A pair of World War II veterans from central Maine got a heroes sendoff on their way to Washington D.C. Monday morning in Pittsfield.
You would be hard pressed to find two veterans who are more proud of their service than Earle Honey and Frank Scott, both served in the second world war and Scott was right in the middle of the Battle of the Bulge.
Renovations are almost done at Brewer High School, but school officials say they’ll need a few extra days to wrap things up.
So they’re pushing back the first day of school to next Tuesday, September 2nd.
Maine is the only state in the nation where it is legal to use bait to hunt bears as well as dogs and traps.
A question on this November’s ballot, if passed, would ban all three of those practices.
A Bangor man accused of attacking a pregnant woman last week and leaving her with serious head injuries will undergo a psychological evaluation, according to his lawyer.
Authorities say 34-year-old Joshua Cole suffers from mental illness and was being treated for it.
The Fire Marshal’s Office is investigating a fire that destroyed a home in Augusta Monday morning.
Our sister station WMTW was on scene.
Fire Officials tell them that no one was hurt in the fire on State Street, but the residents lost all of their belongings.
If you’re hoping to pick up or drop someone off at the Bangor airport this week, curb side service is out.
Work on Godfrey Boulevard is now directly in front of the airport terminal.
A former local DJ and ex-Maine Sports Hall of Famer convicted on child porn charges was sentenced today.
63-year-old Dana Wilson of Brewer was found guilty last month of having child porn on his laptop.
An arrest has been made in connection with a stabbing in downtown Bangor Monday morning.
19-year-old Devin Peirce of Bangor is charged with aggravated assault.
Police say there was an altercation outside Carolina’s bar around 1 a.m.
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Maine’s bear hunting season gets underway amid a drive from animal rights activists to ban three methods of hunting the animals.
State residents will vote in November on a proposal to ban hunting bears with bait, dogs or traps. The general bear hunting season begins Monday and closes Nov. 29.
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — The head of Planned Parenthood and its political arm is heading to Maine this week to support Democrat Mike Michaud, for Maine governor.
Cecile Richards is hosting a “Women for Mike” rally outside of Portland City Hall on Wednesday.
Three people were taken to the hospital after a crash involving a dune buggy in Northern Maine.
State police were called to Route 1 in Monticello around 6:30 last night.
Troopers say 27-year old Josiah Nash of Blaine, and his passenger, 29-year old Adam Grant of Bridgewater, were in the dune buggy when they were struck by a car.
A person was arrested after an incident in downtown Bangor early this morning that ended with a man with a knife wound.
Officers were called to the parking lot of nightclub around 1, for a report of disorderly conduct.
Maine Game Wardens say a man drowned in Donell Pond in Franklin Sunday afternoon and they have yet to recover his body.
We’re told 33-year-old Ian MacDonnell of Bar Harbor was boating with friends when he went into the water to retrieve a water bottle that had blown off the boat. Wardens say MacDonnell was not a strong swimmer and went under the water. His friends attempted to help him by throwing a rope to him but he was unable to hold on.
Music, food and fun are what people enjoy most about the American Folk Festival, but none of it would be possible without help from the public.
Each year the festival is free, with a suggested donation of ten dollars per person.
Tens of thousands flocked to this year’s American Folk Festival to catch some world-renowned acts.
“Just a range of people with a range of emotions and the energy here is so much fun,” said Julia Silvia of John’s Ice Cream.
Power is back on to more than 5,000 Emera Maine customers in Northern Penobscot County, Sunday night.
The outages affected customers in Lincoln, Winn, Millinocket, East Millinocket and Medway.
The American Folk Festival wrapped up today in Bangor
Organizers estimate some one-hundred-thousand people turned out for the annual event, now in its 12th year.
Since Thursday people have been making their way through the Bangor Waterfront, taking in the sounds of folk artists from near and far.
A man was sent to the hospital after his wife reportedly shot him by accident at their home in Winslow.
Officers tell us around 10:30 Saturday night they got a call from 53-year-old Jane Marie Aucoin-Labreque reporting that she accidentally shot her husband, 55-year-old Paul Labreque in the arm.
A young man from Lincoln is dead after a car crash on Bagley Mountain Road Saturday night. Lincoln Police Detective Mark Fucile says Nicholas Haynes was found dead near his mother’s Buick on the end of Bagely Mountain Rd.
A local hospital is making your next trip to the doctor’s office a stress free one.
Saint Joseph Healthcare has opened a new 22,000 square foot facility at 900 Broadway in Bangor.