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Cary, Maine: A Portrait of Small-Town Splendor
Cary, Maine, with its picturesque setting in Aroostook County, epitomizes the quintessence of small-town charm. Home to fewer than 200 souls, this tight-knit community thrives on familiarity and mutual support, hallmarks of its rural serenity. Residents of Cary share a bond that is as enduring as the town's history, which dates back to 1824. Even as Cary has transitioned to part of Maine's Unorganized Territory, it has retained its legacy of togetherness and remains a place where traditional values and neighborly warmth are the norm.
The Bell Covered Bridge: A Journey Through Maine's Architectural Legacy
Nestled in the serene Danforth area, the Bell Covered Bridge stands as a proud testament to Maine's architectural heritage and rich history. Constructed in 1902, this enchanting wooden structure represents one of the state's few remaining covered bridges, a beacon for history enthusiasts and architecture aficionados. Its distinctive design, a multiple king post truss, exemplifies the ingenuity and skilled craftsmanship of its era. The bridge's picturesque setting over the tranquil Falls Creek and surrounding natural beauty make it a must-visit for those exploring Maine's historical landmarks.
Crystal, Maine: A Small Town with a Rich Historical Tapestry
In the heart of Aroostook County lies Crystal, Maine, a small town with a big historical footprint. Incorporated in 1864, the town's name pays homage to the pristine streams that meander through its landscape. These waters not only shaped the town's moniker but also its destiny, as they became arterial for the flourishing lumber industry. Crystal's legacy, woven into the fabric of the American frontier, is preserved in the Patten Lumbermen’s Museum, a chronicle of the town's enduring relationship with the wilderness.
Lincoln Borough Stabbing: Victim in Stable Condition, Police Seek Information
LINCOLN BOROUGH, PA - A quiet evening in Lincoln Borough was disrupted by a violent incident that has now become the focus of an intense investigation by the Allegheny County Police Department’s Homicide Unit. A stabbing on Creek Street sent one man to the hospital and left the community seeking answers.
Amity's Historic Schoolhouse: A Portal to Maine's Educational Heritage
Nestled in the heart of Maine, the Amity Schoolhouse is a landmark of historical significance, offering a tangible link to the town's 19th-century educational roots. Built in an era when schooling was a precious commodity, this well-preserved building now serves as an historical site, inviting visitors to explore the foundations of Maine's education system. The schoolhouse, with its original wooden desks and chalkboards, provides an immersive experience into the past, revealing the academic and cultural life of the times.
Mount Jefferson Ski Area: A Year-Round Haven for Snow Lovers
Mount Jefferson Ski Area, nestled in the picturesque landscapes of Lee, Maine, has become a winter sanctuary for snow enthusiasts. Celebrating over half a century of operation, this family-friendly ski haven is just a stone's throw from Bangor, offering a diverse range of trails for every skill level. As the area transitions under new ownership, it's poised to welcome guests year-round, with plans to expand into four-season operations.
East Millinocket police seek help in finding woman involved in hit-and-run
They're also asking the public to help locate a vehicle, which appears to be a Nissan.
Kingman's Lumber Legacy: Echoes of a Storied Past
Nestled in the heart of Arizona, Kingman's history is steeped in the rich tradition of the lumber industry, dating back to the 19th century. The introduction of the steam engine and the consequential railway expansion set the stage for Kingman to become an economic powerhouse. The railway, an essential artery of transport and trade, allowed Kingman to flourish as a lumber hub, with its timber fueling the construction boom across the nation. Today, the town's architecture bears silent testimony to this once-thriving industry that provided the backbone to its economy.
Hearty Roots raises $500,000 for new campus
Hearty Roots, a nonprofit fostering resilience in Maine youth through outdoor adventure and social-emotional programming, has raised $500,000 toward a permanent Campus for Mindful Adventure. The Peter Alfond Foundation provided an initial $250,000 matching grant. “Hearty Roots is an innovator in youth development. They offer something that all Maine youth,...
Bancroft, Maine: A Hidden Gem of Rural Charm in Aroostook County
Nestled within the picturesque Aroostook County, Bancroft, Maine, may be one of the state's smallest towns, but its geography is rich with charm. Covering an area of just 41.57 square miles, Bancroft is a rural sanctuary offering tranquility and a close-knit community vibe. The town was incorporated in 1889 and has since proudly preserved its serene rural character. The gentle flow of the Baskenhegan Stream and the Mattawamkeag River courses through the town, enhancing its scenic beauty and providing a haven for nature enthusiasts.
Rain, wind, and snow overnight into Monday
The worst of this system will be early Monday morning. Best chance for accumulating snowfall will be north of Greenville and Millinocket with all rain to the south. Winds will be strongest along the coast and may lead to some power outages as well as minor coastal flooding. This will all wrap up by Monday afternoon.
Ellsworth Girls Beat Southern Aroostook 77-60 [STATS/PHOTOS]
The defending Class B and Class D Girl's State Champions, Ellsworth and Southern Aroostook met in an exhibition game at Katsiaficas Gymnasium in Ellsworth on Saturday, November 25th. Ellsworth beat Southern Aroostook 77-60. Both teams had played Camden Hills earlier in the day. Ellsworth led 16-11 at the end of...
Echoes of the Past: Exploring Codyville Plantation, Maine's Ghost Town
In the remote stretches of Washington County, Maine, rests the hauntingly quiet Codyville Plantation. Known to the few who venture there as a 'ghost town,' its silent expanse is a poignant reminder of a community that once was. The 2020 census confirmed what the stillness suggests—no permanent residents remain. Established in 1872 and once home to a modest population, Codyville Plantation has seen its numbers dwindle over the decades, from 45 in 1970 to an eventual zero, marking its transformation into a land of echoes.
Benedicta, Maine: A Legacy of Irish Heritage and Catholic Faith
In the serene expanse of Aroostook County, Maine, rests the town of Benedicta, a name that resonates with the heritage of Pope Benedict XIV and the indomitable spirit of Irish Catholic settlers. Founded in the 1830s, this quaint town remains a testament to the fusion of Irish lineage and Catholic faith in New England. Envisioned by Bishop Benedict Fenwick of Boston as a religious community, its original plan for a Catholic college eventually took root elsewhere, yet Benedicta's legacy thrived through its steadfast residents and their unbreakable bond to tradition and faith.
Snow, Rain & Breezy Today, Much Nicer Thanksgiving Day
BANGOR, Maine (WABI) - A FIRST ALERT remains in effect for inland and northern locations today. Low pressure is forecast to pass through the Gulf of Maine Wednesday afternoon and evening bringing us a messy day. Snow will continue for areas north of Dover-Foxcroft and Lincoln with some rain possibly mixing in during the afternoon and evening. Areas north of Bangor to Dover-Foxcroft and Lincoln will see snow changing to mixed rain/snow then all rain by late morning or early afternoon with rain continuing through this evening. Coastal areas will rain continuing through this evening, possibly heavy at times. Temperatures will top off in the mid-30s north and upper 30s to mid-40s as you head south towards the coast. Precipitation will begin to taper off from west to east by late afternoon through the evening hours. By the time the precipitation winds down... snowfall accumulations of 4″-8″ will be possible around Millinocket to Greenville and into the western mountains. Snowfall totals will taper a bit to 2″-5″ further south around Lincoln, Dover-Foxcroft, Skowhegan and Farmington. A slushy coating to an inch or two will be possible in the Greater Bangor Area, Capital Region and Interior Downeast. Little to no accumulation expected along the coast. Lingering snow, mix and rain this evening will end by midnight with skies remaining mostly cloudy for the remainder of the night. Overnight lows will drop to the mid-30s on average. Roads could be slippery tonight too.
Town Office & Library
Town Office and Library will be closing Noveber 22, 2023 at 3:330pm due to weather. We will reopen Monday November 27, 2023.
Mysterious Suspect with Stolen Identity Arrested on Drug Charges in East Millinocket
In the quiet town of East Millinocket, Maine, police have apprehended a man on serious drug charges, yet his real identity remains a puzzle. The arrest occurred on November 9, following a vehicle stop due to a defect. The passenger, now referred to as 'John Doe,' attempted to mislead officers with a fake name but was found to have a warrant under a stolen identity he had been using for an extended period.
The gas price fluctuate between $3.15 and $3.19 in Medway as of 2023-11-19. Find the cheapest station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Sunday is $3.313, a week ago the price is $3.369 , according to AAA.
The Wilderness Guru
A woman from Millinocket has turned the Maine outdoors into her daily work space. She is a wilderness guru who hopes to share the benefits of nature with others. Tori Gray of Millinocket loves the outdoors, no matter the season. "You can enjoy the outdoors year round. It just depends...
Journey into the Past: Chester's Historic One-Room Schoolhouse
Chester's quaint town landscape is graced by a symbol of its rich educational heritage: a historic one-room schoolhouse. This well-preserved structure stands as a testament to the town's educational history, offering a unique insight into an era when all grades were taught together under one roof. As the community nears the celebration of the 250th anniversary of the United States, this schoolhouse invites history enthusiasts to step back in time and appreciate the simplicity and significance of early American schooling.