“We are famous for our pancakes and we said great, we’ll offer one dollar pancakes all day and celebrate National Pancake Day,” said Mary Dysart-Hartt, co-owner of Dysart’s Restaurant and Truck Stop in Hermon.
If you’re interested in alternative fuels, particularly for farming, you may want to check out an event in Dover-Foxcroft next week.
The UMaine Cooperative Extension is holding a program on alternative fuels for transportation and equipment next Thursday, March 13th.
A Holden man pleaded guilty Monday to federal drug and and weapons charges.
32-year-old Nicholas McDonald was in U-S District Court in Bangor.
He was charged with intent to distribute heroin and being a felon in possession of a firearm.
A former Calais man convicted of sex crimes against two teenagers is going to prison for five years.
28-year-old Seth Larkin was also ordered Tuesday to serve four years probation.
Authorities say the fire at a historic home at BirdsAcre in Ellsworth was intentionally set.
A passerby in Ellsworth saw smoke coming from the bird sanctuary Sunday night and called the fire department.
A man died in a snowmobile crash in Dover-Foxcroft today.
Police responded to the Piscataquis County Fairgrounds just before 8:30 this morning and found the man dead at the scene.
Looking for a job?
Eastern Maine Development Cooperation wants to help.
The non profit based in Bangor provides job search and workforce assistance, as well as training and business development to folks in Penobscot, Piscataquis, and Hancock Counties.
Changes are coming to West Market Square in Bangor.
The Downtown Bangor Partnership is hosting a meeting about the area’s remodeling, which starts this spring and will last through fall.
With renovations come disruptions that may occur to vehicle and foot traffic.
An eleven-year-old boy from Harrington accused of sexually assaulting an 8-year-old boy made his first court appearance Tuesday.
The boy is charged with gross sexual assault and assault.
Both were students at Harrington Elementary last fall when the 11-year-old allegedly molested the other boy during a birthday party.
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A new reality show based in Maine about bargain hunting the Uncle Henry’s way will soon air on the History Channel.
Down East Dickering follows four teams of real Uncle Henry’s readers.
AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — A provision that would have allowed guards to use deadly force against prisoners attempting to escape from the Maine Correctional Center in Windham has been stripped from a bill.
AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — A Maine legislative panel is moving forward with its work to craft a supplemental budget without the help of Gov. Paul LePage.
The Appropriations Committee will hear public testimony starting Tuesday on a range of ideas being examined to fix shortfalls in the state’s $6.3 billion, two-year budget. The hearings are expected to last all week.
Animal lovers are raising money to help control the pet population.
Pat’s Pizza hosted a “Spayghetti” dinner to benefit SPCA of Hancock County.
A portion of the proceeds at the Ellsworth restaurant will go towards the Trenton animal shelter’s PAL (prevent a littler) program.
The Ellsworth community is rallying support for a couple, known for their generosity.
Scott and Holly Lounder are struggling with chronic lyme disease.
Their symptoms are so severe, they’re unable to work.
The first episode of the series of COW-BLANK-CORNER…we think you can fill in the blank…premiered on Youtube Friday.
It follows Newcastle dairy farmer Larry Russell and his group of friends–nicknamed the church of the Holy Cow–showing their escapades on the farm and around town.
There will be lots of laughs at a fundraiser in Bangor this weekend.
The Bangor Region Leadership Institute is holding its annual “Laugh-In” event.
It’s the Institute’s 12th annual comedy fundraiser.
If you’re looking for a great summer camp experience for your kids this year, you might want head to U-Maine in Orono next week.
The Annual Summer Camp Fair for Kids will be held next Wednesday.
People in Bangor will have a chance to sound off about traffic issues surrounding events at the Cross Insurance Center.
City councilors say they’ve received e-mails and letters from patrons and neighbors expressing frustration and confusion regarding parking and traffic flow around the arena.
Shannon Thompson is planning her birthday party. There won’t be any presents, and she may not know some of the guests. But there will be dancing.
“Contra dancing is a form of dance. It’s a traditional folk dance,” Thompson says.
The operator of a Belfast garage door company has been charged with home repair fraud.
51-year-old Michael Mortell owns Wins-Mor Garage Door Company, Inc.
A couple from Bristol says they made a $1,000 down payment in September but by December the doors still hadn’t been installed, so they called police.