Westbrook Police arrest two for burglary


WESTBROOK, Maine (NEWS CENTER) -- Westbrook Police arrested two people on separate incidents of burglary Sunday and Monday.

Police said officers responded to a report of a burglary in progress to a motor vehicle on Brook Road shortly after 11 p.m. Sunday. Officers found a suspect that matched the description witnesses provided nearby. They arrested John Conley, 35 of Westbrook, for a class D burglary to a motor vehicle and Class E possession of burglar's tools. Police recovered a number of stolen items.

About 4:15 a.m. Monday police were investigating a burglary on Teri Circle when they arrested Jeremy Lester, 45 of South Portland, for Class B burglary and Class D criminal mischief.

Both Conley and Lester were booked into the Cumberland County Jail.


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Preventing Falls: What Fran Learned About Lowering Her Risk of Falling

Preventing Falls: What Fran Learned About Lowering Her Risk of Falling

Fran Paris, who is 79, has a balance problem and tries to keep herself steady so that she doesn’t fall. When she noticed that Woodford’s Congregational Church was offering a Fall Risk Screening Event to help people learn more about their risks, she hightailed it over there. Read what Fran learned about her risks ...

 

Health Events in Maine September 27 to October 1

Health Events in Maine September 27 to October 1

Is every night a bedtime battle with your child? Check out the Catching Health calendar to find out about an upcoming event at the MaineHealth Learning Resource Center with infant and child sleep consultant Jessica Begley. Discover other health events in Maine and/or submit your own event — visit the Catching Health with Diane Atwood blog.

Fire burns trailer behind Pike Industries


WESTBROOK, Maine (NEWS CENTER) -- A fire burned a trailer behind Pike Industries Thursday night.

The fire started after 9 p.m. and Westbrook Fire said the fire went out fast.


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Northern Maine is Awash in Color with Peak Fall Foliage

A beautiful tapestry of colors blankets northern Maine where forest rangers report that the fall foliage season will reach peak conditions this weekend.

“With below average day time temperatures and very chilly nights over the past several days, northern Maine has seen the progression of color rapidly spreading throughout the forest canopies and hillsides in zones 6 and 7. The time is right for the spectacular viewing of why we love Maine in the fall,” noted Gale Ross, Fall Foliage spokesperson.

Get out your camera and head north to chronicle the change in seasons and then share your photos or sign up for e-mail reports detailing where to see the best fall foliage at http://www.mainefoliage.com/ .

Man sentenced to 8 years in child porn case


PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - A Maine man has been sentenced to eight years in prison for possessing child pornography and testifying falsely under oath in court.

Joel Dudley of Westbrook was convicted following separate jury trials in February and April.

The U.S. Attorney's office says police executed a search warrant at Dudley's apartment in August 2012 and seized two DVDs later found to contain numerous child pornography videos.

Never too old to get mono

Never too old to get mono

Not too long ago a friend of mine was diagnosed with mononucleosis (mono). When I hear that someone has mono, I think teenager. My friend may be so in spirit, but in reality she is a grandmother. Read more ...