Bangor Police are investigating the death of an infant.
The child passed away at Eastern Maine Medical Center, Wednesday afternoon.
Sgt. Catherine Rumsey says the Police Department’s Criminal Investigations’ Division is looking into the death of the 5-month-old child.
Last month we told you the story of Gabbie and Alice, a pair of second graders at the George Mitchell School in Waterville who had raised more than $5,000 for their school’s food pantry. Back then they told us they were not even close to being finished fundraising and they weren’t kidding.
Unity College is mourning the death of the school’s first faculty member.
In 1965, the year Unity was founded, Donald Mortland began teaching English there.
For the next 30 years, he would do that plus chair committees, produce plays, and support the college in many ways.
If you’re looking to gain the skills to succeed in an office work environment, Eastern Maine Community College has a free course for you.
EMCC, in partnership with Eastern Maine Development Corporation, is offering the course called Office 101.
For those convicted of crimes, fines they can’t afford can make it difficult to move forward with life.
Sharon Perkins and Karen Lane each had hundreds in mounting fines.
First the protests, then Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych is ousted, and Russian Troops move into the Ukrainian region, Crimea.
“It was this spark, to turn to Russia, but there are deep seated feelings of anger and frustration with Ukrainian political leaders,” says Paul Josephson.
Governor LePage took time out today to tap a maple tree.
He was joined by members of Maine’s maple industry for an event on the front lawn of the Blaine House to signify the start of syrup season.
A bill aimed at helping hundreds of laid off mill workers from the Millinocket area got a public hearing in augusta today.
It would let Great Northern Paper benefit from any revenues taken in by the sale of electricity from their mills in millinocket or east Millinocket. Current law restricts that.
The Bangor Symphony Orchestra will be hosting its annual soiree this weekend.
For the first time, it’s at the Cross Center.
Tickets are $60. They must be bought in advance through the ticket office or online.
Some U-Maine students are spending spring break in the forests of ancient Russia – at least on stage. They are performing their rendition of Baba Yaga, a Russian folklore tale.
Knox County authorities are holding a public meeting Thursday, March 6th to talk about the decision not to file charges in a deadly car crash in Port Clyde last summer.
A man from Searsport is accused of sexually abusing a young girl.
Police arrested 35-year-old Joshua Sykes last week after authorities interviewed him.
We’re told the girl was 15 when the abuse took place in January of last year.
A Dover-Foxcroft man’s death Wednesday afternoon is under investigation.
State police say 62-year-old Daniel Neal was found was dead in a Garland home.
We’re told he was staying with family.
A volunteer at the Bangor Public library is under arrest, accused of stealing $31,000 worth of war memorabilia.
27-year-old Russell Graves is charged with theft and violating bail conditions.
UMaine-Farmington is cutting about 9-percent of its budget.
It’s to cut costs and balance the school’s budget.
UMF is also eliminating eighteen positions. We’re told fifteen of them are already vacant.
Rockport Police are looking for information about a dead dog.
Police tell us on Monday afternoon, a woman out walking found the remains of a black lab in woods off Mount Pleasant Road.
Cancer patients around the region will benefit from the generous actions of a Bangor based law firm.
Lanham, Blackwell, and Baber is donating $10,000 to this year’s Champion the Cure Challenge.
The head of Maine’s Riverview Psychiatric Center was fired Wednesday.
A spokesman for the Department of Health and Human Services says Mary Louise McEwen is no longer in charge of the hospital.
The temperature may not show it, but a true sign of spring is the opening of Gifford’s Ice Cream stands.
Gifford’s Ice Cream will open its five stands for the season next Friday, March 14th.
Student engineers at the University of Maine are in a national competition to make snowmobiles run on clean energy.
Adrienne Dipiazza talked with the team whose design is unlike any other in the competition.