Free Breakfast

Updated 6 years ago

In one thirty second ad during Sunday’s Superbowl, Denny’s restaurant made an offer that America couldn’t refuse.

All anyone had to do was show up at one of the diners between 6-Tuesdayday morning and 2 in the afternoon and they’d get a free grand slam breakfast.

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Corinna Fires Keep Crews Busy

Updated 6 years ago

That’s when crews were called to the Fox Dairy Farm on the Nokomis Road.

Firefighters arrived to discover the front part of a milking house covered in flames.

They were able to quickly get it under control.

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Local Documentarian’s Film to Air in Austin

Updated 6 years ago

Old Town native Aron Gaudet spent years making &quot:The Way We Get By.&quot:

He says the South by Southwest Film Festival is the perfect place for the movie’s premiere.

It’s an 80 minute film that focuses on the lives of three troop greeters who have welcomed hundreds of thousands of troops back to the U.S. as they pass through Bangor.

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Mills’ Replacement Chosen

Updated 6 years ago

A special election took place to to fill the house seat vacated by Janet Mills as she assumes the responsibilities of Maine’s Attorney General.

Voters in Farmington and Industry cast ballots on Tuesday to fill the house district 89 seat.

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Drug Arrest

Updated 6 years ago

All four were on probation for prior convictions. 43-year-old Charles Harris of Rockland is charged with aggravated trafficking of cocaine and suboxone and possession of hydrocodone. Police say his charges were upgraded due to the act taking place in a drug free zone. Also arrested, 30-year-old Amy Ashley of Rockland. She’s facing cocaine trafficking charges as well. 24-year-old Jaclyn Erickson of Rockland is charged with aggravated cocaine trafficking and violation of bail.27-year-old Jeremy Yeaton of thomaston faces charges of aggravated heroin trafficking.

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Electric Rates

Updated 6 years ago

The new rates going into effect March 1 reflect a 43% drop for CMP’s medium-sized business customers and a 33% drop for large businesses customers. Bangor Hydro’s medium business customers will see their rates go down by 44%.

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Fire Destroys Home

Updated 6 years ago

The father and children that lived in that house were out for a snowmobile ride when they got the call that their house was on fire.

Departments from five towns had responded to the fire on N. Dexter Road just after 4 o’clock Monday afternoon.

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Maine Contractor Bribes Defense Department

Updated 6 years ago

64-year-old Maurice Subilia junior of Kennebunkport admitted to the crimes on Monday in U.S. district court in Portland.

He was part of a conspiracy involving two officials at the U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command in Huntsville, Alabama.

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Vinalhaven Stabbing

Updated 6 years ago

30-year-old Maria Witham is charged with elevated aggravated assault.

Officials say a Knox County sheriff’s deputy was called a home on the Robert Cemetery Road at around 12:30 Monday morning.

There was a report of a domestic assault that resulted in the stabbing.

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Bailey Sentenced

Updated 6 years ago

Jack Bailey, 46, was sentenced Tuesday

Last month, he was found guilty on 10 counts of gross sexual assault and sexual exploitation of a child.

Bailey will also have six years of probation, with special conditions that include no contact with the victims or any children.

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FairPoint Problems

Updated 6 years ago

FairPoint officialssaid the company got about 6,000 calls Saturday, 4,500 Sunday and fewer than 3,000 Monday. That doesn’t count people who couldn’t get through because of busy signals.

Customers with Verizon e-mail accounts were supposed to be switched over to FairPoint e-mail addresses beginning Saturday, but when the switch was made, many customers couldn’t set up new accounts because of technical problems.

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Traffic Alert: Route 69 Now Open

Updated 6 years ago

Route 69 in the Penobscot County Town of Carmel was closed forseveral hours Tuesday because of a overturned propane delivery truck.

The crash took place about two miles from Interstate 95 toward Carmel village. The truck, owned by Dead River, needed to be off-loaded before it iswas righted and removed.

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Slow Leak

Updated 6 years ago

We’re all looking for ways to save money, and that includes cutting back our bills, including the electric bill.

As it turns out, some of what you’re paying for is something called &quot:phantom power.&quot:

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Embezzling Case

Updated 6 years ago

37-year-old Carmen Robillard of Albionis charged withembezzling more than $50,000 from Newell Auger III of Brunswick, president of Auger &amp: Associates

The civil lawsuit claims that some of the money paid for hunting trips to Africa and Australia for Steven Robillard,Carmen’s husband, who is also named as a defendant in the lawsuit.her husband.

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Heating Oil Prices

Updated 6 years ago

Actual prices ranged from a low of $1.94 in southwestern Maine, to a high of $2.55 in the northern region.

The statewide kerosene price average is $2.81 per gallon.

Poland Springs Creates New Jobs

Updated 6 years ago

The company, owned by Swiss food giand Nestle, will be opening a new manufacturing plant.

Poland Spring currently employs more than 800 people in Maine, providing about $40,000,000 to the Maine economy.

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Winter Storm Funds Low

Updated 6 years ago

The public works department in Machias is still cleaning up the snow and ice left behind.

Town manager Betsy Fitzgerald says Machias got about 8 inches of snow and about an inch and a half of ice on Wednesday.

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Toby Pleads Not Guilty

Updated 6 years ago

DOVER-FOXCROFT, Maine (AP) – A 53-year-old Dover-Foxcroft man has pleaded not guilty to murder in the death of his older sister. Michael Toby entered his plea Monday in Piscataquis County Superior Court. He is charged with killing 70-year-old Rosalie Shedd in her apartment in Dover-Foxcroft in October. Police say Toby told them he struck his sister repeatedly on the head, strangled her with a vacuum cleaner cord and put a plastic bag over her head after they got into a fight. Toby’s defense attorney, Christopher Smith, says he’s waiting to get more evidence from prosecutors before deciding how to proceed with the case. Toby is being held without bail in the Piscataquis County Jail.

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Hazardous Waste Spill

Updated 6 years ago

It happened at E.M.M.C. Family Medicine of Brewer in the Twin City plaza.

The call came in at about one o’clock Sunday afternoon.

Brewer fire captain Brent Melvin says he was alerted that there had been a spill of a chemical called Phenol, which is a corrosive.

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Three Arrests Made in Bangor Robberies

Updated 6 years ago

Police have arrested three Bangor men in connection with a string of robberies near the Bangor Mall.

Timothy Woods, 25, Joshua Clark, 23, and Justin Clark, 26, have been all been charged with felony theft.

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