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Local News – May 4, 2015

Bar Harbor Snow Budget (Bar Harbor) – Town councilors in Bar Harbor approved spending $150-thousand dollars more for snow removal than budgeted this past winter. The Mt. Desert Islander reports the budget change put the total road budget over a million dollars for the first time ever. Of the extra spending, salt purchases accounted for […]

Maine Marine Patrol Recovers Body of Unidentified Female on Kennebec River

The Department of Marine Resources reports at 1:15 p.m. today Maine Marine Patrol Officers Clint Thompson and DenniAnne Kilgore recovered the body of a woman from the Kennebec River. The body, not yet identified, was found floating approximately 20 yards from shore near the Pittston side of the river, across from Westerlands Landing in South Gardiner. […]

Waldoboro garage fire determined to be an arson, suicide

Maine State police report the body of a man found in his burned out garage in Waldoboro last Friday has been identified as 53 year old Jeffrey Pinkham. The State Medical Examiner’s Office said the ID was made through DNA and that the cause of Pinkham’s death was a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head. The […]