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Bangor Cinema Gears Up For Football

Updated 6 hours ago

It’s just a day away now, and football fans are gearing up to watch the big game.

Anyone looking to get out and watch the Superbowl away from home, the Bangor Mall Cinemas is holding a special screening.

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Bus Travel Resumes in Bangor, with Delays

John Krinjak

Updated 6 hours ago

Meantime buses are back up and running into and out of Bangor.

After the cancellation of a number of trips Friday night, officials at Concord Bus Lines tell us all buses are back on schedule.

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Flights Resume at Bangor International Aiport

John Krinjak

Updated 6 hours ago

Travel is getting back to normal in our area after the snow snarled traffic on the roads and in the skies.

Flights were once again taking off and landing Saturday afternoon at Bangor International Airport, after the storm grounded many flights Friday night and Saturday morning.

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Bangor Digging Out from Latest Winter Storm

John Krinjak

Updated 6 hours ago

It’s a snow-covered Saturday in Bangor, and people are digging out from the latest winter storm.

“I was waiting for it to calm down. It was snowing like crazy first thing this morning, so I didn’t come out too early,” said Bruce Colburn.

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Maine Upgrading Unemployment Benefits System

Updated 6 hours ago

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Big changes are coming to Maine’s unemployment benefits system.

The Maine Department of Labor says that its telephone and website claims systems will be unavailable while they’re being upgraded between Wednesday afternoon and early Thursday.

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Maine State Parks Open For Camp Reservations In February

Updated 11 hours ago

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Maine’s state parks will be open for campground reservations in February.

The state Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry’s Bureau of Maine State Parks and Lands says Sebago Lake State Park will open for campground reservations on Monday and all other state parks will open Feb. 9. Sebago Lake reservations are limited to four-night minimum stays only.

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US Forest Snowmobile Rules To Have Little Regional Impact

Updated 11 hours ago

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — New rules governing snowmobiles and other motorized “over snow vehicles” apply to the trails in the national forests in Vermont, New Hampshire and Maine, but they are not expected to change the way the existing trail systems in the forests are managed.

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Cushing Couple Plead in Case of Man Nearly Beaten to Death in Warren

Catherine Pegram

Updated 1 day ago

A couple from Cushing who nearly beat a man to death in Warren agreed to a plea deal that will have them go to jail next year.

21-year-old Dalton Cross and 19-year-old Amber St. Pierre pleaded no contest to assault.

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Round Two of Winter Weather Moves In

John Krinjak

Updated 1 day ago

The snow has made for a very messy evening commute.

State police in Augusta, Bangor and Ellsworth are all reporting slide offs, but no major accidents so far.

With snow and wind picking up overnight, conditions are expected to only get worse.

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Plow Crews “Adjust” For Snow Falls

Tania Morales

Updated 1 day ago

Plow crews sometimes work a full 24 hours before calling it a day, but for most, it’s become second nature.

“It’s part of the job. It’s not easy. We do have an experienced crew. We have a very good crew and they just always make it work for us,” says Dana Wardwell, Bangor’s Director of Public Works.

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Dog Days of Winter Coming to Brownville

John Krinjak

Updated 1 day ago

Brownville will look more like the Alaskan tundra this weekend, as hundreds of dogs race through the snow.

The Brownville Dog Days of Winter and Sled Dog Race takes place Saturday.

About 20 teams of mushers and dogs are expected.

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Homebuyers Learn How to get Dream Home on a Budget

Updated 1 day ago

If you’re in the market for a new home, the Augusta Civic Center is the place to be this weekend.
Townsquare Media is hosting its 27th Annual Maine State Manufactured Housing Show.
“We bring in double wides and single wides and kind of talk about our products. What describe the homes we offer and have a financial consultant from Pine View here,” says Trish Ayer.

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Readfield Man Indicted on Burglary, Theft Charges

Caitlin Burchill

Updated 1 day ago

A Readfield man has been charged with burglarizing a state transportation department construction site in Augusta.

The Kennebec District Attorney says 35-year-old Shawn Michaud broke into the DOT site and stole four spools of copper wire in September.

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Investigators Say Whitefield Fire Was Accidental

Updated 1 day ago

Investigators say a burning rope caused a fire Tuesday that destroyed a home on the Mills Road in Whitefield.

They say a boy was burning that rope while making a dog leash and sat it down near combustibles in a bedroom. When he left the room, those items caught fire.

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Bangor Man Charged for Assaulting Woman with Razor

Adrienne DiPiazza

Updated 1 day ago

A Bangor man was in court Friday for assaulting a woman.

Police say a 20-year-old woman approached an officer late Monday night with injuries that include razor blade cuts. She claimed Gabriel Estela threatened her with a gun, punched her and squeezed her throat.

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Man Who Admitted to Guilford Robbery Charged in Ripley Chase, Theft

Catherine Pegram

Updated 1 day ago

A man who admitted to robbing a pharmacy in Guilford has been formally charged in connection with a high speed chase in Ripley last summer that ended when he rolled a stolen truck.

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Monson Man Indicted on Dozen Charges Related to Domestic Violence

Catherine Pegram

Updated 2 days ago

A man from Monson was indicted Thursday on a dozen charges related to domestic violence.

36-year-old Jared Clawson is charged with domestic violence assault, domestic violence terrorizing and unlawful sexual contact, among other counts.

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Bucksport Mill Sale Finalized

Caitlin Burchill

Updated 1 day ago

The  former Verso mill in Bucksport officially has a new owner.

The town’s economic development director confirms the deal is done to sell the property to a scrap metal company in Canada.

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Former Verso Mill Officially Has New Owner for Bucksport Property

Catherine Pegram

Updated 1 day ago

The former Verso mill in Bucksport officially has a new owner.

The town’s economic development director confirms the deal is done to sell the property to a scrap metal company in Canada.

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“Fathers Only” Support Group

Tania Morales

Updated 2 days ago

A group called “Gear Parent Network” is giving fathers of children with behavioral health needs a chance to get support from other men in similar circumstances.

The “ME Dads Who Care” Support Group will meet at Bangor’s Acadia Hospital on Thursday, February 12th, and at Augusta’s Crisis and Counseling Center on Tuesday, February 24th.

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