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Threats directed at two Maine schools lead to extra precautions

BANGOR, Maine (WABI) - Two school systems in the region took precautions today after reports of threats. SAD 41 schools in Milo, Brownville and Lagrange closed for the day. The superintendent tells us a student was overheard by a teacher yesterday making a comment about another student and a possible threat to the school today.
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Three People from Aroostook County Arrested in Medway, Maine

Three People from Aroostook County Arrested in Medway. The East Millinocket Police Department arrested three people from Aroostook County on multiple drug charges after a traffic stop investigation in Medway on the morning of May 9. Active Warrant and Bail Conditions. Sgt. Kennedy conducted the stop around 2 a.m. on...
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Truck crashes into home

LEE- Things could have ended much worse when a truck hit a house in Lee this morning. Firefighters were called to a home on the Lee road that belonged to one of their crew . When they arrived, they found a pickup truck partially inside the building. Firefighters say the...

America East Baseball Championship matchup set for Saturday

ORONO, Maine (WABI) - It’s down to the final two teams in the running for the America East Baseball Championship and a ticket to the NCAA Tournament. No. 2 Binghamton and No. 4 UMass Lowell started the day in the winner’s bracket. The Bearcats defeated the River Hawks, 8-5, to make Saturday’s championship round.

Baseball defeats UML 8-5, edges closer to AE title

ORONO, Maine - Surging Binghamton baseball delivered the final blow in a back-and-forth game and advanced to the America East championship round with an 8-5 win over fourth-seeded UMass Lowell Friday afternoon at Mahaney Diamond. With the gritty win, the second-seeded Bearcats move to 2-0 in the tournament and are within one victory of claiming the program's fifth conference title.

Maine Police Seize Fentanyl, Coke, and Meth in 3 Drug Busts

It was a busy week for Maine law enforcement, with drug busts in three communities that netted seizures of meth, cocaine, fentanyl, and Xanax. On Wednesday, May 18, Deputy Seth Rolfe was on patrol in Bradford when he noticed a vehicle sitting on the side of the road that appeared to be broken down. He stopped to talk with the occupants and see if he could offer any assistance. During that conversation, Deputy Rolfe identified one of the people as Jennifer Kane, 37, of Corinth who was out on bail with several conditions. When he noticed some suspicious items in plain view, Rolfe conducted a search of the vehicle. As a result of that search, he seized cocaine and fentanyl.

Orono sweeps PVC small-school championships with team wins from boys and girls

ORONO – In the first year of Orono High School’s new track and field complex, the Red Riots hosted a regional tournament, and swept said tournament in the team standings. The Red Riots scored 134 points on both the girls and the boys side of the meet, enough for first place for both teams. The Red Riots edged Bucksport both times, and by only one point for girls (134-133), booking a trip to the state tournament next weekend for the whole program.

No injuries after a truck crashes into a house in Lee

LEE, Maine (WABI) - Authorities say no one was hurt this morning after a truck crashed into a house in Lee. Officials say when they got to the house on Lee Road, they found the truck partially in the home. Authorities believe the driver fell asleep at the wheel. Lee...

Local students release nearly 200 Atlantic Salmon into Kenduskeag

BANGOR, Maine (WABI) - All Saints Catholic School in Bangor made a trip to the Kenduskeag River today to make a splash in the community. A group of seventh graders released nearly two hundred alevins, an immature life stage of salmon, into the water. The event was a culmination of...

Maine diver Riley Clark wins Wilma Rudolph Student-Athlete Achievement Award

ORONO, Maine (WABI) - Maine diver Riley Clark is one of five recipients of the Wilma Rudolph Student-Athlete Achievement Award this year. The honor goes to student-athletes who have overcome great personal, academic, and/or emotional odds to achieve academic success while participating in intercollegiate athletics. Clark defeated cancer to return...

Maine battles, but falls to NJIT 9-7, eliminated from America East Tournament

ORONO – The Black Bears showed the same resiliency they have all season, but on Friday it wasn’t enough to overcome NJIT’s offense. The Highlanders started the game with three straight hits, capped off by an RBI single from Julio Marcano to take a 1-0 lead. NJIT would add three more in the second inning, off of two home runs from David Marcano and Luke Longo to make it a 4-0 lead early.

Darling Marine Center graduate students make their homes and futures in Maine

Darling Marine Center graduate students make their homes and futures in Maine. When he arrived at the University of Maine Darling Marine Center in the summer of 2018, Struan Coleman did not expect to spend several years living in rural Maine. Coleman was recruited to Damian Brady’s research group and tasked with investigating the growth rates of oysters living in different parts of the Damariscotta River. The work, however, took an unexpected turn when Coleman broke his leg before beginning his internship, and he was delayed in arriving at the Walpole campus.

Glenburn Plans A Day Of Family Fun Next Month

One of the local family fun activities my family looks forward to each year is the Glenburn Community Festival. Food, games, music, and fireworks are all in one spot where the kids can run safely, and you're bound to bump into someone you know. The year's festivities will kick off...