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Paraplegic UMPI professor and support team climb Mt. Katahdin to inspire others

Paraplegic UMPI professor and support team climb Mt. Katahdin to inspire others

| July 31, 2015

Step by step, rock by rock, moment by moment…a group of dedicated individuals came together to help one woman achieve a goal. It’s not often a paraplegic gets to the top of a mountain, but with a great deal of help, Jacqui Lowman did earlier this month. “Many people said this is absolutely crazy, you […]

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Pickup truck strikes pedestrian in Standish

Pickup truck strikes pedestrian in Standish

| July 31, 2015

A Standish man was taken to the hospital with life threatening injuries after he was struck by a pickup truck. 59-year-old Stephen Carpenter was struck Thursday night while out walking, according to the Cumberland County Sheriff’s Office. Glenn Miles, 50, of Windham was driving the pickup truck. He was driving on Middle Jam Road when […]

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Democratic lawmakers call for investigation into allegation that Governor LePage forced Jason Parent’s resignation from World Acadian Congress

Democratic lawmakers call for investigation into allegation that Governor LePage forced Jason Parent’s resignation from World Acadian Congress

| July 31, 2015

Democratic state representatives Danny Martin and Bob Saucier want to get to the bottom of it. They’re calling for an investigation into whether or not Governor LePage or anyone in his administration forced Aroostook County’s Jason Parent to resign as Maine International President of the World Acadian Congress, and whether it was done under threat […]

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Brother of former Maine Governor announces congressional run

Brother of former Maine Governor announces congressional run

| July 30, 2015

BANGOR, Maine (AP)- Bangor City Councilor Joe Baldacci has filed papers to run for the Democratic nomination for the U.S. House of Representatives in Maine’s 2nd District. Baldacci is the brother of former Maine Governor John Baldacci. On Wednesday Baldacci filed the paperwork with the Federal Election Commission.┬áHis entry into the race sets up a […]

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Maine man gets life sentence for killing grandmother

Maine man gets life sentence for killing grandmother

| July 29, 2015

A judge sentenced a Maine man to life in prison for brutally killing his grandmother.┬áThe sentenced was imposed on Derek Poulin Wednesday in York County Superior Court. Last month jurors found Poulin guilty of murder and arson in the 2012 death of 61-year-old Patricia Noel. Noel was beaten with a golf club, stabbed about 70 […]

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