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Alton Bangor Bradford
Bradley Brewer Burlington
Carmel Charleston Clifton
Corinna Corinth Dexter
Dixmont East Millinocket Eddington
Edinburg Etna Exeter
Garland Glenburn Greenbush
Hampden Hermon Holden
Howland Hudson Kenduskeag
Kingman Lagrange Lee
Levant Lincoln Lincoln Center
Mattamiscontis Twp Mattawamkeag Medway
Milford Millinocket Newburgh
Newport Olamon Old Town
Orono Orrington Passadumkeag
Patten Plymouth Springfield
Stetson Stillwater Veazie
West Enfield Winn East Corinth
Enfield Stacyville Dedham
Indian Island Cardville Mount Chase
Ripley Sherman Station Carroll Plt
Greenfield Township Macwahoc Plt Molunkis Township
Seboeis Plt East Newport Costigan


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News in Penobscot County, Maine

Bail set at $25,000 for men suspected in Bangor, Veazie, Orrington nighttime break-ins
Tue, 22 Apr 2014 12:15:03 -0700

Posted April 22, 2014, at 3:09 p.m. BANGOR, Maine — Two local men suspected of being part of burglary ring that executed nighttime break-ins of homes in Bangor, Veazie and Orrington earlier this month made their first appearances before a judge Tuesday at the Penobscot Judicial Center.

Trio arrested in connection with rash of break-ins in Orrington, Veazie
Sun, 20 Apr 2014 20:30:03 -0700

Posted April 19, 2014, at 2:54 p.m. BANGOR, Maine — Three people have been arrested in connection with home invasions last weekend in Orrington and Veazie, according to the Penobscot County Sheriff’s Office.

From dumps to wattage: Maine’s changing waste landscape
Fri, 04 Apr 2014 13:00:18 -0700

Posted April 04, 2014, at 9:08 a.m. A trash truck driver prepares to dump his load of municipal solid waste at Penobscot Energy Recovery Company in Orrington in 2009.

Hudson woman gets 3 years in federal prison for distributing ‘staggering’ amount of bath salts
Fri, 18 Apr 2014 14:30:03 -0700

Posted April 18, 2014, at 5:21 p.m. Courtesy of Penobscot County Jail. BANGOR, Maine — A Hudson woman was sentenced Friday in U.S. District Court to three years in federal prison for the role she played in helping distribute a large amount of bath salts in Bangor.

Man's body pulled from Penobscot River
Mon, 14 Apr 2014 03:13:18 -0700

STOCKTON SPRINGS, Maine (AP) — Authorities say a man's body has been pulled from the Penobscot River in Stockton Springs.

Corinth man pleads guilty to Bangor bank robbery, sentenced to 6 months
Mon, 07 Apr 2014 15:15:29 -0700

Posted April 07, 2014, at 6:01 p.m. BANGOR, Maine — A 37-year-old Corinth man pleaded guilty to robbing a Bangor bank during an appearance Monday at the Penobscot Judicial Center.

Bangor area law enforcement leaders tell business group drug abuse is driving crime
Wed, 26 Mar 2014 09:45:14 -0700

A microphone is placed on Penobscot County Sheriff Glenn Ross, right, at the beginning of a panel talk with Bangor Police Chief Mark Hathaway, center, and Brewer Police Chief Perry Antone, about crime in the region during the Bangor Region Chamber of Commerce early bird breakfast on Wednesday, March 26, 2014.

Bangor man charged with felony assault of 1-year-old
Tue, 01 Apr 2014 10:15:05 -0700

Posted April 01, 2014, at 1:10 p.m. BANGOR, Maine — A local man is in Penobscot County Jail waiting to be arraigned on charges that he assaulted a 1-year-old child, Bangor police said Tuesday.

Two men arrested in spate of Penobscot County burglaries
Wed, 09 Apr 2014 13:32:20 -0700

Troopers used a police dog to track the men into woods off Moosehead Trail.

Medway couple, trucking firm indicted in connection with deceptive sale of wood
Wed, 26 Mar 2014 15:45:05 -0700

Posted March 26, 2014, at 6:39 p.m. BANGOR, Maine — A Medway couple and their company were indicted Wednesday by the Penobscot County grand jury for allegedly passing off mixed wood as cedar.