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NASA to Get Rare Views of Pluto

NASA to Get Rare Views of Pluto

CAPE CANAVERAL FLA – Some big news coming out of NASA. The agency will be getting some historic views of Pluto today.   NASA’s New Horizons space craft is set to fly-by the dwarf planet. The three-billion mile trip taking nine-and-a-half-years years to complete,.   New Horizons is the first space craft to visit Pluto and it will … Read More

"What Minerva Saw" Artwork on Display

“What Minerva Saw” Artwork on Display

BANGOR – Nearly 400 fourth graders at the Fairmount and Mary Snow Schools spent time learning about Bangor’s Great Fire of 1911 by putting together a book called “What Minerva Saw”.   Minerva was a statue that was once on the head of a boat, but sat on a building on Exchange Street the day of … Read More

Proposed Changes to 2016 Open Water and Ice Fishing Season

Proposed Changes to 2016 Open Water and Ice Fishing Season

AUGUSTA – Maine Fishing and Wildlife Managers will hold public hearings this week on proposed changes to the state’s fishing regulations.   Officials say the state is proposing more than 150 regulation changes for the 2016 open water and ice fishing season.     Five hearing’s will get underway, starting today in Presque Isle, Wednesday in Millinocket, and Thursday … Read More

U.S. Senator Angus King is Back to Work After Having Surgery

U.S. Senator Angus King is Back to Work After Having Surgery

WASHINGTON D.C. – King is back in Washington D.C. after spending a few weeks recuperating from prostate cancer surgery at his Maine home. King thanks his doctors and family, and says he is ready to get back to work   King sits on the Senate Armed Services, Intelligence and Energy and Natural Resources Committees.   He has several hearings … Read More

Bangor Habitat for Humanity to Break Ground; 16th Home Since 1989

Bangor Habitat for Humanity to Break Ground; 16th Home Since 1989

BANGOR – The Bangor Habitat for Humanity will break ground on its 16th home tomorrow afternoon   The community is invited to celebrate at the home of 120 3rd Street, that’s again, in Bangor.   Habitat for Humanity of Greater Bangor has worked in partnership with volunteers and low-income families since 1989 to build 15 simple homes in … Read More

Skowhegan Police Seeking Help Finding a Robber

Skowhegan Police Seeking Help Finding a Robber

SKOWHEGAN – Skowhegan police are searching for the person who knocked a man out before robbing him.   They say the man was visiting a storage facility on the Waterville Road when someone knocked him unconscious.   When he woke up, he found his money and medications were stolen.   Anyone with information regarding the crime is urged to contact … Read More

Scott Ramsdell Back in Jail; Cutler Man Accused of Violating Bail Conditions

Scott Ramsdell Back in Jail; Cutler Man Accused of Violating Bail Conditions

BANGOR – A Cutler man who pleaded guilty to manslaughter and aggravated OUI charges is back in jail this morning.   44-year-old Scott Ramsdell pleaded guilty in March for his role in a car accident that killed a Millinocket school teacher in 2014.     His sentencing had been delayed because of orthopedic surgeries he has been undergoing for … Read More

Swatting Incident in Biddeford; Second in Less Than a Week

Swatting Incident in Biddeford; Second in Less Than a Week

BIDDEFORD – Officers respond to what they thought was a “dangerous situation” in Biddeford, only to find out it was a hoax.   They say this is the second false report, also known as “swatting” in just a week. Investigators are now looking at possible connections between the two.     “I got ready to leave my house to … Read More

Council to Address Minimum Wage Increase

Council to Address Minimum Wage Increase

BANGOR – The wheels are in motion to raise the minimum wage in the city of Bangor.   Tonight, a first reading of the proposal took place.   If approved, the ordinance would increase the minimum wage gradually over the next four years.   In 2016, the minimum wage would increase from $7.50 to $8.25, in 2017, it would … Read More

Manna Collects Bottled Water to Help Less Fortunate During the Heat

Manna Collects Bottled Water to Help Less Fortunate During the Heat

BANGOR – Cooling off during these dog days of summer can be as easy as taking a trip to the local swimming pool. But for the less fortunate, the climbing temperatures can be very dangerous.    That’s why the folks at Manna Ministries are once again collecting bottles of water.   They see overheated people coming into the … Read More

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