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Mainers begin choosing health care exchange plans

| November 15, 2014

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) – Maine residents seeking health coverage can begin enrolling in plans on the federally-run exchange. The three-month open enrollment period begins Saturday. Maine consumers will have more options this year with the arrival of Harvard Pilgrim on the exchange. The Massachusetts-based nonprofit is joining Maine Community Health Options and Anthem Blue Cross […]

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Good Year for Squash

| November 15, 2014

Squash Squash and More Squash, this is why the MicMac Farm Store has stayed open two extra weeks this year. “We usually close around Halloween but this year because we have an abundance of squash. We like to get it and feed the people and get rid of it while making a little money at […]

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History of the Presque Isle Airport: Part 5

| November 14, 2014

Commercial aviation at the Presque Isle airport started in 1933 with Boston and Maine Airways. “It connected Presque Isle with the rest of the country,” said Nate Grass. InĀ 1940, Boston and Maine changed its name to Northeast Airlines — which served the city for 32 years — and in the 60s, jet service was included. […]

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Trial of Woman Charged with Killing Toddler Ends

| November 14, 2014

BANGOR, Maine (AP) – The trial of a Maine woman charged with killing her 2-year-old daughter has wrapped up and is now in the hands of a judge. Prosecutors and defense attorneys made their closing statements Thursday in the jury-waived murder trial of 25-year-old Leanna Norris of Auburn. Authorities say Norris gave her daughter, Loh […]

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3 Arrested in Drug Raid

| November 14, 2014

AUBURN, Maine (AP) – Maine drug agents have arrested two New York City residents and a local woman after a drug raid at an Auburn home resulted in the seizure of more than $23,000 worth of crack cocaineĀ The Maine Drug Enforcement Agency also seized a gun, electronic scales and a smaller amount of heroin in […]

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