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9/11 Heroes Run Hits the Pavement in Bangor

Erica Stapleton

Updated 3 months ago

About 200 runners laced up at Bangor’s waterfront to honor soldier heroes, wounded and fallen.

The 9/11 Heroes Run is the first of it’s kind in Bangor, but they are held across the nation on or around September 11th.

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Hot Diggity Dog!! Maine’s Wienerfest Boasts Beloved Dachshund Breed

Erica Stapleton

Updated 3 months ago

Hot dogs galore in Belfast – and not the kind in a bun with ketchup and mustard.

“I don’t think there’s anything quite like Wienerfest in the state of Maine,” says organizer Dale Kuhnert.

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Fire Destroys 3 Buildings in Dexter Woods

Erica Stapleton

Updated 3 months ago

Officials say three buildings in the Dexter woods are destroyed after a fire tore through them early Sunday morning.

Dexter Fire Department was called to the scene at 531 Charleston Rd. at 2 a.m.

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Child of Grace Premieres in Bangor

Adrienne DiPiazza

Updated 3 months ago

Hundreds gathered at the Gracie Theater at Husson University Saturday for a special screening of a new movie, Child of Grace.

The film is based on the book June Bug by Chris Fabry, and takes place in Maine.

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Madison Energy Expo: Jobs & Efficiency

Adrienne DiPiazza

Updated 3 months ago

Can we combine the change to energy efficient homes with job creation? A Democratic state representative thinks so.

Ann Dorney is calling on Mainers to winterize and reduce their energy use, and she wants other Mainers to help them.

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Calling All Firearm Enthusiasts: Bangor Gun Show at Cross Center

Erica Stapleton

Updated 3 months ago

Welcome to a world of firearms…

“We can find here fire arms of every category, rifles, pistols, shotguns, antiques modern,” says Charlie Rumsey, Secretary of the Penobscot County Conservation Association, the group that puts on the show. “It’s all here. ”

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Bangor Wheels Take to Waterfront

Updated 3 months ago

The concert series may be over for the Waterfront this summer, but it hasn’t been any less busy.

People flocked into Bangor on Saturday for the Wheels on the Waterfront Car Show.

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Floating Wind Turbine Project Takes Next Step with DOE Grant

Erica Stapleton

Updated 3 months ago

After one year afloat off the shore of Castine, this UMaine project has been deemed a success.

“It’s very exciting,” says Dr. Habib Dagher, project director.  “We’ve put this floating turbine, the first of its kind in the world, the first of its kind that’s connected to the grid, we put that in the water a year ago and a year later, we asked ourselves how did it do?”

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VIDEO: NH Man Accused of Assault on Child Faces Judge

Adrienne DiPiazza

Updated 3 months ago

A New Hampshire man charged with assaulting a child in Bangor is being held at the Penobscot County Jail.

Police say 26-year-old Adam Morton seriously injured a child with a household appliance in August.

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Thorndike Woman Involved in Searsmont Crash Dies

Updated 3 months ago

State Police say, a woman involved in a crash in Searsmont last week has died.

84 year old Anne Brown of Thorndike was a passenger in a car driven by her husband.

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Belfast PD: Cemetery Theft Case Solved

Caitlin Burchill

Updated 3 months ago

Belfast Police say they solved a theft case Thursday.

Someone was stealing decorative objects from grave sites.

Caitlin Burchill was there as authorities nabbed the suspect and retrieved the stolen items for the victims.

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Bangor Woman Blinded in Attack Shares Story

Terry Stackhouse

Updated 3 months ago

A pregnant woman, who was was brutally assaulted by a man she was living with is recovering in Bangor.

Francine Smith, 41, says she’s now blind, because of her injuries.

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Fire That Destroyed Portside Grill: Investigation Closed

Updated 3 months ago

Fire investigators say they now know where the fire started that destroyed Bar Harbor’s Portside Grill.

The blaze tore through the downtown restaurant Tuesday night.

Fire crews from surrounding towns helped to protect the nearby buildings.

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Brewer Man Found Hours After Being Ejected from Truck

Joy Hollowell

Updated 3 months ago

State police say a man from Brewer was injured for hours before help came along after he crashed his truck into a guard rail in Carmel.

A passerby called in the wreck a little after 5 this morning.

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Frankfort Residents Discuss Proposed Wind Project

Terry Stackhouse

Updated 3 months ago

Frankfort residents say they’re divided over a proposed wind energy project.

A New Hampshire company wants to build a six-turbine wind farm on Mount Waldo.

Representatives from Eolian Renewable Energy met with locals at the town’s municipal building Wednesday.

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Bar Harbor Residents, Businesses Come Together after Fire

Adrienne DiPiazza

Updated 3 months ago

“All of a sudden the fog started getting a little bit thicker and we started smelling smoke and we looked over at the restaurant to see smoke starting to billow out of the attic vents,” says Bar Harbor resident, John Vreeland.

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Shallow Grave Found: Police Investigating As Homicide

Updated 3 months ago

State police say they’ve found the body of a man reported missing years ago and he was the victim of a homicide.

The skeletal remains are believed to be those of Charles Woodburn, who was 51 years old at the time he was last seen alive in 2002.

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Two Rite Aid Robberies- 21 Year Old in Custody

Updated 3 months ago

An Augusta man is in custody, expected to be charged with two pharmacy robberies in the city yesterday.

Police believe 21 year old Dominic Pomerleau walked into the Rite Aid on North Belfast Avenue just before 6pm Tuesday, demanded prescription drugs through a threatening note, then ran without taking anything.

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Heroin Brought to Maine from NYC, Four Arrested

Updated 3 months ago

An investigation from Bangor to Columbia Falls has resulted in four men being charged with trafficking heroin.

Drug enforcement agents say two men from New York City have been selling heroin from Bangor area hotels and an Ohio Street residence.

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Suspicious Fire in the Woods Near Moose Mountain

Updated 3 months ago

Wardens are back at the scene of a wildfire near Moose Mountain…they say it is suspicious.

Last night, a small crew responded to a fire on a logging road in Big Moose Township, northwest of Greenville.

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