The search for a man, wanted in connection with a car reported stolen Thursday afternoon, ended in a wooded area off the interstate in Old Town.
Police say 29-year-old Lucus Qualey of Bangor will be charged with unauthorized use of a motor vehicle.
Nature-lovers of all ages are celebrating completion of the first phase of reconstruction to the Orono Bog Boardwalk.
“It’s fun and it’s definitely something to celebrate because now that we have this better boardwalk it’s going to be more fun and cooler,” said 11-year-old Nick Baron.
If you’re looking for the Eastern Maine Aids Network it’s located in a different place in Bangor.
It used to be on Harlow Street and now you’ll find it at 106 Pine Street in the Health Equity Center.
It’s a sweet time of year for many around the Bangor area.
It’s tart season at Frank’s Bake Shop.
Local raspberries are in season and being used by the thousands for tarts at the bakery.
Rides are up and food is frying — Bangor’s 166th State Fair is soon to be underway.
“This is the part of summer that everybody gets really, really excited about – the fair’s in town,” says Gibran Graham, Bangor City Councilor.
You can head to a Bangor church tonight to hear some of the finest organ playing around.
St. John’s Catholic Church is kicking off their 22nd Annual Summer Organ Concert series.
A daycare in Bucksport is temporarily closed – ordered by the state to shut down for ten days because of health and safety concerns for the children there.
A spokesperson for the Department of Health and Human Services says Little People’s Daycare was told to close from July 17th to July 27th.
It’s been just over a year since a train carrying crude oil derailed in in Lac-Megantic, Quebec leaving 47 people dead.
Local officials in Maine are commending a new proposed set of regulations aimed at preventing a disaster like that from happening here in Maine.
Penobscot Valley Hospital in Lincoln is hoping to offer more comfort to patients at the end of life.
With a ribbon cutting, hospital officials opened a brand new comfort care suite.
While you are in Castine, you can tour some big boats.
Maine Maritime Academy’s Bowdoin is one of four vessels you can board Saturday.
The Bowdoin is a national historic landmark and the official vessel of the State of Maine.
An Augusta woman accused of coercing a 17-year-old girl into prostitution faces an aggravated sex trafficking felony charge, according to the Kennebec County District Attorney’s Office
They say a not guilty plea was entered on behalf of 51-year-old Gretchen Patrick in Augusta District Court to a misdemeanor charge.
A veterans club in Franklin is hosting a special meal this weekend to support wounded veterans.
The Franklin Veteran’s Club will have a Lobster Feed on Saturday, July 26th starting at 1 p.m.
AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — A Litchfield woman faces a felony charge of aggravated sex trafficking for allegedly coercing a 17-year-old girl into prostitution.
Attorneys for 51-year-old Gretchen Patrick entered a plea of not guilty on her behalf in Augusta District Court on Wednesday to a misdemeanor charge alleging she promoted prostitution.
FARMINGTON, Maine (AP) — Fire officials say a lightning strike started a blaze at a Farmington apartment building that caused as much as $100,000 in damage.
Deputy Chief Clyde Ross says 13 people were displaced from the four-unit Blueberry Hill apartment building but there were no reports of injuries after the fire reported just before 5 p.m. Wednesday.
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — A Westbrook woman who’d been accused of allowing her boyfriend to sexually assault a teenage female relative has been convicted of four of the six counts she faced.
SOUTH PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Marijuana advocates say they’ve collected enough signatures to send the measure to voters in South Portland.
The South Portland City Council will consider whether to enact the measure on Aug. 4. If they reject the measure, then it’ll automatically go to voters on the November ballot.
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Democrat Mike Michaud has decried Republican Gov. Paul LePage’s decision to forgo Medicaid expansion under the Affordable Care Act. Now he’s a founding member of the State Medicaid Expansion Caucus.
LIVERMORE FALLS, Maine (AP) — A train and a logging truck have collided in Livermore Falls, injuring the truck driver and spilling logs over a busy road.
WGME-TV reports that the accident happened around 3 p.m. Wednesday on Route 17 when the logging truck was hit by a Pan Am Railways train. The truck driver is being treated at a local hospital. His injuries weren’t immediately known.
MONTREAL (AP) — Quebec provincial police say they’ve taken steps to prevent the U.S. auction of the locomotive from the runaway oil train that derailed and exploded in the town of Lac-Megantic, killing 47 people.
The following information comes from WMTW reporter David Charns:
The North Berwick Police Department has responded to a fatality involving the Amtrak Downeaster and a pedestrian.
The deceased man’s name was Paul Voisine of North Berwick, police said.