Friday, December 6, 2013
Today is the birthday of Kaleb Poirier, of Clinton, and Ethan Nurick, of Waterville, both of whom are turning 11 after being born at the dawn of a new century.
SIDNEY -- A Biddeford man faces charges that he drove around drunk with his 4-year-old son in the car's passenger seat, police said.
WATERVILLE -- A city man was arrested Monday on charges that he robbed Bank of America on Main Street after threatening a teller with a bomb, prompting an evacuation of the area.
WATERVILLE — A city man was arrested today on charges that he robbed Bank of America on Main Street after threatening a teller with a bomb, prompting an evacuation of the downtown area. But there was no bomb, police said, and the man was apprehended quickly thanks to four citizens who helped track and nab him.
WATERVILLE -- Expecting crowds of 100 or more, the city spent an extra $192 to hire extra staff to process absentee ballot requests on Wednesday for students at Colby College.
WATERVILLE — When the three candidates running for mayor meet tomorrow night for a forum at Colby College, they’re assured of being asked about their position of Question 1 on the Nov. 8 election ballot.
WINSLOW -- A prominent commercial area along Bay Street has a new drive-through restaurant whose owners say they'll be there for the long haul.
NEWPORT -- A Newport man is facing drug charges after a police lieutenant said he was driving by the man's house recently and saw marijuana plants growing in the backyard.
Waterville and Winslow will switch from the 2nd Congressional District to the 1st under a compromise plan overwhelmingly approved this week by Republicans and Democrats.