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  1. Renowned chef makes appearance, lunches at Maine school cafeteriaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2018 | Bangor Daily News

    Chef David Vargas knows his way around a kitchen, whether it's inside his renowned Seacoast restaurants Vida Cantina and Ore Nell's Barbecue, or even the Shapleigh Middle School cafeteria. Early Wednesday morning, Vargas blended dozens of pounds of roasted local tomatoes into a rich sauce, soon to be mixed with local meat and poured over pasta for students to enjoy for lunch that day.


  2. Juvenile injured in ATV crash in AlfredRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 3, 2018 | Bangor Daily News

    The crash happened about 10:45 a.m. in the woods off Fort Ridge Road, and when first responders arrived at the scene, they found a juvenile who had suffered serious injuries, according to authorities.


  3. Ex-Kennebunk teacher found not guilty of sexual assaultRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2018 | Bangor Daily News

    Former Kennebunk High School teacher Jill Lamontagne has been found not guilty on 14 counts alleging she sexually assaulted a then 17-year-old student. In York County Superior Court this week, prosecutors argued the relationship between the student and Lamontagne, who was 28 at the time, changed from one of support and trust to "something inappropriate."


  4. Prosecutors: Teacher texted with teen sexual assault victimRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 23, 2018 | Bangor Daily News

    ALFRED, Maine - Prosecutors said Monday that now-former Kennebunk High School teacher Jill Lamontagne used social media and text messages to communicate with the student she stands accused of sexually assaulting "in the classroom, in her car and at her house." The defense opened a trial in York County Superior Court by saying Lamontagne never assaulted the teen and was trying to help him.


  5. Serenity House treatment center closes its doors after 'fiscal nightmare'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2018 | Bangor Daily News

    It's not just law enforcement that is lamenting the lack of funding for treatment of substance use disorders. A 16-bed residential treatment center in Portland is ending its program Friday due to fiscal challenges.


  6. Lawyer for Maine teacher says sex accusations are 'teen fantasies'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 10, 2018 | Bangor Daily News

    ALFRED, Maine - The lawyer for a former Maine high school teacher who is charged with having sex with a student says the accusations are "teenage fantasies." Gardner's statements came during a court hearing on a motion to exclude photos of text messages exchanged between 29-year-old Lamontagne and the student.


  7. Maine man convicted of killing grandmother appealing life sentenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 1, 2018 | Bangor Daily News

    Darcy Daniels said three years ago a jury found her nephew Derek Poulin guilty of using a golf club, wrench and knife to kill her mother, Patricia Noel, who was also Poulin's grandmother, in her Old Orchard Beach home. A jury also found him guilty of arson for setting her house on fire in an attempt to cover up the crime.


  8. Woman accused of driving car onto baseball field, killing man, appears in courtRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 4, 2018 | Bangor Daily News

    Carol Sharrow, of Sanford, Maine, stands for her arraignment on manslaughter charges at the York County Superior Court in Alfred, Maine, Monday, June 4, 2018. Sharrow is accused of driving onto the field during a baseball game in Sanford, killing Douglas Parkhurst, a West Newfield, Maine, on Friday, June 1, 2018.


  9. Man arrested after suspected meth lab found in LimingtonRead the original story

    Jun 2, 2018 | Bangor Daily News

    Police had gone to the Wenzhou Road address of Patrick Gomes, 44, on Thursday to arrest him on an outstanding warrant on charges that he had failed to appear in court, according to a press release issued Saturday morning by Steve McCausland, the spokesman for the Maine Department of Public Safety. But when the deputies from the York County Sheriff's Office arrived, they saw Gomes hiding something under a bed, according to the press release.


  10. Maine state troopers catch three men allegedly trying to steal shedRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2018 | Bangor Daily News

    Three men who allegedly tried to steal a yard shed in Lebanon were only able to drag it about 25 feet before police caught up with them, authorities said. Police responded to a foreclosed property on Pork Street on Sunday after someone reported a trio of men were using a pickup truck to drag a large, white shed from the property, according to the Maine State Police.


  11. County commissioner irked by repeated overtime grievances by deputiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2018 | Bangor Daily News

    ALFRED, Maine - York County Commissioners on March 7 denied a grievance brought by the County Patrol Association concerning overtime scheduling - the third heard by the five-member panel on the same issue in the last three months. Michael Edes, the labor representative for the Fraternal Order of Police, which represents the CPA, and County Manager Greg Zinser agreed that like the last two grievances heard in January, the most recent one also comes down to the interpretation of a clause in the contract, which addresses how overtime assignments are handled.


  12. It will cost Maine town $1.8M to convert historic jail into new town hallRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2018 | Bangor Daily News

    Selectmen say estimates to buy and convert the old, long vacant York County Jail into a new town hall for Alfred totals just under $1.8 million. If selectmen approve putting the matter to the voters on the June 12 ballot, they would bond $1.6 million over 20 years and use $200,000 from a fund they established from the proceeds of sales of property and timber as a downpayment.


  13. Drones that reconstruct accidents, monitor crops could put 800 Mainers to workRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2018 | Bangor Daily News

    A new fire-fighting weapon flew onto the scent of a five-alarm fire that gutted a former textile mill in Sanford last June: a drone taking live video that showed the fire department hot spots where they could direct their hoses. The drone, deployed by the York County Emergency Management agency, is part of a growing trend in Maine and nationwide to use the remote-controlled vehicles with cameras in business and public safety applications.


  14. Firefighters make quick work of blaze at marijuana growing facilitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2018 | Bangor Daily News

    The fire at 27 Hancock Lane was contained to the Main Street side of a roughly 40-foot by 80-foot warehouse building, said Sanford Fire Department Capt. Scott Lizotte.


  15. Affidavit details how Maine man allegedly ended up in a snowbank with a stabbed heartRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2018 | Bangor Daily News

    The victim of an alleged January stabbing and apparent kidnapping told Sanford police that he was held in an apartment on Emery Street for four hours and was beaten with a pipe and then stabbed as he tried to get away. In an affidavit on file at York County Superior Court in Alfred, the victim, a 28-year-old Sanford resident, told Sanford Police Department investigators that his captors claimed he owed them $3,000 for drugs and an additional $5,000 for making them wait for the money.


  16. Car collides with tractor-trailer in AlfredRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 25, 2018 | Bangor Daily News

    A can and a tractor trailer collided on Route 202 in Alfred Wednesday, sending both vehicles into roadside buildings and sending the drivers to the hospital. A head-on collision between a car and tractor-trailer in Alfred Wednesday sent both vehicles into buildings and both drivers to the hospital, authorities said.


  17. Sanford woman dies in head-on crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2018 | Bangor Daily News

    York County Sheriff William King said Kerry Kiernan, 45, was driving east on Route 111 when her vehicle crossed the center line and struck a SUV driven by John Sanborn, 22, of Alfred. Kiernan was ejected from her car and pronounced dead at the scene.


  18. Maine hospital opens new walk-in clinic, hundreds of prospective patients turn outRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2018 | Bangor Daily News

    York Hospital medical assistant Celeste Fecteau chats with Ron Vincent about lab services the hospital's new Sanford facility offers at an open house Thursday evening. The facility offers walk-in care, x-rays, the lab , and will soon sport physicians offices.


  19. Former Old Orchard Beach fire chief to be sentenced for arsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 2, 2018 | Bangor Daily News

    Former Old Orchard Beach Fire Chief Ricky A. Plummer, right, talks with his attorney William Bly, at a plea hearing at York County Superior Court in Alfred in this October file photo. Former Old Orchard Beach Fire Chief Ricky Plummer pleaded guilty to a Class A felony arson charge at York County Superior Court in October.


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