Today’s Top Stories

5K Race Ignites Rivalry Between Camden First Responders

John Krinjak

Updated 3 months ago

Area first responders are gearing up for this year’s Run For Your Life race on May 24th in Camden.

“It’s a 5K race out at the Camden Snow Bowl, and there’s 12 obstacles,” said Camden Fire Chief Chris Farley.

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Behind The Badge With The Maine Forest Service – Part 1

Wayne Harvey

Updated 3 months ago

The duties of a Maine Forest Ranger have been the topic of discussion in Augusta recently.

But how many people know what a Forest Ranger actually does?

Game Wardens take care of wildlife in Maine, Forest Rangers like to say they take care of where the wildlife lives.

Read more on Behind The Badge With The Maine Forest Service – Part 1…


MDI Mansions: A Historical Tour

Adrienne DiPiazza

Updated 3 months ago

From the vantage of a lobster boat, the edge of Mount Desert Island is quiet. Historic mansions stand supreme.

“I’ve traveled around the world and I’ve never seen a countryside like this,” says Estate Manager, Michael Hallet.

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Cell Phone Records Focused on in Triple Murder Trial

Updated 3 months ago

More testimony about cell phone records in Bangor Wednesday in the trial of Nicholas Sexton and Randall Daluz.

They’re accused of three murders and arson.

An FBI agent testified about cell phone records in the hours around the time when three bodies were found in a burned out car in Bangor in 2012.

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$100K Bail for Fmr. Howland Police Chief Accused of Sex Crimes

Catherine Pegram

Updated 3 months ago

A former Howland Police Chief is in jail on $100,000 bail accused of sexually assaulting twin 5-year-old girls.

72-year-old Carl Smith of Eddington is charged with gross sexual assault and unlawful sexual contact.

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Carl Smith


Brewer Woman Accused of Stealing Senior’s Prescription Drugs

Catherine Pegram

Updated 3 months ago

A woman from Brewer is accused going into an apartment in Bangor and stealing a 71-year-old woman’s medications.

45-year-old Donna Dray is charged with robbery.

Police say the victim told them Dray was one of two women who came into her apartment on Harlow Street last week.

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Dray, Donna 5-14-14


75-Year-Old Man Opens Levant Food Truck

John Krinjak

Updated 3 months ago

Galen Adams is not a cook by trade.

“I worked for the sheriff’s department 33 years,” said Adams.

But after retiring, he wanted to try something new.

“Took this old camper trailer and made it into a hotdog wagon.”

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Ex-Girlfriends Testify in Triple Murder Trial

Updated 3 months ago

Testimony continued Tuesday in the triple murder trial of Nicholas Sexton and Randall Daluz in Bangor.

They’re accused of killing three people in a case that authorities say is about drug deals gone bad.

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“Farmer Brown” Brings Local Food Sovereignty Fight To Maine Supreme Court

Rob Poindexter

Updated 3 months ago

A Blue Hill farmer’s fight to sell raw milk from his farm without a license reached the Maine Supreme Judicial Court today.

A group of farmers and food sovereignty advocates gathered outside the courthouse in Portland to support the man who’s now known across the state as “Farmer Brown.”

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Bail Denied For NY Man Accused of Killing Bangor Man

Caitlin Burchill

Updated 3 months ago

Bail has been denied for a man from New York accused of killing a Bangor man.

24-year-old Akeem Harris pleaded not guilty last year to the stabbing death of 30-year-old Thomas Taylor on Ohio Street in Bangor in in April 2013.

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Exeter Man Admits to Slashing Man’s Throat

Catherine Pegram

Updated 3 months ago

A man from Exeter accused of slashing another man’s throat in Garland has admitted to the crime.

49-year-old Edward Soucie pleaded guilty Monday to aggravated assault.

In March, police say they were told Soucie first asked the victim to kill him, but when the victim refused, Soucie lunged at him and cut his throat.

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Officials Investigating Fire At Waterville Cemetery

Caitlin Burchill

Updated 3 months ago

The Forest Service is investigating a fire at a cemetery that authorities believe was set by someone.

Waterville Fire Department was called to a fire at the backside of the Pine Grove Cemetery around 3pm.

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Connecticut Mother and her Three Kids Found in Bangor

Terry Stackhouse

Updated 3 months ago

An amber alert involving three missing children from Connecticut came to an end Tuesday in Bangor.

The boys were found with their mother at a local hotel after police in Vernon, Connecticut issued a multistate amber alert.

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Witness Testimony on Car in Triple Murder Trial

Updated 3 months ago

Witnesses took the stand Monday in the triple murder trial of Nicholas Sexton and Randall Daluz in Bangor.

They’re accused of killing three people, then burning their bodies in a car abandoned in an industrial park on Outer Hammond Street.

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Milford Man Enters Plea to 2012 Greenbush Home Invasion

Caitlin Burchill

Updated 3 months ago

One of two men accused of attacking a woman during a home invasion in Greenbush in 2012 changed his plea Monday.

23-year-old Nicholas Hutchinson of Milford pleaded no contest to robbery, aggravated assault, and terrorizing charges.

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Training At Bangor Waterfront Causes Early Morning Scare

Wayne Harvey

Updated 3 months ago

Saturday was the kickoff of the concert season along the Bangor Waterfront.

All employees go through training, including the crews that set up the staging.

And one of their trainings caused a scare in Bangor Monday morning.

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Bangor Man Found Not Criminally Responsible for Murder

Catherine Pegram

Updated 3 months ago

A man from Bangor accused of throwing another man out of a window and killing him told a judge Monday he was possessed when he did it.

The Kennebec County judge accepted 32-year-old William Hall’s guilty plea but also found him not criminally responsible.

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Hall, William 5-24-13


Two Robbed at Knife Point in Waterville

Adrienne DiPiazza

Updated 3 months ago

Two people in the parking lot of a Waterville bank were robbed Sunday afternoon.

Waterville Police tell TV5 they got a call from a woman who said she was about to make a deposit at the ATM when a man approached er and the person she was with and brandished a knife and demanded their money.

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Bald Eagle Found in Bangor Gets Treatment

Erica Stapleton

Updated 3 months ago

Warden services picked up an injured bald eagle in a residential Bangor neighborhood this morning.

The bird was brought to Avian Haven in Freedom, where she is being treated for lead poisoning.

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Warden Service Investigates Presque Isle Drowning

Erica Stapleton

Updated 3 months ago

Wardens are investigating the death of a 19-year-old in Echo Lake.

Jacob Caldwell of Presque Isle was recovered by Warden divers at 11:10 a.m. this morning.

Lt. Thomas Ward says Presque Isle Police Department received calls of an overturned canoe in the lake around 2:30 a.m.

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