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Ellsworth Woman Dies, 3 Others Hurt in Surry Chain-Reaction Crash

An Ellsworth woman is dead and three other people injured after a chain-reaction crash in Surry. The Hancock County Sheriff's Department reports the crash happened at approximately 5:35 Wednesday evening on the Surry Road in Surry. A Subaru Outback driven by Thomas Bugbee, 62, of Blue Hill was traveling west, as was a Honda Civic driven by Daniel McLaughlin, 36, of Massachusetts. A Chevrolet Trailblazer, driven by Kathleen Anderson, 66, of Ellsworth, was traveling in the eastbound lane.
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Fatal crash under investigation in Surry

SURRY, Maine (WABI) - Authorities are investigating a crash in Surry that killed a woman from Ellsworth and sent three people to the hospital. It happened around 5:30 Wednesday night on the Surry Road in Surry. Police say 62-year-old Thomas Bugbee from Blue Hill tried to pass several vehicles, and...
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Ellsworth woman killed in Surry crash

SURRY — Hancock County Sheriff’s deputies are investigating a three-vehicle fatal crash, which claimed the life of Kathleen Anderson, 66, of Ellsworth on the Surry Road Wednesday around 5:35 p.m. Lt. Tim Cote said the crash occurred when a westbound 2019 Subaru Outback tried to pass several vehicles and while...
Aroostook County,

Aroostook County Man Pleads Guilty to Federal Drug Charge

BANGOR, Maine: An Aroostook County man pleaded guilty yesterday in federal court to conspiring to distribute and possess with intent to distribute methamphetamine, Acting U.S. Attorney Donald E. Clark announced. According to court records, between approximately July 2018 and May 2019, members of the conspiracy obtained methamphetamine in western and...
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Lebanon Man Sentenced for Fentanyl Distribution

BANGOR, Maine—A Lebanon, Maine man was sentenced today in federal court for distributing fentanyl, Acting U.S. Attorney Donald E. Clark announced. Chief U.S. District Judge Jon D. Levy sentenced Angel Valle, 55, to 10 years in prison and four years of supervised release. Valle pleaded guilty in February 2020. According...
Penobscot County,

Maine CDC reports 122 new COVID-19 cases, no deaths

AUGUSTA, Maine (WABI) - The Maine CDC reported 122 new cases of COVID-19 in the state Thursday. Penobscot County shows 19 new cases. Kennebec County has 18 more cases. Somerset County added 14. Aroostook, Sagadahoc, Lincoln, and Washington counties show no change. Piscataquis County reports one less case than Wednesday.

Maine COVID-19 cases trending back up

STATEWIDE — The Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention reported Thursday the biggest one-day uptick in COVID-19 cases since May. There were 120 new cases, pushing the total number of cases since the pandemic began to 70,261. According to the Maine CDC, there were 14 new cases in Somerset...
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An uptick in COVID-19 cases but local rates remain low

ELLSWORTH — The COVID-19 pandemic is a numbers game and remains so even as emergency orders have been lifted across the U.S. For Maine, the numbers are low, but are on the rise. Looking at the same time period last year, there are more positive cases, more hospitalizations and more...
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12-unit apartment building proposed for Pine Street

ELLSWORTH — A three-story, 12-unit apartment building at 64 Pine St. is up for preliminary review by the Ellsworth Planning Board. The lot directly behind it on Spruce Street is included in the plans and will be turned into a two-way entranceway and 18-space parking lot. The Pine Street lot is the former site of the “Tilden House,” a one-time boarding house that also housed a restaurant in its storied past. It was long unoccupied before being razed earlier this year. The proposed development is located in the downtown zone and urban core.
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A scaled-back Bangor State Fair will open next week

A condensed version of the Bangor State Fair will start next week, a year after the 2020 edition of the fair was canceled due to the coronavirus pandemic. The abbreviated version of the 170-year-old fair will open at Bass Park on Thursday, Aug. 5 and run through Sunday, Aug. 8, and will feature only rides, games and food vendors. Other typical offerings, including agricultural events, truck and tractor pulls, the demolition derby, live music and the petting zoo, are on hold for this year, though fair organizers said they plan to have the full nine-day fair in 2022.