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Webber Tanks Torn Down in Bangor

Morgan Sturdivant

Updated 3 days ago

It was quite a sight to see and hear on Main Street in Bangor Monday.

The old Webber fuel tanks are being torn down.

President Mike Shea says this is the end of a long era.

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Bucksport Daycare Remains Closed

Morgan Sturdivant

Updated 3 days ago

A Bucksport daycare under investigation by the Department of Health and Human Services remains closed.

The operation was ordered to shut its doors for ten days earlier this month for the safety of children….

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Cutler Man Charged with Manslaughter Back in Court on Other Charges

Catherine Pegram

Updated 3 days ago

 

A man from Cutler accused of manslaughter was back in court Monday for more criminal charges.

Scott Ramsdell, 43, pleaded not guilty to assault, domestic violence criminal threatening, criminal threatening and violation of a protective order.

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National Mustard Day Celebration in Eastport

Joy Hollowell

Updated 3 days ago

Maine is famous for its lobster, but in Eastport, it’s all about the mustard.

Raye’s Mustard is the only traditional stone ground mustard mill left in the U.S.

Joy Hollowell tells us more about this four-generation family business.
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Kevin Raye is the fourth generation Raye to own the Eastport mustard mill.

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Danforth Couple Enters Not Guilty Plea to Drug Charges

Caitlin Burchill

Updated 3 days ago

 

A couple from Danforth charged with trafficking methamphetamine plead not guilty Monday.

39-year-old Allen Richardson and 30-year-old Tabbatha Osnoe were arrested in March.

Police say they found evidence of meth cooking in the couple’s burned-out home.

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Machias Planned Power Outage

Joy Hollowell

Updated 3 days ago

Folks in Machias will be without power for a few hours early Tuesday morning.

Emera Maine is doing maintenance work to the electrical system from 3 a.m.  to 6 a.m.

Affected areas are Cooper Street from Court Street to North Street including the Court House and Post Office.

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Man Involved in Stabbing at Bar Fight in Lubec Pleads Not Guilty

Catherine Pegram

Updated 3 days ago

A man accused of nearly cutting off another man’s nose during a bar fight in Lubec pleaded not guilty Monday.

42-year-old Peter Lyons of Trescott is charged with aggravated assault.

Police say he was involved in a fight at Phinney’s bar earlier this month and pulled out a knife during an argument with a man.

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Postcard Scammer Posing as Maine Treasury Dept.

Terry Stackhouse

Updated 3 days ago

A new scam, promising to return unclaimed property, is targeting Mainers through the mail.

The office of the Maine State Treasurer is warning residents to be wary of postcards from a Colorado address.

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Danforth Man Accused of Raping 13-Year-Old Pleads Not Guilty

Caitlin Burchill

Updated 3 days ago

 

A man from Danforth accused of raping a 13-year-old girl and getting her pregnant plead not guilty Monday.

Charles Hoyt, 35, is charged 5 counts of gross sexual assault.

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Quebec Man Pleads Guilty After Trying to Smuggle Wife in U.S.

Terry Stackhouse

Updated 3 days ago

A Canadian man, accused of trying to smuggle his Brazilian wife into the United States, admitted to the crime Monday.

40-year-old Pierre Poulin of St. Martin, Quebec, pled guilty in U.S. District Court in Bangor.

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New Maine OUI Law Takes Effect Friday

Rob Poindexter

Updated 3 days ago

Maine is about to get tougher on drunk drivers, specifically repeat offenders.

At the end of this week, the law dealing with repeat OUI offenders will no longer be as forgiving. Under current state law, penalties for operating under the influence get stiffer with each conviction, meaning more jail time, higher fines and longer license suspensions. But after a person goes 10 years without an OUI conviction, that slate was wiped clean.

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State Police: Saco Family Deaths Quadruple-Murder Suicide

Caitlin Burchill

Updated 3 days ago

State Police say the deaths of a Saco family late Saturday night were a quadruple-murder suicide.

They’re calling it one of the worst cases of domestic violence in state history.

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2 from Gardiner, Fairfield Charged with Child Porn; Separate Cases

Catherine Pegram

Updated 3 days ago

Two men from Gardiner and Fairfield are charged with possessing child pornography in two separate cases.

59-year-old Barry Williams of Gardiner was arrested Friday, 68-year-old Thomas Williams of Fairfield was arrested Thursday.

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Three Teenagers Charged with Arson Fires on Rockland Waterfront

Catherine Pegram

Updated 3 days ago

Three teenagers accused of setting two fire to outhouses on the Rockland waterfront are charged with arson.

The State Fire Marshal’s Office says 19-year-old Daniel Spear and 18-year-old Philip Seekins, both from South Thomaston, are charged with four counts of arson.

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More Trouble for a Sidney Man Accused of Running Sex Trafficking Ring

Caitlin Burchill

Updated 3 days ago

A Sidney man accused of running a sex trafficking ring is in trouble again, this time for attending a wedding in Winslow.

47-year-old Frederick Horne was arrested at Fort Halifax Park Sunday and summoned on two counts of violating conditions of his release.

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Corinth Man Admits to Possessing Child Pornography

Caitlin Burchill

Updated 3 days ago

A Corinth man has pleaded guilty to possession of child pornography.

According to court documents, 40-year-old David Brown emailed a video containing child porn to an undercover FBI agent in April of 2013. The documents also say he admitted to collecting hundred of images and videos of child porn over several years.

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Sidney Man Accused of Raping Young Girl Found Competent To Stand Trial

Caitlin Burchill

Updated 3 days ago

A Sidney man accused of raping a 4-year-old girl he was babysitting has been found competent to stand trial.

A judge made the decision in court Monday morning.

According to officials, Eric Bard, 23, took pictures of the attack.

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Man Handcuffed After Attending Wedding

Updated 3 days ago

WINSLOW, Maine (AP) — A Sidney man who was charged earlier this year with sex trafficking is in trouble again, this time for attending a wedding in Winslow.

The Kennebec Journal reports that 47-year-old Frederick Horne was handcuffed by police in the parking lot of Fort Halifax Park on Sunday. He was summoned to appear in court on two counts of violating conditions of his earlier release.

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Woman Killed In Saco Crash

Updated 3 days ago

LEWISTON, Maine (AP) — A fatal car crash is under investigation in Saco.

Police say a 22-year-old woman from Lewiston was killed early Sunday when the car she was driving went off Buxton Road and crashed into a utility pole.

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DNC Chair To Rally Support For Maine Candidates

Updated 3 days ago

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — The chairwoman of the Democratic National Committee is helping Maine Democrats rally around the candidates at the top of their ticket.

The event with U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz of Florida is being held at the Portland Public Library on Monday.

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