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Hermon Garelick Farms Distribution Facility to Close

Updated 3 months ago

Twenty-six jobs will be eliminated in early October as the Garelick Farms milk distribution facility in Hermon closes.

Corporate officials confirmed this afternoon they will instead contract with a third party distributor.

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UPDATE: 14 Homeless after Fire Destroys Millinocket Apartments

John Krinjak

Updated 3 months ago

Fourteen people left homeless by a fire that destroyed a multi-unit apartment building in Millinocket yesterday returned to the scene today to try to recover what they could.

Thomas Wark was taking a nap in his Wassau Street apartment Monday afternoon when he got a rude awakening.

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Man Arrested After Standoff In Rumford

Updated 3 months ago

RUMFORD, Maine (AP) — A more than seven-hour police standoff in Rumford has ended peacefully.

Chief Stacy Carter says the standoff ended at about 4:30 a.m. Tuesday without shots being fired.

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Bangor Firefighters to Honor Two Lost a Century Ago

Catherine Pegram

Updated 3 months ago

Members of the Bangor Fire Department will take a moment on September 11th to honor two of their own – lost a century ago.

Lieutenant Walter Morrill and firefighter John Leonard were killed in the line of duty at a fire at the Bangor Opera House in January of 1914.

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Millinocket Apartment Fire Leaves Eight Families in Need

Updated 3 months ago

The Red Cross is helping eight families following an apartment fire in Millinocket, this afternoon.

A dispatcher tells us responders were called to the building on Wassau St. around 2:00 p.m.

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Crash in Ellsworth Sends Two People to the Hospital

Catherine Pegram

Updated 3 months ago

Three people were taken to the hospital after an accident in Ellsworth Monday afternoon.

It happened near the intersection of Bucksport and Happytown Roads, just after 1 p.m.

Responders say an SUV driven by 47-year-old Michelle Novak of Ellsworth collided with a car.

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Two People Injured in Four-Car Crash in Searsport

Catherine Pegram

Updated 3 months ago

Two people were taken to the hospital after an accident involving four cars in Searsport Monday afternoon.

It happened around 12:30 p.m. along Route 1, in front of Hobby Horse Antiques and Flea Market.

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Maine Family’s Hike Of Appalachian Trail A Rarity

Updated 3 months ago

BOWDOIN COLLEGE GRANT EAST TOWNSHIP, Maine (AP) — A Maine family with two young children may make the record books with its 2,160-mile hike on the Appalachian Trail.

David, Emily, Nathan and Maddy Kallin are expected to complete the end-to-end hike of the trail on Monday, becoming just the 16th family with young children to do so. The Kallins began their journey in Georgia at the end of March.

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State Police Find Missing Dump Truck, Charges to Come

Erica Stapleton

Updated 3 months ago

A dump truck stolen from Corinna Sunday has been recovered.

State Police say they found the truck this afternoon in Exeter.

The truck theft is under investigation and police say charges are to follow.

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State Police Investigating Corinna Dump Truck Theft

John Krinjak

Updated 3 months ago

State Police are on the hunt for a dump truck missing in Corinna.

They say a Western Star dump truck was stolen sometime early Sunday morning.

Anyone with information on the truck’s location or persons responsible for the theft is asked to call State Police Troop E at 973-3700

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Five-Car Pileup Causes Major Backup on I-95

John Krinjak

Updated 3 months ago

A multi-car pileup slowed traffic on I-95 in Bangor this afternoon.

It happened on the northbound side near Exit 185 around 2.

State police tell us a car broke down in the travel lane near exit 185, and four cars piled up behind it.

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Husson University Welcomes New Students

John Krinjak

Updated 3 months ago

The new school year officially kicked off at Husson University in Bangor Sunday, with Welcome Day for freshman.

Students from all over Maine and the country descended on Husson’s campus to officially begin college life.

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State Police: Missing Teenager in Woodstock

John Krinjak

Updated 3 months ago

Maine State Police are asking for your help in finding a missing teenager from Woodstock.

Police report that around 10:50 AM on Saturday, 15-year-old Kiiya M. Foster left her guardians’ residence on Koskela Rd.

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UMaine Students Kick Off Freshman Year with Community Service

Erica Stapleton

Updated 3 months ago

Incoming freshmen at UMaine are getting right into the swing of their first semester with some community service at Old Town’s Animal Orphanage.

“We cleaned we weed-wacked it was good, got to know people on my floor so that was a nice experience,” says freshman Casey White.

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Busiest Season for Bangor Craft Fair Soon To Come

Erica Stapleton

Updated 3 months ago

There was a lot of talent showcased at the Airport mall in Bangor today.

Once a month crafters get together and sell their work.

The fair offers more than twenty vendors – crafts ranging from wood work to dolls and crocheted items.

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Bucksport Teen Gets 10 Days for Vehicular Manslaughter

Adrienne DiPiazza

Updated 3 months ago

A 17-year-old took responsibility for causing the death of her friend, Friday in an Ellsworth courtroom.

The judge accepted a plea deal for Samantha Goode and sentenced her to 10 days in jail for vehicular manslaughter. Goode was also ordered to do community service and won’t be allowed to drive for 5 years.

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Three Arrested In Waterville Drug Raids

Rob Poindexter

Updated 3 months ago

A multi-agency investigation in Waterville has resulted in three arrests and significant amount of drugs off the street. It’s a culmination of a 4 month investigation by the Waterville Police, Somerset County Sheriffs Office and the Maine Drug Enforcement Agency.

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Brewer Motor Inn Fire

Joy Hollowell

Updated 3 months ago

Investigators are trying to determine a cause of a fire at the Brewer Motor Inn Friday.

Until they determine otherwise, they are treating the fire as suspicious.

The first call came in around 12-30 a.m.

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Emera Employees Say Thanks to Helen’s

Adrienne DiPiazza

Updated 3 months ago

A gravel outline is all that’s left of Helen’s Restaurant in Machias. It burned down last month and since then, the support hasn’t stopped from people near and far.

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Man Accused of Seriously Injuring Child With Household Appliance in Bangor

Caitlin Burchill

Updated 3 months ago

A Bangor man has been charged with aggravated assault on a child.

Police say 27-year-old Adam Morton seriously injured a young child earlier this month in Bangor with a household appliance.

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