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Cut to Hampden Bus Saturday Service Discussed at Meeting

Cut to Hampden Bus Saturday Service Discussed at Meeting

Bangor – A special meeting was held in Bangor Wednesday to discuss a proposed cut to Hampden’s Saturday bus service. Because the Community Connector is based in Bangor the city was required to hold a meeting for public comment.The few that attended said they rely on the transportation on Saturdays for a variety of reasons.  … Read More

Lobsterman found dead

Lobsterman found dead

A tragic discovery in the waters off Vinalhaven this afternoon. A lobsterman died after apparently falling overboard while hauling his traps. The U.S. Coast Guard says another fisherman spotted the mans body in the water around 1:45 this afternoon. It was floating near his unmanned lobster boat about a mile from Vinalhaven. Lt. Scott McCann says the fisherman pulled … Read More

Oakland Bat Attack

Oakland Bat Attack

An Oakland man says he’s not guilty of attacking two children with a plastic bat. That was the plea entered this week by 25 year old David Devine who’s charged with aggravated assault. He’s accused of striking the twin 2 year old girls while his girlfriend was away at work. Officials say she later discovered that one of the … Read More

Gas leak

Gas leak

A gas leak has been resolved in Brewer. It had forced emergency officials to close a section of Wilson street early this afternoon. Some local restaurants, a motel and other businesses were all emptied and the street was barricaded while crews worked to stop the flow. At last report, the road had been reopened to traffic and people … Read More

Protesters Picket Lepage/Christie Event @ Lucerne Inn

Protesters Picket Lepage/Christie Event @ Lucerne Inn

Dedham – Not everyone was excited to see Governor Christie back in Maine to stump for Governor Lepage. A group of protesters gathered outside the Lucerne Inn Tuesday evening. Where a packed house of Republican supporters flocked to a fundraising event that cost as much as 15-hundred dollars per couple to attend — if they … Read More

K-9 units called in for Newport Manhunt

K-9 units called in for Newport Manhunt

Newport – Violations of bail conditions led multiple law enforcement agencies on a man hunt in Newport Monday evening and the suspect remains at large. 19 year-old Zachary Macfarland of Dixmont had been previously charged with domestic violence against his sister and girlfriend.   Under the conditions of his release he was not to have … Read More

VIDEO: Two People Die in Tragic Fishing Accident in Bucksport

VIDEO: Two People Die in Tragic Fishing Accident in Bucksport

Bucksport – Two people who were fishing off a dock in Bucksport Friday morning fell into the Penobscot River. A source confirms with ABC 7 and FOX22 that both victims have died. The Department of Marine Resources says 5 year-old Aiden Bulkley was fishing with his grandfather Friday morning in Bucksport when he somehow fell into … Read More

War crime suspect arrested in Maine

War crime suspect arrested in Maine

A man suspected of committing war crimes has been caught while trying to enter Maine. Jean Leonard Teganya was arrested Sunday while trying to cross into the U.S. at the Houlton border crossing. Canada was in the process of deporting him after a court found him complicit in the deaths of 200 people during the genocide in … Read More

Hospital could merge with EMHS

Hospital could merge with EMHS

Big changes are coming to Maine Coast Memorial Hospital in Ellsworth. It has filed a letter of intent with Eastern Maine Healthcare to form a closer relationship. If all goes as planned, the hospital could become the ninth hospital under the EMHS umbrella. The two organizations released a statement today saying the talks are part of a strategic … Read More

Stolen steer returned

Stolen steer returned

State Police have solved an unusual cattle rustling case in the town of Greene. They’ve returned “Charlie” the steer to its rightful owner. Charlie is actually a fiberglass steer that has stood for several decades in front of “Town and Country Meats”. It was stolen last month and the owner posted a $500 dollar reward … Read More

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