Betty Adams

Betty Adams

Staff Writer

badams@centralmaine.com

(207) 621-5631



Latest Articles by Betty Adams


April 17, 2014

Pot-growing operation lands Waterville man in court

David Marchand, 40, pleaded guilty last week in U.S. District Court in Bangor to a charge of “manufacturing marijuana.”


April 17, 2014

Rumford attorney resigns in wake of domestic violence terrorizing charge

The lawyer, who was convicted of calling in bomb threats to Wilton schools, is accused of making a threat against his wife to court personnel.


April 16, 2014

State’s high court asked to dismiss Richmond woman’s claim

Linda J. Clifford says she was picked up by two state troopers and taken from her home for a second psychiatric evaluation at the same hospital and strip-searched by male security guards.


April 15, 2014

Used condoms, sex paraphernalia seized in Litchfield raid

The investigation into an alleged prostitution ring was conducted by Augusta, state and federal agents.


April 15, 2014

Sidney man accused of raping 4-year-old seeks bail

Eric Bard has been held in jail or at the Riverview Psychiatric Center since July 2012.


April 13, 2014

‘Beet’ poets entertain at Augusta church

A group of Wayne men aim to write ‘poetry that won’t put people off poetry.”


April 12, 2014

Patrons partial to flowers, warm water at Lions home show at Augusta Civic Center

The three-day event continues 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday.


April 11, 2014

Judge reduces bail for Augusta robbery suspect

Williams pleaded not guilty to a March 16 robbery charge.


April 10, 2014

Riverview patient heads back to prison

Michael James had fought the discharge from the custody of the Department of Health and Human Services’ commissioner following a day-long court hearing Thursday.


April 9, 2014

Waterville man sentenced to 15 months in drug conspiracy

Twenty-one people were charged in the conspiracy to bring drugs from New York to sell in central Maine.