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The Wellspring Women’s Scholarship Tour; Local Woman to Raise $25

The Wellspring Women’s Scholarship Tour; Local Woman to Raise $25,000 Through Eco-friendly Fundraiser

Local woman to raise $25,000 through eco-friendly fundraiser for Wellspring Treatment and Recovery Center BANGOR – Lisa Scofield, an English teacher at Hampden Academy, will be raising $25,000 for Wellspring, a local substance abuse treatment and recovery center, as she rides her bicycle on an 800-mile tour across Downeast and Northern Maine. The event is being … Read More

Volunteers Still Needed To Pack Food for Distribution

Volunteers Still Needed To Pack Food for Distribution

BANGOR – A group sending food to starving families around the world is still seeking volunteers to help out this weekend.     Meals from Maine is a nonprofit that collects food and sends it worldwide. On Saturday they will be collecting food from 10 a.m. To 5 p.m. At the former circuit City building on Stillwater … Read More

BIA Honored For Snow Removal Efforts

BIA Honored For Snow Removal Efforts

BANGOR – Snow removal… It’s something people in the state of Maine know quite a bit about. And now one group is actually being honored for doing it so well.   At the Annual International Aviation Snow Symposium, that was held in Buffalo. Following this brutal winter the Bangor International Airport’s snow team was recognized for … Read More

National Park Visitor Numbers In; Acadia Ranks Well

National Park Visitor Numbers In; Acadia Ranks Well

ACADIA – A new report shows more than 2.5 million people visited National Parks in Maine last year.     According to the National Park Service, visitors spent more than 220-million dollars during their visits to either Acadia National Park and Saint Croix Island International Historic Site.     It’s estimated the spending resulted in the creation of nearly 4,000 … Read More

Mayo Mill Sees Major Changes

Mayo Mill Sees Major Changes

DOVER-FOXCROFT – The former mayo mill is in the final stages of its renovation — as crews are pushing to finish the multi-use space in the next several weeks.   The old mill, which dates back to the 1800s, is getting a major facelift to boost the local economy. The space, which hasn’t been occupied since … Read More

UPDATE: Dexter Drug Bust

UPDATE: Dexter Drug Bust

DEXTER – Two people involved in a Dexter drug ring appeared in Federal Court, for bail hearings.     Whitney Chadbourne and Corey Pomerleau appeared before a judge on charges of drug conspiracy. The two were released on bail conditions.     The other eight alleged conspirators remain behind bars, set to face hearings on Monday and Tuesday. All of … Read More

Burn Permits Are Required in Bangor

Burn Permits Are Required in Bangor, Be Safe

BANGOR – Fire departments are reminding people to get their burn permits before starting a fire.     They’re required for any type or size of burn. Each community has their own ordinances, so check with your local department for rules and regulations.     Currently, fire fighters are running into dry weather conditions.     Keep items nearby that would help temper … Read More

UPDATE: Holiday Inn Robbery

UPDATE: Holiday Inn Robbery

BANGOR – Still no arrests made in a robbery at the Holiday Inn on Odlin Road in Bangor on Wednesday.     Yesterday morning a woman who was entering the hotel was attacked from behind. A man who is described as being around 6 feet tall wearing a black sweatshirt and jeans held a knife to the … Read More

UPDATE: Bangor Stabbing

UPDATE: Bangor Stabbing

BANGOR – Two people have been arrested in connection with a stabbing in Bangor.     Around 1pm Thursday afternoon police responded to a call that a man had been stabbed in the back. It’s believed there was an altercation between this individual and two other men on Elizabeth Street.     The man who had been stabbed went to … Read More

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