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My Maine This Week: Pam Wells

NRCM member Pam Wells of Old Town, Maine, has been sharing her beautiful Maine wildlife photos with us for many years. This week we share Pam’s photos from a couple of summers ago during her visit to Essex Marsh in Bangor. She saw this viceroy butterfly and egret and writes, “I saw an egret and a viceroy butterfly…I do love being outside – a lot!” We love that you love being outside, Pam, as you always share such beautiful sightings with us!
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Nathan Reardon to plead guilty to bank fraud

(BDN) -- The first Mainer accused of fraudulently obtaining a Paycheck Protection Program loan, intended to help businesses pay employees and other expenses during the early days of the pandemic, will plead guilty to bank fraud charges Tuesday in U.S. District Court in Bangor. Nathan Reardon, 44, of Skowhegan and...
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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...

Police search for burglary suspects

LINCOLN — The Lincoln Police Department is asking for the public’s help identifying the person or persons responsible for a string of burglaries that took place Thursday morning. According to Lincoln PD, a Kubota ATV was stolen from Dark Bark Mulch. They say Lincoln Public Works and Ireland’s...

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.

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...

(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...

Tap 62: The Lounge to open in Dover-Foxcroft

DOVER-FOXCROFT, Maine (WABI) -A new restaurant will be opening its doors to the public in Dover-Foxcroft... Tap 62: The Lounge takes inspiration from the past while looking to be a future hub of entertainment and dining in Dover-Foxcroft. “I want it to be like, you can get great quality things...

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...

Jim Montgomery Named 29th Head Coach in Boston Bruins History

ORONO, Maine - Jim Montgomery (Maine '93) has been named the 29th head coach in Boston Bruins history. Montgomery, 53, leaves his role as an assistant coach on Craig Berube's coaching staff with the St. Louis Blues. 'Monty' played four seasons at the University of Maine (1989-93) before signing with...

Maine’s 195th Army Band announces summer tour dates

Maine (WABI) - Maine’s 195th Army Band has announced their 2022 summer tour dates. They’re kicking off the season with a free concert Saturday night in Searsport at Mosman Park. They’ll also be performing three times in southern Maine on Independence Day. The band returns to our...

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...