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Tom Fallon’s “Now is Creation!” to benefit NRCM

Tom Fallon’s “Now is Creation!” to benefit NRCM, Hosted at Harlow Gallery

BANGOR – Tom Fallon will present “Now Is Creation!,” a program of poetry and anti-poetry at the Harlow Gallery at 160 Water Street in Hallowell on Sunday, April 26th, at 1 PM. The program will include poetry, performance and audience participation piece and a display of  Fallon’s literary explorations. “Now is creation, the present moment … Read More

Brewer Drug Arrest

Brewer Drug Arrest

BREWER – Two Brewer man are in jail following their arrest on cocaine charges. Brewer Police and the Maine Drug Enforcement Agency arrested 21-year-old Fred Mcphee on Wednesday.   On Thursday they arrested his room-mate 23-year-old Marcus Amerson. They were arrested at the home they share on South Main Street in Brewer. Both have been charged with … Read More

Federal law enforcement officer charged with child pornography

Federal law enforcement officer charged with child pornography

CALAIS – A federal law enforcement officer who also is a former Calais police officer has been charged with possessing child pornography.   Roy Wise, 49, was arrested Thursday night by the State Police Computer Crimes Unit at his home 63 Spring St.  Wise is a federal law enforcement officer assigned to the Cutler Naval Facility … Read More

Bill Protects Elderly From Unsolicited Loans

Bill Protects Elderly From Unsolicited Loans

AUGUSTA – A measure prohibiting financial institutions and creditors from mailing unsolicited loan offers has received unanimous support by a legislative committee.   The bill would prohibit loan companies from mailing the solicitations, which look like an actual check. Democratic Senator Linda Valentino told the Insurance and Financial Services Committee that when people cash the check … Read More

Falmouth Man Guilty Of Tax Fraud

Falmouth Man Guilty Of Tax Fraud

PORTLAND – The former president of a poker chip manufacturing company is facing up to 10 years in prison for tax evasion.   A Cumberland County Jury has found 66-year-old John Kendall of Falmouth guilty of four charges all related to tax evasion. Kendall was running Chipco international, based in Yarmouth, when he diverted funds that … Read More

Fish Lead Free

Fish Lead Free

ELLSWORTH – The Ellsworth Public Library is hosting an informational session and lead free tackle exchange on Thursday March 26 at 6:00 p.m.   Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife (MDIFW) biologist, Danielle D’Auria, will present a multi-media slide show about the common loon, its natural history, status in Maine, and an overview of the current … Read More

Library Foundation sets August 31st completion date for campaign

Library Foundation sets August 31st completion date for campaign

ORONO – On the first day of spring, Orono Public Library Foundation officials announced that they have established the “finish line” for raising $370,000 for “Chapter Two: The Campaign for the Orono Village Green.”  With $97,873 to go to reach the campaign goal, the Foundation set August 31, 2015 as the completion date, according to … Read More

Jon Imber's Left Hand

Jon Imber’s Left Hand

FARMINGTON – Emery Community Arts Center Performance Space will be screening Jon Imber’s Left Hand at 4pm and 7pm, each followed by a conversation with director Richard Kane and painter Jill Hoy (Jon Imber’s widow).   Richard Kane’s new film, Jon Imber’s Left Hand, documents painter Jon Imber’s final year and a half of life as he responds … Read More

Poetry Times Four

Poetry Times Four

ELLSWORTH  – The Ellsworth Public Library is celebrating National Poetry Month, with a panel of four local poets will read from their newly released books. Guest poets are, Gary Rainford, – Salty Liquor, Roberta Kuriloff – Everything Special, Living Joy, Sharon Bray – Putting Poems By, and Gerald George – Figments. Books will be available … Read More

Fourth Annual Bearfest Dance Marathon March 21

Fourth Annual Bearfest Dance Marathon March 21

ORONO – The University of Maine is holding the fourth annual 12-hour Bearfest Dance Marathon on Saturday, March 21at the New Balance Student Recreation Center. Since 2012, the event has raised more than $130,000 to help are hospitals support local children. This year UMaine student organizers want to make the event the largest,community fundraiser on … Read More

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