A passerby in Ellsworth saw smoke coming from the bird sanctuary a little after six Sunday night and called the fire department.
No birds were hurt in the blaze, but the 19th century home was damaged, as were some of the original artifacts and pieces inside.
Buying a house can feel like diving off the deep end of a swimming pool.
That’s why the Maine Bureau of Consumer Credit Protection has come out with a new guide.
Last week’s car crash in Embden has now led to a second death.
Yesterday 67 year old Ruth Souweine died at the hospital as a result of the injuries she sustained in the crash.
Grammy award winning singer and songwriter Sarah McLachlan will stop along the Penobscot River in Bangor as part of her nationwide tour.
The show is Friday July 18th at Darling’s Waterfront Pavilion, and will be for her new album, Shine On which will be released in May.
Firefighters from four towns responded to an apartment building fire in Old Town late last night.
Crews were called to the structure on Chapman Street just before ten o’clock.
The Maine POM Project is a local organization that provides first responders with pet oxygen masks to use in fire situations.
They raise money for that cause by traveling around the state educating pet owners on what they can do in such an emergency.
Families facing hunger and an uncertain future were treated to a hot meal Friday.
“Every penny is being pinched now so to have something like this, free of charge, it has been nice,” said Jamey House.
Many Maine families are deciding between heating their homes and putting food on the table, this time of year.
Food pantries and community resource centers have been stretched to the limit, especially in Hancock County.
An inmate, serving time for molesting a 4-year-old, was stabbed to death Friday, according to State Police.
It happened at the Maine State Prison in Warren.
The state medical examiner says 37-year-old Micah Boland died from multiple stab wounds.
Local restaurants are prepping special menus this week.
“Restaurant week is usually the first week of March and its for many restaurants sort of a down time, a slower season,” says Santiago Rave, one owner of Thistles in Bangor. ”Give a little push to that dreary weather and slow season.”
Governor LePage sounded off today on a federal report that says his administration interfered with the unemployment appeals process and may have pressured hearing officers to favor employers in those hearings. We caught up with the governor at the Fishermen’s Forum in Rockport.
“Repair a car, we need to get that second car back on the road. Repairs to the house, upgrades.”
These are the things Mike Bergerson will no longer be doing with his tax return. The Social Security Administration Offset this year’s refund nearly two thousand dollars.
Firefighters were dispatched to a late night fire on Corinna Center Road in Corinna.
Corinna’s fire chief tells us that the homeowner had a chimney fire earlier in the night but felt it had gone out, and did not request help.
Waterville Police say they have arrested 28-year-old David Alvarez for robbing the Bangor Savings Bank on Main Street in Waterville at 9:00 am Friday morning.
David Alvarez is currently on probation for gun theft. Waterville Patrol Officer Damon Lefferets recognized Alvarez from surveillance footage as a man involved in a minor traffic accident earlier Friday morning near the bank.
Fire crews were called to Corinna Thursday night.
A house caught fire on Corinna Center Road.
Authorities tell us the call came in around 11:30 p.m.
Fire fighters from Corinna as well as Dexter and Newport responded.
A car accident in Embden claimed one woman’s life, Thursday evening.
Deputies from the Somerset County Sheriff’s Office were called to the crash along New Portland Road, just after 4:30 pm.
A reality tv star landed in Rockport Thursday.
He came all the way from taping off the coast of Alaska to talk to fishermen from all over Maine.
“It’s pretty nice to be on dry land right now, I’ll tell you that right now.”
The modernization project at Eastern Maine Medical Center reached a milestone Thursday.
The first pieces of steel were placed this afternoon at the site of the new building on campus.
Two new high end hotels are in the works in the Rockland.
Over the decades Rockland has gone from being a pass-through fishing town to a tourist destination, but does the market exist for two new properties?
A new jewelry line has customers lining up at a downtown Bangor business.
As Joy Hollowell tells us, it’s the material these designers are using that’s creating such demand.