Friday, May 24, 2013
Christopher Knight, 47, the man known as the North Pond Hermit, will not be in Kennebec County Superior Court Wednesday as scheduled, on charges of burglarizing Pine Tree Camp in Rome.
Eagle Rental of Waterville will have to pay use tax on four Cadillac Escalades driven by company owner Dan Bickford and his wife Jane, who is company vice president and treasurer. the Maine Supreme Judicial Court ruled Tuesday.
Nine teaching jobs will be cut if the proposed $17.7 million budget is adopted in Regional School Unit 4 — Litchfield, Sabattus and Wales — and each town will be billed more to support that budget.
Data the Kennebec Journal received through a records request show the total number of injuries reported at Riverview is the highest it's been in three years, though lower than in years before that.
The cases of Robert E. Bowie, formerly of Hebron, and Enoch Petrucelly, formerly of North Haven, shed light on the conditions under which forensic mentally ill patients are granted privileges from Riverview Psychiatric Hospital.
The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration has cited N.C. Hunt Inc. for safety violations following an inspection.
Lester House Good, 36, of Troupsberg, N.Y., pleaded guilty Wednesday to a charge of unlawful sexual contact with a 2-year-old girl in Monmouth in 2009 while he and his family visited relatives there.
Cynthia B. Chepke, 56, formerly of West Gardiner and now of Augusta, was charged Tuesday with the armed robbery of a Farmingdale convenience store in January.
A public hearing on updates to the Litchfield Comprehensive Plan will be held at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Town Office.
Utility costs in the new regional hospital in northwest Augusta are expected to be less than half of the current bill.