Dennis Hoey

Dennis Hoey

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Latest Articles by Dennis Hoey

April 17, 2014

Maine approves bill to hold OUI offenders more accountable

The measure allows prosecutors to consider a driver’s lifetime felony offenses, rather than being limited to looking back 10 years.

April 16, 2014

One civilian, one firefighter injured in Sanford apartment fire

The State Fire Marshal’s Office was notified and is investigating the cause of the blaze at 87 High St.

April 15, 2014

Mainer's tax refund seized to pay decades-old debt

The government says it has halted a program to collect old debts, some of them owed by deceased relatives of those whose refunds have been seized, according to a report.

April 10, 2014

Maine convicted murderer Dennis Dechaine loses bid for new trial

A retired Superior Court judge rules DNA evidence is insufficient to implicate an alternate suspect.

April 10, 2014

Hearse crashes, flips on I-95 in Maine after driver falls asleep

The driver is taken to a local hospital with serious injuries.

April 9, 2014

Portland's Hall School added to list for new building

The elementary school is one of six schools added to the state’s guaranteed fund list to renovate or rebuild facilities.

April 8, 2014

Maine marriage fraud conspiracy concludes with Kenyan’s sentencing

A foreign national is sentenced to a year in prison in a conspiracy that involved 13 Mainers.

April 7, 2014

Plovers may now nest in peace in Scarborough

Part of Higgin’s Beach is declared off-limits to dogs and people.

April 7, 2014

Sen. Angus King 'stunned' by ex-Vice President Cheney’s remarks on torture

The Maine independent criticizes Cheney's endorsement of the Bush-era use of waterboarding.

April 7, 2014

Is landmark Portland whale mural endangered?

A fading but well-liked fixture on the Maine State Pier since 1993, the so-called Whaling Wall stands in the way of a new commercial venture.