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Ellsworth man killed after crash in Holden

HOLDEN, Maine (WABI) - An Ellsworth man was killed in a crash on Route 1A in Holden. It happened around 9:30 Monday morning. Holden Police Chief Chris Greeley says one vehicle drifted into oncoming traffic and hit another vehicle. Greeley says 62-year-old Joseph Wadman died at the scene. He stresses...
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Man’s Body Found in Bangor; Death Not Considered Suspicious

The Bangor Police And Fire Departments spent the early hours, just around sunrise Monday, investigating the details surrounding a body that was found near 1576 Hammond Street, in Bangor. Someone called authorities around 6:30 AM to report that they'd found the man. Sergeant Jason McAmbley, Public Information Officer for the...
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Accident leaves one driver deceased

HOLDEN — “About an hour ago, a vehicle that was heading toward Hancock County appears to have drifted into the opposite lane. Two vehicles struck, and we now have a motor vehicle fatality here.”. Those were the words from Holden police chief Chris Greeley describing how the car...

Bangor police attempt to locate missing woman

Police in Bangor are asking for help locating a woman who hasn’t been heard from since September. Police are looking for 35-year-old Nicole Tufo, who goes by the name NikiSix. She was last heard from on September 8, 2022. She has not answered her cell phone or responded to...
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Man killed in Sedgwick crash

SEDGWICK — A 47-year-old Brooksville man died Sunday night in a single-vehicle crash on Snow’s Cove Road (Route 15), according to the Hancock County Sheriff’s Office. John A. Wallace was traveling south in his 2008 Nissan Rogue when the vehicle went off the road on the right side, overcorrected and crossed the road before going into a ditch, according to police. The vehicle struck several trees before coming to rest on its roof.

Fatal car accident

SEDGWICK — Sunday after 7:30 p.m. the Hancock County Sheriff’s Office received reports of a single vehicle crash on Snows Cove Road in Sedgwick. 47 year old John A. Wallace of Brooksville was pronounced dead at the scene due to the severity of his injuries. According to police...

Jury selection underway in murder trial

BELFAST- Jury selection got underway today in the murder trial of Jessica Williams. The Stockton Springs woman is accused of killing her 3 -year- old son Maddox . The child died in June of 2021 after being taken to Waldo County General Hospital in Belfast by his mother and grandmother.

Maine hospital reaches funding goal, plans to modernize facility

Ellsworth, Maine-based Northern Light Maine Coast Hospital will now modernize its facility after reaching a $1 million fundraising goal, Fox affiliate WFVX Bangor reported Sept. 29. The hospital had a deal with Edith Dixon, a longtime supporter of the hospital who promised $1 million in funding if the hospital could...

Brooksville man killed in single-vehicle crash Sunday

SEDGWICK, Maine (WABI) - A Brooksville man was killed in a single-vehicle accident in Sedgwick Sunday night. 47-year old John Wallace died when his Nissan rogue left the roadways and struck several trees before landing in a ditch along Route 15 around 7:30 pm. He was pronounced dead at the...

Hampden fights off Eagles in the third set for third consecutive 3-0 victory

HAMPDEN – Ellsworth fought in the third set, taking an early lead, but in the end, Hampden Academy was victorious in three sets for their third straight sweep. The Broncos improve to 6-5 on the season with the win and will host Brunswick on Friday. Ellsworth falls to 5-5 with the loss against the Class A Broncos, and will play host to Washington Academy on Friday.

Ellsworth and Old Town Girls Battle to 0-0 Draw

The Ellsworth Eagles Girls Soccer Team and the Old Town Coyotes battled to a 0-0 draw on Monday night, October 3rd at Del Luce Stadium in Ellsworth. It was the 2nd consecutive scoreless draw for Ellsworth. Old Town is now 7-1-1 and will play host to Presque Isle on Saturday,...

Bangor considering “tenants’ rights” ordinance

BANGOR, Maine (WABI) - Bangor city councilors are considering a tenant’s rights ordinance as the City works on housing insecurity solutions. Councilors, residents, landlords and city officials discussed the draft ordinance during Monday’s Government Operations Committee meeting. The ordinance would implement a 60-day written notice of any rent...

EHS Boys Defeat GSA 6-1

In the Battle of Eagles the Ellsworth Eagles Boys' Varsity Soccer Team defeated GSA in Blue Hill on Monday afternoon, October 3rd, 6-1. Cooper Mitchell and Jackson Barry split time in goal for Ellsworth. Cyrus Blake scored for GSA. Levko Fedorak and Solomon Haggerty split time in net for GSA.

Mason’s Brewing Has an Epic Response to a Customer Review

When Mason's got a really dumb customer review, they didn't hold back. Bravo!!. Mason's Brewing Company in Brewer, is a fantastic local establishment that serves up tasty craft beers, and some of the best food in the area. This extremely popular location has many loyal customers, but every now and then, you get some criticism that isn't very constructive.

Route 1A in Holden shut down

HOLDEN– Route 1A in Holden is shutdown as of 9:45 A.M. Monday morning due to an accident. Please find an alternate route.

Well-Known Barncastle Inn in Blue Hill is For Sale

Barncastle was built in 1884 as one of the earliest and largest summer cottages in Blue Hill. Large? It is more than 9,000 square feet. It's located at 125 South Street in Blue Hill. Originally it wasn’t called Barncastle. It was Ideal Lodge. Owned by Boston Ideal Opera Company’s Effie...

AYS Travel Basketball Placement Days Set for October 15th and 16th

8:15 a.m. - Grades 3/4 Girls. Practices will begin very soon after the 15th and are held at various locations around MDI and in Trenton. Communication and schedules will be sent out to participants ASAP once teams are selected. The first weekend of games begins on November 5, 2022 and games run until the end of January. Travel extends through to Glenburn and surrounding Bangor communities, but generally isn't too far. Games are played on Saturday and/or Sunday depending on the venue.

Pet Of The Week: Duncan, The Sweet Hound Dog

Check out this dapper dog, Duncan! He's the SPCA of Hancock County's "Pet of the Week!" "With his gorgeous brindle coat and velvety ears, you won’t want to stop petting this 7-month-old pup!" Executive Director of the SPCA of Hancock County, Nicole Rediker, says that Duncan would be best...