Scott Monroe

Scott Monroe

Staff Writer

smonroe@mainetoday.com

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Latest Articles by Scott Monroe


November 10, 2011

For 2 Maine boys, everything comes up 11s today

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.


November 7, 2011

Biddeford man faces charge of OUI with son, 4, in the car

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.


November 7, 2011

Bank robbery suspect arrested

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.


November 7, 2011

UPDATE: Bank robbery suspect arrested; bomb claim was false

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.


November 2, 2011

Colby's absentee ballot event flops

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.


October 23, 2011

Voter registration likely debate topic

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.


October 14, 2011

Union goes after T-Mobile


October 10, 2011

The Red Barn expands into Winslow

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.


October 3, 2011

Newport man charged with growing marijuana

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.


October 2, 2011

District switch creates worries

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.