50 years ago this week, President John F. Kennedy came to the University of Maine to give what would be his last major foreign policy speech.
TV5 cameras were rolling in October of 1963 to capture what was one of the first big live events for this television station.
A homeless man is charged with robbing a bank in Harrison.
Police say Moss McCole, 35, robbed Northeast Bank on Wednesday afternoon.
McCole reportedly assaulted one of the bank customers. The customer was not seriously hurt.
Acadia National Park reopened early Thursday morning.
It happened after President Obama signed a bipartisan deal in the wee hours of Thursday morning to end the government shutdown.
Acadia Chief Ranger Stuart West says, rangers and maintenance staff began unlocking the gates early Thursday morning to ensure visitor safety.
Operation Game Thief is offering $1,000 to anyone who has information about the killing of a bald eagle in Hermon this week.
The Maine Warden Service discovered a young bald eagle in Hermon near Hermon Pond and the Souadababscook Stream early this week that had been shot.
Charles Piper owns a small business in Searsport.
His company, Sundog Solar, installs solar panels and installation is usually funded for by federal grants or rebates.
Piper said at least one customer was waiting to hear from the Department of Agriculture for the money.
A man has been charged with arson in connection with a garage fire in Bangor.
Detric Stanley, 29, is accused of setting a fire on September 27 on Hancock Street.
A Brewer woman accused of beating up her boyfriend has been charged with domestic violence assault.
Police arrested Bianca Trask, 19, on Sunday.
Deputy Chief Jason Moffitt tells TV 5 that Trask’s boyfriend had cuts on his face and the apartment was a mess.
FARMINGTON, Maine (AP) — A former Delaware state senator has sued a Maine ski resort nearly three years after he and his daughters were injured in a 35-foot fall from a broken chairlift.
We now know who was killed Monday afternoon in a crash in Unity Township.
Deputies say Donna Jackson, 59, of Waterville was pronounced dead at the scene.
Jackson’s car was struck by a truck.
Bangor’s Business and Economic Development Committee moved a motion Tuesday night to monitor abandoned and vacant residential buildings throughout the city.
Jeremy Martin, Director of Bangor’s Code Enforcement Division, who presented the ordinance, says he gets calls from people complaining about rundown properties throughout the city daily.
“They would be shocked to know how many people are really sick in this part of town.”
Jim Barrows has personally investigated cancer cases in his Hampden neighborhood since 2002.
The Federal G0vernment Shutdown affected only one Maine State Park. Cobscook Bay State Park sits on federal land. Today local law enforcement chose to open a boat ramp into the bay.
A Liberty man is in jail after reportedly leading police on a car chase and running away.
Michael Libby, 29, is facing numerous charges ,including OUI and endangering the welfare of a child.
Maine State Police say two teens from Canada led authorities on a “wild chase” Monday night.
According to a press release sent by Department of Public Safety Spokesman, Steve McCausland, the 16-year-old boy and 13-year-old girl stole a car and tried to get into Maine in Coburn Gore.
There will soon be another place to eat in downtown Bangor.
Four years ago, Heather and Abe Furth brought burritos to Maine.
” I think it’s quick and healthy, and it’s a full meal all in one,” explained Heather Furth.
Bangor police say a cinder block wrapped in paper prompted the bomb squad to show up at a restaurant Monday morning.
Police got a call about a suspicious package on the lawn of Dunkin Donuts on Hogan Road.
SMITHFIELD, Maine (AP) — Police are blaming speed and alcohol in the death of a 26-year-old Maine man who was killed in a single-vehicle crash about six hours after being charged with operating under the influence.
Wreaths Across America has a mission to remember the fallen, to honor those who serve, and to teach kids the value of freedom.
For the past two years, they’ve leased land from Bar Harbor to honor fallen veterans with an always-lit Christmas tree.
Maine State Police Spokesman Steve McCausland has confirmed that detectives are in Fairfield at this time.
According to McCausland, an infant boy was found dead this morning at a residence on Burns Street.
The medical examiner has determined April Haskell, 35, died of multiple stab wounds to the neck and chest.
Haskell died Wednesday night in what police are calling a domestic violence homicide.