Are You Ready for the Stillwater River Trail?Stephen L DaltonNewsBreak Contributor
Governor Mills Invests in Northern Penobscot Tech Region III's Welding ProgramSayitLoudNewsBreak Contributor
Lincoln Borough Stabbing: Victim in Stable Condition, Police Seek InformationRachel PerkinsNewsBreak Contributor
Penobscot County Sheriff's Deputy Assaulted While Attempting to Arrest Man With 5 Active WarrantsThe Maine WriterNewsBreak Contributor
Maine's Mystery Criminal: Unraveling 'John Doe's' Drug EmpireRachel PerkinsNewsBreak Contributor
Penobscot County Sheriff Seeks Missing 16-Year Old From Bradley
The Penobscot County Sheriff's Office is looking for a missing 16-year-old from Bradley. Elia Ramsay-Fox, 16, of Bradley was last seen Wednesday morning at approximately 5:00 in Bradley. There's no description of what she was wearing, but officials say that she's 5'6" tall, 125 pounds, and has brown hair, and green eyes.
Owner of West Enfield dam accuses Versant of stealing $2M
Without a court order, the lawsuit said, Versant will continue to collect the dam credits.
79-Year-Old Maine Man Died after Tree Fell on Him as He Cut Wood
A 79-year-old man died Sunday afternoon after a tree fell on him while he was cutting wood in Newburgh. The Penobscot County Sheriff’s Office said “they found the male deceased under a tree behind the residence.” Deputies said he “was alone using his chainsaw to cut trees when a tree fell and hit him. This appears to be a private accidental forestry incident.”
New Owner Bringing Updated Features to Maine Club
Both the golf course and the hospitality part of Penobscot Valley Country Club in Orono, Maine will receive updates under new owner Larry Springer. A bar will be installed in the snack shack and there will also be new equipment, golf carts, and more. “The historic significance that it is and what it means to the community itself, we want to see it brought back to its full potential,” Springer says.
Penobscot Sheriffs Remind Folks To Be Watchful When Backing Of Driveways During Plow Season
Now that the first significant snowfall has fallen across Eastern Maine, some local law enforcement agencies are taking time to remind folks of how important it is to be aware of their surroundings, especially when sharing the road with plows. It would appear some unfortunate individuals learned this lesson the...
State trooper justified when shooting and injuring man in Alton, AG says
According to the Maine attorney general's office, Cpl. Blaine Silk shot Djvan Carter as Carter was driving in Silk's direction.
Maine AG rules 2 more police shootings 'justified', including one from 2021
AUGUSTA, Maine (WGME) -- Two more deadly force incidents involving law enforcement officers in Maine have been ruled justified by the Maine Attorney General's Office. In more than 130 reviews of police shootings since 1995, the AG has never found a police shooting unjustified in Maine. This week, the Attorney...
Auditor casts doubt on Wolfden mining company’s financial viability
Financial viability is one of several factors regulators will use to decide whether to approve the Wolden's plans for Pickett Mountain.
Old Town High School quarter 1 honor roll
Grade 12, highest honors: Laith Al-Fdeilat, Paige Bard, Lily Betters, Josephine Bishop, Charlotte Blanchard, Danica Brown, Dylan Davis, Morgan Davis, Alexis Degrasse, Taylor Dellechiaie, Ian Dutra, Makayla Emerson, Brianna Engstrom, […]
Saponac Pond: A Pristine Kayaking and Fishing Retreat in Burlington, Maine
In the heart of Burlington, Maine, lies the serene Saponac Pond, a kayaker's haven known for its tranquil waters and abundant wildlife. Kayaking aficionados are drawn to its calm surface, perfect for a day of exploration or relaxation. Despite lacking formal facilities, the pond's natural allure is enhanced by the presence of deer, loons, eagles, and turtles, making it a cherished spot for those seeking solace in nature. Although there's no entry fee, the lack of extensive parking does little to diminish the pond's charm, offering an idyllic setting for both family outings and solo adventures.
Enjoy a FREE Holiday Movie This Saturday In Orono
Hop on board "The Polar Express" this Saturday morning...for free!. It's December, and we've already had a significant snowfall, so it's safe to say that the Christmas season is in full swing, which means classic TV specials, music, and iconic holiday movies. During the hustle and bustle of the shopping...
COWBOYS NEVER STOP FIGHTING IN HOWLAND
HOWLAND OH- Despite a slow start, Chaney showcased resilience and tenacity, grinding out a hard-fought 53-47 victory against Howland on Tuesday night. JaShaun Holcomb led the way for Chaney with an impressive 24-point performance, demonstrating scoring prowess. Latrell Kimbrough contributed 13 points, while Austin Brown added 10 points to bolster Chaney’s offensive efforts.
Black Bears Triumph Over Union Garnet Chargers in Men's Hockey Match
• The University of Maine men's hockey team, the #8 Black Bears, won against the Union Garnet Chargers with a score of 3-1 at Messa Rink in Schenectady, N.Y. • Félix Trudeau and Harrison Scott scored the first two goals for the Black Bears, while Josh Nadeau scored the final goal into an empty net.
Weekly Safety Report: Shooting and House Fire Impact Milford, Maine
This week in Milford, Maine, two incidents occurred that impacted the safety of individuals and their homes. In the first incident, a man was shot while deer hunting, resulting in a life-altering injury. The second incident involved a devastating house fire that destroyed a family's home, though fortunately, all family members were able to escape unharmed.
Huskies Fall to no.9 Maine
ORONO, Maine - The UConn Huskies fell to the University of Maine Sunday evening by a final of 7-3. Sophomore Jake Percival scored two goals in the loss. With the loss to Maine, UConn finishes the first half of the 2023-24 season with a 7-9-1 overall record and a 4-6-0 record in Hockey East action.
Buoyed by community support, Greenfield family prepares to rebuild after fire
GREENFIELD, Maine (WABI) - A Greenfield family is picking up the pieces after losing their home in a fire Sunday morning. As they prepare for the daunting task of rebuilding, they’re leaning on family, friends, and the greater community that’s shown up for them in a big way.
Dodge 2500 Pickup Truck Stolen From the Side of the Road in Etna
Maine law enforcement is looking for a pickup that was stolen from a flatbed truck. The Penobscot County Sheriff's Office is investigating an unusual stolen vehicle complaint. The incident happened sometime between Thursday night at 9:00 and Friday morning at 8:00. Where Was It Located?. Officials say the Dodge 2500...
Retired Mattanawcook Basketball Coach Returns to Revive Boys Program
After retiring in 2017, a beloved basketball coach is making a comeback to the court. With a history of leading teams to championships, the coach is determined to revitalize the boys' program at Mattanawcook, aiming to bring excitement back to the community.
Solid start for UMaine men’s basketball to be put to the test
At this time last winter, the hype around UMaine suddenly came crashing down, as the Black Bears lost eight straight.
Police Beat: 11/01 to 12/01
At midnight, there was an information complaint. A vehicle in the Balentine lot was towed with a missing or stolen permit displayed. At 1:30 p.m., an information complaint was filed by Student Life at 1 Bear Lane, near Doris Twitchell Allen Village (DTAV). The caller was concerned about a student who missed nine days of classes. The University of Maine Police Department (UMPD) made contact, and the student said she was fine.