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Free Thanksgiving Meals

Updated 2 months ago

Organizations across eastern and central Maine have plans to help those in need enjoy a warm and festive meal this Thanksgiving. This list is not all inclusive, but we hope it connects you with an opportunity for fellowship and food with your neighbors.

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

Wayne Harvey

Updated 2 months 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 2 months 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 2 months 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 2 months 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 2 months 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 2 months 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 2 months 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 2 months 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 2 months 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 2 months 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 2 months 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.

Read more on Senate District 11 Recount Completed…

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Windsor Man Sentenced To Prison For Shaking Daughter

Updated 2 months ago

A man from Windsor who shook his infant daughter so hard, she was left paralyzed, deaf and blind, has been sentenced to seven years in prison.

Lawyers for 22-year-old Kevin Peaslee told the judge, Peaslee was an overwhelmed young parent when he shook the six month old girl last December.

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Old Town to Revitalize Downtown

Tania Morales

Updated 2 months ago

Identify needs, establish goals and develop an action plan, that’ll be the idea behind Monday night’s 6:30 meeting at the Old Town Public Library.

“We’d like to hear from people what do they perceive as being needed for the downtown. What they would like to see in terms of green space, connection to the river, what types of businesses that are not there now that they’d like to see, things like that,” says Old Town Director of Economic Development, Ron Harriman.

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Judge Approves Auction Procedure for E. Millinocket Mill

John Krinjak

Updated 2 months ago

A federal judge approved a motion for the trustees of the old Great Northern Paper Mill to borrow a hundred thousand dollars from potential buyer GNP Acquisition LLC, reportedly based in Connecticut.

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Driver Taken to Hospital After Rollover Accident in Argyle

Caitlin Burchill

Updated 2 months ago

Snow isn’t to blame for an rollover on the interstate in Argyle Friday morning.

State Police say 21-year-old Tera Cropley of Lincoln was distracted when her car flipped over at mile marker 203.

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2 Women Charged with Agg. Attempted Murder for Stabbing in China

Catherine Pegram

Updated 2 months ago

State police say two women accused of stabbing another woman in China are now charged with aggravated attempted murder.

23-year-old Carissa Butkewicz and 20-year-old Tiffany Glidden, both of Waterville, are due in court in Augusta Friday.

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Police Identify Windsor Woman Found Dead by Young Girl

Updated 2 months ago

Augusta police are still waiting to learn what caused her death, but they have identified the woman a child found dead on Tuesday.

Police say 44-year-old Carol Peaslee was from Windsor.

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Answering the Call: Inside Dispatching 2

Adrienne DiPiazza

Updated 2 months ago

Public safety dispatchers answer countless calls of distress and emergency every day. Most blend together, but some stand out.

“Suicide calls, homicide, child calls are really tough,” says Betty Stone, who’s been dispatching for 16 years.

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Price is Right Live Coming to Bangor, Augusta & Portland

Catherine Pegram

Updated 2 months ago

The price could be right for some folks in Maine this spring.

The Price is Right Live Stage Show is coming to the state.

According to their website, you can catch the travelling game show on Thursday, April 2nd at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor.

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