Things To Do In Maine This Weekend, December 9th and 10th
Welcome to another busy weekend filled with plenty of holiday events going on around Maine. This weekend there are holiday parades, Christmas concerts, performances of The Nutcracker, and festival of trees to get you into the holiday spirit. Santa will be busy again this weekend putting in an appearance around Maine. If you are looking for unique and handmade holiday gifts there are several craft fairs this weekend that you might be interested in checking out. If you have anyone on your shopping list who enjoys books there is an Authors Book Fair and Literacy Festival in Bangor on Saturday.
Brunswick City Council Approves Town Goal of Zero Carbon Emissions by 2050
The town of Brunswick, Maine, had a town council meeting, on Monday, December 4, 2023, and at that meeting, climate goals from the Brunswick Climate Action Task Force were discussed and approved.
Children’s Entertainer Southport, Dozy Dave
Welcome to the enchanting world of children's entertainment in Southport, where laughter echoes and joy knows no bounds! At Dozy Dave's Spectacular Shows, we pride ourselves on curating an experience that transcends the ordinary, leaving a trail of delighted kids and parents alike. Dive into the magic, as we unfold the wonders that make us the premier choice for children's entertainment in Southport.
Brunswick Police Cruiser Rammed By Suspect During Multi-Town Pursuit After Domestic Violence Call
On Monday, December 4, 2023, Brunswick Police were dispatched to a residence for a 911 call regarding a domestic violence incident involving the suspect, who was identified as Thomas Coffill, 51 years old, of Lisbon.
Maine Takes Action: $60 Million PFAS Fund to Assist Farmers
The Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry (DACF) in Augusta, Maine, has unveiled its plans to implement key components of the Fund to Address PFAS Contamination, commonly known as the "PFAS Fund." This $60 million fund, established by Governor Mills with bipartisan support, is aimed at providing vital financial and technical assistance to farmers adversely affected by PFAS contamination. Additionally, the fund will facilitate the purchase of contaminated agricultural land from willing sellers, support applied research, and promote health-related initiatives.
Maine State Police Are Looking for a Stolen Tiny House and Rockland Police Need Your Help
The Maine State Police are asking the public for help in a recent theft case. They are trying to find a tiny home that was stolen from Range E Road in Limerick between Saturday, November 25, 2023, and Tuesday morning November 28, 2023.
Update: Silver Alert Issued for Missing Farmingdale Senior Citizen Located
The Kennebec County Sheriff’s Office has announced a Silver Alert for 81-year-old Barbara Loken, a resident of Farmingdale, Maine. Authorities report that Ms. Loken was last seen at approximately 9:45 am on Sunday, November 26, 2023. She departed her residence on Bowman Street, intending to attend church on Hasson Street but never arrived at the destination.
Tragic Murder-Suicide Rocks Searsmont Community
SEARSMONT, Maine — The small town of Searsmont, Maine, is reeling from a devastating incident, where a woman was killed by her ex-boyfriend in an apparent murder-suicide. This tragic event has left the community in shock and mourning.
Tragedy in Searsmont: Two Adults Found Deceased, Investigation Underway
Searsmont, Maine - In a developing story out of Searsmont, Maine, a somber scene unfolded on Monday, November 27, 2023. At approximately 1:50 pm, the Waldo County Sheriff’s Office responded to a distressing call from a residence on Borough Road. Upon arrival, authorities discovered two adults deceased under undisclosed circumstances.
Maine Domestic Incident Results in Two Deaths
Searsmont, Maine - In a recent development, the Maine State Police have reported a tragic incident involving two individuals found deceased in a Searsmont home. The autopsies conducted on Monday, November 27, and Tuesday, November 28, 2023, have shed light on the circumstances of their deaths.
A Charlie Brown Celebration Will Be Held in Augusta, Maine Today
It feels like Christmas with today's chilly temperatures, and you can get into the holiday spirit and kick off the holiday season today in Augusta. The city is hosting a Cheerful Charlie Brown Celebration, which is free to the public and will be going on from 12:30 to 5:30 p.m. with activities for all ages. Santa will be making an appearance for the kids on a tour of Augusta from 12:30 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Things To Do In Maine This Weekend November 25th and 26th
Now that everyone has been stuffed with Thanksgiving dinner, it's time to start focusing on Christmas, and this weekend there are plenty of chances to do just that. There are several festivals of trees that will be going on, along with the annual kayak tree lighting and parade in Old Town.
Horrific Homicide Rocks Topsham Senior Community: Elderly Man Arrested
Topsham, ME – A quiet senior community is rocked by a violent incident, leading to a murder charge for a 71-year-old resident. Tuesday morning at River Landing, a senior housing complex in Topsham, took a grim turn when police responded to a 911 call at 9:30 a.m., reported by an employee. Maine State Police and Topsham police, alongside emergency medical services, arrived at the scene on Elm Street, only to uncover a chilling reality. They found the body of 64-year-old Christine Miller, a resident of the complex, who had succumbed to what was later determined as "sharp force injuries."
Tragic Incident Unfolds at River Landing Apartment Complex in Topsham
Topsham, Maine - On Tuesday, November 21, 2023, at approximately 9:30 am, a tragic incident sent shockwaves through the quiet community of Topsham. River Landing, an apartment complex located at 29 Elm Street, became the scene of a fatal assault, resulting in one person's death and another individual facing murder charges.
Where you can get a free Thanksgiving dinner in Maine on Thursday, November 23rd
There are several locations around the state that are offering a free Thanksgiving meal on Thursday, November 23, 2023. Augusta: Community Thanksgiving Feast is open to the public at Le Club Calumet, 334 West River Road, in the ballroom from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Although this is free to all, a donation will be accepted at the door, with all proceeds going to benefit the Bread of Life Kitchen in downtown Augusta.
Ongoing Death Investigation at Topsham Apartment Complex
Topsham, Maine – A death investigation is currently underway at a residential apartment complex in Topsham, Maine, as confirmed by the Maine State Police. On Tuesday, November 21, 2023, authorities were called to River Landing at 29 Elm Street around 9:30 am, where they were assisting the Topsham Police Department.
Navy awards $58.8 million destroyer support contract to General Dynamics, Bath Iron Works
Bath, Maine - General Dynamics, Bath Iron Works has been awarded a contract by the U.S. Navy. This contract, valued at $58,891,505, will focus on lead yard support for the DDG 51 class destroyers. To date, as the parent company to Bath Iron Works, General Dynamics has received more than $20 billion in federal contracts.
$1.6 million in tax revenue on the line for Wiscasset in dispute over nuclear waste facility
The town of Wiscasset looks set to go to court over a Maine Department of Environmental Protection decision to give tax breaks to a facility that stores spent nuclear fuel from the decommissioned Maine Yankee power plant.
Federal lawsuit filed by DoJ against Manchester landlord for violating tenant rights and harassment
This article contains AI-assisted content. Manchester, Maine - The U.S. Department of Justice has initiated a civil rights lawsuit against Fred Wheeler, a landlord based in Manchester, as well as his company Landscape Center of Maine, Inc. (fka Fred Wheeler Landscaping & Nursery, Inc.), alleging severe violations of the Fair Housing Act (FHA).