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2 Dead Following Accident in Dover Foxcroft

Terry Stackhouse

Updated 1 hour ago

Two people died, following an accident in Dover Foxcroft Thursday morning.

It happened along Route 15, just below Charleston Hill.

Responders say a vehicle lost control and collided with a pickup.

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Elderly Gouldsboro Couple Found Dead in Apparent Murder Suicide

Terry Stackhouse

Updated 16 mins ago

State Police say the deaths of a Gouldsboro husband and wife appear to be a murder suicide.

The bodies of 75-year-old Virginia Hutchins and 65-year-old Raymond Hutchins were found in their Grand Marsh Bay home Thursday morning by a relative, who went to check on them.

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Bradley Family Together On Thanksgiving for the First Time

Erica Stapleton

Updated 3 hours ago

There is a first time for everything.

“We’re doing Thanksgiving at Devan’s,” explains Michael Richard. “This is Devan’s. So it’s huge that we’re going to come and they’re going to share their home, their meal with us.”

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Flights On Time In and Out of BGR

Adrienne DiPiazza

Updated 3 hours ago

Wednesday night’s storm dumped about a foot of snow on Bangor— but the airport was bustling Thursday.

All flights going in and out of Bangor International Airport remained on time.

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UMaine WBB & Manna Serve Thanksgiving Meal

Adrienne DiPiazza

Updated 3 hours ago

Folks in downtown Bangor enjoyed a hot turkey dinner with all the fixins thanks to Manna Ministries and a group of young ladies from UMaine.

You might not recognize them when they’re out of uniform.

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Car Flips, Traps Driver Near Bangor Mall

Joy Hollowell

Updated 3 hours ago

A car flipped onto its side near the Bangor Mall, trapping the driver inside early Thanksgiving day morning.

Officers were called to Bangor Mall Boulevard around 12:45 a.m..

They tell us the driver had just left a restaurant and missed a turn.

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LePage Issues Limited Emergency Proclamation to Restore Power

Terry Stackhouse

Updated 1 day ago

Governor LePage issued a limited emergency proclamation Wednesday night that allows utility crews to drive additional hours to repair lines and restore power.

In a written statement, the Governor said the wet, heavy snow and high winds knocked out power to thousands of homes and businesses.

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Travelers Brave Thanksgiving Storm

Adrienne DiPiazza

Updated 24 hours ago

The day where 46 million Americans are making that pilgrimage for turkey and stuffing– snow eclipses travel from the mid-Atlantic to Maine.

“It’s been alright, it got bad around Portland and then it let up and it’s been intermittent it’s actually gotten worst as we got here,” says Lawrence Mogardo who’s traveling from Massachusetts to Milo with his family.

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VIDEO: Storm Diverts International Flights to Bangor

Adrienne DiPiazza

Updated 1 day ago

With a Thanksgiving storm heading up the coast, Bangor International Airport is preparing to keep its runway clear of snow.

Several trans-Atlantic flights have been diverted to BGR because of closures and delays at East coast hub airports.

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Bucksport Mill Closure Pushed Back To End Of Year

Updated 1 day ago

BUCKSPORT, Maine (AP) — The closure of a Bucksport paper mill that is expected to put more than 500 people out of work is being pushed back from Dec. 1 to Dec. 31, keeping employees on payroll for another month.

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Emera Maine Prepping for Thanksgiving Storm

Adrienne DiPiazza

Updated 1 day ago

Winter storm heading up the coast. Emera Maine is preparing for possible outages across the state.

Emera’s storm team met this morning to coordinate restoration efforts. The power company will have crews on standby and is prepared to work with Central Maine Power in case they need backup.

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Corinna Man & Teen Accused of Stealing 11 Guns From Home

Caitlin Burchill

Updated 1 day ago

State Police say a Corinna man and a teenager took 11 guns from a home in Salem Township, near Kingfield.

David Ireland, 53, and the 17-year-old are charged with burglary and theft.

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Skowhegan PD Looking For Home Invasion Suspect

Caitlin Burchill

Updated 1 day ago

Police are looking for the man who broke into a home in Skowhegan.

The homeowner says he came downstairs to go to work just after 4:30 Wednesday morning and found a man standing in his living room.

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Ferguson Demonstration in Bangor

Terry Stackhouse

Updated 2 days ago

About two dozen demonstrators gathered in Bangor Tuesday, in response to the events in Ferguson, Missouri.

They met in front of the police station on Main Street.

They’re upset that a grand jury decided not to indict Officer Darren Wilson in the shooting death of Michael Brown – an unarmed black teen.

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Old Town Man Arrested following Break-In Attempt, While Partially Naked

Terry Stackhouse

Updated 2 days ago

Police in Old Town say a man, acting erratically, tried to break into a home.

30-year-old Derrick Beal was taken into custody, Tuesday afternoon.

Witnesses reported seeing a man – possibly on bath salts – that was naked, out of control, and throwing things at passing cars along Bennoch Road.

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Bangor High School Teacher Charged with Unlawful Sexual Contact

Terry Stackhouse

Updated 1 day ago

A Bangor High School math teacher is charged with unlawful sexual contact.

Bangor Police say charges were filed against 48-year-old James McHenry late last month.

McHenry is accused of touching the genitals of a minor.

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Behind The Bench: Sentencing

Caitlin Burchill

Updated 2 days ago

Monday night we took a look at how bail is set.

Tuesday, TV5’s Caitlin Burchill goes “Behind The Bench” and breaks down sentencing.

Like determining bail, criminal history is a critical component of calculating a convict’s sentence.
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College of Atlantic Honored for Turrets Renovation

John Krinjak

Updated 2 days ago

The Turrets, designed by architect Bruce Price, famous for Quebec’s Chateau Frontenac, has been made new again.

The $3.7 million top-to-bottom rehab has earned a Maine Preservation award.

“The exterior was in really critical shape. We had slate shingles that were actually falling from the building,” said Millard Dority, director of the College of the Atlantic’s buildings and grounds, who supervised the renovation project.

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Grand Jury Indicts Bangor Man For Sex Crimes

Updated 2 days ago

A Bangor man has been formally charged with possession of sexually explicit materials and unlawful sexual touching.

42-year-old Roger Severance was arrested in August after Bangor Police say they received a tip from the Maine Computer Crimes Task Force.

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Bangor Priest Indicted for Sex Crimes Involving Children

Catherine Pegram

Updated 2 days ago

 

A Bangor priest accused of sex crimes involving children was indicted by a Penobscot County grand jury Wednesday.

52-year-old Adam Metropoulos is charged with four counts of sexual abuse of a minor, possession of sexually explicit materials and violation of privacy.

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