‘Tis the season to start planning for the annual Festival of Lights parade in Bangor and event organizers are looking for participants.
The Rotary Club of Bangor is hosting the parade on Saturday, December 6th.
Teachers in Milo will be able to purchase supplies for their classrooms thanks to a teacher rewards program.
Representatives from Sam’s Club and Walmart visited Milo Elementary School this morning for a special assembly with students and staff.
Police say a Springfield woman is in jail after a domestic violence incident and a chase last night.
State troopers went to the Mill Hill Road home of 57-year-old Cynthia Gervais after receiving a report Gervais was threatening someone with a rifle.
A nurse who worked for a company contracted to provide health care to inmates at the Maine State Prison says in a lawsuit she was a victim of racial discrimination.
According to court documents, Shana Cannell says she was subjected to a hostile and abusive work environment at the prison in Warren because she is black.
Local leaders came together in Bangor Friday morning to look at ways to move forward in the wake of job losses throughout Eastern Maine in recent years.
The regional response discussion was hosted by Eastern Maine Development Corporation.
The 16-year-old from Belgrade injured in the Halloween hayride crash in Mechanic Falls has been released from the hospital.
According to a Facebook page to help his family, Connor Garland’s aunt has posted that he was released from Boston Children’s Hospital on Thursday.
Police in Belfast hope the public can help them solve a day time burglary.
They say an individual on Route 52 yesterday may have been using a laundry basket to carry stolen items, including gaming systems and coffee cans full of change.
Unions representing about 1,700 of FairPoint’s approximately 2,550 employees in northern New England have called for a strike.
FairPoint spokeswoman Angelynne Beaudry said FairPoint is disappointed by the unions’ decision to walk out, but the company has comprehensive plans in place to ensure continuity of service to its customers.
Our profiles of the three Maine Gubernatorial candidates continues with a question concerning a topic debated at the national and state levels: healthcare.
We asked – “What can the state do to make sure the current healthcare system works for Mainers?”
BANGOR, Maine (AP) — A nurse who worked for a company contracted to provide health care to inmates at a Maine prison says in a lawsuit she was a victim of racial discrimination.
AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — A man caught stealing copper piping from a vacant Waterville building in July has been sentenced to more than three years in jail.
Sean Rancourt of Waterville was sentenced to three years and four months behind bars and was also ordered to pay $1,000 in restitution for the damage he caused.
BRUNSWICK, Maine (AP) — Construction of Maine’s largest solar power complex is complete with the installation of a ground-mount array at the former Brunswick Naval Air Station.
The system comprised of more than 4,000 solar panels at four locations will produce 1.2 megawatts of power, or about 8 percent of the needs of Bowdoin College.
AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Maine Gov. Paul LePage is taking some time off from the campaign trail this weekend to open up his home for the 4th annual Blaine House food drive.
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — A Maine government survey says the average price of heating oil in the state dropped 5 cents from the end of September to $3.27 per gallon.
The Governor’s Energy Office said Thursday that the average statewide price for a gallon of heating oil ranged from $2.88 to $3.60. It also found the average price of kerosene was five cents less than the end of last month at $3.83 per gallon. The average propane price is now $2.86, a 3-cent climb per gallon from last month. Heating oil is down 27 cents per gallon from a year ago while kerosene fell 12 cents. Propane is 21 cents more expensive.
MECHANIC FALLS, Maine (AP) — At least two people remain hospitalized in the wake of a fatal Maine hayride crash that is under investigation.
A Jeep towing a wagon full of passengers in Mechanic Falls crashed during a Halloween-themed hayride Oct. 11. The crash killed 17-year-old Cassidy Charette and injured more than 20 others. Passengers were initially sent to Maine Medical Center in Portland, Central Maine Medical Center in Lewiston and St. Mary’s Hospital in Lewiston.
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — A Maine company and an Icelandic businessman are partnering to establish a business incubator on Portland’s waterfront that commercializes new products related to the ocean.
Portland officials announced the new enterprise on Thursday. The Iceland Ocean Cluster led by Thor Sigfusson is working with North Atlantic Assets & Soli DG Inc. to create the New England Ocean Cluster. Portland city officials say the cluster’s goal will be to create, encourage and spin off new companies and products.
Welcome to Housing is a volunteer-run organization, based in the Bangor region, dedicated to helping individuals and families who are moving from a shelter program into permanent housing.
The group is holding the Third Annual “Good for Good Drives Drives, this weekend.
Deputies responded to an accident, involving two cars, near the intersection of Bennoch and Medford Roads in Lagrange.
Dispatchers say it happened around 9 pm Thursday.
They tell us 5 people were involved.
A local business owner, credited with rescuing a collection of historic items, was honored inside the Bangor Public Library Thursday.
In February, a library volunteer tried to sell $31,000 worth of Civil War photographs and World War II Memorabilia that were stolen from the library.
Students in Orono want to wipe out hunger on local college campuses.
A two day event is helping to make that happen.
Students and faculty from colleges across Maine are preparing 10,000 protein packed meals to be donated to campus-based food pantries state-wide.