Articles from Bangor Daily News

Two arrested on crack cocaine trafficking charges on I-295

Two people have been arrested and charged with aggravated drug trafficking after Maine State Police allegedly found crack cocaine in their vehicle during a traffic stop on Interstate 295 late Friday night.

Gregory Martin of The Bronx, New York, and Augusta, and Holly York of Rockland were driving north on I-295 in South Portland around midnight when police stopped their car, according to a report issued Saturday morning from Steve McCausland, spokesman for the Maine Department of Public Safety.

Man arrested after suspected meth lab found in Limington

A Limington man is in jail after police reportedly found him last week making methamphetamine at his home.

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.

Monday, June 4, 2018: The real Poliquin, Mills is role model for girls, Yes on Question 1

Mills is role model for girls

Janet Mills, Maine’s attorney general and a Democratic candidate for governor, is a role model who has shown our girls how to balance home, family, and career and how to succeed. Before becoming attorney general, Mills raised five daughters while simultaneously serving as one of the first woman district attorneys in the country, and on the Appropriations Committee, where she mastered the budget. She’ll hit the ground running as governor on day one.

Sox fall to Astros 7-3 after Sale’s wild pitch

HOUSTON — If leadoff hitter George Springer is having a big game, it’s usually a pretty good sign that the Houston Astros will, too.

That was the case on Friday night when Springer dashed home from second base on a wild pitch by Chris Sale, then homered off the Boston ace to send the Astros over the Red Sox 7-3 in a matchup of AL division leaders.

Red Sox put big-hitting Betts on DL with abdominal strain

HOUSTON — The Boston Red Sox have put major league batting leader Mookie Betts on the 10-day disabled list because of a left abdominal strain.

The Red Sox made the move retroactive to Tuesday. The AL East leaders will make a corresponding roster move before Saturday’s game at Houston.

The 25-year-old right fielder is hitting .359 and also has scored a majors-most 52 runs. He ranks among the leaders with 17 home runs, 37 RBIs and 13 steals.

Why a new Maine resident is seeking women’s stories about water

Pamela Ferris-Olson has always been passionate about water.

She’s lived on both the Atlantic and Pacific coasts for most of her life, has worked with marine mammals and has nurtured a longtime fascination with the blue stuff, the liquid combination of hydrogen and oxygen molecules that is vital to all forms of life on Earth.