Friday marks the 75th anniversary of the day a young boy walked out of the Maine woods after spending 9-days lost atop Mount Katahdin.
Donn Fendler’s story of survival is now a part of state history and the topic of two books about his experience.
Wardens rescued two teenage hikers from the woods in Northern Maine, early Thursday morning.
Responders say a 46-year-old father from Gorham took his son and a friend camping in Deboullie Township.
An Augusta woman, accused of stealing purses from a nearby Wal-Mart, was arrested Wednesday.
37-year-old Audra Purington faces a slew of charges including robbery, misuse of credit identification, and violating conditions of release.
Instead of 500-thousand dollars, the cell phone service provider will be donating a million dollars to its Calling All Teacher’s program.
The program funds teachers’ classroom projects.
Teachers K through 12 should post their plans on www.donorschoose.Org if they want to be considered for funding.
The US Department of Health and human Services is giving the school nearly 700-thousand dollars.
It will help full-time graduate students through tuition support and stipends over the next two years.
AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — A Maine legislative panel has endorsed Republican Gov. Paul LePage’s nominees for top judicial appointments.
The Judiciary Committee on Thursday unanimously approved Jeffrey Hjelm’s nomination to the Supreme Court of Maine. It also unanimously endorsed Deputy Attorney General William Stokes’ appointment to the Superior Court.
LIVERMORE FALLS, Maine (AP) — Police say a Sidney, Maine, truck driver will be fined $311 for failing to obey a railroad warning device stemming from a collision between his logging truck and a train.
The search for a man, wanted in connection with a car reported stolen Thursday afternoon, ended in a wooded area off the interstate in Old Town.
Police say 29-year-old Lucus Qualey of Bangor will be charged with unauthorized use of a motor vehicle.
Nature-lovers of all ages are celebrating completion of the first phase of reconstruction to the Orono Bog Boardwalk.
“It’s fun and it’s definitely something to celebrate because now that we have this better boardwalk it’s going to be more fun and cooler,” said 11-year-old Nick Baron.
If you’re looking for the Eastern Maine Aids Network it’s located in a different place in Bangor.
It used to be on Harlow Street and now you’ll find it at 106 Pine Street in the Health Equity Center.
It’s a sweet time of year for many around the Bangor area.
It’s tart season at Frank’s Bake Shop.
Local raspberries are in season and being used by the thousands for tarts at the bakery.
Rides are up and food is frying — Bangor’s 166th State Fair is soon to be underway.
“This is the part of summer that everybody gets really, really excited about – the fair’s in town,” says Gibran Graham, Bangor City Councilor.
You can head to a Bangor church tonight to hear some of the finest organ playing around.
St. John’s Catholic Church is kicking off their 22nd Annual Summer Organ Concert series.
A daycare in Bucksport is temporarily closed – ordered by the state to shut down for ten days because of health and safety concerns for the children there.
A spokesperson for the Department of Health and Human Services says Little People’s Daycare was told to close from July 17th to July 27th.
It’s been just over a year since a train carrying crude oil derailed in in Lac-Megantic, Quebec leaving 47 people dead.
Local officials in Maine are commending a new proposed set of regulations aimed at preventing a disaster like that from happening here in Maine.
Penobscot Valley Hospital in Lincoln is hoping to offer more comfort to patients at the end of life.
With a ribbon cutting, hospital officials opened a brand new comfort care suite.
While you are in Castine, you can tour some big boats.
Maine Maritime Academy’s Bowdoin is one of four vessels you can board Saturday.
The Bowdoin is a national historic landmark and the official vessel of the State of Maine.
An Augusta woman accused of coercing a 17-year-old girl into prostitution faces an aggravated sex trafficking felony charge, according to the Kennebec County District Attorney’s Office
They say a not guilty plea was entered on behalf of 51-year-old Gretchen Patrick in Augusta District Court to a misdemeanor charge.
A veterans club in Franklin is hosting a special meal this weekend to support wounded veterans.
The Franklin Veteran’s Club will have a Lobster Feed on Saturday, July 26th starting at 1 p.m.
AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — A Litchfield woman faces a felony charge of aggravated sex trafficking for allegedly coercing a 17-year-old girl into prostitution.
Attorneys for 51-year-old Gretchen Patrick entered a plea of not guilty on her behalf in Augusta District Court on Wednesday to a misdemeanor charge alleging she promoted prostitution.