Brewer Police Make Several Arrests For Narcotics and FirearmsThe Maine WriterNewsBreak Contributor
Police Uncover Body Inside Bus at Waterville Junior High SchoolRachel PerkinsNewsBreak Contributor
Discovery of Body in Waterville School Bus Was Reason Behind School Closure MondayThe Maine WriterNewsBreak Contributor
Whittle Bird Coffee Co: Fresh Baked Goods & Specialty CoffeeThe Maine WriterNewsBreak Contributor
Somerset County Sheriff's Office Announces Another Seizure of Illegal Marijuana Grow HouseThe Maine WriterNewsBreak Contributor
Police Uncover Body Inside Bus at Waterville Junior High School
In a quiet town that prides itself on safety and community, the unsettling discovery of a deceased individual inside a bus at Waterville Junior High School has left residents in shock. Early Monday morning, the Waterville Police Department was alerted to a distressing scene in the school's parking lot, marking a somber start to the week for this Maine community.
Penobscot County town finds high PFAS levels in drinking water near Superfund site
Plymouth has recommended that affected residents use bottled or filtered water until a new filtration system can be installed to remove PFAS.
Benton Man Arraigned for Fairfield Murder
Raheem Goodwin, 22, of Benton is charged with the murder of 62-year-old Edwin Weeks of Fairfield. Goodwin is expected to be arraigned today, Feb. 27. The incident occurred in November 2023. An autopsy determined that Weeks died of “sharp force trauma.”
Three people, including Waterville police officer, injured after multi-vehicle crash
WATERVILLE, Maine (WABI) - We have an update on a crash we told you about yesterday involving several vehicles including a police cruiser. Several people were injured including an officer. Winslow Police say Waterville Police Officer Jake Whitley and two other drivers were injured after a crash at the intersection...
Savor the Flavor: Discovering the Top 3 Pubs in Waterville
This article presents a tour of three notable pubs in Waterville. Have you had the pleasure of visiting any of them? If you have, we'd love to hear your thoughts in the comments section below:
Once Seasonal, This Iconic Maine Restaurant is Now Open All Year
Given how risky the restaurant business is, it should not be a big surprise that so many eateries fail after just a few years in business. However, it seems like the ones that do make it past those first few years are often open for decades. Belanger’s Drive-In is a...
Unveiling Skowhegan's Pizza Paradise: 3 Pizzas You Need to Try
In this article, we're exploring three fantastic pizza places in Skowhegan. Have you had the chance to try any of them? If yes, we'd love to hear your thoughts in the comments section below!
Man killed after vehicle crashes into trees in Carmel
The vehicle was traveling on Fuller Road when it veered into the trees. An investigation found that speed appeared to be a factor.
Old Town’s Evans, Dexter’s Peach, SA’s Cami Shields top girls All-Tourney teams
Dexter senior center Mazie Peach was the Class C MVP for a second year in a row, with senior Cami Shields as the decisive Osborne winner for Class D.
Police: 3 arrested for stealing over $2,000 worth of vacuums at Fairfield Target
Authorities say all three individuals were observed on security video allegedly placing several Dyson vacuums cleaners in a shopping cart.
Ways to warm up from Maine's bone-chilling winter
CAMDEN, Maine — Me Lon Togo features West African food on the mid-Maine coast. Owner and chef Jordan Benissan, a native of Togo, also teaches music at Colby College. Benissan is a longtime member of the music department at Colby. His classes in traditional African music are a perennial hit on campus.
Truck Went Off the Road and Crashed into Trees in Maine
A truck crash Saturday morning on Fuller Road in Carmel is under investigation. The Maine State Police and the Penobscot County Sheriff’s Office were both on the scene of the accident that happened around 10 am. Truck Went off the Road and Hit Trees. Officials said the driver lost...
Governor Mills Requests Major Disaster Declaration for Damage Caused by January Storms + Coastal Flooding
Governor Janet Mills has formally requested that President Joe Biden issue a Major Disaster Declaration to help Maine’s eight coastal counties recover from the back-to-back severe storms on January 10 and January 13 that brought significant flooding and damage. In a letter sent to President Biden, Governor Mills said...
Cambridge Man Faces Charges After Police K9 Finds Illegal Drugs
A Cambridge man is facing charges after a traffic stop netted a variety of illegal drugs. The Piscataquis County Sheriff's Office says Deputy Michael Pina pulled over a vehicle on Hudson Avenue in Guilford at approximately 10:00 Wednesday night. The reason for the stop was that the vehicle allegedly had defects and the owner's driver's license had been suspended.
Waldo County Sheriff’s beat
BELFAST — The Waldo County Sheriff’s Office reported the following activity Feb. 11-23. An arrest or summons does not constitute a conviction, and those charged are considered innocent unless proven guilty in a court of law. Juveniles aged 17-or-younger are not named. Jan. 15 (late entry) Craig Demmons,...
Misinformation and AI in the Election Cycle
The Goldfarb Center for Public Affairs and Davis Institute for Artificial Intelligence host a timely discussion to help navigate the chaos of the election season. With the primary season here and a presidential election approaching, U.S. citizens who participate in the political process face unprecedented threats from propaganda, false information, and conspiracy theories aimed at influencing how they vote.
Chase on Maine highway leads to drug bust, multiple arrests
BANGOR, Maine — A police chase on Interstate 95 ended with a drug bust on Wednesday. The Penobscot County Sheriff's Office says deputies tried to stop a vehicle on Littlefield Avenue in Hermon Wednesday morning for a traffic violation, but the driver refused to stop and led police on a chase north up I-95.
Teens in Maine arrested following series of vehicle break-ins
(WGAN) A pair of teenagers in Maine are facing charges in connection with a string of vehicle break-ins, and police say that at least one of those crimes may have been inspired by social media videos. Fairfield police arrested 19-year-old Janathian Viles of Waterville on Tuesday. According to the Portland...
A Taste of Mexico in Waterville: Discover the Top 3 Mexican Restaurants
This piece presents a tour of three distinct Mexican restaurants located in Waterville. Have you had the pleasure of dining at any of these establishments? If you have, we invite you to share your experiences in the comments section below.
Somerset Snowfest closes with Skijor Skowhegan
SKOWHEGAN, Maine (WABI) - Folks braved the cold Saturday to catch the last flagship festivity of Somerset Snowfest, Skijor Skowhegan!. “Skijor Skowhegan is our equestrian skijoring event,” explains President & CEO of Main Street Skowhegan Kristina Cannon. “So this is a horse and a rider pulling a skier or snowboarder down the track.”