State proposes $250k fine for Worcester cabinsThe Maine MonitorNewsBreak Contributor
Shattered Dreams in Maine: The Fall of America's Tallest Flagpole ProjectThe Critical ThinkerNewsBreak Contributor
Flagpole of Freedom project droppedThe Maine MonitorNewsBreak Contributor
Ghosts of Seguin Island: A Maine Lighthouse MysteryCharlesNewsBreak Contributor
The price of picking blueberries in rural MaineThe Maine MonitorNewsBreak Contributor
$26K Fully-Furnished Tiny Home w/ Land Possibility
If you’re looking for a tiny and affordable tiny house on wheels, this former Airbnb in New Hampshire is a great choice! The 12-foot house sits on top of a 20-foot trailer, and there’s a deck portion on the front of the trailer. In the house, you’ll find...
Seaweed Farming Pitched to Beals Lobstermen, Questions Raised
Amanda Smith is the wife of Beals lobster fisherman Richard Smith. She is also the Sunrise County Economic Council’s coastal opportunities advisor. In a recent meeting of the Beals’ Harbor Committee, she brought home something she had learned at work: an opportunity for lobstermen to make some money during the long, cold winters when their traps sit on the bank.
Southern Aroostook girls defeat Jonesport-Beals to reach D North final
The 18-1 Warriors will face seventh seed Katahdin of Stacyville, 14-7, in Saturday's 1 p.m. regional championship game.
Frenchman's Bay Library to offer Tax Aide services
SULLIVAN -- AARP & Age-Friendly Sullivan, in partnership with Frenchman's Bay Library, is offering free tax prep services. March 7th, the AARP Foundation Tax-Aide program will help you get your tax returns filled out and filed for free. They are currently scheduling appointments. You can make your appointment with the...
State proposes $250k fine for Worcester cabins
Environmental regulators indicated Wednesday that the state plans to fine the company behind the failed Flagpole of Freedom project $250,000 for building several dozen cabins, a restaurant, roads and parking areas in the woods north of Columbia Falls without obtaining necessary permits.
Maine first responders conduct active shooter training
SULLIVAN, Maine (WABI) - For the past two days, local, county, state, and federal law enforcement have been at the Charles M. Sumner Learning Campus in Sullivan conducting school response training drills - learning what to do in case of an emergency. “We have two counties that are involved and...
Machiasport Moves Special Town Meeting and Eminent Domain Vote to Feb. 26
A scheduled Feb. 15 special town meeting and vote by citizens of Machiasport on whether or not to take a 50-foot-wide strip of land from two property owners in the town’s Starboard district was abruptly canceled by town officials and rescheduled for Feb. 26.
‘Rise Above’ Tourney to Benefit Local Rehab
Organizers of a charity volleyball tournament are hoping to raise money for, and awareness of, the faith-based Arise Addiction Recovery program in Machias next month. The “Rise Above” Volleyball tournament, in its sixth year, attracts participants from northern and eastern Maine who enjoy playing volleyball and want to support the rehab that has been helping people overcome addiction through Jesus Christ since 2015.
Local Residents Invited to Volunteer at Schoodic Institute for 2024 Season
Schoodic Institute, a research and education center, is seeking volunteers for the 2024 season. The institute, which hosted 24,000 visitors in 2023, depends on volunteers for its operations. Volunteers will be based at the Welcome Center at Rockefeller Hall, open from May to October.
#4 Jonesport-Beals Girls Survive #5 Schenck 48-43 [STATS/PHOTOS]
The #4 Jonesport-Beals Girls Basketball Team were 4-11 from the free throw line in the 4th Quarter, but the 4 free throws they made in the final 30 seconds gave the Royals a Quarterfinal win over Schenck 48-43 on Monday afternoon. Mia Mills hit 2 free throws with 23.4 seconds...
Tourney Games on 92.9 The Ticket – Tuesday February 20th [LISTEN LIVE]
Tourney 2024 continues from the Cross Insurance Center on Tuesday, February 20th, with the conclusion of the Class C Quarterfinals. The 92.9 The Ticket crew will be down at the Cross Insurance Center on Tuesday, bringing you 4 games! You can listen on-air, on-line, on our FREE downloadable APP and on any Alexa enabled device. And be sure to check back on the website after each game, for a recap, photos and stats from each game!
Mason’s Downeast Holds Interviews for Planned Mid-March Opening in Machias
Selectboard Approves Liquor License, Entertainment Permit at Feb. 14 Meeting. What should have been a routine order of business on Feb. 14, involving a simple selectboard vote to approve an on-premises liquor license and a special entertainment permit in advance of Mason’s Brewing Company’s much anticipated mid-March opening Downeast, evolved into several moments of drama by selectboard member Ben Edwards.
#4 Mattanawcook Academy Girls beat #5 Machias 70-40 [STATS/PHOTOS]
The #4 Mattanawcook Academy Lynx Girl's Basketball Team beat the #5 Machias Lady Bulldogs 70-40 on Tuesday night, February 20th in a Class C Quarterfinal at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor. Mattanawcook Academy led 15-11 at the end of the 1st Quarter and 33-24 at the end of the...
Letter: What we consider unfit for office
"One was found liable for sexual abuse and found guilty of fraud and fined $350 million. ... The other is considered unfit for office because he's too old."
Tourney '24 Day 4: You Gotta See This
BANGOR - Machias boys' basketball's Bobby Richardson is the winner of 'You Gotta See This' for day four of Tourney '24. Down five against No. 5 Hodgdon with seconds to go in the first half, Machias's Mickey Fitzsimmons kicked it to Richardson on the wing with tenths of a second remaining and he nailed the three point basket!
Uncovering a forgotten piece of UMaine Machias history: The ‘Lion’
The University of Maine at Machias (UMM) has an incredible history in many ways. However, one piece is seldom remembered, and few recall its fascinating engagement with UMaine. This is the Lion, a steam train built in 1843 that not only ran behind what is now UMM all through the late 1800s but went on to be stored at UMaine Orono (UMO), then UMM, before arriving at the Maine State Museum, where it still is on display in a restored state.
Hodgdon boys defeat Machias in C North quarterfinal
The No. 5 Hawks will play the winner of No. 1 Calais and No. 8 Piscataquis on Thursday, Feb. 22 at 3:30 p.m.
Southern Aroostook boys overpower Jonesport-Beals in D North quarterfinal
The Warriors improved to 13-6 on the season, and will play the winner of No. 2 Bangor Christian and No. 7 Stearns on Wednesday.
Machias community member donates almost a hundred hats for UMM students
If you have been to the University of Maine at Machias (UMM) recently, you may have noticed many students wearing beautiful, colorful, homemade beanies. This is because of a kind act by Machias community member Janette Gordon, who made around 80 of these hats, which she then donated to the students.
Flying Tiger Line Flight 739
Wreaths Across America Remembers Flying Tiger Line Flight 739. On Saturday, March 16, 2024, Wreaths Across America remembers the 62nd anniversary of the Disappearance of Flying Tiger Line Flight 739. COLUMBIA FALLS, ME– On Saturday, March 16, national nonprofit Wreaths Across America (WAA) will pay tribute to the American heroes...