Today’s Top Stories

Ill Hunter Gets “Big One” Thanks to Stacyville Guide

Tania Morales

Updated 3 days ago

While on a bird hunt, sisters Tina Alton and Joyce Grandmason, began planning a moose hunting trip for Joyce’s husband, who’s battling cancer.

The trip wasn’t possible until they met a hunting guide from Stacyville.

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Rangers Caution Visitors of Dangerous Surf, Shore Conditions at Acadia

Erica Stapleton

Updated 3 days ago

Rain is coming down and waves are crashing along the shore at Acadia National Park.

“Our number one concern is visitor safety and with the high seas washing up on the rocks, we’re concerned about people slipping and falling and potentially even going into the ocean,” explains Park Ranger Justin Flynn.

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Storm Prep & Safety

Caitlin Burchill

Updated 3 days ago

TV5 checked in with Bangor Public Works on storm preps.

We’re told most of the construction around the city has been put on hold until the storm is over.

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Bangor Day Care Closes, Under Investigation

Caitlin Burchill

Updated 3 days ago

A Bangor day care has closed its doors and is under investigation.

The Department of Health and Human Services received a complaint about the “Almost Home Daycare” on Charles Street.

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Distress Call From Boat Near Rockland, Local Crew Assists

Updated 4 days ago

The Coast Guard responded to a boat in distress around 10:30 this morning.

Officials tell us three people were aboard the “Southern Skies” when they reported losing electric power with water coming in the boat’s windows.

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Corinna Man Accused of 2012 Guilford Pharmacy Robbery in Custody

Catherine Pegram

Updated 4 days ago

A man from Corinna accused of robbing a pharmacy in Guilford more than two-and-half years ago will stay in federal custody for now.

26-year-old Michael Thompson appeared in federal court in Bangor Wednesday morning for the first time and waived his right to a detention hearing.

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SW Harbor PD: No Threat to Public, Suspicious Package Detonated

Updated 3 days ago

Coast Guard officials have confirmed that the area near the Southwest Harbor town dock was evacuated this morning.

Officials tell us that around 7:30 this morning they took a report of a suspicious package.

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Fed-Ex Truck Flips on I-95

Updated 4 days ago

The rain is to blame for a Fed-Ex truck flipping over on the I-95 South Tuesday night in orono, according to state police.

Troopers say the driver was just past the Stillwater exit when the vehicle hydroplaned, and ended up in a ditch.

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FairPoint Officials, Striking Workers Clash Over Impending Storm

Caitlin Burchill

Updated 4 days ago

The forecast for the next few days calls for heavy rain and high winds.

FairPoint workers who’ve been on strike since last week say the rough weather could cause major issues for customers.

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Update- Three Taken to Hospital after Crash in Blue Hill

Terry Stackhouse

Updated 4 days ago

Three people were taken to the hospital after a head-on crash in Blue Hill Tuesday afternoon.

It happened around 1:30 on the Mines Road.

According to troopers, a vehicle driven by 49-year old Karin Sanborn of Deer Isle collided with a car driven by 70-year old Ann Flewelling of Sedgwick who was heading in the opposite direction.

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Item Thought to Be a Grenade Was Only a Toy, Police Say

Updated 4 days ago

The Maine State Police Bomb Squad was called to a Skowhegan motel following a report that a grenade was found.

The Towne Motel on Madison Avenue was evacuated just after 11 this morning.

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Bangor Police Arrest Man for Late Summer Crematorium Burglary

Updated 4 days ago

Police say an arrest has been made in connection with a burglary at a Bangor crematorium over the summer.

In July, police were called to the Pine Grove Crematorium on outer Hammond Street.

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Police: Baby Found Dead in Bathtub of Lewiston Apartment

Updated 5 days ago

The death of a baby in Lewiston is being investigated after police say it was found unresponsive in a bathtub.

State Police say 27-year-old Sean St. Amand placed his infant son in the tub with the boy’s two year old sister.

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Three Injured In Thomaston Crash

Updated 5 days ago

Three people were taken to the hospital after a crash this morning on Route 1 in Thomaston.

Police say a van carrying four people crossed the center line and struck a pole.

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Bangor Nurses Hold Press Conference in Support of Ebola Safety Standards

Updated 5 days ago

Registered nurses in the Bangor area have scheduled a press conference for Tuesday morning.

They’re demanding President Obama and Congress take immediate steps to guarantee the safety of healthcare employees when it comes to the Ebola virus.

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Update: Machine Malfunction Sparks Fire at Hartland Tannery

Terry Stackhouse

Updated 5 days ago

Crews from several communities fought flames at the tannery in Hartland Monday afternoon.

Responders say smoke was billowing from the eves of the building when they got there.

Tasman Leather Group workers had to evacuate.

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Council Meeting Addresses Robocalls from Hampden Mayor’s PAC

John Krinjak

Updated 5 days ago

Monday night a meeting of the Hampden Town Council addressed a possible ethics violation by that town’s mayor regarding robocalls that targeted members of the council.

“This is a friendly reminder that your Hampden property taxes are due by 7 PM tomorrow. Hampden property taxes have increased over 10 percent in the last two years, and you can thank your current Hampden town councilor Ivan McPike for voting to raise your taxes,” said one of the calls, in part.

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Dump Truck Roll-Over Plugs Traffic on I-95 in Bangor

Erica Stapleton

Updated 5 days ago

A dump truck roll-over between Broadway and Stillwater Avenue on I-95 in Bangor plugged up traffic Monday afternoon.

Traffic was backed up all the way to Hammond St.

State Police say the truck was going north just before 3 p.m. when it blew a tire, crossed over the passing lane and took out the guard rail.

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Police: Wayne Man Threw Infant Son Down Flight Of Stairs

Rob Poindexter

Updated 5 days ago

A man from Wayne is in jail tonight, accused of throwing his 3-month old son down a flight of stairs.

Police say, 39-year-old William Lord Junior was drunk when he threw the boy down the stairs while he was in a child safety seat.

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Snocross Event Scheduled For Bangor In January

Wayne Harvey

Updated 5 days ago

Normally, the racing done at Bass Park in Bangor involves horses.

There will be a lot of horse power there in January as the Queen City hosts the Paul Bunyan International Snocross.

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