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Woman’s Body Found Floating in River in Hampden

Catherine Pegram

Updated 9 months ago

State Police are asking for help to identify the body of a woman found floating in the Penobscot River in Hampden Monday morning.

Police say two kayakers spotted the body about 20 to 30 feet from shore, off Cottage Road.

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Arrest in Connection with Lincoln Burglary Spree

Updated 9 months ago

Three months of burglaries in the Lincoln area may be winding down after a weekend arrest.

A burglary was reported Saturday morning at Haskell Lumber on Main Street.

The responding officer was then called to two other reports nearby, one at Rogers Small Engine Repair on Main Street, the other was a motor vehicle break-in on the same street.

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Fire Destroys Home in Monroe

Morgan Sturdivant

Updated 9 months ago

Fire destroyed a house in Monroe Saturday.

The Monroe fire chief says the fire was fully involved when crews arrived.

It happened on the Fisher Road.

The house was a total loss.

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Accident in Levant Sends Two People to Hospital

Morgan Sturdivant

Updated 9 months ago

An accident in Levant sent two people to the hospital Saturday night.

State police say a teenage driver lost control of his car around 6:30 pm.

The driver hit a tree on the Kenduskeag Levant Road after coming around a sharp turn on the road.

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Norridgewock Man Facing Child Porn Charges

Updated 9 months ago

A Norridgewock man who was hired as a special education teacher in Farmington will be in jail until his federal trial on child pornography charges.

Patrik Arsenault, 27, is accused of molesting two young boys and taking video and pictures of it.

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Vandals Nearly Destroy Dover-Foxcroft Haunt

Rob Poindexter

Updated 9 months ago

Every year, the Homecoming Committee in Dover-Foxcroft is hard at work on fundraisers to help pay for the annual Shiretown Homecoming, which takes place the first weekend in August. The event takes roughly $35,000 to put on and their annual haunt is one of the biggest fundraisers they have.

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” My Soul Dropped to My Feet” – Man Loses Home to Fire

Updated 9 months ago

Ray Henderson wasn’t born in Maine, but when he got here more than two decades ago, it quickly became home.

” Fell in love with the state and I’m still in love with the state,” said Henderson.

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Coast Guard Finds Kayaker Near Maine Coast

Updated 9 months ago

ISLE AU HAUT, Maine (AP) — The Coast Guard says a kayaker who was feared missing near the coast of Maine has been found safe.

The guard began its search earlier Friday after Matt Grabowski missed his scheduled check-in call with his friend’s father on Thursday.

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Nokomis High School Student Struck by Car

Updated 9 months ago

A Nokomis High School student is in a hospital after being struck by a car Friday morning.

It happened on Williams Road at 6:15am.

Police say the girl was on her way to school.

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Woman Dies In Sabattus Car Crash

Updated 9 months ago

SABATTUS, Maine (AP) — Police in Maine are investigating an early morning car crash that killed a 38-year-old woman.

Police say Tracy Richard was driving on Middle Road in her hometown of Sabattus at about 5 a.m. Thursday when a sport utility vehicle driven by Felicia Hinkley of Sabattus crossed the center line and collided with Richard’s car.

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Remembering the Great Fire

Adrienne DiPiazza

Updated 9 months ago

“It was like a bad dream…. Scary thing you know not knowing what you’re going to do how the children were going to react cause it was all so everybody was just numb,” said Florence Ames.

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Maine AFL-CIO Biennial Convention

Updated 9 months ago

More than 100 union workers from throughout Maine are meeting in Bangor.

The 29th Maine AFL-CIO Biennial Convention began Thursday morning.

Members talk about pensions, wages, benefits, and ways they can all work together.

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“Taylor Tip-Off” Kicks Off Next Month For Domestic Violence Victims

Rob Poindexter

Updated 9 months ago

The 5th annual “Taylor Tip-Off” basketball tournament kicks off next month.

It began in 20-09 after a Westbrook man killed his wife, then himself. The couple’s two daughters discovered the bodies. Ever since that tragic day, teammates of the two girls on the Maine Swish basketball team decided to get involved and help out using their favorite activity; basketball.

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Lepage Tries Clarifying 47% Comment

Rob Poindexter

Updated 9 months ago

Governor LePage has been criticized for recently saying at a Falmouth fundraiser that 47 percent of able-bodied Mainers don’t work.

Thursday, he tried to clarify the remark, saying he was referring to the number of Mainers who are on welfare and that number he said was “48.4 percent.”

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State Police: “The update is we did not find Ayla.”

Rob Poindexter

Updated 9 months ago

Authorities continued their search for missing Waterville toddler Ayla Reynolds Monday as they combed a wooded area in Oakland.

The search lasted all morning but once again turned up no signs of the missing girl.

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Accused July 4th Shooter Pleads Not Guilty

Caitlin Burchill

Updated 9 months ago

The man accused of firing off seventy rounds of ammunition in downtown Bangor on the 4th of July pleaded not guilty in federal court Wednesday morning.

Perrin Oliver, 43, is charged with being a felon in possession of a firearm.

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Authorities Search Oakland Area in Connection with Ayla Reynolds Case

Updated 9 months ago

Ayla Reynolds

Maine authorities are continuing their search for missing toddler Ayla Reynolds.

State Police, Game Wardens and Waterville Police are searching a wooded area in Oakland.

More than 30 personnel are searching an area off the Hussey Hill Road.

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Standoff Ends in Hollis

Updated 9 months ago

According to police a six hour standoff in Hollis ended just after 11 Tuesday night when the man came out of his home and surrendered.

50 year old Ed Hutchinson of Hollis was arrested and charged with reckless conduct with a firearm and criminal threatening.

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Chair Helps Hermon Man Remember Wife

Updated 9 months ago


It’s been a tough few weeks for a man from Hermon, but a winning raffle ticket has brought a little bit of happiness to his family.
David Kelley met the love of his life when he was just a boy.

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UPDATE: Too Much Damage to Determine Cause of Levant Fire

Updated 9 months ago

State fire investigators say there’s too much damage to determine what sparked a fire Monday afternoon in Levant.

It happened on Sawyer Road around 2pm .

No one was home at the time, but one dog had to be rescued.

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