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UPDATE: Jury finds Morse guilty in Trenton murder trial

UPDATE: William Morse found guilty of killing Trenton accountant Richard Bellittieri after 90 minutes of deliberation. Jurors have begun deliberating in the murder trial of a carpenter accused of killing his employer and raiding the man’s bank accounts to the tune of $180,000. Assistant Attorney General Lisa Marchese declined to comment before a verdict is reached […]

Food Drive Sets Record

The Hancock County Food Drive is over and the annual event set a record. Almost 14,000 items were donated at 125 food collection sites around the county. “That’s more food than we have collected any year since we started this in 2012,” says Organizer Marjorie Peronto with the University of Maine Cooperative Extension. The amount […]

Bar Harbor man arrested for arson

From Maine Public Safety: The State Fire Marshal’s Office has charged a Bar Harbor man with arson following a fire that damaged his apartment this week. 55 year old Jimmy Deiters was arrested Thursday at a Bar Harbor motel where he was staying. Deiters is charged with arson and aggravated criminal mischief and was taken […]