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Mid & Northern Maine Women's March Held In Bangor

BANGOR, Maine (WABI) - Marches and rallies took place around the state to mark the anniversary of the movement that drew more than 4,000,000 people into the streets to fight for women's rights. Alyssa Thurlow was in Bangor where people from all over came together for one common goal. "It's taken us

WABI.TV - 2018-01-21 00:33:00

Belfast man punched himself in the face to try to dodge OUI charge, police say

This booking photo released by the Waldo County Jail in Maine shows Brian Fogg, who's accused of punching himself in the face to avoid a sobriety breath test. Fogg, who's free on bail, was charged in Belfast, Maine, with drunken driving, falsifying physical evidence and criminal mischief. BELFAST,

BANGOR DAILY NEWS - 2018-01-19 14:51:38

Women's march in Bangor draws novice, veteran protesters

More than 1,000 seasoned political activists and first-time protesters marched Saturday through downtown Bangor to commemorate the first anniversary of the Women's March on Jan. 21, 2017, and to protest the policies of President Donald Trump. "I've forgotten all the things I've rebelled against," Ev

BANGOR DAILY NEWS - 2018-01-20 15:10:21

Orland Fire Department Helps Local Pet Owners

ORLAND, Maine. (WABI) - Folks, and their four legged friends, gathered at the Orland Fire Department for a special clinic. Dogs and cats were getting their rabies shots. Shots were 13 dollars each. Organizers say this day is a great way to help folks get their pets the shots they need, without the

WABI.TV - 2018-01-21 04:31:00

Bookstore owner recovers all but one Stephen King manuscript from flooded basement

Alex Acquisto | BDN Gabor Degre | BDN Alex Acquisto | BDN Alex Acquisto | BDN The owner of a downtown Bangor bookstore finally got some good news on Thursday when he discovered that some of this most prized books were spared from damage in a basement flood caused by a burst pipe. To Gerald Winters'

BANGOR DAILY NEWS - 2018-01-19 18:01:32

Maine official behind pro-white group says he expects to be out of job soon

The town manager of Jackman, responding to a backlash on social media and some selectmen questioning his pro-white views expressed on a website, said he expects to lose his job soon. "I don't know anything yet, but I strongly suspect that I'll be needing to be doing something else soon," Tom Kawczyn

BANGOR DAILY NEWS - 2018-01-20 10:17:54

Waterville Man Accused of Trying to Shoot at Landlord Formally Charged

WATERVILLE, Maine (WABI) A man from Waterville accused of trying to shoot his landlord through the floor of his apartment has been formally charged. 23-year-old Michael Joslyn was indicted by a Kennebec County grand jury for aggravated reckless conduct, aggravated criminal mischief and refusing to

WABI.TV - 2018-01-19 22:29:00

Stringed-instrument makers describe their craft in Waterville

WATERVILLE - Making fine stringed instruments such as the guitar and the violin is as much a passion as it is an art and a science. And a business. That was the message Saturday at Common Street Arts from violin maker Harry Richter, of Waterville, and Dennis Patkus, of Fairfield, a guitar maker. Bot

CENTRALMAINE.COM - 2018-01-20 21:49:19

125 years of deeds, not words

Pete Luna|Leader-News Uvalde Volunteer Fire Department's Firemen of the Year are (left to right) Mario Rangel, Paul Stephens, Patrick Williams and Mark Zamora. The four men were honored Friday during the department's banquet. Pete Luna|Leader-News Uvalde Volunteer Fire Department's Firemen of the Ye


Quiroba was German prisoner of war during WWII

Former prisoner of war Julian Morales Quiroba Jr., born in Uvalde on Nov. 28, 1924, was a contributing member of the Greatest Generation. That's the term for the age group that survived the Great Depression and fought World War II. Quiroba was just 19 when he enlisted in the U.S. Army in 1943, but l


DRT welcomes new members during holiday luncheon

Riverhill Country Club was the setting for the 2017 Christmas Luncheon attended by members of the Joshua D. Brown Chapter of the Daughters of the Republic of Texas on Dec. 5. Three new members were welcomed into the organization: Donna North, Bridget Blankenship and Barbara Woodman, a transfer memb


Uvalde Memorial Hospital earns two state awards

Uvalde Memorial Hospital Uvalde Memorial Hospital health information management department clerk Erica Trevino, birth registrar Norma Castro, and health information management department analyst Grace Gonzales display the state awards their department won for 2017. The following was submitted by Kar


UPD: No one-way at post office

After surveying surrounding business owners, conducting a traffic count, and monitoring traffic complaints and motor vehicle wrecks, the Uvalde Police Department said data did not support the conversion of the two-way traffic flow of the U.S. Post Office square to a one-way street. The department co


Uvalde's first baby of 2018, a girl, makes debut on Jan. 2

Kimberly Rubio|Leader-News Matthew Rodriguez (left) and Drayvin Rodriguez hold on to their newborn sister, Melodie Brielle Rodriguez, who was the first baby to arrive at Uvalde Memorial Hospital in 2018. Melodie Brielle Rodriguez was the first baby born at Uvalde Memorial Hospital in 2018. Melodie's


Law enforcement gift drives generate 1,200-plus gifts

Children in Uvalde County benefitted from more than 1,200 Christmas gifts generated from separate efforts launched by the Uvalde Police Department and Uvalde County Sheriff's Office. The Uvalde Police Officers' Association, which comprises the Uvalde Police Department employees and their families, o


Bass club schedules first 2018 tourney

The first Uvalde Bass Club fishing tournament of the 2018 season will be conducted next Saturday and Saturday at Falcon Lake. Anyone who would like to join the Uvalde Bass Club should contact Mark Leinweber at 830-591-3931. Jon Jones and James Best were the first-place winners in the final Uvalde Ba


Dunkirk Mayor Lauds Progress, Admits There's More To Do

Wilfred Rosas DUNKIRK - Dunkirk City Mayor Wilfred Rosas delivered a succinct, efficient and promising State of the City address Friday afternoon in front of a packed house of officials and members of the public. The overall theme of the mayor's speech seemed to echo his style of leadership, which i

POST-JOURNAL - 2018-01-21 08:00:00

DUNKIRK: Upbeat note adds belief

Where does this mindset begin? In the mayor's office at City Hall. On Friday, Wilfred Rosas welcomed about 75 business and community leaders to his State of the City message. Rosas talked, first and foremost, about recent progress. He also came with a vision. His is about turning a city around that

OBSERVER TODAY - 2018-01-21 08:00:00

Dog smells trouble and saves owners' lives

LAKEVIEW, NEW YORK - Attentive and well trained, Ruby the pit bull doesn't bark very often. "Typically, she only barks for one reason, and that's if someone is at the door," owner Ronene Ando said. So Thursday night, when she wouldn't stop, Ando and her husband, Chris knew something was up: "That

KENS 5 - 2018-01-21 01:47:19

Two decades after murder and conviction, defense asks for new DNA test

In May 1995, a killer snuffed out the life of Louise Cicelsky, an 82-year-old businesswoman, in her apartment on Longmeadow Road in Amherst. Investigators believe a man robbed and stabbed Cicelsky, who stood just 4 feet and 7 inches tall, while an accomplice stood nearby and watched. The killer, who

BUFFALO NEWS - 2018-01-20 21:04:56