Before a Kennebec County jury found John A. Okie, 22 of Newcastle, guilty of two counts of murder last week, jurors absorbed approximately two weeks of compelling testimony, culminating in hours of final arguments the morning of Dec. 19.
Using organic ingredients and buying fresh Maine Jonah and Peaky toe crab from local pickers, Woolwich’s Stephanie Redfern Danahy, a Culinary Institute of America graduate, makes award-winning crab cakes, now available as holiday gifts. She’ll send these tasty morsels overnight or she’ll hand deliver them locally.
Fires have been heating up around Lincoln County in the increasing cold and as a result of several calls, firefighters and departments are urging people to play it safe.
The Damariscotta Mills fish ladder has already undergone some major changes and the work that began in September, thanks to the help of fundraising efforts, will continue into the winter.
A special day for Salvation Army bell ringers to honor the memory of Bill Earle has been scheduled for Sat., Dec. 13.
Senator David Trahan (R-Lincoln County) has been appointed to the Legislature’s Joint Standing Committee on Inland Fisheries and Wildlife (IFW) and the Government Oversight Committee (OPEGA) for the 124th Maine Legislature.
State officials and CMP have announced that more than 215,000 people are currently without power as a consequence of the winter storm currently underway, and warn that it may be days before power is fully restored.
A political action committee (PAC) was fined $10,000 Monday for what its CEO called an “administrative mistake,” marking the second time this year that the Maine Commission on Governmental Ethics and Election Practices has assessed the maximum penalty allowed by law.
Deliberating slightly more than hour on Dec. 19, a Kennebec County jury determined John A. Okie, 22, of Newcastle to be criminally responsible for the murders of his father and a former classmate in July 2007.
Eden Hutchins and Garret Matthews of New Harbor are pleased to announce the arrival of a baby girl, Kayla Alexandra Penny Matthews.
Lincoln County Emergency Management Agency (EMA) director reported Monday to county commissioners $25,000 in public damage during last week’s ice storm, not enough for state of emergency funding.
The Lincoln County Family Holiday Wishes Program is hobbled by reduced donations and faced with a greatly increased need in the last week of their annual gift collection drive.
The shellfish industry in Maine could shudder to a stop if the Maine state legislature passes cuts proposed for the Dept. of Marine Resources.
Departments across state government are resorting to reductions in services and changes in what they do to balance their budgets in an economic climate that dredges up memories of the early 1990s.