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Update: Head On Collision Monday Morning In Bangor

Updated 2 days ago

A head-on collision in Bangor sent a woman to the hospital.

Around 8:30 this morning an SUV and a pickup truck collided on outer Union, not far from the Hermon town line.

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Old Town Woman Dies from Injuries After February Crash

Catherine Pegram

Updated 3 days ago

A woman from Old Town involved a crash on the highway in Hermon earlier this year has died.

An obituary for 31-year-old Myndie Davis says she died last week of complications from her injuries in February.

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2nd Congressional District Candidate Profiles: East-West Highway

Updated 3 days ago

 

The clock is winding down to Election Day.

Republican Bruce Poliquin and Democrat Emily Cain are running for Congressman Mike Michaud’s seat in Washington D.C.

Our 2nd district candidate profile series continues with this question:

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State Flags at Half Staff in Augusta and Portland Monday

Updated 3 days ago

The state flags will be flying at half staff in both Augusta and Portland Monday.

The governor ordered it to honor 60 year-old Joy O’Brien of Portland who died Wednesday.

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City Approval Sought For Portland Music Festival

Updated 3 days ago

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — A broadcasting company is seeking permission from the city of Portland for an all-day music festival at the Eastern Promenade.

Townsquare Media Portland — which owns 15 radio stations — is expected to ask the City Council on Monday to approve a festival for next August.

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2 Dead In Bridgton Car Crash

Updated 3 days ago

BRIDGTON, Maine (AP) — Police say two people have died in a car crash in Bridgton.

Chief Kevin Schofield says the victims were passengers in a car that went out of control while trying to pass another vehicle and struck a tree on Route 302 south just before 6 p.m. Sunday.

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Final Debates On Tap For Governor Candidates

Updated 3 days ago

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — The three men vying for Maine governor are getting ready to join for their final two debates this week.

Republican Gov. Paul LePage, Democrat Mike Michaud and independent Eliot Cutler will meet at 7 p.m. Monday at the University of Maine’s Hannaford Hall for a debate that will air live on WGME-TV in Portland.

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Hillary Clinton To Campaign With Mike Michaud

Updated 3 days ago

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Hillary Clinton is scheduled to campaign with Democratic nominee for governor U.S. Rep. Mike Michaud (MEE’-shoh) in Scarborough on Friday.

Michaud says if Maine residents want change in Augusta they have to make it happen. He says that’s why he’s “so humbled and excited” to have Clinton visiting to rally voters and join him in energizing supporters to help ensure a great turnout on Election Day.

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Bowdoin Completes Installation Of Solar Project

Updated 3 days ago

BRUNSWICK, Maine (AP) — Bowdoin College has completed the installation of the largest solar project in Maine.

The college says there are nearly 4,500 solar panels in the 1.2 megawatt project. There are four major installations: a ground-mount at the former Brunswick Naval Air Station, rooftop systems at the Farley Field House and the Sidney J. Watson Arena and Greason Pool.

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Group Gets $1M To Help People With Dementia

Updated 3 days ago

SCARBOROUGH, Maine (AP) — A group in southern Maine is getting nearly $1 million from the federal government to help older adults living with dementia.

The Southern Maine Agency on Aging tells Maine Public Broadcasting Network that the grant will help the group better identify and serve people living with dementia and boost support given to caregivers, among other things.

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Flood Worries Have City Looking At Sewer Bond

Updated 3 days ago

SOUTH PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — In South Portland, Maine, the weather may be campaigning for a city bond issue.

Nearly six inches of rain that fell this past week, flooding numerous basements in the city. It came just weeks before residents vote on a $3.5 million bond proposal for part of a planned upgrade to the city’s sewer and stormwater systems.

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Woman Cited After Vehicle Hits 2 Others, House

Updated 3 days ago

NAPLES, Maine (AP) — A 65-year-old Maine woman faces drunken driving and other charges after police say her pickup truck hit two other vehicles and then a house.

Barbara Thorpe of Casco was arrested by Cumberland County sheriff’s deputies on Friday evening after the crashes were reported in Naples.

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Second Moose Hunt Session Ends, Fox Hunting Begins

Updated 3 days ago

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — The second of Maine’s moose hunting sessions has ended.

The session that began on Oct. 13 and ended Saturday covered 19 of the state’s 29 wildlife management districts.

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Brunswick Woman Arrested After Standoff

Adrienne DiPiazza

Updated 3 days ago

A Brunswick woman is in jail following a standoff with police.

Brunswick police responded twice to Mere Point Road to reports of shots fired.

Police say the homeowner, 51-year old Tammie Keslake, was uncooperative and refused to surrender.

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Cinema Savvy: A- for Fury

Adrienne DiPiazza

Updated 3 days ago

Fury takes place near the end of World War 2 in Nazi occupied Germany. Brad Pitt plays Don ‘Wardaddy’ Collier, an army sergeant who is desperately trying to keep his humanity in the most inhumane of situations. He’s in charge of a five-man crew of the Sherman tank called Fury. Fury is essentially a day in the life of these hardened men as they face the insurmountable odds of their journey across enemy occupied territory.

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Sarah’s House: A Dream Realized

Adrienne DiPiazza

Updated 3 days ago

An Old Town woman’s dream has finally come true.

Sarah’s House, a cancer hospitality house in Holden, is now officially taking guests. Sarah Robinson, lost her battle with brain cancer at the age of 26 in 2011. During her fight with cancer, Sarah met countless individuals who had to travel hundreds of miles for treatment at area hospitals.

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Warren Inmate Death Under Investigation

Adrienne DiPiazza

Updated 2 days ago

An inmate at the Maine State Prison in Warren has died.

Prison officials say 51-year-old Steven Holloway of Cumberland County died Sunday morning at a Rockport Hospital. The Attorney General’s office, State Police and the Medical Examiner are reviewing the death.

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Fire at Prentiss Camp Sends Responders to Hospital

Updated 3 days ago

A late night fire at a camp in Prentiss sent nine emergency responders to the hospital Saturday night.

State Police say the fire on Tucker Ridge Road appears to have started in the kitchen but the cause is undetermined at this point.

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Bucksport Turns ‘Ghostport’ for Halloween Festivities

Adrienne DiPiazza

Updated 4 days ago

Bucksport went all out for Halloween.

Saturday the town transformed into Ghostport. People in town enjoyed everything Autumn and Halloween related, from spooky decor to coffin races and pumpkin launching with a giant catapult.

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Fire Prevention Focus for Ellsworth FD

Adrienne DiPiazza

Updated 4 days ago

Fire safety on display in Ellsworth Saturday.

The Ellsworth Fire Department invited the public to check out their digs and learn a few things about fire safety.

Kids are a main focus of fire prevention– hoping they’ll remind adults to change batteries in the smoke detector and set up a fire emergency plan.

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