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Doctor Erik Steele Is Moving On

Doctor Erik Steele Is Moving On

A well known doctor in the Bangor area has announced he’s moving on. Doctor Erik Steele is currently the chief medical officer for the Eastern Maine Healthcare System and has decided to take on a similar position with an organization in Akron, Ohio. Along with helping to run the hospitals in the region, Steele continues … Read More

Pharmacy robbery arrest

Pharmacy robbery arrest

Police have arrested another person related to a pharmacy robbery in Augusta.   26 year old Candice Eaton is charged with being an accessory after the fact.   Two other people had already been arrested for the January robbery of a CVS pharmacy on Stone street.   They include 22 year old Stephanie McCormick and 19 year old Anthony Post.   Candice Eaton is being … Read More

Car strikes gas pumps

Car strikes gas pumps

A scary scene Monday morning in Bangor when a car collided with some gas pumps at a local convenience store.   It was just after 8:30 when the vehicle rolled into a Circle K and slammed into the pumps, tearing them from their base.   Fire fighters say all the stores emergency features were working and the flow of … Read More

Cosmic concerns

Cosmic concerns

A lot of people have been focused on the heavens today after a meteorite slammed into Russia today.   Panic was reported as the meteor burned a track across the sky before crashing into the ground.   Hundreds of injuries are reported along with some damage.   To compound the situation, the crash comes on the same day as an even … Read More

Lawmakers Considering Earlier Alcohol Sales

Lawmakers Considering Earlier Alcohol Sales

Augusta – Mainers who get off work before dawn could pick up a six-pack on the way home, under a bill now before the Legislature. Republican Representative Paul Gilbert of Jay says he’s sponsoring the bill in response to the changing hours of mill workers and others in his community who ofter work 12-hour shifts. … Read More

Maine Ports Expect More Cruise Ship Passengers

Maine Ports Expect More Cruise Ship Passengers

Maine’s ports expect to welcome more than 250,000 cruise ship visitors this year. CruiseMaine estimates a 17 percent increase in visitors over last year. The industry-promotion firm’s director, Amy Powers, says the first ship of the season will dock in Bar Harbor on May 5 and the last is scheduled to visit Portland on November … Read More

Business Rises From Ashes Of Arson Fire

Business Rises From Ashes Of Arson Fire

Milo – The town of Milo is celebrating a rebirth, almost five years after the arson fire that wiped out a downtown block and nearly wiped out a number of businesses. Town officials, business owners, neighbors, and representatives of Maine’s Congressional delegation celebrated the grand opening yesterday of the Milo Heritage Building. They cut the … Read More

State Launches Teen Driver Safety Program

State Launches Teen Driver Safety Program

Maine is launching a new program to help parents keep their teenagers safe on the highway. Secretary of State Matthew Dunlap announced the program yesterday. The “Parent’s Supervised Driving Program” is designed to supplement the driver’s education program offered in Maine’s schools. Maine is now one of nine states using the program that aims to … Read More

Chef Grateful After Icy Rescue

Chef Grateful After Icy Rescue

Portland – More details have emerged about the man who fell into Portland Harbor at the height of the blizzard. 43-year-old Harding Lee Smith was tying up his sailboat at Dimillo’s Marina around 2:30 a.m. Saturday when he slipped into the icy brine. Three security workers heard his cries and located him after about 15 … Read More

Propane confirmed as cause of deadly blast

Propane confirmed as cause of deadly blast

Fire marshals have confirmed that it was a propane leake that caused a deadly explosion in the town Bath. One woman was killed and others were injured when the house exploded early Tuesday morning. Officials say the two family home was equipped with gas heaters and they believe propane seeped into a crawl space before exploding. The victim has … Read More

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