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Cain Casts Vote in Orono

Tania Morales

Updated 1 month ago

Poliquin’s rival for congress, Democrat Emily Cain, cast her vote in Orono today.

Cain says she’s been a long time voter in Orono, but seeing her name on the ballot this time around was special.

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Preschoolers Cast Vote in Hampden

Tania Morales

Updated 1 month ago

Highland preschoolers concentrated on the choices during their election Tuesday.

The candidates – chocolate, chocolate chip and honey teddy grahams.

“My tummy says yummy,” says 4 year old, Eli Marquis.

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Lubec Woman Dies in Storm Related Crash

Updated 2 months ago

A Lubec woman was killed Sunday night in what state police say was the only fatal motor vehicle crash from the weekend’s storm.

Police say 28 year old Danielle Moores died after her vehicle left the road on Route 189 in Trescott.

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Man Arrested Following Police Pursuit From Bangor to Old Town

Updated 2 months ago

An Old Town man was arrested at the end of what police say was a fourteen mile chase that began in Bangor.

Bangor police say they made a traffic stop on 14th Street Monday night when a car sped past them.

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Fire Marshal To Investigate Springfield Blaze

Wayne Harvey

Updated 2 months ago

Crews from five towns were called out to battle a Tuesday morning fire at a house in Springfield, truck drivers going by reported the blaze around 4 am.

When they arrived the flames were coming out of the back of the house.

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Voters To Decide Close 3-way Governor’s Race

Updated 2 months ago

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Republican Gov. Paul LePage is hoping to fend off a challenge from Democrat Mike Michaud to win another four years in the Blaine House.

As residents enter the voting booths Tuesday, LePage and Michaud are locked in a tight race with independent Eliot Cutler trailing in third.

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Early Morning Blaze in Springfield House

Updated 2 months ago

Crews battled an early morning fire on the main road in Springfield Tuesday.

A passerby noticed the fire at this home around 4:00 AM.

We’re told flames were shooting 10 feet into the air.

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Gov. LePage Says Critic Needs Suicide Watch

Updated 2 months ago

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has wrapped up his campaign on behalf of Republican governors with a fifth appearance with Maine Gov. Paul LePage.

Appearing Monday evening in Portland, Christie described LePage as a candidate who wants the best for Maine and who “may say things in a way that are rather direct.”

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Early November Storm Rocks Blue Hill Peninsula

Erica Stapleton

Updated 2 months ago

“Trees over the wires, wires on the ground, sparking, burning. It was like a bad movie.”

Peter Nelson is one of the several people on the Blue Hill peninsula directly impacted by the early November storm.

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Power Outages Could Affect Polling Sites Tuesday

Joy Hollowell

Updated 2 months ago

Tens of thousands of Mainers remain in the dark tonight, 24 hours after a powerful Nor’easter dumped heavy, wet snow on the state.

At one point, more than 140,000 outages were reported in Maine.

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Heavy Snow & Leaves Creating Problems for Power Crews

Joy Hollowell

Updated 2 months ago

Mother Nature gave power crews a much-needed break Monday, as they continue restoration efforts.

More than 130,000 outages were reported at the peak of Sunday’s storm.

Emera Maine and Central Maine Power hope to have the majority of their customers back on-line in the new few days.

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Bangor Crews Battle Early Morning Fire

Joy Hollowell

Updated 2 months ago

Fire fighters in Bangor battled an early morning fire at a home.

Crews were called to Forest Avenue around 5 a-m. Monday.

Neighbors called the fire in. We’re told the homeowner was on his way out the door when those same neighbors alerted him to the fire.

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Fire Fighters Battle Flames and Weather in Orland Sunday

Joy Hollowell

Updated 2 months ago

The snow gave fire fighters some extra hurdles as they battled a blaze Sunday afternoon in Orland.

Crews were called to Back Ridge Road in Orland around 1:15 p.m.

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Governor LePage Declares Limited Emergency to Help Restore Power

Terry Stackhouse

Updated 2 months ago

AUGUSTA – After an early winter storm knocked out power to tens of thousands of Mainers and made travel conditions treacherous across the state, Governor Paul R. LePage issued an emergency proclamation that will allow utility crews to drive additional hours to repair lines and restore power.

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Bangor Faces First Snowstorm of the Season

Erica Stapleton

Updated 2 months ago

The National Weather Service says this is the first time Bangor has gotten snowfall with inches in the double digits this early in November.

Snow removal crews have been out working all day, along with other responding agencies, assisting the thousands affected by the area’s first winter storm.

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UMaine Student Arrested After Attempted Break-In

Erica Stapleton

Updated 2 months ago

A University of Maine student was arrested in connection with a break-in attempt in Old Town, early Sunday morning.

Police say, 21-year-old Luke Cushman-Cole tried to enter a home on Bennoch Road.

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Father of Portland Fire Victim Speaks Out

Terry Stackhouse

Updated 2 months ago

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) – A Maine man who believes his son was one of five people killed in a fire at a two-apartment house says he has questions about the condition of the house and whether smoke alarms were working.

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Nurse: No Option But To Fight Ebola Quarantine

Updated 2 months ago

FORT KENT, Maine (AP) — A nurse who successful fought Maine’s quarantine for health care workers who have treated Ebola patients says she had no option but to challenge how medical professionals were being treated.

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Coast Guard Suspends Search For 2 Maine Fishermen

Updated 2 months ago

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — The Coast Guard is suspending the search for two fishermen who were on a boat that sent out a distress signal Saturday near Matinicus Island.

Coast Guard officials say a crew in the air spotted a flare fired from a survivor inside a life raft and safely hoisted him aboard. He was taken to Maine Medical Hospital in Portland.

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Weather Update

Jessica Conley

Updated 2 months ago

 

 


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