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Flights On Time In and Out of BGR

Adrienne DiPiazza

Updated 57 mins ago

Wednesday night’s storm dumped about a foot of snow on Bangor— but the airport was bustling Thursday.

All flights going in and out of Bangor International Airport remained on time.

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UMaine WBB & Manna Serve Thanksgiving Meal

Adrienne DiPiazza

Updated 1 hour ago

Folks in downtown Bangor enjoyed a hot turkey dinner with all the fixins thanks to Manna Ministries and a group of young ladies from UMaine.

You might not recognize them when they’re out of uniform.

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Greenville Holiday Celebration Saturday

Caitlin Burchill

Updated 2 hours ago

Celebrate the holiday season in Greenville this Saturday.

There are a variety of activities and an auction, as well as games and fun for kids.

Santa and Mrs. Clause will also make a visit.

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Rockland Pies on Parade Tickets On Sale Soon, Holiday House Tour This Weekend

Caitlin Burchill

Updated 2 hours ago

Tickets will soon be on sale for a very tasty tour.

It may be Thanksgiving, but the Historic Inns of Rockland and other area businesses are already prepping to celebrate National Pie Day.

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Reindeer Dash in Rockland To Benefit Toys For Tots

Caitlin Burchill

Updated 3 hours ago

Get out your ugliest Christmas sweater, Santa hat, and running shoes.

There’s a reindeer dash in Rockland soon.

The 4-mile road race is to benefit Toys for Tots in Knox, Waldo and Lincoln counties.

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Thanksgiving Meal Part 2

Updated 7 hours ago

WABI Morning Show held its annual Thanksgiving Cooking Show. 


CMP Mitten Drive Underway

Rob Poindexter

Updated 17 hours ago

Central Maine Power’s annual mitten drive is underway. It’s an annual effort to help kids stay warm during the cold months

Hats, mittens and scarves are collected and then distributed to local schools. Last year, 10,000 items were collected and this year they’re asking for your help to beat that mark. The mitten drive has been going on since 2004.

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LePage Issues Limited Emergency Proclamation to Restore Power

Terry Stackhouse

Updated 19 hours ago

Governor LePage issued a limited emergency proclamation Wednesday night that allows utility crews to drive additional hours to repair lines and restore power.

In a written statement, the Governor said the wet, heavy snow and high winds knocked out power to thousands of homes and businesses.

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5k to Benefit Local Cancer Resource Center

Tania Morales

Updated 20 hours ago

If you haven’t signed up for as many runs as you’d like this year, there’s still time to pre-register for the “Santa Run” that’ll be held in Ellsworth.

The 5k race/walk kicks off on December 7th at the Ellsworth Middle School, located on 20 Forest Ave.

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Former Auburn City Councilor Pleads Not Guilty to Possessing Child Porn

Updated 20 hours ago

A former Auburn city councilor, magazine publisher, and film festival organizer has pleaded not guilty to possessing child pornography and sexual exploitation of a minor.

Joshua Shea, 38, was arrested in March after police seized his computer.

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“Something’s Brewing” Part 2: Penobscot Bay Brewery

Terry Stackhouse

Updated 21 hours ago

Small-batch beer brewing is becoming big business in Maine.

Craft beer bars and breweries seem to be popping up in every part of the state.

When it comes to Maine-made craft beer, there are seemingly countless options.

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Local Firefighters Offer Thanksgiving Safety Tips

John Krinjak

Updated 21 hours ago

Thanksgiving is a time to enjoy the company of family and friends along with great food..

Local firefighters want to make sure people put safety first when it comes to cooking.

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Locals Provide “Holiday Mail for Heroes”

Tania Morales

Updated 17 hours ago

Maine troops will have something special to look forward to this holiday season thanks to local businesses.

Manpower Maine and the American Red Cross have teamed up for “Holiday Mail for Heroes”.

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Travelers Brave Thanksgiving Storm

Adrienne DiPiazza

Updated 18 hours ago

The day where 46 million Americans are making that pilgrimage for turkey and stuffing– snow eclipses travel from the mid-Atlantic to Maine.

“It’s been alright, it got bad around Portland and then it let up and it’s been intermittent it’s actually gotten worst as we got here,” says Lawrence Mogardo who’s traveling from Massachusetts to Milo with his family.

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Last Look At Original Brewer High School

Tania Morales

Updated 17 hours ago

The original Brewer High School will soon become assisted living apartments.

Wednesday was a last chance for school alumni to walk through the halls before the work begins.

“Too many old buildings were torn down like this, which is a shame. To save this, putting the thing back together again, it’s a great thing,” says former Brewer High School Instructor Dusty Fisher.

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Downtown Bangor Biz Encourage People to Shop Local This Weekend

Erica Stapleton

Updated 23 hours ago

If you plan on holiday shopping this weekend, businesses in downtown Bangor are giving extra incentives to visit their shops.

Many will be participating in Plaid Friday, the day after Thanksgiving.

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Rollover Accident Involving FedEx Truck in Ellsworth

Terry Stackhouse

Updated 23 hours ago

Police in Ellsworth were called to the scene of a rollover accident, involving a FedEx truck, Wednesday afternoon.

Responders say it happened along the Bayside Road near Trenton.

Nobody was hurt.

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Maine Follows Suit on National Increase in Homeless Youth

Erica Stapleton

Updated 17 hours ago

A recent report from the National Center on Family Homelessness saying 1 in 30 kids are homeless.

Maine’s rate is lower than this national estimate, but there are still more and more Maine kids are facing homelessness.

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Frank’s Bakery Prepares Hundreds of Pies for Holiday Rush

Erica Stapleton

Updated 17 hours ago

It’s been an extra busy day for the folks at Frank’s Bakery in Bangor.

They’ve been making rolls, festive cookies and treats – their popular pies, too.

The favorite flavors are apple and pumpkin.

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Watch Dogs at the Table This Thanksgiving

Erica Stapleton

Updated 17 hours ago

Don’t let your holiday meal turn into a trip to the vet.

Dr. Dave Cloutier of the Veazie Veterinary Clinic says you need to be careful about what your dog might get into on or off the Thanksgiving table.

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