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Cost of Thanksgiving has gone up, but not by much

| November 20, 2014

UNDATED (AP) – Giving thanks will be a little costlier this year, but it probably will not empty your wallet. The price for putting Thanksgiving dinner on the table is expected to rise slightly this year, to about $49.41. That’s 37 cents higher than in 2013. The increase is blamed on the higher price of dairy. The […]

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Police Still Searching for Caribou Man

| November 18, 2014

The search continues for a 25 year old Caribou man.  In connection with an investigation, the Caribou Police Department is currently looking for John Sam. Caribou PD says if you see Mr. Sam, you should not approach him.  If you know Sam’s whereabouts or have any information on his location, you’re asked to contact the Police […]

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White House Indicates Obama Would Veto Pipeline bill

| November 18, 2014

WASHINGTON (AP) – The White House is indicating that President Barack Obama would veto legislation approving the Keystone X-L oil pipeline. The Senate has scheduled a vote later today on whether to advance the measure. Sixty votes are needed, and supporters are nearly there. A spokesman today says Obama doesn’t support the legislation, because it’s […]

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Out of state woman sentenced for smuggling drugs

| November 18, 2014

BANGOR, Maine (AP) – A New York City woman who smuggled hundreds of oxycodone pills into Maine by hiding them in her body cavities has been sentenced to almost two years in prison. Ebony Howard was sentenced Monday in federal court in Bangor to 22 months behind bars, followed by three years of probation. The 29-year-old Howard […]

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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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