Today’s Top Stories

A True Story of Heroism: Passerbys Help Save Life of Baby

Erica Stapleton

Updated 4 days ago

Police say a passerby resuscitated a 3-month-old baby involved in a car crash in Kossuth Township.

It happened Monday.

Police say an SUV driven by Stephen McGouldrick hit some ice on Rt. 6, went down an embankment, and came to rest on it’s roof in 2 1/2 feet of water.

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Winslow Teen Charged With Stabbing Another Teen

Updated 4 days ago

Winslow police say a teen is charged with stabbing another teen Monday night….

Police said they were called to Fort Halifax Park, off Halifax Street and found a 17-year-old boy who had been stabbed in the chest.

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Dexter Police Department Mourning Loss of Longtime Officer

Updated 4 days ago

The Dexter Police Department is mourning the loss of one of its finest.

Detective Lieutenant Alan Grinnell died last night.

He served the department for 24 years, rising through the ranks from patrol officer.

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Cushing Teen Cited for Driving to Endanger

Updated 4 days ago

A teen from Cushing crashed his pickup truck in Warren.

It happened on the Oyster River Road around 10am Monday morning.

Knox County deputies say 18-year-old Devin Meklin was driving the truck.

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Wrong Way Driver Arrested on OUI Charges

Updated 4 days ago

A Bangor man was arrested yesterday after police say he was seen driving the wrong way on the interstate at a high rate of speed.

Police say they made contact with 46 year old William Musor just before 5 pm, and suspected he was under the influence.

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Court: Feds Right To Reject Medicaid Cuts

Updated 4 days ago

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — An appeals court has affirmed that Maine must provide Medicaid coverage to low-income 19-and-20-year-olds.

Chief Judge Sandra Lynch of the First Circuit Court of Appeals said Monday that the federal government was correct in rejecting the Maine Department of Health and Human Services’ proposal to cut coverage for roughly 6,000 young adults.

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Vigil Held to Mark One Year Anniversary of Domestic Assault Death

Updated 4 days ago

A candlelight vigil will be held Tuesday night at the Husson University Campus in Bangor, in memory of Brooke Locke.

Police say Locke was raped, kidnapped and murdered by her boyfriend one year ago.

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3 Adults, 1 Baby Injured in Accident Near Topsfield

Terry Stackhouse

Updated 4 days ago

4 people were hurt in a car accident near Topsfield Monday afternoon, including a 3 month old baby.

State Police say a Ford Expedition SUV lost control going around a corner along Route 6 in Kossuth Township and went off the road and down an embankment.

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Construction Underway on Dover-Foxcroft Mill Complex

John Krinjak

Updated 5 days ago

Construction on the Mayo Mill Office Plaza in Dover-Foxcroft is well underway – a major repurposing of nine historic buildings.

“When our community looked at what the opportunities were, being on the river, great opportunity for some housing, with views of the river, being in the downtown, with the Main Street frontage, we could have retail space, with all the space available here, plenty of space for offices. So we had a vision for mixed use redevelopment utilizing the strengths of the location,” said Town Manager Jack Clukey.

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Police ID Driver Thought to Be Responsible for Hit & Run of Jogger

Wayne Harvey

Updated 5 days ago

Waldo County Sheriff’s deputies found who they believe to be the driver in the hit and run accident in Winterport last week.

28 year old Rachel Curtis-Doliber of Winterport is summonsed for leaving the scene of a personal injury accident after she allegedly hit a 27 year old woman who was jogging last week.

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Federal Help Approved for Verso Workers

Wayne Harvey

Updated 5 days ago

A petition to get federal help for the more than 500 workers out of a job because of the Bucksport Verso mill closure was given approval by the U.S. Department of Labor.

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Rockland Fire Department Deals With 2 Fires Sunday

Wayne Harvey

Updated 5 days ago

The Rockland Fire Department had to deal with a pair of fires Sunday, at the same time.

The first call came in around 2 in the afternoon at an apartment complex on Lovejoy Street.

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UMaine Women’s Basketball Takes First Home Win This Season

Erica Stapleton

Updated 6 days ago

University of Maine women’s basketball had their first home game at home this season.

The team is coming off a season opener loss against Bryant.

Sunday’s game was a close match-up to LIU Brooklyn.

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Former MLB Star, Local Hockey Coach Meets with Fans in Bangor

Erica Stapleton

Updated 6 days ago

A sports legend returned to Bangor Sunday to meet with fans and promote a book he’s featured in.

Matt Stairs, former Major League Baseball Star and Bangor area hockey coach, autographed copies of “A Boy named Matt: The Story of a Hometown Hero.”

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Holiday Photo Shoot Benefits Bangor Homeless Shelter

Erica Stapleton

Updated 6 days ago

People in Bangor were getting into the holiday spirit – and all for a good cause.

A lot of folks went to COESPACE for a holiday photo shoot with family and friends.

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Riding in Style: Group Takes One-Of-A-Kind Railcycle Trip to Belfast

Erica Stapleton

Updated 6 days ago

“We all wear yellow vests.  We bring a few basic tools, food, always water.”

All that, plus a good attitude, is all you need to ride the rails. And we’re not talking trains – this group is traveling by railcycle.

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Open Enrollment Begins on Healthcare Exchange

Adrienne DiPiazza

Updated 7 days ago

Maine residents looking for healthcare can once again check out the federally-run exchange.

The three-month open enrollment period began Saturday.

There are more options for Mainers this year, with the addition of the Massachusetts-based non profit Harvard Pilgrim to the exchange.

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Update- Names Released in Enfield Crash

Adrienne DiPiazza

Updated 5 days ago

Authorities have released the names of the seven people involved in a deadly crash in Enfield Saturday.

It happened on Route Two near the Mohawk Road intersection around 11:30 a.m.

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Monson Community Church Renovations Reach New Heights

Caitlin Burchill

Updated 1 week ago

On the drive from Bangor to Monson, you pass many churches.

The Monson Community Church was the first church built between Bangor and the Canadian border.

It was built in 1831.

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Senate District 11 Recount Completed

Updated 1 week ago

Maine’s new Senate President, Mike Thibodeau from Waldo County, was one of the candidates awaiting a recount to make sure he won his race.

Legislative recounts started Friday at the Department of Public Safety.

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