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Police investigating serious motorcycle crash in Glenburn

GLENBURN, Maine — The Penobscot County Sherriff's Office posted on Facebook Tuesday evening they are investigating a serious motorcycle crash in Glenburn. The incident reportedly occurred on Route 15 near the Village Variety Store. The crash involves a motorcycle and automobile, according to the post. The Glenburn Fire Department...
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Bangor man charged with robbing former employer

BANGOR — Bangor Police arrested a man for allegedly robbing his former employer. Bangor Police Sgt. Wade Betters says several officers responded to a business located at 849 Stillwater Avenue around 9:15 Tuesday morning. An associate told police that former employee, 32-year-old Antwon Vaughan of Bangor entered the store...
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Bangor man charged with robbery

BANGOR, Maine — Police responded to a business at 849 Stillwater Ave. in Bangor around 9:13 a.m. Tuesday after an associate reported 32-year-old Antwon Vaughan of Bangor entered the store and started an argument over unpaid wages, police say. A news release issued by Bangor Police Department spokesperson Sgt....

Tractor trailer catches fire in Hermon

BANGOR, Maine (WABI) - First responders were able to limit the damage when a tractor trailer caught fire at a business in Hermon Tuesday afternoon. It happened just before 1 p.m. at Daigle and Houghton on Coldbrook Road. Hermon Fire Captain Chandler Corriveau says employees were able to move other...

ATV rider suffers head injury in crash in Maine

MANCHESTER, N.H. — An all-terrain vehicle rider suffered a serious head injury Sunday night in a crash in Ellsworth, Maine, officials said. The crash happened on Stinson Lake Road at about 8 p.m. Officials from Campton-Thornton Fire Rescue said the rider was flown to Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical. The cause...

Governor’s Restaurant hosting annual Lobster Roll Day

BANGOR, Maine (WABI) - Governor’s Restaurant is hosting its annual Lobster Roll Day on Wednesday. This year, lobster rolls are $9.63 to celebrate their 63 years of business. The rolls will start selling at 8 a.m. at Governor’s locations for eat-in or takeout.

Serious motorcycle crash closes part of Route 15 in Glenburn

GLENBURN, Maine (WABI) - the Penobscot County Sherriff’s Office is responding to a serious motorcycle crash in Glenburn. They say it happened on Route 15 in the area of the Village Variety Store around 9:30 p.m. Tuesday. The road there is closed right now. They say the crash involved...

Bangor man arrested after allegedly holding store worker at gunpoint

BANGOR, Maine (WABI) - A Bangor man was charged with robbery after allegedly pointing a gun at a worker at a Bangor business. Bangor Police say they responded to the business on Stillwater Avenue just before 9:15 Tuesday morning after a worker called about a former associate who entered the store and started an argument over unpaid wages.

Pick your own strawberries

After a long Maine winter, we always look forward to the warm, sunny days of summer and the farm-fresh produce and vegetables offered at farms and farm stands around the state. June also brings us sweet, juicy strawberries, and with that comes picking your own berries. I am sharing some farms that are offering pick-your-own strawberries, but you need to act quickly because strawberry season only lasts about three weeks and is usually done by the middle of July.

After months of debate, Bangor clears the way for more boarding houses

After months of debate, the city of Bangor will make it easier to convert large, historic homes into boarding houses. The Bangor City Council on Monday night passed a new ordinance that would allow for their expansion in certain parts of the city. Boarding homes have shared living spaces and...

Hospital expands visitor policy

BANGOR- Northern Light Eastern Maine Medical Center in Bangor is expanding it’s visiting hours . The healthcare facility restricted the hours and number of visitors allowed because of covid. Beginning Tuesday, June 28 most patients can have one visitor at a time between 8am and 8pm. All visitors must...

Cat lost in Maine reunited with family in Texas

HERMON, Maine (WABI) - An incredible discovery in Hermon lead to an even better reunion down in Texas. It might be a bit cliché to use the word “miracle,” but it’s hard to find a word to better articulate the series of events that lead a family from Texas to be reunited with their beloved pet some 2,000 miles away.

UMA Hosting Events Statewide for Remotely Piloted Aircraft

Manned and unmanned Aviation Studies at the University of Maine at Augusta (UMA) delivers a program of study for students who aspire to be pilots. Remotely piloted aircraft students also learn how to design, build, and maintain both fixed wing and quadcopter aircraft. They design systems with video and telemetry equipment and learn how to fly commercial missions.

Golden, Poliquin have differing opinions on Roe v. Wade reversal

BANGOR, Maine (WABI) - The two major party candidates for Congress in Maine’s Second Congressional District were in Bangor on Tuesday. Congressman Jared Golden, D-Maine, paid a visit to Husson University for a tour of the school’s renovated lab areas. He says he’s working to secure federal funding...

Summer Is Bringing Stephen King Fans To Bangor

Summer in Bangor means King fans are coming out of the woodwork!. There is no denying that Stephen King has a rabid, cult-like fan base because people from all over the world stop to gawk, take photos and videos of his home on West Broadway in Bangor. They also like...