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Maine Apple Sunday at Treworgy Orchards

Adrienne DiPiazza

Updated 3 days ago

Sunday was a perfect day to kick off the fall season with something other than football…. apples!

Crisp air calls for one thing, and that’s apple picking.

Orchards around the state were open for Maine Apple Sunday.

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Ellsworth SUV vs. Pole, Driver Seriously Injured

Adrienne DiPiazza

Updated 3 days ago

Ellsworth Police say alcohol was most likely a factor in the crash that sent a 40-year-old Hancock woman to the hospital with serious injuries on Sunday.

It happened around 6:00 pm on North Street in Ellsworth.

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Women Take on Outdoor Challenges in Winslow

Tania Morales

Updated 3 days ago

Many consider living in Maine, the way life should be.

Taking advantage of the outdoors and wildlife is just one of the many perks living here.

The Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife hosted their “Becoming an Outdoors-Woman” event on the grounds of Camp Caribou in Winslow.

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Veteran Benefits All Under One Roof in Ellsworth

Tania Morales

Updated 4 days ago

We all need them, but where do we start?

That’s the question veterans find themselves asking when it comes to their families and benefits.

Many vets have to travel as far as Togus in Augusta to receive help.

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Celebrating Recovery Month, Supporters Ride for Recovery

Tania Morales

Updated 4 days ago

This month is a milestone for what many call a “Dark Disease.”

September is National Recovery Month, this one marking 25 years.

Fighting substance abuse can be a tough ride when your’e doing it alone.

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Greenbush Hosts Town Celebration

Updated 4 days ago

Summer technically isn’t quite over yet and some Maine towns are enjoying the remaining days of sunshine.

The town of Greenbush held its annual “Old Home Week” on Saturday.

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Volunteers Cleanup Illegal Dumping

Adrienne DiPiazza

Updated 4 days ago

Volunteers cleaned up more than 50 illegal trash sites across the state Saturday.

Landowner Appreciation Cleanup Day is a way for people to thank landowners for allowing access to their lands for recreational activities and keep the woods clean at the same time.

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Anti-Bear Baiting Group Canvasses Bangor

Adrienne DiPiazza

Updated 4 days ago

The opponents of bear baiting were out in the Bangor area today, trying to get people to vote yes on Question one in November.

Mainers For Fair Bear Hunting had the help of the President of the Humane Society of the United States, Wayne Pacelle.

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Police: Speed & Alcohol Factors in Winslow Motorcycle Fatal

Adrienne DiPiazza

Updated 4 days ago

The Winslow Police Department says speed and alcohol are believed to have contributed to a fatal motorcycle crash Friday.

Around 4:00 pm police were called to Augusta Road in Winslow for reports of a motorcycle crash with a serious injury.

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40-Foot Humpback Freed From Fishing Gear Off Bar Harbor

Adrienne DiPiazza

Updated 4 days ago

Marine rescuers worked for several hours to free a 40-foot humpback whale from netting and buoys, Saturday afternoon. We’re told the humpback whale, known as Spinnaker, got tangled about two miles north of Mount Desert Rock. The area is about 23 miles off shore from Bar Harbor.

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At Least One Seriously Injured After Orrington Crash

Tania Morales

Updated 4 days ago

Authorities say two cars were involved in a crash Saturday afternoon near 421 River Road in Orrington.

The call came in at 11:24 A.M.

Both drivers were headed South on River Road when the 59-year-old driver of a black SUV was rear ended by a gold sedan.

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EqualityMaine Recognizes Bangor City Council

Terry Stackhouse

Updated 5 days ago

EqualityMaine is honoring leaders in Bangor.

The state’s largest LGBT advocacy group hosted their annual celebration banquet at the Cross Insurance Center.

The Bangor City Council was recognized for their leadership on gay rights issues.

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Man Admits to Illegally Owning Guns in Somerset County

Terry Stackhouse

Updated 5 days ago

A New Jersey man who, deputies say, was in illegal possession of several firearms, pleaded guilty in U.S district court in Portland Friday.

According to court documents, 46-year-old Kevin Anderson was living in Moose River, in Somerset County, in 2013, when deputies found the firearms during a probation check.

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Sen. Collins Comments on Hot Button Topics

Updated 5 days ago

Senator Susan Collins is sharing her thoughts on the President’s plan to combat ISIS militants in Iraq and Syria.

We caught up with her in Levant Friday afternoon.

She was part of a Senate Intelligence Committee briefing in Washington, D.C. Thursday.

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COA Students Head to Denmark

Updated 5 days ago

College of the Atlantic students are part of an excursion to the Danish Island Samso.

They’ll be looking at the island’s renewable energy systems.

The hope is for students to bring ideas from the experience back to Maine’s islands.

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Dechaine Appeal Based On DNA Evidence

Updated 5 days ago

The lawyer for a Maine man convicted of killing a 12-year-old girl in 1988 is appealing to the state’s highest court.

Dechaine’s lawyer says that’s he’s preparing an appeal to the Supreme Judicial Court after a Superior Court judge in April rejected his client’s request for a new trial.

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Saturday is Maine Seniors Day

Updated 5 days ago

Saturday is Maine Seniors Day, a day set aside every year in September to recognize the service and contributions of Maine seniors.

Folks at the Hammond St. Senior Center in Bangor celebrated a day early with a breakfast.

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Benefit Concert in Rockland to Support Family of Hope Elephants Founder

Catherine Pegram

Updated 5 days ago

A concert in Rockland next weekend will benefit the family of the man who brought two elephants to Maine.

Dr. James Laurita – the caretaker for Rosie and Opal – died this week when he fell in the elephants’ corral in Hope.

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State Official to Review Complaints Over Town Business in East Millinocket

Catherine Pegram

Updated 5 days ago

A state official is reviewing complaints that selectman in East Millinocket may have conducted town business outside of selectmen’s meetings.

The state’s Public Access Ombudsman is trying to determine if the selectmen acted in compliance with the Freedom of Access Act.

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Art Walk in Downtown Bangor Friday Night

John Krinjak

Updated 5 days ago

A night full of art and music is under way in Bangor.

The Downtown Bangor Arts Collaborative is holding an art walk.

More than 40 artists are participating, many opening their studios to the public.

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