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Lois A. (Nichols) Smiley, obituary

WAYLAND, Massachusetts — Lois A. (Nichols) Smiley, 95, died peacefully on May 12, 2022 with her family around her, following a period of declining health. She was born on November 17, 1926, in Rockland, Maine to Benjamin H. Nichols and Avis (Partridge) Nichols. Lois is survived by her children...
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Mainers take part in No Mow May

LAMOINE, Maine (WABI) - You may notice some yards around the state are looking a little less clean cut than normal. Some people across the state are taking part in No Mow May. Keeping lawnmowers tucked away just a little bit longer. It’s part of an effort to help the...
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Rockland home listed on Craigslist for $1

ROCKLAND, Maine — These days, a lot of people are talking about the housing market. High demand and low inventory are sending prices sky high. But what if you could buy a house for just $1? In Rockland, you can. One home is currently listed on Craigslist currently for $1... but the waterfront property it sits on is not included.

A Island Landmark Has Reopened

After being closed all of 2021 because of illness, Rosalie's Pizza on Cottage Street in Bar Harbor has re-opened. It has been 2 years since anyone has been able to dine inside Rosalie's because in 2020 they were only open for takeout because of COVID. But now, they are open!...

Hancock County man arrested following incident in Otis

A man was taken into custody after an incident involving police crisis negotiators in Otis on Thursday. Maine State Police said officers responded to a home off Route 9 in Otis around 10:30 p.m. for a report of a car crash. A police tactical team and crisis negotiation team were...

Communities in Maine, New Jersey grieve tragic loss of Levi Caverly of Union

UNION, Maine (WABI) - Hurt and shock are very real. Those are the words of a Union father grieving with his family over the loss of their son, 18-year-old Levi Caverly.We’re learning more about the tragic accident earlier this week when he died on a beach in New Jersey from some of the community members who live there.

Eagles win first NCAA Tournament game since 2009 with dramatic victory over Elizabethtown

AMBLER – It took all 27 outs and some impressive defense, but Husson baseball was victorious in the NCAA tournament for the first time since 2009 on Saturday. The Eagles fell down 2-0 early, but then exploded for eight runs in the third inning. They’d put up three more in the fourth, and two in the fifth to take a 13-2 lead over Elizabethtown college.

Arthur Herbert Ifemey, obituary

CUSHING — Arthur Herbert Ifemey, beloved husband, father, and brother, passed away peacefully, Tuesday, May 10, 2022 at the age of 80. Art Ifemey became the co-owner of the popular Ifemey’s Diner, sharing the role with his mother, Beverly, after the passing of his father, Tink. He held the role as head chef there until the property was sold. He was well known in the community, providing first job opportunities for many young people in town. Oftentimes, people in need would come to the restaurant and were fed without hesitation. Art was a good man.

Eastern Maine Community College announces new President

BANGOR — Eastern Maine Community College has announced it has found a new president. Longtime educator Liz Russell will take over the role starting June 1st. Russell has worked with Eastern Maine Community College for 28 years in different capacities. She says one of the most special parts about...

Severe storms possible tonight and Sunday

BANGOR, Maine (WABI) - A cold front is stalled just across the border in Canada. Severe thunderstorms are possible this evening and tonight across inland areas. The greatest threat for severe storms will be across western Maine where warm temperatures and humid conditions today have the greatest chance of creating enough instability for severe storms to develop. The main hazards with any severe storms that initiate are large hail, damaging winds and heavy downpours. Thunderstorm severity will decrease as they move closer to the coast.

Belfast artists sharing their love of glassblowing

BELFAST — Glassblowing is an art form unlike any other. Lately, the city of Belfast has seen multiple glassblowing artists take steps to share their passion with others in the community. David Jacobson, co-founder of the Waterfall Arts Glassworks Studio, came to Belfast from Montville to give fellow glassblowing...

Witches Fall to the Dragons 6-4 [PHOTOS]

The Brewer Witches fell to the Brunswick Dragons 6-4 on Friday night, May 21st at Heddericg Field in Brewer. The Witches were celebrating Senior Night. Brunswick jumped out to a 4-0 lead, plating 4 runs in the 2nd inning. Maddox Torrey started for Brewer on the bump. He went 3.0...

Student tackles sensitive subject in speech contest

SOUTHWEST HARBOR — Seventh and eighth grade students every spring are eligible to participate in the Mount Desert Island Regional School System (AOS 91) middle school speech competition. Pemetic Elementary School eighth graders in March chose an open letter format in which to write an informative, persuasive piece that...