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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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LePage Suspends Payment To Alexander Group

Updated 8 months ago

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) – Maine has suspended payments to a consultant hired to review its Medicaid program amid concerns that it plagiarized a report.

Gov. Paul LePage said on Friday that his administration will look into the allegations about the Alexander Group and potentially take further action, including termination of the contract, if they’re found true.

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Police Investigate Man Who Admits Killing Dog

Updated 8 months ago

Dexter police are investigating the death of a dog in Garland.

They tell us they took a call from a man who had killed his dog.

Police say 52 year old Anthony Bari led them to his home about a quarter mile in the woods off Post Road.

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Belfast Woman Gets Diploma 75 Years Later

Adrienne DiPiazza

Updated 8 months ago

Jesse Rose Jones has truly never stopped learning.

“It was such a good role model for young folks coming through to show the value of education,” says Beal College President, Allen T. Stehel.

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Autopsy: Maine Infant Died From Suffocation

Updated 8 months ago

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — The autopsy on a 3-month-old girl whose death led to manslaughter charges against a 10-year-old concluded the infant was suffocated.

The report on the death of Brooklyn Foss-Greenway in July 2012 matches what police told her mother: Brooklyn died from asphyxiation and had traces of medication in her system. She also had bruises on her head.

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Jury Still Deliberating in Bangor Triple Murder Trial

Updated 8 months ago

The jury for the Bangor triple murder trial is now in its third day of deliberations.

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

Morgan Sturdivant has been covering the trial, and she was outside the courthouse Friday afternoon with the latest.

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Apartment Building Under Construction Catches Fire in Hampden

Joy Hollowell

Updated 8 months ago

Fire damaged an apartment building in Hampden Friday morning.

An off duty firefighter noticed smoke coming from the eaves of the building just off Western Avenue just before seven.

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Deliberations at Recess in Triple Murder Trial

Updated 8 months ago

The second full day of deliberations in the triple murder trial in Bangor ended for the day.

The jury asked for a recess during their 20th hour of deliberations.

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Update: Crash in Mount Desert Results in Injuries

Updated 8 months ago

Two cars collided head on in Mount Desert Thursday afternoon after police say one of the drivers fell asleep.

It happened just before 3 p.m. on Route 198 between Hadlock Pond and Sargeant Drive.

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State, Eastport Police Continue Investigating Decade-Old Missing Persons Case

Erica Stapleton

Updated 8 months ago

UPDATE: State Police said in a notice Thursday evening the search yielded no sign of Marilyn Lehan.

It’s been a decade since friends and family say they’ve seen Marilyn Lehan.

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Jury Resumes Deliberations in Bangor Triple Murder Trial

Updated 8 months ago

Morgan Sturdivant was live during the Thursday noon newscast to give us an update of the jury deliberations in the Bangor triple murder trial.

This jury is getting close to 15 hours now and they’ve asked to take lunch.

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