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‘Owners Did the Right Thing’ in Greenfield Fire

Adrienne DiPiazza

Updated 3 days ago

Some people in Greenfield came home to find smoke fill their house Monday afternoon.

Fire officials say it appears a fire started in the laundry room behind the dryer.

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No Sentencing for Surry Man Involved in Deadly Car Crash

Catherine Pegram

Updated 3 days ago

A man from Surry involved in a deadly car crash three years ago was expected to be sentenced Monday.

But the judge rejected a plea deal and the case will now go to trial.

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Maine State Police Investigator to be Ellsworth Police Chief

Catherine Pegram

Updated 3 days ago

A veteran with the Maine State Police will soon be the new Chief of Police in Ellsworth.

Lt. Chris Coleman says he’s planning to take over the job in October.

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Kids Savor Summer at YMCA Camp

Adrienne DiPiazza

Updated 3 days ago

The first day of school is drawing near, and the last days of summer camp are coming to an end.

We caught up with kids in Hampden at the YMCA’s Camp Pierce Webber in Hampden.

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Brewer PD & Community Preps for Worst

Adrienne DiPiazza

Updated 3 days ago

The Brewer Community is working together to be prepared for the worst. The National Tactical Officers Association taught local police and community leaders how to be ready in the event of an active shooter scenario.

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Deputies Searching For Randolph Pharmacy Robber

Rob Poindexter

Updated 3 days ago

Kenneebec County Sheriffs are hunting for the man they say robbed a pharmacy in Randolph this morning.

Chief Deputy Ryan Reardon says the robber targeted the pharmacy inside Goggins IGA on Water Street just after 9:00 Monday morning.

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King Endorses Cutler For Governor – Cutler: “We’re gonna win this campaign.”

Rob Poindexter

Updated 3 days ago

For the second time in as many election cycles, Angus King has thrown his support behind Eliot Cutler in the race for the Blaine House. King and Cutler appeared together in a joint press conference at Kepware, a Portland based software company, where King touted the dire need to set aside partisan bickering in Augusta in order to solve Maine’s most pressing issues.

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UMaine Program Helps Farmers With Disabilities

Joy Hollowell

Updated 3 days ago

Farming is a physically demanding job, which can be daunting when you have physical limitations.

A program through UMaine Cooperative Extension is changing all that.

Joy Hollowell tells us more.

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$250,000 Birthday Present for Katahdin Steamship

Joy Hollowell

Updated 3 days ago

Wednesday, August 20th marks 100 years since the Katahdin steamship’s maiden voyage on Moosehead Lake.

Centennial celebrations are being held all summer long.

At a party Saturday  in Greenville, proprietors of the boat were presented with a $250,000 dollar check.

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UPDATE: Bangor Man Accused of Attacking Pregnant Woman

Catherine Pegram

Updated 3 days ago

A man from Bangor is in jail, accused of attacking a pregnant woman and leaving her with serious head injuries.

34-year old Joshua Cole is charged with elevated aggravated assault.

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Burglary at Bangor Downtown Restaurant

Joy Hollowell

Updated 3 days ago

A cleaning crew arrived at a downtown Bangor business Monday morning, only to discover it had been broken into.

Ann Marie Orr, the owner of 11 Central says the lights were on and the office door was open.

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Deputies Arrest Man Suspected of Newburgh Dysart’s Robbery

Updated 3 days ago

An arrest has been made in connection with an armed robbery earlier this month at Dysart’s Travel Stop in Newburgh.

Penobscot County Chief Deputy Troy Morton says 22 year old James Manning was taken into custody Friday.

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Belfast Man to be Sentenced for Killing Woman

Updated 4 days ago

BELFAST, Maine (AP) – A 44-year-old Maine man who pleaded guilty to killing a woman and seriously wounding her son in a late-night attack at the woman’s Belfast home is due to be sentenced this week.

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Maine Gas Prices Dropping

Updated 4 days ago

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Average gas prices in Maine have fallen 7 cents per gallon in the last week.

The average price of a gallon of gas in Maine on Monday was $3.49 a gallon — down nearly 20 cents from one month ago, according to gasbuddy.com.

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Church-owned Park In China Vandalized

Updated 4 days ago

CHINA, Maine (AP) — Members of a 200-year-old church in China have been angered and saddened by vandalism to church property.

Parishioners at the China Baptist Church arriving for services Sunday morning found that the lawn of the church’s park on China Lake had been torn up by a vehicle, leaving muddy ruts, stripped of grass.

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Maine Woman Sues GM After Suffering Burn

Updated 4 days ago

YARMOUTH, Maine (AP) — A woman who says she suffered a third-degree burn from a heated seat in Chevrolet Suburban has sued General Motors.

Emma Verrill says in her suit filed in U.S. District Court in Portland that GM failed to adequately test the rear seat heaters to prevent them from reaching “dangerously high temperatures that would burn human flesh.”

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Maine Army National Guard Units Return Home

Updated 4 days ago

LEWISTON, Maine (AP) — More than 160 members of Maine Army National Guard units have returned home after a nine-month deployment in Afghanistan.

Members of the 133rd Engineer Battalion and the 1035th Survey and Design Team reunited with loving family members on Sunday during a reception at the Androscoggin Bank Colisee in Lewiston.

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Man Dies In Mexico After Standoff With Police

Updated 4 days ago

MEXICO, Maine (AP) — A man who stole a pickup truck in Paris and led police on a chase that ended at a convenience store in Mexico has died after an exchange of gunfire with police.

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2 Cabinet Members Visit Tribal School

Updated 4 days ago

PERRY, Maine (AP) — U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan and Interior Secretary Sally Jewell are visiting Maine to talk about education reform for schools on tribal land.

The two members of President Barack Obama’s cabinet on Monday are visiting the Beatrice Rafferty School, located on the Passamaquoddy Pleasant Point reservation.

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Top Bid For Tallest New England Lighthouse Is $78K

Updated 4 days ago

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — New England’s tallest lighthouse has attracted a top bid of $78,000, but the federal government must still approve the sale.

The U.S. General Services Administration closed the auction Sunday for Boon Island Light Station.

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