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Transfer Station Worker Rescues Baby Kittens

John Krinjak

Updated 3 months ago

A volunteer worker at a transfer station in Rockland is being called a hero for giving some baby kittens a second chance.

Steven Gregoire was going about his duties at the Rockland transfer station Wednesday when he heard something unusual.

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Millinocket Paper Mill Auctions Items to Pay Taxes

Erica Stapleton

Updated 3 months ago

An auction on Thursday at the Great Northern Paper Mill in Millinocket seemed to signal an official end to the mill’s paper-making days.

Parts of the number 11 paper machine were bought separately, along with other mill equipment.

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BPD Picks Up Holden Man Wanted on 12 Warrants

Erica Stapleton

Updated 3 months ago

 

Bangor Police picked up a Holden man wanted on 12 warrants.

29-year-old Joseph Demmons was on the run since Tuesday when Knox County deputies tried to apprehend him.

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Clinton Man Seriously Injured After Car Accident in Benton

Caitlin Burchill

Updated 3 months ago

Police say a Clinton man was taken to a hospital with serious injuries after he lost control of his car in Benton.

21-year-old Peter Speropolous skidded sideways across the center line on the Bellsqueeze Road around 10am Thursday.

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UMaine Hockey Player Enters Plea For Assault & Disorderly Conduct Charge

Caitlin Burchill

Updated 3 months ago

A UMaine hockey player charged with assault and disorderly conduct has pleaded not guilty.

According to police, Ryan Lomberg had a confrontation with another man at a party in April.

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Update: Woman Seriously Injured in Augusta Accident

Terry Stackhouse

Updated 3 months ago

State Police say a woman was seriously injured in a three-vehicle crash on the interstate in Augusta at noon Thursday.

Police say a dump truck driver slowed down because a car was on fire in the breakdown lane.

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Three Injured after Early Morning Accident in Hancock

Updated 3 months ago

Three men were taken to the hospital after a crash in Hancock early Thursday.

It took place on Route One near Havey Point Road.

Rescue crews were called to the scene around 4 a.m.

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Behind the Scenes: Cirque Du Soleil Show in Bangor

Caitlin Burchill

Updated 3 months ago

Cirque Du Soleil is stopping in Bangor for the first time with their Varekai performance.

It’s one of 19 Cirque shows that tour around the world.

Each show tells a story. This one is a take on Greek mythology.

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Mother Helps Belfast PD Include Database for Wanderers

Updated 3 months ago

Linda Lee’s son is autistic.

She says communicating with him has come a long way since he began using his art to express his emotions.

Keeping him safe may be her biggest concern.

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Camden-Rockport Career Teachers Retire

Adrienne DiPiazza

Updated 3 months ago

The Camden-Rockport school district has a lot going for it, but what it won’t have anymore is the expertise and heart of Mr. Spinney and Miss Vautour.

“This place has been my life for 50 years,” says Faith Vautour.

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Standoff Subject Trades Hospital Room For Jail Cell

Updated 3 months ago

An Ellsworth man who was shot by police during a standoff earlier this month, was released from the hospital today and promptly arrested.

Bangor Police say they were alerted by Ellsworth Police that 50 year old Jeffrey Barnard was about to be discharged from Eastern Maine Medical Center.

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Authorities Seek Holden Man with 12 Warrants

Erica Stapleton

Updated 3 months ago

 

Authorities are looking for a Holden man with 12 warrants out for his arrest.

Joseph Demmons, 29, is wanted for OUI, criminal threatening and other violations.

He was last seen in Warren Tuesday night around 6 p.m. before deputies chased him through the woods off of Route 1.

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Greenbush Man Pleads Guilty to Drug Charges

Erica Stapleton

Updated 3 months ago

A Greenbush Man pleaded guilty to drug-related charges at district court in Bangor.

33-year -old Ryan Ellis was charged with conspiracy to distribute the drug bath salts, as well as possession of firearms.

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Search for Missing TN Hiker Continues

Erica Stapleton

Updated 3 months ago

The search for a Tennessee woman who went missing last year continued Tuesday.

Authorities were back in Redington to look for signs of hiker Geraldine Largay.

After looking in areas previously unchecked, Warden Services say they still haven’t found any clues.

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Two Men Arrested for Pembroke Burglary

Joy Hollowell

Updated 3 months ago

Two men from Washington County are charged with breaking into a garage in Pembroke and stealing things from inside.

Police were called to the Garnett Head Road Monday night.

A caretaker for the property reported a riding mower and other items stolen from the garage.

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New Affordable Homes Hit Land on Great Cranberry Island

Updated 3 months ago

A house moving port to port isn’t something you see every day.

In the early Tuesday morning hours, a crew in Southwest Harbor took on that challenge, moving sections of two modular homes to Great Cranberry Island.

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Bucksport Teen Charged in Deadly Crash to Lose License

Erica Stapleton

Updated 3 months ago

 

A Bucksport teen involved in a crash that killed a classmate in October will lose her license for three years.

17-year-old Samantha Goode is charged with manslaughter and aggravated driving to endanger.

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Crime Rates In Maine Drop; LePage Wants More Done To Fight Drugs

Rob Poindexter

Updated 3 months ago

According to the Maine Department of Public Safety, Maine’s crime rate dropped significantly last year, which Commissioner John Morris says makes the state one of the safest places to live in the U.S. But Morris warns that not all the news is good.

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UPDATE: First Woman Nominated as UMaine President

Caitlin Burchill

Updated 3 months ago

The first woman has been selected to serve as president of the University of Maine in Orono.

UMaine’s System Chancellor James Page says he’s chosen Susan Hunter to serve a two-year appointment beginning in July.

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UPDATE: Victims Identified in Fatal Hermon Crash

Updated 3 months ago

One person died in a crash on Route 2 in Hermon last night.

It happened near the Carmel town line around 5:30.

Deputies say an SUV crossed the center line and hit a car driven by 60 year old Karen Worcester of Carmel. Authorities say she was pronounced dead at the scene.

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