Penobscot County Sheriff's Deputy Assaulted While Attempting to Arrest Man With 5 Active WarrantsThe Maine WriterNewsBreak Contributor
A Man Out on Ten Active Sets of Bail Involved in Accident With Horse and BuggyThe Maine WriterNewsBreak Contributor
Things To Do In Maine This Weekend November 25th and 26thThe Maine WriterNewsBreak Contributor
Maine State Police Investigating Death in St. AlbansRNHSA Media GroupNewsBreak Contributor
Waterville Police Officer Assaulted and Police Need Your Help Identifying the SuspectThe Maine WriterNewsBreak Contributor
Police are Investigating after Two People Found Dead in Maine Home
Police are investigating after two people were found dead Monday at a residence on Borough Road in Searsmont. The Waldo County Sheriff’s Office arrived on the scene around 1:50 pm and contacted the Maine State Police Major Crimes Unit Central. Cause of Death under Investigation. The two deceased adults...
Police Seeking Driver Who Led Them on Central Maine Chase
Police in Fairfield are looking for the public's help in locating the driver of a vehicle who led them on a chase on Sunday evening. According to an article in the KJ, police are looking for the man who led them on a chase that started on Mercer Road in Town of Norridgewock at about 9:15 PM on Sunday. The chase reportedly continued through Fairfield and into Benton. In Benton, the driver ditched the car, which was stolen, and fled into the woods.
Waldo County closed cases
BELFAST — The following cases were closed in Waldo County Unified Court Nov. 17-23. Caleb E.D. Peacock, 54, of Caribou, refusing to submit to arrest or detention in Belfast Dec. 23, 2020, dismissed. Joshua Breault, 54, of Stockton Springs, unlawful trafficking in scheduled drugs in Stockton Springs Nov. 19,...
Echoes of the Past: The Haunting Legacy of Dover-Foxcroft's Black Mansion
Nestled in the heart of Dover-Foxcroft, the Black Mansion, or Mayo Memorial Building, whispers tales of the supernatural from its storied walls. An architectural wonder, it stands as a historical beacon, where the echoes of a chilling past mingle with the present. Known for ghostly sightings, strange noises, and an ever-present spectral aura, the mansion's eerie reputation is woven into the very fabric of the town. As the largest area of Dover-Foxcroft, the mansion's haunting tales overshadow even the town's rich history of industrial progress and community merging.
Illegal marijuana sites dot central Maine amid scant enforcement
To one local dispensary owner in Dixmont, unregulated cannabis is threatening business.
Rising from the Ashes: Hartland's Triumph Over the Great Fire of 1881
On September 5, 1881, a devastating inferno known as the Great Fire engulfed Michigan's Thumb region, marking a dark chapter in the history of communities like Hartland. The blaze, driven by drought and fierce winds, claimed 282 lives and reduced over a million acres, including countless homes and businesses, to ruins. The catastrophe's aftermath saw the village of Richmondville and other areas decimated, with many families facing untold losses.
This Must-Visit Holiday Lights Display is Hidden in Central Maine
Maine really lights up for the holidays, doesn't it? We have some of the best Christmas & holiday lights displays in all of New England. The lights at Sunday River, for example. And of course, the Gardens Aglow attraction at the Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens. There are probably close to...
The Haunting Legacy of Jackson Village: A Ghostly Tapestry of Local Lore
In the heart of Jackson Village, a legendary ghost weaves its narrative through the dense forests, becoming a spectral figure at the center of local folklore. For generations, the haunting tales of a ghostly presence have been shared, adding layers of mystique to the village's rich cultural tapestry. Rusty Jones, a paranormal investigator, speaks of full-bodied apparitions and shadowy figures that mirror Jackson's storied past, with the Old Prison on Mechanic Street and the grave of Little Mary McNaughton as chilling centers of supernatural activity.
Police investigate after fight leads to gunshots in Fairfield
FAIRFIELD (WGME) -- One man was injured, and an investigation is underway after a fight in Fairfield was followed by gunshots. Police say they got a 911 call early Friday morning from 31 Main St., which is the American Lodge, reporting that a resident’s apartment had been shot multiple times.
Celebrate the Season with SKOW-Whoville
Skowhegan is ready to celebrate the holidays with SKOW-Whoville. Hosted by Main Street Skowhegan, the celebration kicks off Dec. 1 with the annual parade and then on Dec. 2, it’s a day filled with Grinch-themed activities and fun for the whole family. Also, new this year, is the SKOW-WhoCrawl.
Penobscot County threatens to cut off Hermon ambulance company
Hermon Volunteer Rescue & First Aid Squad, Inc. has been receiving 911 dispatch calls without paying into the county tax.
Waldo County Sheriff’s beat
BELFAST — The Waldo County Sheriff’s Department reported the following activity Nov. 4-24. 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. Nov. 4. Nicholas Parker, 35, was...
Law enforcement incident in Searsmont
SEARSMONT - Police are on the scene of what they are calling a" law enforcement incident" on the Borough Road in Searsmont. Maine Department of Public Safety Spokesperson Shannon Moss confirms the State Police are assisting the Waldo County Sheriff's Office with that incident. She says they hope to have...
Police identify man found dead after emergency call in St. Albans
ST. ALBANS -- Maine State Police have identified the man found dead at a home in St. Albans Wednesday. Just before 3 p.m. Wednesday, police were called to a home on the Hartland road in St. Albans for a report of a fight between two men. Officials say when officers...
Grant helps open doors for aspiring nurses in rural Maine
BREWER — For nursing students living in some of Maine’s more rural regions, receiving education and training once required a lot of travel, with commutes often exceeding 45 minutes one way. A few years back, Northern Light Health partnered with Eastern Maine Community College on a satellite nursing program, and now a federal grant is helping that collaboration continue to build through increased access to simulation training at three rural Northern Light Health facilities in Hancock, Somerset, and Piscataquis counties. The simulation labs will be located at Northern Light Mayo Hospital in Dover-Foxcroft, Northern Light Maine Coast Hospital in Ellsworth, and Northern Light Sebasticook Valley Hospital in Pittsfield. Northern Light Blue Hill Hospital, and Northern Light CA Dean Hospital in Greenville will also have access to the training at the three county sites and a mobile simulation lab that will allow all hospitals to collaborate on training scenarios.
Corinna's Stewart Free Library: A Monument of History and Community
In the quaint town of Corinna, Maine, the Stewart Free Library stands as a beacon of historical preservation and cultural enrichment. This Italian Renaissance-style building, constructed in 1898, is a testament to the philanthropic vision of Levi M. Stewart. It honors his parents and serves as a community cornerstone, with its iconic clock tower symbolizing the town's enduring legacy. Recognized as a historical landmark, the library's original features, such as its auditorium and offices, transport visitors to a bygone era, with its listing on the National Register of Historic Places since 1974 affirming its significance.
The Eerie Enigma of Haunted Corinth Cemetery in Bereah, Florida
Nestled in the quiet groves of Bereah, Polk County, lies the Corinth Primitive Baptist Church & Cemetery, a site that transcends its peaceful appearance with whispers of the paranormal. Established in the 1860s, this resting place of pioneers is not just known for its historical significance but also for the chilling tales of supernatural phenomena that seem to linger among the tombstones. As twilight falls, an eerie aura takes over, with locals reporting strange noises and a sense of being watched by unseen eyes.
Young Rider's Confidence Grows with Horseback Riding in Hermon
Experience the thrill of horseback riding in Hermon as 12-year-old McKenzie Goodspeed takes on the challenge of riding on the road. Watch as she navigates her surroundings and grows her confidence with each ride, under the guidance of her great aunt, Beth.
Today the gas price is close to $3.29 in Pittsfield as of 2023-11-28. Find the available 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 Tuesday is $3.246, a week ago the price is $3.295 , according to AAA.
Dixmont Gold Mine: Unearthing the Gilded History of Maine
Nestled within the quiet town of Dixmont, Maine, the Dixmont Gold Mine stands as a historical gem that has long intrigued both locals and visitors. Once part of a bustling mining industry, evidenced by historical records from The Diggings™, this mine is a testament to the town's golden era. Though the days of active mining are over, the mine's lore remains a vibrant part of Dixmont's identity, enriching the community with fascinating tales of yesteryears' quests for precious metals.