Today’s Top Stories

LePage and General Campbell Set Record Straight On 133rd Controversy

Updated 8 months ago

Despite what’s been previously reported, LePage and Brigadier General James Campbell seem to be on the same page when it comes to restructuring Maine’s National Guard. They both say they’re adamantly against it but their opinions might not matter a whole lot in the final outcome.

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Bail Set For Oakland Man Accused of Attacking Twin Toddlers

Caitlin Burchill

Updated 8 months ago

Bail has been sent at $50,000 cash for an Oakland man accused of brutalizing twin toddlers a few weeks ago.

25-year-old David Devine is charged with two counts of aggravated assault.

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Brewer Police Hope Public Can Help Solve Robbery

Caitlin Burchill

Updated 8 months ago

Police in Brewer are asking for the public’s help tracking down a convenience store robber.

Officials say yesterday around 4pm they were called to the Gulf convenience store on North Main Street.

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UPDATE: Frankfort Fatal Car Crash

Caitlin Burchill

Updated 8 months ago

The Waldo County Sheriff’s Office has released the name of the Frankfort man killed in a car crash Sunday night.

They say 21-year-old Zachary Callahan was ejected from the vehicle on the Loggin Road and died at the scene..

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Bangor Police Searching for Car Thief

Joy Hollowell

Updated 8 months ago

Bangor police are searching for a suspected car thief after he led officers on a high speed chase.

Officers were called to the Ramada Inn on Odlin Road around 7:45 p.m. Monday night.  According to police, a hotel guest went into the lobby to check in, and left his car unlocked with the keys inside. When he came back out, his vehicle was heading onto Route 2.

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First Old Town Memorial Day Parade in 60 Years

Updated 8 months ago

It’s been more than 60 years since Old Town has celebrated Memorial Day with a parade.

Monday, people of all ages lined the streets for the procession.I

It started at the high school and came down Main Street.

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Skowhegan Police Searching for Convenience Store Robber

Updated 8 months ago

Police in Skowhegan are looking for a man they say robbed a convenience store with a knife and stole the clerks car to get away.

Police say a man walked into the Irving station on madison avenue in skowhegan at around 2:00 Monday morning.

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Body of Caribou Teen Found in Aroostook River

Caitlin Burchill

Updated 8 months ago

Game Wardens recovered the body of a teenager in the Aroostook River in Caribou Monday morning.

The Warden Service says 18-year-old Wayne Estabrook of Caribou was attempting to swim across the river while picking fiddleheads Sunday evening.

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Severe Weather Warning for Aroostook and Washington Counties

Updated 8 months ago

From Natl Weather Service: THE TORNADO WARNING FOR EXTREME NORTHWESTERN WASHINGTON AND

SOUTHEASTERN AROOSTOOK COUNTIES HAS EXPIRED AS OF 2PM…

DOPPLER RADAR IS NO LONGER INDICATING A POTENTIAL TORNADO. THEREFORE

THE TORNADO WARNING WILL BE ALLOWED TO EXPIRE. HOWEVER THIS STORM

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Solon Man Killed In Quatar Among Those Honored In D.C. Memorial Day Event

Updated 8 months ago

Memorial Day is a time to remember the men and women in uniform who gave the ultimate sacrifice. Servicemen like Evander Andrews.

Andrews was born in Solon, raised by his father’s side working on the family farm. The oldest of four children, he grew up fiercely protective of his three younger sisters before graduating from Carrabec High School in 1983, not sure of exactly what he wanted to do.

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Memorial Day 2014 Parades

Updated 8 months ago


Frankfort Man Killed in Car Crash

Joy Hollowell

Updated 8 months ago

A 21-year old Frankfort man was killed in a car crash Sunday night.

It happened just after 8:15 p.m. on the Loggin Road.

The Waldo County Sheriff’s Office say the driver was ejected from the vehicle and died at the scene.

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Students Honoring Veterans in Ellsworth

Erica Stapleton

Updated 8 months ago

“They’ve laid down their lives for this country and they deserve to be honored for that,” says Ben Morris.

Students and community members in Ellsworth gathered together to honor veterans this Memorial Day.

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UPDATE: SP Investigate Death of Waterville Man as Homicide

Erica Stapleton

Updated 8 months ago

State Police are now investigating the death of an elderly Waterville man as a homicide.

The State Medical Examiner’s Office made this ruling Saturday – no other autopsy information has been released at this time.

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UPDATE: Officials Call Benton Fire ‘Accidental’

Caitlin Burchill

Updated 8 months ago

UPDATE: Fire fighters were busy fighting a fire in Benton Saturday night.

Fairfield, Winslow, and Clinton crews were called to a home on Bangor Road around 8pm.

Officials say the fire was in a two-story detached garage.  The homeowner was working on a vehicle in the garage and they believe the fire started from there.

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Local Veteran Marches for the Real Meaning of Memorial Day

Erica Stapleton

Updated 8 months ago

If you saw a soldier walking up Route 2 Saturday, that was Veteran Kurt Thompson.

“It’s tough, it’s been a while since I’ve put it back on.”

He made the trek from Enfield to Lincoln in full combat gear. With family and friends in tow, he did this Road March to raise money for House in the Woods, a retreat program for military members and families.

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UPDATE: PD Continues to Investigate Suspicious Death of Waterville Man

Caitlin Burchill

Updated 8 months ago

State and Waterville police detectives continue to investigate what they say is a suspicious death of an elderly Waterville man.

Police say 92-year-old Aurele Fecteau was found by a relative inside his Brooklyn Avenue home Friday afternoon.

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Deliberations in Triple Murder Trial to Continue on Tuesday

Updated 8 months ago

The jury completed their third day of deliberations in the triple murder trial in Bangor.

Randall Daluz and Nicholas Sexton are charged with murder and arson.

Nicolle Lugdon, Lucas Tuscano, and Daniel Borders were found dead in a burning car in August of 2012.

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Patriot Riders Participate in The Summit Project

Caitlin Burchill

Updated 8 months ago

We continue our coverage Friday of The Summit Project, which honors Maine troops who have died serving our nation since 9/11.

Families pick out a stone to represent their lost loved one so their stories can be shared around the world.

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Gouldsboro Bell Rings Around Controversy

Erica Stapleton

Updated 8 months ago

A historic Gouldsboro artifact is making a lot of noise around town…

“That bell was given to us for heroic purposes for saving these lives,” says Bea Buckley, a town historian.

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