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3:03 pm , 10/24/2014 Bangor Daily News

NEWS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Cathy Planchart, VP Corporate Communications & Community Relations Bar Harbor Bank & Trust P.O. Box 1089, Ellsworth, ME 04605 207-667-0660 x4655 / cplanchart@bhbt.com DATE: October 22, 2014 TITLE: GARY JONES JOINS BAR HARBOR BANK & TRUST Bar Harbor, Maine – Curtis C. Simard, President …

2:51 pm , 10/24/2014 Sun Journal

PORTLAND — Democratic candidate for governor Mike Michaud has raised nearly $440,000 in the latest reporting period ending Oct. 21. His campaign says that brings his fundraising total to $2.85 million.

2:48 pm , 10/24/2014 Bangor Daily News

BATH, Maine — The U.S. Navy has awarded Bath Iron Works a $32.5 million contract modification to perform technical and industrial engineering work on the future USS Michael Monsoor, the second Zumwalt-class destroyer, at its Bath shipyard. The modification follows a $24.4 million modification awarded in April for additional detail …

2:37 pm , 10/24/2014 Sun Journal

MARYSVILLE, Wash. — Police responded Friday to a high school north of Seattle after it was locked down amid reports of a shooting. The Marysville School District said in a statement that "Marysville Pilchuck High School is currently in lock down due to an emergency situation.

2:36 pm , 10/24/2014 Bangor Daily News

The port of Gloucester, Massachusetts, and its sector-based commercial fishermen could be crushed under emergency measures NOAA Fisheries is considering for Gulf of Maine cod, potentially losing as much as one-quarter of all groundfish revenues, according to a NOAA economic report. The ultimate revenue loss will be contingent on how …

2:34 pm , 10/24/2014 Bangor Daily News

PORTLAND, Maine — The National Marine Fisheries Service on Friday announced that that it will close the Gulf of Maine herring fishery effective at 1 a.m. Sunday. The closure initially prohibits fishermen from taking more than 2,000 pounds of herring per trip or calendar day from Management Area 1A, or …

1:55 pm , 10/24/2014 Sun Journal

NEWPORT — Two Somerset County men, including one who has been out of prison for only two weeks, were arrested Thursday after a high-speed pursuit on Interstate 95, police said.

1:23 pm , 10/24/2014 Sun Journal

JAY — A Wilton man received facial injuries early Friday when his vehicle went off Route 4 and into a ditch in the area of Carousel Crafts in North Jay, acting police Chief Richard Caton IV said. Sgt.

1:23 pm , 10/24/2014 Sun Journal

JAY — A Wilton man received facial injuries early Friday when his vehicle went off Route 4 and into a ditch in the area of Carousel Crafts in North Jay, acting police Chief Richard Caton IV said. Sgt.

1:10 pm , 10/24/2014 Sun Journal

Arguably the two most significant high school football games of the weekend -- one for age-old bragging rights, the other with a conference championship and playoff home-field advantage on the line -- have been pushed back 24 hours due to soggy field conditions.