Maine News

9:38 am , 10/30/2014 Bangor Daily News

WINTERPORT, Maine — An indoor yard sale will be held 8 a.m.-noon and 4-6 p.m. and supper 4-6 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 8, at Ellingwoods Corner United Methodist Church, Route 69 Monroe Road. The supper will include ham, hot dogs, two kinds of baked beans, side dishes such as coleslaw, pickles, brown …

9:24 am , 10/30/2014 Bangor Daily News

Saturday, Nov. 8, 2014 4:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. Location: Searsport United Methodist Church, Route 1 Main Street, Searsport For more information: 207-548-2239 SEARSPORT, Maine — The Searsport United Methodist Church will hold its monthly all-you-can-eat supper at 4:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 8, at the church on Route 1 Main Street …

9:20 am , 10/30/2014 Bangor Daily News

FORT KENT, Maine — The nurse at the center of a quarantine controversy stemming from her work in Ebola-stricken western Africa left her house and hopped on a bicycle to take a ride Thursday morning. Kaci Hickox and her boyfriend Ted Wilbur both exited the house at around 9 a.m. …

9:17 am , 10/30/2014 Bangor Daily News

Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2014 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Location: Limestone United Methodist Church, 2 Burleigh St., Limestone Limestone United Methodist Church will host our annual Chicken Pie Supper on Tue, November 4th from 5:00PM to 6:30PM at 2 Burleigh Street, Limestone, Maine. Come enjoy homemade chicken pie, mashed potatoes, …

9:15 am , 10/30/2014 MPBN

By Robert F. Bukaty, The Associated Press

FORT KENT, Maine — A nurse who promised to defy Maine's quarantine for health care workers who've treated Ebola patients has left her home again.

Kaci Hickox, who stepped outside to meet briefly with reporters Wednesday night, followed through with her promise by leaving her home Thursday.

She and her boyfriend left their home for a bike ride. Police were following her and monitoring her but couldn't' detain her without a court order signed by a judge.

9:13 am , 10/30/2014 Bangor Daily News

Saturday, Nov. 15, 2014 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Location: Holden Congregational Church, Church Road, Holden HOLDEN, Maine — The Holden Ladies Home Circle’s holiday fair will be held 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 15, at Holden Congregational Church, Church Road. Holiday crafts and decorations, homemade gifts, kitchen items, baked …

9:11 am , 10/30/2014 Bangor Daily News

SKOWHEGAN, Maine — Police say they have identified the man who robbed a local Rite Aid on Wednesday afternoon. Jason Walsh, 32, of Skowhegan, has been arrested, Skowhegan Police Chief Ted Blais said Thursday. Walsh has been charged with robbery and stealing drugs, Blais said. He is being held at …

9:04 am , 10/30/2014 MPBN

Tim Cook, the head of the world's most iconic technology company, has come out today in an op-ed on Bloomberg, saying he's never denied his sexual orientation but "I haven't publicly acknowledged it either, until now.

"Being gay has given me a deeper understanding of what it means to be in the minority and provided a window into the challenges that people in other minority groups deal with every day," Cook writes.

"Plenty of colleagues at Apple know I'm gay, and it doesn't seem to make a difference in

9:02 am , 10/30/2014 MPBN

AUBURN, Maine — A Minot man who went on a rampage last year, setting fire to his home and his estranged wife's home, before ramming her minivan with his truck and attempting to run down a police officer has been sentenced to 12 years in prison.

Michael Callahan was sentenced Wednesday after pleading guilty to multiple charges connected to the rampage in May 2013.

Prosecutors dropped a charge of attempted murder.

Prosecutors say his wife had intended to divorce him.

9:00 am , 10/30/2014 MPBN

PORTLAND, Maine — A bookkeeper has pleaded guilty to stealing almost $1 million from two former employers in Maine and New Hampshire.

Janis Woods of Conway, New Hampshire, pleaded guilty Wednesday in federal court to interstate transportation of stolen checks and tax evasion.