Today’s Top Stories

Restaurant Supporting 5-year-old Girl’s Health Battle

Terry Stackhouse

Updated 5 hours ago

A family from the Augusta area is getting some extra help from the community, in a great time of need.

5-year-old Kaitlyn Parker has been diagnosed with marfan’s syndrome, a connective tissue disorder

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Crews Respond to Wildfires Statewide

Terry Stackhouse

Updated 6 hours ago

It was a busy day for firefighters and forest rangers.

They were battling multiple fires, all across the state.

Crews responded to fires in Winslow, Standish, Charleston, Milbridge, East Machias, Alfred, Waldoboro, Surry, Lewiston, and Bradford.

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Fire Destroys SUV in Bangor

Terry Stackhouse

Updated 6 hours ago

Flames tore through an SUV in Bangor Sunday, while it was being repaired.

Heavy black smoke could be seen from about a mile away.

It happed just before noon, right outside a storage facility along Hildreth Street.

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Record Store Day Popular in Bangor

Adrienne DiPiazza

Updated 1 day ago

It was 7 years ago today that Record Store Day came to life.

The event was an idea from a Bull Moose employee, Chris Brown. He networked with independent record stores to start the day.

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Medical Marijuana shows Increasing Support, Promise in Maine

Erica Stapleton

Updated 1 day ago

“You’re not seeing the classic people who have dreadlocks and tie dye. But you see a lot more older people. You see a lot more people with gray hair a lot of professionals are saying maybe marijuana is right for me.”

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Update: Crash Claims Life of 18-year-old in Vassalboro

Terry Stackhouse

Updated 2 days ago

The South China community is mourning the loss of one of their own.

State Police say 18-year-old Aundria St. Amand of South China was killed in a car accident along Stone Road Friday afternoon.

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Food Supply Dangerously Low at Bangor Homeless Shelter

Morgan Sturdivant

Updated 2 days ago

365 days a year, the brick building on the corner of Main and Cedar in Bangor is providing more than just a place to sleep at night.

“Food is critical. People are making tough choices out there who come here. We’ve heard those lines over and over and over again, but it’s no less true now,” said Denis Marble, Executive Director.

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Police Investigating Pair Of Fatal Crashes

Rob Poindexter

Updated 2 days ago

The Maine State Police are investigating a pair of fatal crashes.

According to a release, a Massachusetts couple died in Waldoboro, after a head-on collision.

63-year-old Edward Bean of Waldoboro was headed south on Atlantic Highway, just north of Winks Garage, when his car crossed into the northbound lane. 

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Waterville Police Looking For Alleged Jewelry Store Thief

Rob Poindexter

Updated 2 days ago

Waterville Police are asking for the public’s help to catch a man they say robbed a local jewelry store.

Police say a man stole a pair of wedding bands valued at $5,000 from the Tardif jewelry store on Main Street Tuesday.

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Former Passamaquoddy Tribe State Rep. Accused of Illegal Eel Fishing in NY

Caitlin Burchill

Updated 2 days ago

A former Passamaquoddy Tribe state representative is in legal trouble for illegal elver fishing in New York.

New York Department of Environmental Conservation authorities says 8 people, including Frederick Moore III, 53, of Perry, surrendered themselves over to officials.

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Belfast Food Processing Facility to Close Doors

John Krinjak

Updated 3 days ago

For two years, Coastal Farms Food Processing in Belfast has provided a production and storage space for about a dozen local small businesses.

But now the facility is closing, leaving those tenants scrambling.

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Dexter Battles Historical Flood

Adrienne DiPiazza

Updated 3 days ago

Flood season isn’t new for most Mainers, but the town of Dexter hasn’t seen anything like this for a long time.

“The force of nature is just unbelievable and the town has never experienced anything like it. Just unbelievable,” says Diana Patterson, Dexter Resident.

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Man Accused of Robbing Augusta Pharmacy Twice Pleads Guilty

Caitlin Burchill

Updated 3 days ago

A Dresden man has admitted to robbing a Shaw’s pharmacy twice in one week.

As part of a plea agreement, Ryan McLaughlin, 26, has pled guilty to one count of interference with commerce by robbery.

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Searsport Bank Teller Sentenced For Stealing From Customers

Caitlin Burchill

Updated 3 days ago

A former bank teller in Searsport was sentenced to 1 month in jail and 7 months of home detention for stealing almost $26,000 from dozens of customer accounts.

Brittany Mace, 24,  admitted to embezzling the money in 2010 and 2011.

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Dexter Flooding Update: Homes Being Evacuated

Caitlin Burchill

Updated 4 days ago

As of 11:15 am Thursday, officials announced that a culvert had just let go on Lincoln Street in Dexter.  Authorities are currently evacuating the areas of St. Francis and Water Streets.

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Floodwaters Wash Out Roadway, Culverts in Dexter

John Krinjak

Updated 4 days ago

“I got a call about quarter of seven. The town manager had called to say that the building was compromised, I should probably take a look at it,” said Rick Whitney, director of the Dexter Historical Society.

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Piscataquis River Overflows, Closing Bridges and Roads

John Krinjak

Updated 4 days ago

The Piscataquis River overflowed its banks today, causing flooding throughout Piscataquis County.

The Sebec-Atkinson bridge was closed to traffic after the river spilled onto the road there.

Low-lying roads in the area are flooded out and impassible to traffic.

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Bar Harbor Divided Over Town Manager’s Contract

Adrienne DiPiazza

Updated 4 days ago

The Bar Harbor Town Council meeting was packed Tuesday night. People expressed their views on whether or not the Town Manager should stay.

“I noticed that a lot of social media is abuzz with it right now,” says Bar Harbor Resident, Brooke Collier.

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Winterport Man Sentenced For Sex Charges Against Child

Caitlin Burchill

Updated 4 days ago

A Winterport man will spend 9 months in jail for sex charges against a child.

David Hyatt, 74, was originally charged with 15 counts of unlawful sexual contact and one count of visual sexual aggression.

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Flooded Road: Man Dies In Caswell

Caitlin Burchill

Updated 5 days ago

A Caswell man has died after moving his truck through a flooded road.

Authorities received a call after 9pm Tuesday that Paul Oliver, 74, was missing after attempting to maneuver his vehicle on Oliver Road in Caswell.

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