In January, Barry Curtis will be the new Sheriff in Washington County.
Outgoing Sheriff Donnie Smith has been in office for the past 8 years.
“Originally when I was growing up there was two things I wanted to be; I wanted to be a police officer and a long haul truck driver and fortunately enough I’ve been able to do both.”
Great news for the Old Town region tonight.
A sale date has officially been set for Expera Specialty Solutions to purchase the Old Town Fuel and Fiber mill.
Today, the court granted motions to allow $1.5 million in operational funding from the Wisconsin based company to keep the mill warm and ready to go.
He doesn’t consider himself a hero, but Leo Moody of Kingman was one of two men that helped rescue a 3-month-old baby who was in a crash Monday in Kossuth.
State police are investigating the death of a man on a Casco Bay island off Portland.
Police say two men found the body of 59-year-old Michael Hanson this morning on Long Island, in a driveway next to his home.
A man died in a house fire in northern Maine today.
Authorities say 74-year-old Patrick Deignan was found in the basement of his Main Street home near the woodstove.
They say it appears he was using gasoline to start the stove.
Lots of creative people will be coming together to help a young child.
The benefit craft fair and dinner is November 29th at the Masonic Lodge on Route 2 in Hermon.
There’s been an outbreak of chickenpox in a Penobscot County school.
The Maine CDC is not identifying the school.
An outbreak is defined as three or more cases in one school.
The Department of Health and Human Services investigated the “Almost Home Daycare” on Charles Street after getting a complaint last month.
The agency says the provider, Tracy Rowe, surrendered her license and closed the daycare.
We’re gearing up for a Thanksgiving tradition here at TV5.
Thursday, November 20th, is our annual Turkey Telethon.
We’ll spend part of our 5 p.m. and 6 p.m. newscasts collecting donated turkeys for Manna Ministries in Bangor.
A man from Bangor is going to prison for nearly six years for selling bath salts.
38-year-old Daniel Hines was sentenced in federal court in Bangor Wednesday.
Hine is one of 18 people who’ve pleaded guilty as part of a drug ring that operated in Penobscot, Aroostook and Knox Counties.
AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — A bar of silver bullion weighing 100 troy ounces that was the subject of a police investigation has been returned to an Augusta pawn shop under a court agreement.
AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — The Maine Senate will decide the winner of a close race for one of the chamber’s seats.
Secretary of State Matthew Dunlap says a recount of ballots Tuesday showed Republican Cathleen Manchester beat Democrat Catherine Breen by 11 votes in the race for Senate District 25, which covers part of Cumberland County. But unofficial results before the recount showed Breen beating Manchester by 32 votes.
WALDOBORO, Maine (AP) — The Maine Human Rights Commission says a Waldoboro restaurant worker was right when she alleged that her employer discriminated against her on religious grounds after she began dating the son of the restaurant’s co-owner.
AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — A group that wants to legalize recreational marijuana use in Maine is set to present a draft of its plan at the Maine State House.
Husson University hosted a vigil in memory of Brooke Locke, Tuesday night.
On this day one year ago, police say, the 21-year-old was raped, kidnapped, and murdered by her boyfriend.
Brewer has a new Mayor.
Matthew Vachon was sworn in at Jeff’s Catering Tuesday during the Brewer City Council’s Annual Meeting.
He’s been on the council for two years.
It’s time to talk turkey.
The Z107.3 radio team is helping collect Thanksgiving dinner for folks in need.
The radio crew is stationed in the Brewer Hannafords parking lot until they reach their goal, 2014 turkeys.
United Way is looking for volunteers to help with it’s Eastern Maine CA$H Coalition.
Each year volunteers assist in free tax returns for people with low to moderate incomes.
The Franklin Veterans Club wants to help out wounded vets.
They’re putting on an auction to raise money for the Travis Mills Foundation.
Mills lost parts of both arms and legs when a bomb went off beneath him, while serving in Afghanistan.
The Maine Coast Mall in Ellsworth is looking for some young artists to help shoppers get into the holiday spirit.
They’re putting on a window painting contest.
The theme is “Nautical Holiday”.