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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

Supreme Court to Begin Prostitutes' Privacy Case

Supreme Court to Begin Prostitutes’ Privacy Case

Portland – Litigators in Maine will argue today over whether prostitutes have a right to privacy if they’re recorded without their consent. The state’s Supreme Court will hear arguments today by prosecutors who are seeking to reinstate nearly 50 counts of invasion of privacy against Mark Strong, Jr. Strong, the man accused of videotaping people … Read More

One dead and several hurt in house explosion

One dead and several hurt in house explosion

One person was killed and four others were injured when a house exploded in the town of Bath. It happened in a two family home around five oclock Tuesday morning. Four people were rushed to the hospital and another victim was later discovered in the rubble. Fire investigators suspect it was caused by a propane leak.

Hampden church badly damaged by water

Hampden church badly damaged by water

Hampden – Folks are still tallying the damage at the Hampden highlands united Methodist church. A window was pushed in during the weekend blizzard and the cold air caused a pipe to burst inside. Church staff noticed water running through the ceiling when they arrived Sunday morning. It flooded several rooms, including the basement which … Read More

Tax Check-Off to Support Maine Libraries

Tax Check-Off to Support Maine Libraries

A new check box on this year’s tax form allows people to donate to the Maine State Library. If at least $10,000 is raised, a dedicated fund will be created. Local librarians are asking people to help out because the state library provides them with essential services such as e-books, interlibrary loans, training, and grants.

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

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