Penobscot County Sheriff's Deputy Assaulted While Attempting to Arrest Man With 5 Active WarrantsThe Maine WriterNewsBreak Contributor
Maine Domestic Incident Results in Two DeathsRNHSA Media GroupNewsBreak Contributor
A Man Out on Ten Active Sets of Bail Involved in Accident With Horse and BuggyThe Maine WriterNewsBreak Contributor
Things To Do In Maine This Weekend November 25th and 26thThe Maine WriterNewsBreak Contributor
Maine State Police Investigating Death in St. AlbansRNHSA Media GroupNewsBreak Contributor
Florida man who brought meth to Maine sentenced to 8 years in prison
BANGOR (WGME) -- A Florida man will spend eight years behind bars for bringing large quantities of meth to Maine and distributing it in Bangor and Houlton. A judge sentenced 32-year-old Jared Fogg in U.S. District Court in Bangor on Monday to eight years in prison followed by five years of supervised release.
An Attempted Traffic Stop in Bangor Ended With a Rollover Crash
Bangor Police say a response to a report of a suspicious person ended with a rollover crash on Hammond Street. Detective Lieutenant Brent Beaulieu says police received a report of someone acting suspiciously on Second Street at around 11:30 Monday night. While officers were responding to the scene, the caller told police that the man in question had started driving a BMW, which was now operating erratically in the middle of the street.
The Haunting Legacy of Jackson Village: A Ghostly Tapestry of Local Lore
In the heart of Jackson Village, a legendary ghost weaves its narrative through the dense forests, becoming a spectral figure at the center of local folklore. For generations, the haunting tales of a ghostly presence have been shared, adding layers of mystique to the village's rich cultural tapestry. Rusty Jones, a paranormal investigator, speaks of full-bodied apparitions and shadowy figures that mirror Jackson's storied past, with the Old Prison on Mechanic Street and the grave of Little Mary McNaughton as chilling centers of supernatural activity.
Carmel's Legacy of the Snow Roller: Preserving Maine's Wintry Heritage
In the heart of Maine, the town of Carmel proudly preserves a remarkable artifact of its wintry past: the legendary Snow Roller. A relic of the 19th century, this device was essential in making snow-covered roads passable for horse-drawn sleds. Carmel's Snow Roller serves as a symbol of the innovation and determination that characterized Maine's response to its formidable winters. Constructed from robust spruce and oak, these massive wooden rollers compressed snow to forge smoother paths crucial for transportation and trade.
Man rolls vehicle after alleged police escape-attempt
BANGOR -- Overnight in Bangor, a man allegedly rolled a car while trying to escape from police. At about 11:30pm last night, the Bangor police department received a report that a man was acting suspiciously on Second Street. While the officer was en route, the caller indicated the man was now behind the wheel of a car, operating it erratically.
Maine Man Sentenced to Four Years for Drug Trafficking
A 43-year-old man was sentenced to four years in prison for his role in drug trafficking meth and fentanyl in Aroostook and Penobscot Counties. Four Years in Prison for Drug Trafficking in Maine. Christopher Coty from Bangor also will have three years supervised release. He was sentenced on November 20,...
Bangor Festival of Lights Parade is This Saturday
2023 Bangor Christmas Festival of Lights Parade is this Saturday, December 2nd. Before the parade, the annual City of Bangor’s Holiday Tree will be installed in West Market Square on Tuesday the 28th starting at 8;30 A.M. The tree that will be lit after the parade on Saturday is...
Get Pizza & Pictures With Santa In Bangor December 18th
What are two things that all kids love? Pizza...and Santa Claus!. Thanksgiving is in the books, and this is the time of year when there are all sorts of Christmas celebrations happening here in the Bangor area, and you can add another one to the “nice” list. Once...
Illegal marijuana sites dot central Maine amid scant enforcement
To one local dispensary owner in Dixmont, unregulated cannabis is threatening business.
Young Rider's Confidence Grows with Horseback Riding in Hermon
Experience the thrill of horseback riding in Hermon as 12-year-old McKenzie Goodspeed takes on the challenge of riding on the road. Watch as she navigates her surroundings and grows her confidence with each ride, under the guidance of her great aunt, Beth.
3 People Taken to the Hospital After a House Fire in Orono
One of three people taken to the hospital from a house fire in Orono jumped from a second-story window to escape the flames. Fire crews were called to a house at 287 Main Street in Orono just before 2:30 Tuesday morning. Orono Police were first on the scene and told fire officials they found 'advanced fire conditions' in the rear of the building.
‘My whole house shook’ Bangor woman shares storm experience
BANGOR, Maine (WABI) - A windstorm came through Maine early Monday morning. It left tens of thousands without power, and some like Gloria Hebert, who lives on Essex Street in Bangor, dealing with damage and scary situations. “So, I went out to go throw my trash and I heard it...
The Eerie Enigma of Haunted Corinth Cemetery in Bereah, Florida
Nestled in the quiet groves of Bereah, Polk County, lies the Corinth Primitive Baptist Church & Cemetery, a site that transcends its peaceful appearance with whispers of the paranormal. Established in the 1860s, this resting place of pioneers is not just known for its historical significance but also for the chilling tales of supernatural phenomena that seem to linger among the tombstones. As twilight falls, an eerie aura takes over, with locals reporting strange noises and a sense of being watched by unseen eyes.
Horsing around in Hermon
HERMON--Over the holidays, many in our state will travel by plane, train or automobile to reunite with family. Some will even travel by horse to spend time with loved ones. That's what we encountered recently in the town of Hermon. It's not every day that you look out your window...
Penobscot County Sheriff's Deputy Assaulted While Attempting to Arrest Man With 5 Active Warrants
The Penobscot County Deputy Sheriff responded to a Main Road, Eddington, residence on Sunday, November 19, 2023, after observing Adam Gray, 40, of Eddington, getting out of a taxi at the property. The deputy knew that Gray had five active warrants.
Indulge in Bangor: Exploring the 3 Top-Rated Bakeries
This article presents a tour of three exceptional bakeries in Bangor. Have you had the pleasure of visiting any of them? If yes, please share your experiences in the comments section below!
30 years ago, he was shot while deer hunting in Maine. It changed his life forever.
Chad Thompson was in trouble. They were 30 miles from Old Town, well off the Stud Mill Road, and there were no cellphones.
Is Maine getting less snow than in years past?
PORTLAND, Maine — The data show that global temperatures have been rising since the early 1900s. Here in Maine, we aren’t immune to that trend. The average temperature in Portland has risen about 4 degrees since the 1940s. In Bangor there’s been about a 3 degree rise since the 1950s, and Caribou clocks in with 4 degrees, as well.
Devastating Greenfield House Fire Takes the Home of a Family of 7
A couple and their five children are safe after a fire destroyed their home in Greenfield. The fire reported at around 10:00 Sunday morning in Greenfield was dramatic, with huge flames leaping from the roof of the structure. It claimed the house and at least one of two vehicles belonging to the family of five. The Milford Fire/Rescue Department reported on its Facebook page that the cause of the fire has been determined to be electrical in nature, starting on the first floor and making its way through the roof. Not that there's ever a good time for a fire, but just before Christmas and at the start of a long winter, the loss seems even tougher. Especially when you factor in that the family includes five children.
Today the gas price is close to $3.39 in Hermon as of 2023-11-28. Find the available station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Tuesday is $3.246, a week ago the price is $3.295 , according to AAA.