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Toddler dies after drowning in Clinton

A 1-year-old boy who was found unresponsive in Clinton on Tuesday has died. Shannon Moss with the Maine Department of Public Safety says the child who lived at a home on Elwood Drive was found unresponsive Tuesday evening in a plastic tote that had water in it. He was found...
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Child dies, found in plastic bin full of water

CLINTON, Maine (AP) — A 1-year-old Maine boy who was discovered inside a water-filled plastic container has died, officials said Thursday. Police in Clinton received a call about the child on Tuesday evening. They said they responded to a home and learned that the boy was found by his mother outside in a plastic bin that had filled with water.

Update: Clinton child found unresponsive has died

CLINTON, Maine — A 1-year-old boy found unresponsive in Clinton Tuesday evening has died, Maine Department of Public Safety spokesperson Shannon Moss said in an update Thursday. The Clinton Police Department responded to a report of a drowning Tuesday evening at approximately 6:58 p.m. where the boy was found...

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...

1-Year-Old Clinton Boy Dies After Falling Into Water-Filled Tote

A toddler from Kennebec County succumbed to injuries he sustained earlier this week when his mother found him submerged in a tote filled with water. According to Maine Department of Public Safety Information Officer, Shannon Moss, State Police were called to a Clinton home on Ellwood Drive just before 7 PM on Tuesday, to respond to a report that someone had drowned.

Toddler in Kennebec County listed in critical condition

A one-year-old boy from Clinton is in critical condition after being found unresponsive in a plastic tote that had water in it. On Tuesday, June 28, at 6:58 P.M, officers from the Clinton Police Department responded to a call on Elmwood Drive after a report of a drowning. The boy’s mother discovered her son after being alerted by another child. A Clinton Police Officer and rescue crew arrived and performed life saving measures.

UPDATE: Maine Toddler Dies After Drowning in Plastic Bin

UPDATE: Maine State Police on Thursday reported that a one-year-old boy has died in the hospital after a drowning incident Tuesday evening in central Maine. Maine State Police are investigating after a woman found her one-year-old son unresponsive in a plastic bin containing water in the Kennebec County town of Clinton.

4 arrested on drug charges in Orrington traffic stop

ORRINGTON, Maine (WABI) - Four people were arrested on drug charges in Orrington Monday morning. The Penobscot County Sheriff’s Office got a report of a suspicious vehicle on Brewer Lake Road just before 11 a.m. The caller said the occupants appeared to be under the influence of drugs. Officials...

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.

Clinton baby on life support after falling into tub of water

CLINTON, Maine (WABI) - An infant from Clinton is on life support after falling into a plastic tote full of water on Tuesday night. Authorities say the one year old boy was playing at an Elwood Drive residence when he fell into the tote outside the home. They say it...

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...

Is This Pothole at the Bangor Mall the Absolute Worst of All Time?

The poor Bangor Mall has seen some things over the years. Here in the Bangor area, the mall seems like a place that Bangor forgot. There are still a few anchor businesses in there that do extremely well, but there's also a lot of empty store fronts, reminding us just how much in this world is purchased online, as opposed to going out to get it. Inside, they're making great strides all the time to make the mall a pretty decent place to do business.

After Two Wicked Long Years, the Hampden Swap Garage Is Now Open.

It feels like it's been taking forever. Well, to be fair, it kinda has. It was only about a year ago that I first wrote about all the drama that was happening in Hampden over the Swap Garage. See, at the transfer station in Hampden, they used to have a sweet little garage area where you could take or leave items that still had some life in them, but were unwanted by someone else.

Former Searsport Emporium With Endless Opportunities, Up For Sale

Have you ever wondered how cool it would be to buy a business, renovate it, and offer your incredible creations to people all over the world? I have. In Searsport Maine sits a building that once house Captain Tinkham's Emporium, which provided antiques, hand tools, jewelry, ephemera, and other items of interest to collectors and crafters alike, according to a website of theirs.