Four females were injured, and a dog went missing after an accident in Lee Saturday.According to police a collision happned on Route 6 between a pick up truck and convertable Saturday afternoon.According to the Penobscot County Sheriff’s office, one woman was taken away in an ambulence with possible head injuries….
Dozens of mainers came out saturday for their shot on the big screen.Award-winning filmmakers came to bangor saturday to find stars for their newest film, Blue Potato.Young and old actors came to the Gracie Theatre at Husson University for their shot for a role in the coming of age drama.The movie will take place in northern Maine, where two teenage boys raise money to chase their dreams after high school.
A car crash in Rockport last night sent at least one person to the hospital.Authorities say it happened around 8:30 p-m on Rockland Street, in front of Green Thumb nursery.Two cars crashed head-on.At least one person was taken by Life Flight helicopter to Eastern Maine Medical Center in Bangor.No word on their condition this morning.
A man is dead after a motorcycle accident in the village of Seal Harbor.Police say 36-year-old James Corbett crashed his motorcycle on Route 3 near Mount Desert.Corbet failed to negotiate his 2007 Honda motorcycle around a curve in the road.Police say the bike went off the road, hitting a curb and killing Corbett at the scene.The accident is under investigation while police reconstruct the scene.
A Border Patrol agent was wounded and a suspect is dead after a standoff in Jackman Saturday night.According to Michelle Benson-Fuller, spokesperson with Customs and Border Protection, Somerset Country Sheriff’s Department called Border Patrol for assistance after a report of an assault during a domestic dispute over a welfare check.A woman who claims she was at the home told TV-5 she called for an ambulance from a local health care facility.
A man has died after a small airplane crashed and sank into Casco Bay Sunday.The Portland Press Herald says a man believed to be the pilot died shortly after the plane crashed into the water.The plane went down near the rocky shore at Fort Williams Park around noon and sank almost immediately.
If you’re driving in Orrington Sunday night you may run into some road work.Paving work, guard rail repair and curb installation is scheduled to begin on Route 15 in Orrington.The road work starts just before Cleveland Avenue and goes a half a mile just past Elm Street.Construction will begin around 7 Sunday night until 6 am Monday morning.Flaggers will help direct traffic through alternating one-way traffic.
A missing horse from Dover-Foxcroft was found this weekend.Owner Judy Edgerly says the pregnant horse went missing after it dashed out of a gate and onto Route 7 on June 12th.Edgerly and her husband promised not to stop looking until they found the horse.And they did.This weekend, the grey mare was found in a back field off of Route 7.
EMS providers from around the state gathered in Bangor this weekend to learn new skills and share tricks of the trade.Mayo Regional Hospital sponsored the Mayo EMS Conference and Leadership Seminar at the Bangor Civic Center.Students attended workshops on leadership and also participated in Haz-Mat, Jaws of Life and other types of training.This is the first time such a conference has been held in Bangor.Organizers say bangor was a perfect, central location.All license levels from e-m-t to paramedic attended the conference.
A 68 year old hiker was rescued off Mount Katahdin Sunday.A spokesman with Baxter State Park says Chet Rubackis of Winter Harbor became exhausted while descending a steep and rocky ridge on the Hunt Trail in the park late Saturday night.The ranger at Katahdin Stream Campground was notified by the hiker’s companion around 1 a.m.
They damage caused by heavy rain in Brownville Saturday night is to blame for the death of a local man early Sunday Morning, according to officials at the Piscataquis County Sheriff’s office.Police say Charles Bromiley was driving along Pleasant River Road when he came upon a 15 foot drop off, which was caused by a severe thunderstorm that had hit the area just hours earlier.
Maine’s most popular sweet treat brought thousands of people to Dover-Foxcroft Saturday.The annual Maine Whoopie Pie Festival kicked off Saturday morning.From traditional to non-traditional flavors like creamsicle, red velvet and mint, guests could enjoy samples from local bakers.The festival doesn’t just satisfy tastebuds, it helps raise money for the Center Theatre in town.”It’s good Maine fun, it’s something I think a lot of people enjoyed as a child and it’s a bit of that childhood sweetness that we’re all looking for,” said festival organizer Patrick Myers.