Now a casting call for pups.
The Penobscot Theatre Company in Bangor is seeking a docile dog with a dramatic flair to fill the role of “Toto.”
The Wizard of Oz will run through most of December.
New “Black Bears” from around the world have found their home in Orono for the next few years.
“It’s really exciting, but it’s nerve-racking. It definitely made me feel much better coming in and everyone being so happy and welcoming and everything,” says incoming freshmen Nicole Marques of Connecticut.
A car landed in a yard near a house in Winterport Friday afternoon.
It happened around 3:30.
Waldo County Deputies say a car going north on Route 1 crossed onto the other side of the road.
A 17-year-old took responsibility for causing the death of her friend, Friday in an Ellsworth courtroom.
The judge accepted a plea deal for Samantha Goode and sentenced her to 10 days in jail for vehicular manslaughter. Goode was also ordered to do community service and won’t be allowed to drive for 5 years.
A multi-agency investigation in Waterville has resulted in three arrests and significant amount of drugs off the street. It’s a culmination of a 4 month investigation by the Waterville Police, Somerset County Sheriffs Office and the Maine Drug Enforcement Agency.
The IRS wants to keep taxpayers from getting scammed and is offering some tips to help protect them.
The agency says it’s had a lot of reports of people calling, pretending to be from the IRS and demanding money.
Some late-summer fun is coming to Springfield this weekend.
It’s the 164th annual Springfield Fair.
A fair favorite is back this year, too – fireworks. The last time there was a fireworks show was more than twenty years ago.
A month long investigation has led to sex crimes filed against a Bangor man.
42-year-old Roger Severance was arrested today after Bangor police received a tip from the Maine Computer Crimes Task Force.
Setting your alarm fifteen minutes earlier, giving yourself extra travel time and always planning ahead, for some, that’s easier said than done.
“If you’re somebody trying to get to work, do you really want to donate two, three, four hundred dollars to the state or do you want to lose your license for 30 days and have to find some other way to get to work? So if we plan ahead and know that we are going to have to take some additional time to get there and do everything safely, everybody’s going to go away with a win win situation.” says Sgt. Dan Stewart of the Hampden Police Department.
Maine candidates are heading into the final stretch and all eyes are on the battle for the Blaine House. While the tight three-person race for governor is likely to get the most attention this fall, the contest for Maine’s open 2nd Congressional District seat and local races that will determine which party controls the state House and Senate are also sure to be highly competitive.
AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Even though the Augusta school board eliminated crossing guards this summer, one dedicated crossing guard is reported for anyway.
Sherry MacArthur, with a hand-held stop sign, helped kids cross the street near Lincoln Elementary School on Wednesday and Thursday.
AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — A conservation group in Maine is handing out grades to lawmakers for their votes in the Legislature.
Maine Conservation Voters unveiled its 2014 environmental scorecard on Thursday.
Investigators are trying to determine a cause of a fire at the Brewer Motor Inn Friday.
Until they determine otherwise, they are treating the fire as suspicious.
The first call came in around 12-30 a.m.
More than 100 families in the Bangor area are scrambling to find childcare.
Leaders of the Grace Church announced earlier this week that the congregation, its food pantry, and the Life Academy Daycare, are closing.
You can enjoy a free concert this labor day.
Steel drum band “Flash in the Pans” performs Monday night, September 1st at Jordan’s Snack Bar in Ellsworth.
It will be in the parking lot, bring a blanket or chair.
Zombies are set to attack next weekend at Brewer Community School.
It’s the first ever zombies and witches 5k run which is part of the town’s annual celebration.
Darling’s is sponsoring the event.
Three hospitals in the region are getting an infusion of federal money to make improvements.
Hospitals in Patten, Eastport, and Vinalhaven will split more than $700,000 dollars in grants.
It will be used on projects that improve quality of care and access.
The Belfast Police Department is welcoming a new patrol vehicle to its fleet-one with two wheels.
The department recently bought an electric bike to help them get to some of the harder-to-reach spots in town.
A salmon processing facility in Machiasport is running again and 40 people are back on the job.
Fresh Atlantic salmon from the gulf of Maine is being processing for sale at the True North Salmon plant in the small town of Bucks Harbor.