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ME Attorneys Recognized for Giving Free Time

Adrienne DiPiazza

Updated 7 days ago

Many in Central Maine find themselves at court, in need of advice, but without money to pay– Friday the lawyers who step up to help them were thanked.

A Searsport attorney says legal problems can happen to anyone.

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Halloween Bash at Bangor Y This Weekend

John Krinjak

Updated 7 days ago

The Bangor Y will be home to some ghoulish fun this weekend.

The Halloween Bash is this Sunday.

It’s fun for all ages.

There will be arts and crafts, games, face painting and more.

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Protecting Your Business from Data Security Breaches

John Krinjak

Updated 7 days ago

Business owners were all ears at the Bangor Region Chamber of Commerce as local experts spoke about data security breaches.

“It is a risk in terms of damage to customers, damage to the business’s reputation, its finances,” said attorney Berney Kubetz, a partner at Eaton-Peabody.

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Holden Police Looking for Driver Responsible for Hit and Run

Updated 1 week ago

Holden police are looking for a hit-and-run driver.

Police say 35-year-old James Furrough of Holden was riding a bicycle to work on Main Road near the Brewer line around 5:20 Thursday morning.

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State Launches New Ebola Information Website

Catherine Pegram

Updated 1 week ago

The state is launching a new website in response to concerns about Ebola.

The Maine Center for Disease Control says the site includes fact sheets and answers to frequently asked questions about the virus.

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Lobsterman Jailed, Fined Over Illegal Lobsters

Updated 1 week ago

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — A Maine lobsterman who kept undersized and V-notched lobsters has been sentenced to two days in jail and fined $50,000. The Department of Marine Resources is also suspending his license for three years.

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Senate Candidates Discuss Common Core Education Standards

Terry Stackhouse

Updated 7 days ago

During our sit down interviews with the candidates for senate, Republican Incumbent Susan Collins and her Democratic Challenger Shenna Bellows, they shared their thoughts on Maine’s education system.

We asked, “Maine’s education system is undergoing a big transition, converting to Common Core standards. Is this the best way to improve the educational experience for Maine students?”

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Democrat Cain Skipping 2nd District Debate

Updated 1 week ago

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — A Maine television station has canceled a debate in the race for the 2nd Congressional District seat after Democrat Emily Cain said she wouldn’t attend.

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Tense Moments at Late Night Fire

Updated 1 week ago

Some tense moments for fire fighters along the Mid-coast Thursday night, when they thought an elderly woman was trapped in her burning home in Rockport.

Crews were called to Wellington Drive around 11:00 PM.

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Nor’easter Keeps Coast Guard Busy

Updated 1 week ago

Border patrol agents pulled a person from the water in Lubec.

They were seen clinging to a skiff and drifting towards the Franklin Delano Roosevelt International Memorial Bridge.

The person was taken to a hospital. No word on their condition.

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Bangor Studio Offering “Thriller” Dance Lessons

Terry Stackhouse

Updated 1 week ago

Robinson Ballet is looking for undead dancers, this Halloween.

The Bangor studio wants to teach you the Thriller dance, made famous by Michael Jackson.

Lessons began Thursday.

Next Friday, the trained zombies will perform the number of Maple St., in Bangor, for trick-or-treaters to enjoy.

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Cutler Gets Q&A with Moderator, Gubernatorial “Debate” Goes on without Michaud and LePage

Terry Stackhouse

Updated 1 week ago

The three men running for governor were invited to take part in, what would have been, the only debate to be broadcast state-wide, Thursday.

Just one of the candidates agreed to participate though.

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“Cakes By Jan” Plans to Close Sweet Shop Soon

Caitlin Burchill

Updated 1 week ago

She’s sweetened the lives of so many in the Greater Bangor area and beyond.

Now the owner of “Cakes By Jan” will soon be moving on.

Caitlin Burchill has her story.

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Monson Inn Provides Haven for Appalachian Hikers

John Krinjak

Updated 1 week ago

The Appalachian Trail is a 2200-mile trek from Georgia to Mt. Katahdin.

Most hikers take four to six months to complete it.

“Monson is a really pivotal place because it’s either the last trail town or the first trail town,” said Rebekah Anderson, owner of the Lakeshore House.

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Bucksport Family Promotes National Teen Driver Safety Week

Tania Morales

Updated 1 week ago

This week is National Teen Driver Safety Week, a family from Bucksport remembers this all too well.

A year has passed but the message has remained the same, “Think about your life on the road.”

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Downtown Bangor Halloween Trick or Treat Saturday

Caitlin Burchill

Updated 1 week ago

 

Kids can celebrate Halloween early in Bangor.

The annual Downtown Bangor Trick or Treat event organized by the Downtown Bangor Partnership is set for Saturday.

30 businesses will be passing out candy to children.

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Two in Custody after High-Speed Chase with Police

Erica Stapleton

Updated 1 week ago

A high speed chase Thursday ended in Newport when a state trooper was able to stop the car by using his own cruiser.

David McGregor, 24, of Canaan, Christopher Daldwell, 25, of Pittsfield, were in the car, that turned out to be stolen.

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Lights On Late for Kids at Discovery Museum

Adrienne DiPiazza

Updated 1 week ago

The lights are staying on a bit later tonight at the Maine Discovery Museum in Bangor.

Kids are enjoying a free night there and at other museums around the state as part of Maine Afterschool Network’s Lights On Afterschool Event.

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Troop Greeter Remembered for Longtime Service

Terry Stackhouse

Updated 1 week ago

The Maine Troop Greeters are mourning the death of one of their own.

Joan Gaudet passed away Wednesday.

She was featured in the 2009 documentary – The Way We Get By.

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Local Heroes Pull Woman From Car in Water

Adrienne DiPiazza

Updated 1 week ago

A Searsport woman is alive thanks to two men who acted quickly to help her.

Belfast Police say 92-year-old Eva Lenfest drove down the boat ramp and into Belfast Harbor this morning.

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