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Bangor man sentenced on federal drug and firearms charges

BANGOR — A Bangor man was sentenced in federal court Wednesday for drug trafficking and firearms offenses. According to the Department of Justice, 30-year-old Nikolas Raines was sentenced to nine years in prison and four years of supervised release. Raines pleaded guilty on June 30, 2021. According to court...

Missing Old Town woman with memory issues found safe

OLD TOWN (WGME) -- Police are asking for help finding a missing Old Town woman with memory issues who was last seen leaving with an unknown man. Police issued a Silver Alert for 39-year-old Heather Gendreau. She is 5’5”, 145 pounds, with brown hair and green eyes. She was last...

Young restaurateur to open cocktail and dessert lounge in Dover-Foxcroft

DOVER-FOXCROFT — A 24-year-old restaurant owner who started his business during the COVID-19 pandemic is investing in Dover-Foxcroft with a second enterprise. Tejai Lee, who opened Chew 62 in the small, rural town with limited dining options, will soon unveil Tap 62: The Lounge. The cocktail and dessert lounge at 920 West Main St. opens on Friday.

Salty Brick Market in Downtown Bangor Has Opened

Salty Brick Market has opened at 35 Main Street in downtown Bangor. Talk about a soft opening. One minute the door was locked and closed, and then it wasn’t. Welcome. James Gallagher is the owner. Sound familiar? He also owns Bangin’ Whoopie down the street. The plan was...

Bangor man sentenced for drug trafficking and firearm offenses

BANGOR, Maine (WABI) - A Bangor man was sentenced on Wednesday in federal court for drug trafficking and firearm offenses. Nikolas Raines, 30, will spend nine years in prison and four years on supervised release. Court records say drug agents found fentanyl and a loaded gun when they searched a...

Silver Alert canceled, missing Maine woman found safe

OLD TOWN, Maine — UPDATE: Heather Gendreau has been found safe. ORIGINAL STORY: Police in Old Town have issued a Silver Alert for a woman who was last seen Wednesday afternoon. Police say Heather Gendreau is 39 years old, 5 feet 5 inches tall and weighs 145 pounds with...

Former George Stevens’ star leaving Black Bears to finish career at Husson

BANGOR – George Stevens Academy basketball’s all time leading scorer Taylor Schildroth will be finishing his college career as a Husson graduate student. Schildroth won three state titles with GSA before taking his talents to the University of Maine in Orono. He played two years there before sitting out in 2021-22, but it didn’t take him long to rediscover the itch.

The ‘Welcome To Maine’ Boys Visit Marden’s

The boys find some wicked good deals at Marden's, bub!. All together now! "I should have bought it when I saw it at Marden's." These 100% Mainah boys, Troy and Mark, have a Facebook page and YouTube channel, called "Welcome To Maine" that pokes fun at all the things that make the state of Maine so unique to the rest of the country. They have covered it all, from red snapper hot dogs, fiddleheads, whoopie pies, ticks, Italian sandwiches, Stephen King's house, Paul Bunyan, and Allen's Coffee Brandy, so it was only a matter of time before Marden's made the cut.

Hobby Lobby & Harbor Freight Could Soon Have Locations in Augusta, Maine

Two incredibly popular, and quite large, retail stores may soon be planting new roots in Maine's Capital city. According to the Kennebec Journal, their are currently documents that have been placed on file with the City of Augusta that reveal the two retail giants have shown interest in the building that used to house Sears at the Turnpike Mall.

Husson’s Spring Academic Honors Of Aroostook County Students

Husson recognizes Aroostook County students achievements. Husson University in Bangor released their President's List, Dean's List, and Honors List for the spring 2022 semester. Several students from Aroostook County earned the honors by achieving academic success during the semester. Qualifiers. Husson recognizes students on three lists and distinguishes them based...

Northern Light Health Board of Directors re-elects chair, new vice chair

BREWER – Kathy Corey has been re-elected as the chair of the Northern Light Health Board of Directors for a third one-year term. The election was held during the board’s annual meeting on June 15. Corey is the former owner of the now employee-owned, Day’s Jewelers. She previously served on the Northern Light Inland Hospital Board of Trustees.

Concerned citizens speak out about possible change to Bangor bus system

BANGOR, Maine (WABI) -Bangor officials are asking the public to weigh-in on possible changes to public transportation in the city. Several people spoke out during a meeting earlier about the new Bus Stop Designation Project for the Community Connector. The project would change the Community Connector service from flag stops...

Bangor increases allowance for boarding houses

BANGOR, Maine — After long discussion, the Bangor City Council will now increase the city’s allowance to implement boarding houses. An ordinance passed Monday night will allow a number of boarding houses to open on major roads such as Hammond Street, Union Street, and Broadway. Boarding houses typically...

Dryer causes a fire to Orrington home

ORRINGTON — Firefighters responded to a house fire in Orrington around 6:15 Wednesday evening for a dryer that caught fire. Homeowner Edward Miller says firefighters arrived quickly after he and his son called 911. Miller says he always cleans out the lint from his dryer, but knows things like...