Monthly Archives: October 2012

St. Joseph Family Medicine Takes Patients Somewhere Over the Rainbow

Saint Joseph Family Medicine in Bangor is usually pretty busy treating patients, but this Halloween they traveled “Somewhere over the rainbow” and transformed their office into Emerald City. Physician, Heather Evans, who was Dorothy for the day, said, “I think this is the first time I’ve ever had an entire office dress up all together […]

Issues at RSU 67 Leaves the District Divided

The RSU 67 school district has had an interesting year. “When I moved home, I said this is a school I can put my kids in and feel good, I’m seriously considering home schooling again,” said Dolly Phillips, a parent of four RSU 67 students. It started in 2011, when a teacher was accused of […]

Family-Owned Dairy Farm Downsizes after 146 Years

Every day Robert Guptill wakes up before the crack of dawn to milk his cows, but that’s about to change. “It’s too much work for an old 69-year-old farmer,” said Guptill, a fourth generation farmer. The Cedar Valley Farms have been in business since 1866, but with changing times and financial burdens, it’s time for […]

Rockland Killer Sentenced to 45 Years in Prison

A man convicted of murdering his ex-girlfriend will spend the next 45 years behind bars. In July, 37-year-old Arnold Diana was found guilty of the November 2010 murder of 47-year-old Katrina Windred. Her body was found on the side of a road in Rockland three days after she was reported missing. Friday, Diana was sentenced […]

Buisness is Booming for One Family-Owned Orchard

It’s pumpkin picking season here in Maine. The owners of Treworgy Family Orchards in Levant are pretty excited about this year. “It’s the best crop we’ve ever had,” said Robin Pellerin, Retail Manager at Treworgy Family Orchards. The 5-acres of pick your own pumpkins has people of all ages searching for the perfect gourd. Nathaniel […]

New Report States Poor Conditions at EMMC, Hospital Officials Disagree

The ink is barely dry on the contract between the Nursing Union and Eastern Maine Medical Center, but just four months later, they are facing another disagreement. Registered Nurse at EMMC, Steven Ackerly, said it takes a special kind of person to be a nurse. “It’s more than a job, it’s a calling. We do […]

Waldo County Habitat for Humanity Celebrates “World Habitat Day”

The residents on Old County Road in Searsport can’t wait to meet their new neighbors. Soon enough, a one family will walk through the door of this Waldo County house and call it home. Past Chairman of Habitat for Humanity of Waldo County, Randy Mailoux, said “The goal of Habitat for Humanity is not to […]