The new school year officially kicked off at Husson University in Bangor Sunday, with Welcome Day for freshman.
Students from all over Maine and the country descended on Husson’s campus to officially begin college life.
Maine State Police are asking for your help in finding a missing teenager from Woodstock.
Police report that around 10:50 AM on Saturday, 15-year-old Kiiya M. Foster left her guardians’ residence on Koskela Rd.
Incoming freshmen at UMaine are getting right into the swing of their first semester with some community service at Old Town’s Animal Orphanage.
“We cleaned we weed-wacked it was good, got to know people on my floor so that was a nice experience,” says freshman Casey White.
There was a lot of talent showcased at the Airport mall in Bangor today.
Once a month crafters get together and sell their work.
The fair offers more than twenty vendors – crafts ranging from wood work to dolls and crocheted items.
It was quite a sight for folks in the mid-coast area as historic ships sailed into Camden Harbor, Friday evening.
The 19th century cargo schooners are on display as part of Camden’s annual Windjammer Festival.
AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — The Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention says the virus that causes Eastern Equine Encephalitis has been found in a mosquito pool in York.
The sample was collected on Aug. 27 and it was tested Friday.
The council could put a hold on any new student housing for the next six months.
That would give the town time to decide how to regulate these developments in zoning districts which were originally for single family and two family homes.
A state police officer made his last round in the Bangor Barracks today.
Lieutenant Wesley Hussey was honored by troop E as he prepares to retire at the end of the month after 36 years of service.
Bangor will be rocking this long weekend
There will be Waterfront Concerts three straight nights.
Friday night Steely Dan is in town. Saturday country act Lady Antebellum, and Sunday is the sold out Jason Aldean and Florida Georgia Line show.
You may have had a sampling in Belfast, but soon there will be a place to sip in Bangor.
Another “The Juice Cellar” is set to open on Main Street next to the Maine Discovery Museum.
Like other fairs, there’s food, rides and fun – but the Blue Hill Fair also boasts an impressive livestock display.
“These show animals are different than the common meat animals,” explains Dwight Sargent, the fair’s livestock superintendent. They’re washed, they’re bathed, they’re clipped, they’re groomed. It’s just like a woman grooming her hair. It’s a very hard job. They do a lot of hard work.”
Now a casting call for pups.
The Penobscot Theatre Company in Bangor is seeking a docile dog with a dramatic flair to fill the role of “Toto.”
The Wizard of Oz will run through most of December.
New “Black Bears” from around the world have found their home in Orono for the next few years.
“It’s really exciting, but it’s nerve-racking. It definitely made me feel much better coming in and everyone being so happy and welcoming and everything,” says incoming freshmen Nicole Marques of Connecticut.
A car landed in a yard near a house in Winterport Friday afternoon.
It happened around 3:30.
Waldo County Deputies say a car going north on Route 1 crossed onto the other side of the road.
A 17-year-old took responsibility for causing the death of her friend, Friday in an Ellsworth courtroom.
The judge accepted a plea deal for Samantha Goode and sentenced her to 10 days in jail for vehicular manslaughter. Goode was also ordered to do community service and won’t be allowed to drive for 5 years.
A multi-agency investigation in Waterville has resulted in three arrests and significant amount of drugs off the street. It’s a culmination of a 4 month investigation by the Waterville Police, Somerset County Sheriffs Office and the Maine Drug Enforcement Agency.
The IRS wants to keep taxpayers from getting scammed and is offering some tips to help protect them.
The agency says it’s had a lot of reports of people calling, pretending to be from the IRS and demanding money.
Some late-summer fun is coming to Springfield this weekend.
It’s the 164th annual Springfield Fair.
A fair favorite is back this year, too – fireworks. The last time there was a fireworks show was more than twenty years ago.
A month long investigation has led to sex crimes filed against a Bangor man.
42-year-old Roger Severance was arrested today after Bangor police received a tip from the Maine Computer Crimes Task Force.