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Fatal motorcycle crashes on the rise in Maine

STATEWIDE — The motorcycle-car collision that took the life of a Glenburn man has sparked awareness to the rising number of motorcycle fatalities across the state. Car drivers can be the biggest danger to motor cyclists on the roads. The leading cause of motorcycle deaths is drivers missing the...
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6th annual Wicked Muddy Mainer held in Orrington

ORRINGTON, Maine — More than 1,000 Mainers in Penobscot County got down and dirty Saturday morning in Orrington. The rainy and wet weather in the eastern part of the state came in clutch for all of the people participating in the sixth annual Wicked Muddy Mainer. The 4.5-mile, 24...
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Fox Bangor Sports holds 3rd annual Hot Dog Eating Contest

BANGOR – With July 4th weekend here, members of the Fox Bangor Sports team gathered in studio for the 3rd annual Fox ABC Maine Hot Dog Eating Contest. Sports director Dave Peck looked to defend his title, taking on three newcomers in sports reporter Tyler Krusz, intern Jack Webb, and weekend anchor/reporter Dillon Holloway.

Guilford woman accused of embezzling $900K indicted by grand jury

DOVER-FOXCROFT, Maine (WABI) - A Guilford woman accused of embezzling nearly a million dollars from her employer has been indicted by a grand jury. 51-year-old Terri Moulton is charged with theft and forgery. The Piscataquis County Sheriff’s Office started investigating in February after the owner of DeWitt Machine & Fabrication...

New Bangor Savings branch opens at Meadow Mall

The Boothbay Harbor branch of Bangor Savings Bank opened in Meadow Mall on May 23 with a full remodel of the previous Key Bank office. The work took four months and included significant energy upgrades. Looking to achieve a more contemporary feel, Jaclyn Fish, Bangor Savings Vice President and community...

Bucksport hosts annual Bay Festival

BUCKSPORT, Maine (WABI) - Bucksport kicks off the 4th of July weekend with its annual Bay Festival Saturday. Vendors across the state of Maine showed off their homemade crafts and creations. Food trucks provided a variety of tasty treats. Local businesses say the festival has something for everyone. “Lots of...

(Local) Where To Watch 4th of July Fireworks

Join South Portland in their annual 4th of July event at Bug Light park! Enjoy some music, karaoke, performers fireworks, and more! The event starts at 4:30pm and goes until 11pm. Being known for its impressive fireworks display, Ogunquit is celebrating July 4th at the beach! They will be launching...

Fun activities to do for the Fourth of July

BANGOR/BREWER — This Fourth of July, head to downtown Bangor, where you can experience a variety of activities for everyone. Come hungry and eat happy, as you can start your day off with a Pancake Breakfast hosted by the Official Bangor Breakfast Kiwanis Club followed by a parade starting at Wilson Street in Brewer and ending at Exchange Street in Bangor.

Four people face drug charges following traffic stop in Orrington

ORRINGTON — Four people are facing drug charges after a traffic stop in Orrington…. Just before 11pm Monday night, the Penobscot County Sheriff’s Office got a call about a vehicle on the Brewer Lake Road in Orrington. The caller told them the occupants appeared to be under the...

Acadian Youth Sports 11-12 Are District 1 Champions

Congratulations to the Acadian Youth Sports 11-12 Softball Team who won the District 1 Championship on Friday night, July 1st, defeating Machias 10-0 on the Bar Harbor Ballfield. Members of the team include. Cate Brown. Kemy Cistone. Addison Dowsland. Grace Hodgdon. Maya Laplant. Genevieve LaPointe. Hannah Lawson. Rylee Reece. Alahna...

Former UMaine star new coach of the Boston Bruins

BOSTON, Massachusetts (WABI) - A former University of Maine hockey player has been named head coach of Boston Bruins. Jim Montgomery becomes the 29th head coach in Bruins history. The 53-year-old Montgomery leaves his role as an assistant coach on the St. Louis Blues. ‘Monty’ played four seasons at the...

Friday July 8: Swimming in Money

NEEDHAM, Mass. — We visit Ellsworth, where at today’s price of $2,200 a pound, there’s heavy competition to net the tiny, wriggling baby eels for export to Asia. We meet some of the lucky few licensed in the glass eel trade, as well as ordinary Mainers whose fortunes have changed thanks to a coveted license. And we talk to Maine law enforcement about the early days of the eel trade, a wild-west scene replete with guns, cash – and eels.

Five ideas for the Fourth of July

As Maine heads into the holiday weekend, thoughts inevitably turn to fun family activities that make the most of the Fourth of July, from official events to classic summertime excursions. Here are five things to check out in Maine this weekend:. Fireworks: It just wouldn’t be the Fourth of July...

Town members push parklet initiative

BUCKSPORT — The Bucksport Beautification Team is working to make some major changes downtown. The parklet initiative aims to transform Bucksport’s downtown area into a greener space. The community group hopes to bring more people together as the country transitions into a post COVID-19 era. The long term...