A successful day one of the American Folk Festival.
Vendors, artists and musicians are pulling out all the stops for this yearly Bangor tradition. The festival is in its 13th year and plenty of people come from near and far to hear the bands, see the art and taste the food.
One small step for a man, one giant leap for mankind rings true for a manned-mission to Mars — and some small steps toward reaching that goal are happening right in Orono.
TV5 spoke to Attorney General Janet Mills Friday.
Mills addressed concerns she has about the Governor’s delay in signing off on a pay hike for assistant attorneys general.
The state budget called for a four percent raise.
The Attorney General has ruled a sheriff’s deputy was justified in the shooting death of a Windham man four months ago.
Earlier this week, a stand-off in Mexico ended when a police officer shot and killed a man.
Thanks to the generosity of the local community, the shelves at The Greater Waterville Area Food Bank are stocked three times a week but due to the need it usually goes out as fast as it comes in.
A Bangor man has been arrested on child porn charges.
26-year-old Timothy Klimas is charged with production and transportation of child porn.
According to court documents, the FBI says Klimas admitted to repeatedly sexually abusing three girls, including a six-year-old, and a two-year-old.
Those looking to help animals may find treasures at a fundraising yard sale in Sullivan tomorrow.
It’s the second annual event for the animal welfare and advocacy group know as P.A.W..
It’s an offline celebration of online feline fun in Rockland this weekend as the internet cat video festival pounces into town.
Those who enjoy the viral sensation of cat videos will be happy the Farnsworth Art Museum is an official tour site for the second edition of the festival that began in Minneapolis.
Businesses in Eastport and Greenville are getting some economic development grants from the state.
Greenville will receive $50,000 to help “Northwoods Gourmet Girl” purchase new equipment as well as create full time positions that were part time.
Job seekers can find opportunities at an upcoming Verizon Wireless hiring event in Bangor.
Those interested in becoming Customer Specialists at the Bangor call center are encouraged to apply online before the event by visiting verizon.com/jobs.
High school students looking for a leadership experience can now apply for the United States Senate Youth Program.
Two students from each state will be brought together in Washington next March for a one week intensive educational program.
Police say a Bangor man has been arrested on domestic violence charges after he threatened to kill a woman.
Just before 5 AM, Bangor police responded to the report of an assault on Catell Street.
Three people were taken to the hospital after an accident in Holden Friday morning.
Police tell us a pick-up truck crossed the center line on Route 1A near the town office, striking a station wagon.
NORRIDGEWOCK, Maine (AP) — A Norridgewock man says he was shocked to find members of another family buried in his family’s plot in a town-owned cemetery.
Stephen Bishop tells the Morning Sentinel he first discovered the situation last year while he was moving the ashes of his brother, who died as an infant in 1944, from Skowhegan to Sunset View Cemetery.
AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Maine Democrats are calling on the Republican Party to retract campaign mailers that they say falsely blame gubernatorial candidate Mike Michaud for the loss of jobs at a paper mill.
Thursday night was a kick-off event to honor sponsors of the American Folk Festival. In its 13th straight year, the event costs nothing for attendees, although organizers ask for a $10 suggested donation. Without sponsors and volunteers, organizers say the festival wouldn’t be possible.
For the 13th straight year, The American Folk Festival will be taking over the Bangor Waterfront tomorrow.
The 3-day celebration of arts and culture will draw thousands to the Queen City this weekend.
Kids will be back in school soon.
The staff of the Old Town McDonald’s want to make sure no kid goes without the supplies he or she needs to succeed.
Individuals from the organization “SEEDs for Justice” are protesting the transport of oil by rail lines in Maine.
A 50 foot banner, that has since been removed, was hung off a train trestle in Old Town.
The Whistling Pig Smokehouse on Main St. in Bangor is now closed.
An update on the restaurant’s Facebook Page says “Its with a heavy heart that we have to announce The Whistling Pig will be closing its doors.”