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City of Bangor Traffic Alerts

City of Bangor Traffic Alerts

BANGOR – Crews will be grinding the Odlin Road from the Ground Round to I 395 tonight Monday August 17 from 6pm through 6am. Traffic may be reduced to one lane with flaggers. Please follow direction from flaggers and drive with caution.

Aging Summit Scheduled for September; Will Discuss Elderly Population

Aging Summit Scheduled for September; Will Discuss Elderly Population

AUGUSTA – Maine officials will be attending a summit on aging next month.   This is the second year officials and stakeholders will meet to discuss issues facing the aging population. The goal is to make the state more age friendly.     It will also focus on issues such as housing, transportation and home care workers.     The summit will … Read More

People of All Ages Hit the Streets of Brewer to Help Beat Cancer

People of All Ages Hit the Streets of Brewer to Help Beat Cancer

BREWER – The Annual Eastern Maine Medical Center Champion the Cure Challenge kicked off early Saturday morning.   Each year all the money raised goes toward cancer research and treatments that help current patients, and people who have beaten the wretched disease.     Officials at EMMC say that a small action makes a big difference.     “This support is really … Read More

Beat the Heat with Ice Cream; Many Go for a Refreshing Snack

Beat the Heat with Ice Cream; Many Go for a Refreshing Snack

BANGOR – With that hot weather sticking around for the next couple of days, how are people cooling off? Here in Bangor, many are by getting ice cream.   People on Bangor’s waterfront have been enjoying the warmer weather by doing things like walking pets, reading, and even having picnics.     But like the saying goes, we all … Read More

The Holden Department Celebrated Their Upgraded Facility with an Open House.

The Holden Department Celebrated Their Upgraded Facility with an Open House.

HOLDEN – Holden Fire Department held an open house ceremony on Saturday.   The firehouse hadn’t been updated in several years and was in dyer need of some fixes. Construction was a big task taking the department out of the town office’s basement to above ground.     “And it’s really a great feeling to have this facility, it … Read More

Volunteers Pick Invasive Plants; 4th Year They Picked Seeds

Volunteers Pick Invasive Plants; 4th Year They Picked Seeds

OGUNQUIT – A group in Ogunquit are doing their part to get rid of an invasive plant in the town.   The Marginal Way Committee took some time this weekend to harvest the seed pods from the black swallow-wart. They say the plant are spreading fast along the coast and are slowly making their way inland. … Read More

Pestiside and Chemical Disposal Made Easy

Pestiside and Chemical Disposal Made Easy

STATEWIDE – Maine officials are making it a bit easier to safely dispose of banned pesticides and unusable chemicals.   The Maine department of agriculture, conservation and forestry and the department of environmental protection will be available at sites in Presque Isle.. Bangor… Augusta.. And Portland this October to collect pesticides.     Residents must register by September 25th. … Read More

Hunting Applications Due Monday; Deer Lottery Held September 9th

Hunting Applications Due Monday; Deer Lottery Held September 9th

STATEWIDE – Today is the last day to submit an application for the upcoming deer hunting season.   Online applications for the anter-less deer hunting permit lottery are due by midnight. October 24th is youth deer hunting day.     The main firearms season runs from November 2nd through the 28th. There’s also an expanded archery season from September … Read More

Police Search for Robbery Suspect; Motel 6 Robbed Thursday Night

Police Search for Robbery Suspect; Motel 6 Robbed Thursday Night

BANGOR – Bangor police are still looking for a man suspected of robbing a Motel 6 Thursday night.   The incident happened just before 10 p-m on Thursday at the outer Hammond Street location. Police say a man threatened a motel employee – saying he had a weapon – though it was never displayed. He took … Read More

Dented Cars Sold at Discount; Were Damaged during Hail Storms

Dented Cars Sold at Discount; Were Damaged during Hail Storms

YORK – A local car dealer is selling some hail-damaged cars for a discounted price.   A lot of cars were damaged, so Starkey Ford decided to hold a hail sale. The dealership says customers can get a dented vehicle for as much as 25-percent off.     They decided to go this route because the insurance claim would … Read More

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