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“Duck of Justice” Boosts Police Social Media Following

Updated 2 weeks ago

 

Bangor Police Department’s Facebook page has been the talk of the town lately, and it’s all because of a duck.
The “Duck of Justice” appears in photos with police cars, police officers as well as K-9 members.
The page attracted more than 20,000 likes since the stuffed animal appeared.

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Trooper Injured by Moose While Driving to Moose Crash

Joy Hollowell

Updated 2 weeks ago

A State Police trooper responding to a car-moose crash ended up colliding with a moose himself late Tuesday night.

Trooper Dennis Quint was on Route one in Cyr Plantation, heading north on a call about a car crash involving a moose in the area.

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Pet of the Week: Bangor Humane Society

Updated 2 weeks ago

 

Kristin Harmon was in the studio again for this week’s Pet of the Week. This time, she brought a one year-old shepard/pit bull mix named Gustav. Gustav is a very active male dog with the potential to do well with other dogs and cats. He is very well trained and well-mannered, but Kristin recommends Gustav for a home with children at least in their teens, as he is still very much a puppy and can play a little rough at times for young children.

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Consumer Contact

Updated 2 weeks ago

 

Russ Van Arsdale was in on Monday for this week’s Consumer Contact. Russ was speaking with Joy about how different charities can actually be more harm than they are helpful.

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Annual 4th of July Pancake Breakfast Pt. 4

Updated 3 weeks ago

The annual 4th of July Pancake Breakfast was held once again at the Brewer auditorium. Wayne Harvey was reporting live from the auditorium Friday morning, covering the preparation and start of the annual breakfast.

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Annual 4th of July Pancake Breakfast Pt. 3

Updated 3 weeks ago

The annual 4th of July Pancake Breakfast was held once again at the Brewer auditorium. Wayne Harvey was reporting live from the auditorium Friday morning, covering the preparation and start of the annual breakfast.

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Annual 4th of July Pancake Breakfast Pt. 2

Updated 3 weeks ago

The annual 4th of July Pancake Breakfast was held once again at the Brewer auditorium. Wayne Harvey was reporting live from the auditorium Friday morning, covering the preparation and start of the annual breakfast.

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Annual 4th of July Pancake Breakfast Pt. 1

Updated 3 weeks ago

The annual 4th of July Pancake Breakfast was held once again at the Brewer auditorium. Wayne Harvey was reporting live from the auditorium Friday morning, covering the preparation and start of the annual breakfast.

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Senior Spotlight: GPS can Help Save Money on Insurance

Updated 3 weeks ago

 

Kristie Miner from the Westgate Center was in the studio Wednesday for this week’s Senior Spotlight. This week, Kristie was speaking to Wayne about some deals she has found through insurance companies offering discounts for drivers with Alzheimer’s that have GPS systems installed in their vehicles. For more information on these deals, you can check out www.statefarm.com/insurance/auto/discounts/drive-safe-save, or speak to your own insurance provider.

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133rd Engineer Battalion to Return to Maine

Updated 3 weeks ago

Governor LePage will join family and friends of the 133rd Engineer Battalion, to welcome the soldiers back home Tuesday.

The group deployed last August to Afghanistan.

During that time, they completed more than 241 missions on nine basses.

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Gardening with Bob Bangs

Updated 4 weeks ago

 

Due to the poor weather on Thursday, this week’s Gardening segment was in the studio with Wayne and Bob Bangs of Windswept Gardens. To learn more about any of the topics discussed on this gardening segment, visit, windsweptgardens.comIf you have a topic you’d like to see discussed with Bob Bangs, send us an email at wabi@wabi.tv.

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5th Annual Maine Whoopie Pie Festival

Updated 4 weeks ago

 

With the 5th annual Maine Whoopie Pie Festival coming up on Saturday, Patrick Myers came into the studio to fill Wayne in on all of the weekend’s festivities.

The festival runs on Saturday, June 28th from 10:00AM – 3:00PM, rain or shine. Admission is $5, and children 12 and under get in free. Come try from the selection of over 20,000 whoopie pies!

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4th Annual ALS Calendar Raffle

Updated 4 weeks ago

 

Cathy Billings, Associate Director for Communications and Development at Lobster Institute, came into the studio on Wednesday to talk to Wayne about the fourth annual ALS Calendar Raffle to fund the Bangor Walk to Defeat ALS coming up August 23rd.

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Bich Nga Burrill: New Books

Updated 1 month ago

Bich Nga Burrill was in the studio on Wednesday speaking with Joy about some of her new books she has recently written.


Happy Dumplings

Joy Hollowell

Updated 1 month ago

Bich Nga Burrill was back in the TV5 Kitchen Wednesday morning. This time she was showing Wayne how to make her tasty creation “Happy Dumplings.”

 

 

Happy Dumplings

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Maine Panel Blocks New Tribe Elver Fishery Bill

Updated 4 months ago

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP)- A bill was rejected yesterday to allow the Passamaquoddy Tribe to exempt its members from individual catch limits for elvers.

The tribe says the limits will prevent equal access to the fishery. But the Maine Department of Marine Resources says the tribe can issue licenses to all of its members if it chooses and that a compromise has already been made.

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Holistic Fair

Updated 10 months ago

Amy Burgoyne and Sky Taylor were in today to talk about this weekend’s Holistic and Wellness Fair at Fort Knox in Prospect. For more information you can contact Amy at healingcoop@yahoo.com.

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Gardening with Bob Bangs

Updated 10 months ago

To learn more about any of the topics discussed on this gardening segment, visit, windsweptgardens.comIf you have a topic you’d like to see discussed with Bob Bangs, send us an email at wabi@wabi.tv.

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Senior Spotlight: The Talk of a Lifetime

Updated 10 months ago

Jim Fernald the funeral director at Brookings Smith, was in to tell us about their pre-planning seminar they have coming up.The seminar will focus on what families need to discuss while pre-planning their funerals or what they would like for their funerals.The seminar will be held on Wednesday, October 9th from 5 pm to 7 pm. At the Brookings Smith Family Reception Center. Brookings Smith is located at 163 Center Street in Bangor. If you would like to take part in this seminar or to receive the pamphlet Jim was talking about this morning, you can contact Brookings Smith at 942-8815 or email them at info@BrookingsSmith.com

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Pet of the Week: Old Town Animal Orphanage

Updated 10 months ago

Bobbie Fowler was in from the Old Town Animal Orphanage with a furry friend for us to meet. The orphanage is running a special this whole month on black cats and kittens. It’s called Midnight Special. All black cats and kittens are $12 during the month of September.If you are interested in adopting a pet, the orphanage is open Monday through Friday 1:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. They are located in the DeWitt Airport Commerce Park off Gilman Falls Ave. in Old Town. To contact the orphanage you can give them a call at 827-8777, email info@animal-orphanage.com. You can also visit their website at animal-orphanage.com

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