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Apartment Fire

| January 29, 2015

Authorities say two people were hurt and 24 mostly older residents were displaced by a blaze in an Old Orchard Beach apartment building that’s being blamed on a cooking accident. The blaze at Centennial Plaza apartments was reported at about 1 a.m. Thursday. Investigators say the blaze began in the kitchen of a first-floor unit, […]

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Burglary Arrest

| January 29, 2015

A Saco man has been charged by State Police with breaking into a house in Hollis last week and stealing $10,000 worth of antique jewelry and coins. On Friday, January 23, a resident on the Old Alfred Rd. in Hollis arrived home to find that somebody had entered their home by breaking out a window […]

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Visitor centers throughout the state to be trained on County tourism

| January 29, 2015

Many people who don’t live in Maine associate the state with lobsters and lighthouses, so the County tends to get overlooked. Aroostook County is split into four regions, each having its own distinct characteristics. There’s the North Maine Woods, the St. John Valley, Central Aroostook and Southern Aroostook. Steve Dobson who is on the Board […]

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Maine Heating Prices Continue Winter Slide

| January 29, 2015

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) – A Maine government survey says the average statewide cash price for heating oil dropped 4 cents in the past week. The Governor’s Energy Office says the average price was $2.56 a gallon, according to the Jan. 26 survey. The average kerosene price of $3.12 was also 12 cents lower than two […]

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Maine Man Indicted for Killing Grandmother with Hammer

| January 28, 2015

WILTON, Maine (AP) – A grand jury is indicting a 22-year-old man charged with killing his grandmother with a hammer. The Morning Sentinel reports a grand jury finds there is probable cause for the case against Dana Craney to go to trial. Police say he told investigators he attacked 67-year-old Joanne Goudreau in her bed […]

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