Nit-Noi Ricker

Nit-Noi Ricker

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Nit-Noi Ricker is an Army brat who grew up on a farm in Winterport. She went to the University of Maine and the University of Northern Texas to learn how to be a journalist and started her career in Arizona at the Williams-Grand Canyon News, where she learned every skill needed to produce a small newspaper and earned the Excellence in Journalism Award in 2001 from the American Society of Civil Engineers. Maine, however, kept calling her name and she and her son, Zak, returned home in 2003. She covered sports for the Belfast Republican Journal for a short time before landing a job at the Bangor Daily News, where for nearly 15 years she covered breaking news, town meetings and the issues people were talking about all over Maine. In that time, she also married a Bangor native and had a second son, Darby, and along with her craft beer-making husband, Cory, started a brewery. Nit-Noi joined the WVII team in February 2018.

You can email her at [email protected].

BANGOR - It started out as a missing person and possible robbery of a fast food restaurant on Broadway, but turned out to be a scam for money.

Monday, 27 May 2019 17:40

VA Togus remembers the fallen

AUGUSTA - One day each year is set aside to honor men and women in the military who died in service to this country.

Friday, 24 May 2019 21:09

Bar Harbor man guilty in teen's death

ELLSWORTH - It didn't take long for a jury to decide that an MDI man brutally beat, raped and strangled his teen-aged friend a year ago and left her body in a shallow grave.

ELLSWORTH - The state has rested its case in the murder trial of a Bar Harbor man accused of killing and raping his teen-aged friend.

ELLSWORTH - How a Bar Harbor teenager died dominated the second day of the murder trial of her former classmate and friend.

Tuesday, 21 May 2019 19:35

Bar Harbor murder trial begins

ELLSWORTH - It was a tough day in the courtroom for two dozen family and friends of a Bar Harbor teen who police say was beaten, assaulted and killed a year ago by a friend and former classmate.

ELLSWORTH - Northern Light Maine Coast Hospital is hosting a Tuesday night information session on vaccines, and is offering the shots as well.

ELLSWORTH - It's been almost exactly one year since the body of a Bar Harbor teen was found in the woods near her hometown's downtown.

OLD TOWN - An anti-union sign at a grocery store chain in Maine has stirred some controversy.

Thursday, 16 May 2019 18:28

Shooter sought VA services

BANGOR - A former solider who served with the man who shot up a downtown eatery earlier this week, injuring a Brewer man, says his friend was trying to get help through the VA for his mental illness involving PTSD.

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