary Club today, and the topic of discussion was the national debt.
Bangor - It's that time of year again...when the American Red Cross invites you to chill out and fill their need for blood donations while you have the chance to get your gas tank filled.
Bangor - A group of youngsters at the Good Samaritan Agency got quite the reward this morning after working hard to collect supplies for the Bangor Humane Society.
Tuesday, 19 February 2013 08:41

Bill Would Make Gun Permit Data Private

Augusta - An emergency bill before the state legislature would put a temporary moratorium on the public's right to see to concealed weapons permit data.

Tuesday, 19 February 2013 08:38

UMaine Study Aims To End Potato Blight

Orono - University of Maine graduate students are working to end potato blight.
Augusta - Bangor lawyer M. Ray Bradford, Junior will fill the unexpired term of Penobscot County Probate Judge Allan Woodcock.
Tuesday, 19 February 2013 08:23

Brewer Issues Second Request For Bids

Brewer - The Brewer Housing Authority is issuing a second request for bids for a new community center after its first attempt got proposals that were all above budget.
Monday, 18 February 2013 17:57

Maine Journalist Wins Award

PORTLAND - A Maine journalist is receiving national recognition for a series of reports that looks into the rise of virtual schools throughout the state.