Bangor Daily News

Kaci Hickox says she’s ‘humbled’ by judge’s decision, public support during press conference

Kaci Hickox, the Fort Kent nurse who recently returned home after working for Doctors Without Borders in Sierra Leone, addresses the media Friday from her Fort Kent home. She speaks about the Fort Kent District Court judge not allowing state health officials to prevent her from entering public places or restrict …

Love of competition leads to Can-Am candlepin title for 78-year-old Brewer bowler

Charlie Milan is 78 but still loves to compete and that’s what drew him to the Can-Am mixed doubles candlepin bowling tourney last weekend at the Bangor-Brewer Bowling Lanes in Brewer. The result was another title for the Maine Sports Hall of Fame member, who teamed up with Amanda Carroll …

Two arrested Friday at suspected meth lab near Bath police station

BATH, Maine — Bath police and the Maine Drug Enforcement Agency arrested two people they say were operating a “one-pot” methamphetamine lab out of an apartment building at 50 Elm St., just two buildings behind the Bath Police Station. Stacey Dykes, 36, and James Scheider, 38, both of Chiefland, Florida, …

Anson man indicted for two counts of manslaughter in February double-fatal

SKOWHEGAN, Maine — An Anson man has been indicted on two counts of manslaughter in connection with a double-fatal accident in the town of Embden in February. Mark Schobel, 24, was involved in a Feb. 27 head-on collision that claimed the lives of two people, according to Bangor Daily News …

Suspect identified in 8 graffiti vandalism cases in National Parks

LOS ANGELES — Federal officials have publicly identified a woman suspected of graffiti vandalism in at least eight national parks across the West, including Yosemite and Death Valley in California, and credit social media for helping pinpoint the alleged culprit. Casey Nocket of New York state has not been arrested …

Orono-area water superintendent to retire as towns study supply safety concerns

ORONO, Maine — As town leaders in Orono and Veazie prepare for meetings about the sometimes controversial water supply, the longtime Orono-Veazie Water District superintendent has decided to retire. Superintendent Dennis Cross said this week that he will leave at the end of the year and it has nothing to …

Orono-area water superintendent to retire as towns study supply safety concerns

ORONO, Maine — As town leaders in Orono and Veazie prepare for meetings about the sometimes controversial water supply, the longtime Orono-Veazie Water District superintendent has decided to retire. Superintendent Dennis Cross said this week that he will leave at the end of the year and it has nothing to …

Judge requires monitoring, won’t ban Kaci Hickox from public places on Ebola fears

FORT KENT, Maine — A District Court judge will not allow state health officials to prevent nurse Kaci Hickox from entering public places or restrict her movements, according to a temporary order issued Friday. Chief Judge Charles LaVerdiere ruled the Maine Department of Health and Human Services failed to prove …

Judge requires monitoring, won’t ban Kaci Hickox from public places on Ebola fears

FORT KENT, Maine — A District Court judge will not allow state health officials to prevent nurse Kaci Hickox from entering public places or restrict her movements, according to a temporary order issued Friday. Chief Judge Charles LaVerdiere ruled the Maine Department of Health and Human Services failed to prove …

Judge requires monitoring, won’t ban Kaci Hickox from public places on Ebola fears

FORT KENT, Maine — A District Court judge will not allow state health officials to prevent nurse Kaci Hickox from entering public places or restrict her movements, according to a temporary order issued Friday. Chief Judge Charles LaVerdiere ruled the Maine Department of Health and Human Services failed to prove …