• Maine April 4, 2022 11:47 pm

    Agencies Investigating Apparent Fatal Canoe Accident in Maine

    The Maine Marine Patrol and Penobscot County Sheriff’s Department are investigating an apparent fatal boating accident in Orrington, officials said Monday. The agencies were searching the Penobscot River for a second person after a body was recovered Sunday evening about a quarter mile below the Orrington boat launch, officials said. A canoe that the Maine Marine Patrol believes was...

  • COVID-19 July 29, 2021 6:46 pm

    Maine Church Seeks Preemptive Ban on COVID Restrictions Due to Delta Variant

    A Maine church that sued over coronavirus restrictions last year is taking a preemptive legal strike against future restrictions associated with a variant of the virus that’s spreading across the country. Calvary Chapel in Orrington is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to stop Democratic Gov. Janet Mills from enforcing or reinstating any pandemic-related restrictions due to the delta variant....

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