A woman and her three year old child are in the hospital tonight after a serious accident on i-95 in Hermon.
Police say 31 year old Myndie Davis of Old Town was heading south on the interstate when the she swerved to the left, hit the rumble strips and then swerved to the right, rolled over and hit the stone barrier off the road
By February, winter can get to be a drag
“Winters are long in Maine and we want people to learn how to enjoy the outside. And of course we want people to be active,” said Lauren Jacobs, a coach with the Maine Winter Sports Center.
The sun was out Saturday, so why not go for a dip? Well, we mean a polar dip. It’s the annual Camp Capella Polar Dip. The camp cut a hole in the ice and thrill-seekers raised money for the camp and then hopped in the freezing cold water!
About 40 people from around the state came to the Cross Center to go through a number of physically challenging tests, as part of a national fire fighting test course.
Local radio stations competed to help feed the hungry on Saturday
They held a pasta drive,and their goal was to collect at least a ton of pasta.
The proceeds will go to fill up local food pantries.
Filing for taxes can be a tricky task.
“It’s important because especially in Maine, especially this time of year, people really rely on their tax returns,” says Sara Yasner, interim Eastern Maine CASH Coordinator.” It helps them pay the oil bill, put food on the table. Winter is hard on folks in Maine so to have that tax return is hugely helpful.”
It was a tough end to the workday Thursday in East Millinocket when 212 mill workers heard that Great Northern Paper would be laying them off.
“It must be devastating, you know? Probably four months. Might be longer, might be shorter, we don’t know. I sure hope it’s shorter so they can get back to work because the community can’t stand to those that many jobs. We’ve lost so many all ready, and it’s getting to be a depressed area up here,” said retired mill worker, Douglas Paul Adams.
For the third time in less than a month, a Somerset County bank has been robbed. The Bangor Savings Bank in Pittsfield was hit this afternoon.
Police say around 2:45 a man walked into the bank wearing a black ski mask, said he had a gun and demanded money. He then fled on foot with some cash and headed in the direction of Interstate-95.
A Monroe woman has been found guilty of federal marijuana growing and firearm charges.
This was Darlene Ford’s, 58, second jury trial. A mistrial was declared back in September.
A well-known Bangor car dealership is being sued by the state.
The Attorney General says Glenn Geiser and his dealership, My Maine Ride on Washington Street, have engaged in unfair and deceptive practices.
CHINA, Maine (AP) — Three people, including a 6-year-old boy, escaped serious injury when the all-terrain vehicle they were on broke through the ice of China Lake.
The operator of the ATV, Lucas Cole of Benton, was trapped in the water for about five minutes and suffered hypothermia and frostbite.
ST. GEORGE, Maine (AP) — Prosecutors say the driver of a car that went out of control on a coastal Maine town’s wharf last summer, killing a 9-year-old Massachusetts boy and injuring three others, won’t face criminal charges.
Fire destroyed a mobile home in Rockport Thursday night.
We’re told the trailer was vacant.
Crews from Rockport and Rockland arrived at the Vinal Street home around 5 p.m. The house is located next door to Rockport Pottery.
For many in Maine, heating assistance is something they rely on.
This winter has been one that has been extremely challenging for those who need help, and those who give it.
The ice this winter has left many Mainers in a slippery situation when it comes to sanding and salting roads and walkways.
“I think most towns are probably in a pinch about now,” says garland resident Jim Bradley. “We even bought some and then the store ran out. They ran out of their supply for a week or two there.”
Maine lawmakers have given initial approval to a bill that would restore $40 million in revenue sharing to the state’s cities and towns by draining about 1/3 of the state’s rainy day fund. But today’s vote did cause sparks to fly.
More than mill 200 workers at Great Northern Paper in East Millinocket are now off the job, indefinitely.
The news comes two weeks after company officials announced they were halting paper production for up to 16 weeks because of the high cost of doing business.
Tuesday, April 15th, bet you know that day. It’s the day taxes are due.
If the thought of getting your taxes done sounds overwhelming or expensive, there’s some people in the Bangor area who are ready to help.
“Ice and snow, take it slow,” is a phrase we’ve all seen, flashing on highway signs during snow storms.
Drivers don’t always heed that caution though and when accidents happen; tow-truck drivers are often the ones who help you get back on the road.
Seeing snow falling makes many in Maine very happy.
“We’re saying bring it. Pound us. Pummel us. We’ll take anything and everything. Never too much snow as far as we’re concerned,” said Byron Ogden