Monthly Archives: July 2012

People from All Over Maine Travel to the Bangor State Fair

The 164th Bangor State Fair kicked off Friday. The event is held at Bass Park, where there is something for everyone. Dozens of food stands house everything from freshly squeezed lemonade to fried twinkies. Some people like to take their chances at the games, and there is plenty, like basketball, fishing, and some wack-a-mole. For […]

Jury Finds Rockland Man Guilty of Killing his Ex-Girlfriend

Jurors found Arnold Diana guilty of murdering his ex girlfriend, Katrina Windred, after three hours of deliberation. Prosecutors proved Diana strangled 48-year-old Windred in his apartment in November 2010. They say he wrapped her body in a blanket and dumped it on the side of a road, while her 11-year-old son waited in the car […]

Former Maine Senator Holds a Public Housing Forum

Owning your own home with a white picket fence has always been part of the American Dream. However, the recent economic downfall has shattered many of those dreams. With a Presidential election coming up in November, housing is on a lot of people’s minds. Regional Administrator for the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, […]

An Orono Summer Camp Celebrates the Music

Trumpets, drums, and choir practice. The Maine Summer Youth Music program has all that and more. “Like I told their parents when they dropped them off, there’s a little bit of magic that happens,” said MSYM Director, Chris White. That magic, is from the students. Middle and High school students from around the state come […]

Bangor Nursing Home Residents Enjoy a Day at the Lake

The beautiful Maine summers have many people enjoying the outdoors, even some who usually can’t. The Bangor Nursing and Rehab Center took a trip to Pushaw Campgrounds in Orono. Many of the nursing home residents do not get to go out and enjoy the lakes on a regular basis, so the center’s officials have been […]

An Elementary School Student Raises Money with a Summertime Treat

In the summertime it seems like you can see a lemonade stand on every corner. While many kids start a stand to make money for themselves, one Ellsworth fourth grader is giving her money to her teacher. “She was my kindergarten teacher and she helped me a lot in school, so I wanted to help […]

Two Teenagers Admit to Ellsworth Graffiti

Two 15 year old boys were charged after they admitted they were behind the graffiti in Ellsworth. The male juveniles were issued a summons on a charge of criminal mischief. An Ellsworth Police Detective caught one boy while he was spray painting a dumpster. The graffiti was marked at the Ellsworth library, on roads and […]