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Winter Storm Moving In Towards Bangor

Winter Storm Moving In Towards Bangor

Just talked with meteorologist Bernie Rayno. He says Bangor can expect seven to 14 inches of new snow through tomorrow.   Although wind gusts will reach 30 mph it wont be the blizzard conditions they can expect along the coast.   He’s now predicting some coastal areas including the midcoast area could get 14 to 22 … Read More

St. Albans home destroyed by fire

St. Albans home destroyed by fire

St. Albans – A home in St. Albans was destroyed by fire Thursday morning. Daryl Gilbert says he got a call from his wife who thought there was a chimney fire.   He told her to go outside to check and that’s when they discovered the house on the Nelson Road was ablaze.   Everyone is safe, but the … Read More

Bike Maine Announces Route

Bike Maine Announces Route

The Bicycle Coalition of Maine has unveiled the route for its first annual “Bike Maine” event, a seven-day, 400 mile tour of the Pine Tree State. The route begins and ends in Orono and will have cyclists camping in selected host communities along the way, including Dover-Foxcroft, Belfast, Castine, Bar Harbor, and Ellsworth. The Coalition … Read More

Vienna Accident Leaves One Dead

Vienna Accident Leaves One Dead

Vienna – State police believe excessive speed played a role this morning in a deadly crash. They say 36-year-old Hilda Howe of Farmington Falls was traveling on the Tower Road just after midnight when she lost control. Her SUV overturned several times before coming to rest against some trees. Howe, who was not wearing a … Read More

Maine Chef Makes Championship Round

Maine Chef Makes Championship Round

A Portland chef has reached the grand finale of the Food Network’s “Chopped Champions” show. Rob Evans, owner of Duckfat, won the final spot in the Grand Champion round last night. “Chopped Champions” has 16 past winners of “Chopped” competing in a five-part tournament, with one chef chopped after each round. Next week Evans competes … Read More

Commission Says No to Voter ID

Commission Says No to Voter ID

Augusta – The Commission to Study the Conduct of Elections in Maine has recommended rejecting any attempt to require voter identification. The commission says there is “little or no history” of voter ID fraud in Maine, and that it would slow the voting process and disenfranchise many poor, rural, and elderly voters who don’t have … Read More

Auction House to Sell One-Of-A Kind Baseball Card

Auction House to Sell One-Of-A Kind Baseball Card

Biddeford – An extremely rare baseball card is going up for auction today. The nearly 150-year-old card shows the 1865 Brooklyn Atlantics, and it’s believed to be the only one in the world. It could sell for more than $100,000 when it goes up for bid today at the Saco River Auction Company. The Biddeford … Read More

Vehicles crash through ice

Vehicles crash through ice

GAME OFFICIALS ARE WARNING PEOPLE TO BE CAREFUL WHILE VENTURING ONTO THE ICE. THEY RESPONDED TO EIGHT INCIDENTS OVER THE WEEKEND IN WHICH PEOPLE AND VEHICLES ENDED UP GOING THROUGH. FORTUNATELY NO ONE WAS INJURED. THE INCIDENTS INCLUDED AN ATV THAT CRASHED THROUGH THE ICE ON MOOSEHEAD LAKE, A SNOWMOBILE THAT BROKE THROUGH ON GREEN LAKE AND A … Read More

Darling's secures naming rights to waterfront pavilion

Darling’s secures naming rights to waterfront pavilion

Two big announcements today concerning the waterfront concert series in Bangor. The organizers announced that Darling’s auto dealership is throwing its support behind the series and has acquired naming rights to the new waterfront pavilion. During a news conference Monday afternoon, company president Jay Darling said the concerts have been a great addition to the region and … Read More

Big Spike in Gas Prices

Big Spike in Gas Prices

Augusta – The price of a gallon of gas in Maine jumped 14 cents in the last week. According to MaineGasPrices.com, the average price is now $3.70. That’s an increase of 16 cents a gallon in the last month and 11 cents more than this time last year.

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