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Accused killer pleads not guilty

Accused killer pleads not guilty

A man accused of killing a woman back in 1976 says he’s not guilty.   That was the plea entered this morning by Gary Raub during an appearance in Kennebec county superior court.   He’s accused in the stabbing death of 70 year old Blanche Kimball.   Police say they used dna taken from Raub’s chewing gum to tie him to … Read More

Powerful storm hammers the area

Powerful storm hammers the area

A powerful storm is now sweeping across the state.   It’s bringing down trees and powerlines and has created hundreds of power outages.   Some schools are also closing early because of the loss of power.   Along with power outages, there’s also some damage reported.   One business in Old town had its roof peeled away by the wind and some trees … Read More

Former volunteer accused of stealing from Bangor breakfast Rotary club

BANGOR – A man who was once the treasurer for the Bangor breakfast Kiwanis club and the greater Bangor fourth of July corporation has been indicted by a grand jury. Bruce Fowle is accused of stealing more than 100 thousand dollars from the organizations. A club officer released a statement today saying an audit conducted in August revealed … Read More

Maine Democrats pick party leader

Maine Democrats pick party leader

Ben Grant has been re-elected to lead maine’s Democratic party. He was at the helm when the democrats retook control of the house and senate during the November election. He was unopposed when party officers were selected yesterday. Pam Fenrich of Falmouth will serve as vice chair.

Accused killer returned to Maine

Accused killer returned to Maine

A man accused of killing a maine woman back in 1976 has been returned to the state to face charges. 64 year old Gary Raub was arrested in Seattle, Washington in October for the stabbing of 70 year old Blanche Kimble. The Augusta woman was murdered in her home, but Raub remained free until dna evidence was used … Read More

Accused killer returned to Maine

Accused killer returned to Maine

A man accused of killing a maine woman back in 1976 has been returned to the state to face charges. 64 year old Gary Raub was arrested in Seattle, Washington in October for the stabbing of 70 year old Blanche Kimble. The Augusta woman was murdered in her home, but Raub remained free until dna evidence was used … Read More

Hollywood Casino Hosts United Way Food Drive

Hollywood Casino Hosts United Way Food Drive

Bangor – Hungry Eastern Mainers will be getting some extra help this winter, thanks to area businesses who have teamed up for a food drive. For the fourth year, Hollywood Casino is hosting the Pantry Project, a food gathering program organized by the United Way of Eastern Maine aimed at collecting thousands of pounds of … Read More

Homeless Struggling in the Cold

Homeless Struggling in the Cold

Bangor – The bitter cold temperatures affecting our area recently have many of us cranking up the heaters in our cars and homes, but what we may forget is that some don’t have that luxury. While winter weather doesn’t create homelessness, those with no place to live are the most at-risk for the adverse effects … Read More

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Midcoast Maine Founder Shares Appalachian Trail Stories

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Midcoast Maine Founder Shares Appalachian Trail Stories

Rockland – At a staff meeting last week, former Big Brothers Big Sisters of Midcoast Maine founder Bill Michaud shared tales of bears, snakes, and other wildlife he encountered while on his Appalachian Trail hike. “Backtrack”, as he was known along the trip, began his 2,186 mile trek on March 19th, 2012 at Springer Mountain, Georgia. Bill was joined … Read More

Local Airman Graduates

Local Airman Graduates

Hermon – A 2012 Hermon High graduate has completed his  Air National Guard basic training at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio, Texas.  Airman First Class Jacob J. Reynolds, son of Jamie Reynolds of Hermon and Carrie Genthner of Waldoboro, finished an intensive eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air … Read More

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