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Autism Awareness Series: Part 3

| April 16, 2014
Autism Awareness Series: Part 3

  Living with autism is difficult on families, and the uniqueness of autism makes each experience of living with autism different for each family. This family in particular has the added challenge of not just one child having autism; but two It’s paint time in the Brewer household, something sisters Mia and Ava love to […]

Heating Fuel Prices Down

| April 16, 2014
Heating Fuel Prices Down

The Governor’s Energy Office conducted its weekly heating fuel price survey on Monday, and found the current statewide average cash price for No. 2 heating oil was $3.64 per gallon, down three cents from last week. The average statewide price for kerosene also dropped three cents, to $4.11 per gallon. Propane prices are also lower; […]

Man Charged with Rape of 4-Year Old Asks to be Released on Bail

| April 16, 2014
Man Charged with Rape of 4-Year Old Asks to be Released on Bail

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) – A Sidney man who has been held in jail or a state psychiatric facility since his arrest in July 2012 on charges of raping a 4-year-old girl he was baby-sitting has asked a judge to be freed on bail. A lawyer for 24-year-old Eric Bard asked a judge during an arraignment […]

Heavy Flooding Throughout New England

| April 16, 2014
Heavy Flooding Throughout New England

Heavy flooding throughout northern New England has caused at least one fatality and emergency officials have evacuated downtown areas in some Maine towns. Officials in all three states advise residents to avoid flooded roadways and prepare for overflowing rivers. Maine emergency management officials said flooding in Maine is statewide and the state is likely to […]

Man Arrested for Distributing Crack

| April 16, 2014
Man Arrested for Distributing Crack

The Maine Drug Enforcement Agency announced the arrest of a Portland man for distributing Crack Cocaine throughout greater Portland.  21 year old Ian Nono is charged with two counts of Trafficking in Schedule W Drugs (Crack Cocaine) and Refusing to Submit to Arrest. Beginning in early February, agents from the MDEA Cumberland District Task Force […]

Car Destroyed by Fire

| April 16, 2014
Car Destroyed by Fire

State Police say a Portland man’s car was destroyed by fire this morning about 7:30 a.m. as he was driving along Interstate 95 in Pittsfield.  Sgt. Bruce Scott said he saw Godefroy Watchiba, 41, driving along the road and there was flames shooting out from underneath the 1999 Toyota Camry.  Watchiba pulled over and quickly grabbed […]

Tractor Trailer Goes Off Interstate

| April 16, 2014
Tractor Trailer Goes Off Interstate

State Police say a tractor trailer loaded with potatoes went off Interstate 95 in Carmel late Tuesday night and came to rest in the median after hitting several trees.  The driver, 49 year old Scott Rand of Sherman Mills, was not injured. Damage to the cab of the truck was estimated at $15,000 by Trooper […]

Caswell Man Dies After Being Swept Away by Floodwaters

| April 16, 2014
Caswell Man Dies After Being Swept Away by Floodwaters

At about 9:20 Tuesday night, a report was received that Paul Oliver (age 74) of Caswell was missing after attempting to move his truck through a flooded portion of Oliver Road in Caswell. Oliver had moved his truck across the flooded dirt roadway and attempted to walk back across the flooded road to his residence. […]

Aroostook County Emergency Management: Road Closures Update (9 am Wednesday)

| April 16, 2014
Aroostook County Emergency Management: Road Closures Update (9 am Wednesday)

The following closures are being reported by Aroostook County EMA 4-16-2014 0900 Road Closure Update Caribou – Caribou Lake Old Washburn Road – Partially Flooded – Roosevelt Avenue – Partially Flooded – Grimes Road – Closed – Grimes Mill Road – Partially Flooded – River Road – Partially Flooded Washburn – Route 164 (towards PI) […]

Man Swept Away by Flooded Road Found Dead Wednesday Morning

| April 16, 2014
Man Swept Away by Flooded Road Found Dead Wednesday Morning

Caswell, ME – A 74 year old man was found dead Wednesday morning after Maine Wardens discovered his body in a stream by Oliver Rd. Wardens say that Paul Oliver was missing after attempting to move his truck through a flooded portion of Oliver Rd. around 9:20 pm Tuesday night.  Oliver had moved his truck […]