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EMERA Power Outages

EMERA Power Outages

Crews from Emera Maine have been dispatched to restore electricity to more than 2,000 customers this morning in the wake of thunderstorms moving through Downeast Maine. Towns affected include Northeast Harbor, Bar Harbor, Mount Desert, Hulls Cove and Town Hill. Workers will remain in the field working to restore service as safely and quickly as … Read More

Abbot Man Pleads Not Guilty to Murder; Accused of Killing Father in Parkman

Abbot Man Pleads Not Guilty to Murder; Accused of Killing Father in Parkman

DOVER-FOXCROFT – The Abbot man accused of killing his father, before turning the gun on himself, appears in court yesterday.   38-year-old Zachary Grant is indicted on 1 count of murder in connection with the shooting death of his father, 61-year-old David Grant on May 12th this year. Grant is pleading not guilty.     “He was indicted several … Read More

Maine Maritime Students Return Home after 90 Days at Sea

Maine Maritime Students Return Home after 90 Days at Sea

CASTINE- Nearly 250 students have spent the past 90 days, putting their classroom learning to the test. “It’s been a lot of fun. You’re with everybody you know, you get to know them even more and you know how to work with each other. And at the end of it you can almost, not necessarily … Read More

Congressman Sends Out a Warning Today About a New IRS Scam

Congressman Sends Out a Warning Today About a New IRS Scam

NATIONWIDE – According to the better business bureau, the scam involves phone calls from fake IRS agents.   They try to pressure people into paying a fee by using a prepaid debit card or wire transfer and threaten that an arrest warrant will be issued if you don’t pay up immediately.     Congressman Poliquin is urging people not … Read More

Southern Maine Man is Facing Child Pornography Charges

Southern Maine Man is Facing Child Pornography Charges

WATERBORO – 41 year old Edward Vallee was arrested Friday following an investigation by the state police computer crimes unit.   Police began investigating Vallee after receiving a tip. They raided his home last week and say they discovered thousands of images of child pornography on his computer.     None of the images appear to be of children … Read More

Young Man in Grand Isle Crash Okay

Young Man in Grand Isle Crash Okay

GRAND ISLE – A young man escaped serious injuries following a scary accident in Northern Maine.   State police say 19 year old Stephen Benbow of Frenchville was driving on Route One this morning when he suddenly veered off the road in the town of Grand Isle.     It was around 6:30 when the Dodge Dakota crashed through … Read More

Credit Union Gives Back; Yard Sale Will Help End Hunger

Credit Union Gives Back; Yard Sale Will Help End Hunger

BREWER – Attention bargain hunters – there’s an opportunity to snag some deals, while helping a good cause.   This Friday the Brewer Federal Credit Union will be hosting a yard sale benefiting “Ending Hunger in Maine.” The group has been collecting items for the annual event – filling several storage units and an entire office.     There’s … Read More

The Town of Bucksport Has a Rich History

The Town of Bucksport Has a Rich History

BUCKSPORT – Jonathan Buck first came to the area in the 1760’s to survey the land. About a decade later 21 families had made a home there. Incorporated in 1792. First known as Buckstown. That name changed changed to Bucksport in 1817.   Legend has it that Buck ordered his wife burned for being a witch. … Read More

A.C. Moore Back With an Inviting Look

A.C. Moore Back With an Inviting Look

BANGOR – The A.C. Moore craft store in Bangor is back open after two months of renovations. Even though the store never actually closed, the team has been working hard day and night to make the store more welcoming and shopper friendly.   Management feels that its goal has been achieved. “Prior to June everything was … Read More

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