Grafton Burke returned early Monday morning to see his home burned to the ground.
Fire fighters were called to Mill Hill Road around 9 o’clock Sunday night.
By the times crews from Springfield and Lee arrived flames were already shooting at least 30-feet in the air.
ONE BRADFORD FAMILY THOUGHT THEY WERE DOING EVERYTHING RIGHT, UNTIL A FIRE AT THEIR HOME THIS WEEKEND.
LOOKING AT THIS HOUSE…YOU WOULDN’T KNOW…FIREFIGHTERS FROM FOUR TOWNS SATURDAY FOUGHT A FIRE HERE FOR HOURS.
State Republican leaders say Palin will make a campaign stop at a hangar at Bangor International Airport on Thursday.
The doors will open at 8 a.m. with the program starting at 9. Palin herself will arrive at 11.
New financial disclosure reports confirm
that Maine’s people’s veto campaign – over whether to retain new
beverage taxes to bolster the state’s Dirigo Health program – is a
The group leading the tax repeal effort has raised more than $2
Kittery Trading Post, reflecting the
uncertainty of current economic times, expects to hire only half as
many workers as it did last year for the holiday shopping season.
Fox Keim, vice president for hunting and fishing at Kittery
Hancock county sheriff’s deputies say a man from Tremont who helped bring a little bit of christmas to children in need, died behind the wheel of his van and collided with two cars in Trenton.
Maine House Minority Leader Josh Tardy
kept his focus on the Republican presidential ticket’s potential
for appeal to sportsmen as Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin’s husband headed
in for a two-day campaign swing.
STUDENTS AT A BANGOR BEAUTY SCHOOL ARE OFFERING DISCOUNT HAIR, SKIN AND NAIL SERVICES THIS WEEKEND.
AND THEY’RE DOING IT TO MAKE A PRETTY PENNY FOR A LOCAL CHARITY.
THE SCISSORS WILL BE WORKING FURIOUSLY SATURDAY AT THE EMPIRE BEAUTY SCHOOL…FORMERLY KNOWN AS PIERRE’S…
THE FOLKS FROM FUSION-BANGOR ARE GEARING UP FOR A MAJOR CELBRATION OF LEADERSHIP AND VISION IN THE COMMUNITY…..
THE 3RD ANNUAL ":FLAVA AWARDS": WILL BE HELD IN AN AIRPORT HANGER AT BANGOR INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT…..
GOVERNOR JOHN BALDACCI HANDED OUT SOME MUCH-DESERVED MEDALS THURSDAY… IN HONOR OF SOME MAINERS WHO ANSWERED THE CALL IN THEIR NATION’S TIME OF NEED…..
THE GOVERNOR JOINED MILITARY OFFICIALS TO PRESENT GOLD STAR HONORABLE SERVICE MEDALS TO TWO MOTHERS WHO HAVE LOST SONS IN COMBAT…..
SOME CALL IT IMPRACTICAL… AND UNCONSTITUTIONAL…..
A CONTROVERSIAL CHARTER AMENDMENT WAS THE TOPIC OF DISCUSSIONTHURSDAY NIGHT IN HERMON…..
":everybody’s going to be heard here tonight":
IT WAS TIME FOR QUESTIONS…ON AN ISSUE THAT’S BEEN BACK-AND-FORTH BETWEEN CITIZENS, LAWYERS AND THE TOWN OF HERMON…AT TIMES, IT WAS HEATED.
ABOUT 200 EMPLOYEES ARE EXPECTED TO BE OUT OF WORK…WHEN THE MILL CLOSES FOR GOOD.
LOCAL RESOURCE PROVIDERS MET ON WEDNESDAY TO FIND WAYS TO HELP THOSE AFFECTED BY THE SHUT-DOWN.
FOR MANY IN THE MILLINOCKET AREA, THE CLOSING OF THE KATAHDIN PAPER MILL MEANS A VERY UNCERTAIN FUTURE…WORKERS ARE LEFT WITH QUESTIONS THAT NO ONE SEEMS TO BE ABLE TO ANSWER…
ELECTION DAY IS LESS THAN A MONTH AWAY… BUT PLENTY OF MAINERS ARE ALREADY CASTING THEIR BALLOTS…..
ABSENTEE VOTING IS WAY UP ACROSS THE STATE THIS YEAR…..
IN BANGOR… CITY CLERK PATTI DUBOIS SAYS SHE’S ALREADY RECEIVED FIFTEEN HUNDRED REQUESTS…..
Across the country, pending sales rose 7.4% from July to August.
The National Association of Realtors says actual sales, along with prices, are still down.
In Maine, home sales across the state dropped almost 33% from August of last year.
A STANDISH MAN WHO LED POLICE ON A HIGH SPEED CHASE THROUGH THE BANGOR AREA WITH AN 18-MONTH-OLD GIRL AND HER MOTHER IN THE CAR IS GOING TO PRISON…
A JUDGE SENTENCED 23-YEAR-OLD ANTHONY ALFIERO TO TWO-AND-A-HALF YEARS.
Palin will appear on Saturday will appear at a barbecue at the Moosehead Trail Trading Post in Palmyra on Saturday afternoon, according to the McCain campaign. Doors open at 2 p.m.
There are more than 20,000 new car dealerships in the U.S., but National Automobile Dealers Association Chief Economist, Paul Taylor estimates there will be a major shutdown of showrooms in 2008. Taylor says, ":In a typical year, you lose a modest amount of dealerships 75 to 200. This year we’ll lose 600 possibly 7oo net of new dealerships formed. (This is the worst since) the 90-92 recession.":
At the state level, it’s now known as the Food Supplement Program. At the federal level, it’s been renamed the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, or SNAP. The changes took effect Oct. 1.
FOLKS IN HARTLAND ARE TRYING TO SORT OUT WHO’S IN CHARGE, AFTER SELECTMEN FIRED THE LONG-TIME TOWN MANAGER.
PEGGY MORGAN WAS LET GO EARLIER THIS WEEK, FOLLOWING 32 YEARS ON THE JOB.
FOLKS ENJOYING A JAUNT ALONG THE BANKS OF THE KENDUSKEAG WILL NOW BE ABLE TO LEARN A LITTLE HISTORY ALONG THE WAY, THANKS IN PART TO L-L BEAN…
THE COMPANY DONATED 25-THOUSAND DOLLARS TO BANGOR AND THE CITY USED IT TO CREATE SIGNS TO LINE THE KENDUSKEAG STREAM HERITAGE TRAIL.