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Franklin Veterans Club to Raise Money for Wounded Vets

Catherine Pegram

Updated 5 days ago

The Franklin Veterans Club wants to help out wounded vets.

They’re putting on an auction to raise money for the Travis Mills Foundation.

Mills lost parts of both arms and legs when a bomb went off beneath him, while serving in Afghanistan.

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Maine Coast Mall Hosts Holiday Window Painting Contest for Kids

Catherine Pegram

Updated 5 days ago

The Maine Coast Mall in Ellsworth is looking for some young artists to help shoppers get into the holiday spirit.

They’re putting on a window painting contest.

The theme is “Nautical Holiday”.

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Holiday Fair Coming to Ellsworth

John Krinjak

Updated 5 days ago

If you want to get in the holiday spirit a little early this year, you may want to head to Ellsworth this weekend.

Saturday is the Holiday food and Fine Crafts Sale at Saint Dunstan’s Church on State Street.

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Orono Student Honored in Glamour Magazine

John Krinjak

Updated 5 days ago

A transgender student from Orono who made national headlines after winning a lawsuit against her school is being honored by Glamour Magazine.

17-year-old Nicole Maines is featured as one of the magazine’s “50 Phenomenal Women of the Year Who Are Making a Difference.”

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“Winter Walkers” Provides Free Indoor Exercise

John Krinjak

Updated 4 days ago

Now that the weather is getting colder, it can be tougher to get in your daily exercise.

That’s why the Brewer Auditorium is offering a free program called winter walkers.

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Hermon Residents To Vote on Using Tax Reserve for Town Improvements

Erica Stapleton

Updated 4 days ago

Hermon’s town manager says some long-sought after improvements to the town’s village district can be completed in three phases.

“The first phase is the full reconstruction of the intersection of the Billings Road and Rt. 2,” explains Town Manager Roger Raymond.

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Local Gun Owners Opting for Utah Concealed-Carry Permit

John Krinjak

Updated 4 days ago

“Every state has their own set of laws and what you can carry and where you can carry and who can carry,” said Kevin Schmersal, a certified firearms instructor based in Bangor.

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Beal Students Clowning Around for a Good Cause

Tania Morales

Updated 4 days ago

Medical Assisting students at Beal College were looking for a way to raise money for their program and the community.

They decided to help those who suffer from depression.

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Augusta Crash Hospitalizes Two

Updated 4 days ago

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — A head-on collision in Augusta has hospitalized two people.

The Kennebec Journal ( ) reports two women were removed from cars after the Tuesday morning collision. One was taken to a hospital by helicopter and the other by ambulance to MaineGeneral Medical Center in Augusta. Police say a snow squall prevented a second helicopter from landing at the scene.

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LePage: Medicaid Fight May Go To Supreme Court

Updated 4 days ago

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Maine Gov. Paul LePage he expects that the state’s fight with the federal government over whether it can remove thousands of low-income young adults from the state’s welfare rolls will end up in the U.S. Supreme Court.

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Convicted Drug Dealer from Waterville Sentenced

Terry Stackhouse

Updated 5 days ago

A convicted drug dealer from Waterville will spend more than 15 years in prison.

34-year-old Maurice McCray was sentenced Tuesday in U.S. District Court in Bangor.

According to court documents, between January and March of 2012, McCray brought more than 500 grams of cocaine and 6,500 oxycodone tablets to Waterville from New York City.

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A True Story of Heroism: Passerbys Help Save Life of Baby

Erica Stapleton

Updated 4 days ago

Police say a passerby resuscitated a 3-month-old baby involved in a car crash in Kossuth Township.

It happened Monday.

Police say an SUV driven by Stephen McGouldrick hit some ice on Rt. 6, went down an embankment, and came to rest on it’s roof in 2 1/2 feet of water.

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Winslow Teen Charged With Stabbing Another Teen

Updated 5 days ago

Winslow police say a teen is charged with stabbing another teen Monday night….

Police said they were called to Fort Halifax Park, off Halifax Street and found a 17-year-old boy who had been stabbed in the chest.

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Dexter Police Department Mourning Loss of Longtime Officer

Updated 4 days ago

The Dexter Police Department is mourning the loss of one of its finest.

Detective Lieutenant Alan Grinnell died last night.

He served the department for 24 years, rising through the ranks from patrol officer.

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No Injuries After SUV Slams Into Utility Pole on Rt. 15 in Kenduskeag

Caitlin Burchill

Updated 4 days ago

A Garland woman was not injured after her SUV hit a utility pole in Kenduskeag Tuesday afternoon.

State Police say it happened right before 1 on Route 15 just past Kenduskeag Elementary School.

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Cushing Teen Cited for Driving to Endanger

Updated 5 days ago

A teen from Cushing crashed his pickup truck in Warren.

It happened on the Oyster River Road around 10am Monday morning.

Knox County deputies say 18-year-old Devin Meklin was driving the truck.

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Danforth Man to Prison for 5 Years for Making Meth in House

Catherine Pegram

Updated 5 days ago

A man from Danforth is going to prison for five years for making methamphetamine in his house.

The house caught on fire a short time after his 5-month-old son died.

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Wrong Way Driver Arrested on OUI Charges

Updated 5 days ago

A Bangor man was arrested yesterday after police say he was seen driving the wrong way on the interstate at a high rate of speed.

Police say they made contact with 46 year old William Musor just before 5 pm, and suspected he was under the influence.

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Washington Man Arrested During Bail Check

Joy Hollowell

Updated 5 days ago

A bail check of a Washington man resulted in him being arrested on drug charges.

According to the Knox County Sheriff’s Office, deputies went to 27-year old Jason Jones’ residence for a routine bail check.

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Old Town PD Investigate Shotgun Theft

Updated 5 days ago

Authorities are investigating a robbery that happened Wednesday in Old Town.

According to police a hunter’s vehicle was broken into on Southgate Road and a shotgun was stolen along with clothes and other hunting equipment.

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