Popular retailer opens another new store location in MaineKristen WaltersNewsBreak Contributor
Empowering Women: Inside the Lifeline of the Shepherd's Godparent HomeRachel PerkinsNewsBreak Contributor
Highway Havoc: Reckless Driver Flees Scene, Leaving Injured Victim in her WakeRachel PerkinsNewsBreak Contributor
Breathing Life into Bangor: How New Rules Aim to Combat Vacant and Derelict BuildingsRachel PerkinsNewsBreak Contributor
School Janitor Coaches Chess Team to the ChampionshipRachel PerkinsNewsBreak Contributor
A Maine Landmark Will Transform Into the Halls of Hogwarts for One Day This July
Attention Muggles, one Maine landmark has a very important announcement. That landmark would be Fort Knox in Prospect, which plans to transform from old military fort to the whimsical hallways of Hogwarts for one day this July. What is Wizarding Day at Fort Knox All About?. Shared on Facebook by...
Multiple Maine Kids Charged With Setting Off Chemical Devices @ Dollar Tree
Two juveniles, who already had prior charges, are in trouble with the law again following a weekend incident that took place in the town of Brewer, Maine. According to WGME 13, the pair of juveniles, ages 12 & 15, were already on house arrest for previous incidents that included throwing rocks off of a Maine highway overpass. One of those rocks went through the windshield of a passing car.
Letter: Continue excellent representation in Northport
"I have no agendas, only the determination to keep our town one of the best towns to live in the state of Maine."
Belfast Police beat
BELFAST — Belfast Police reported the following activity May 9-20. 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. May 9. Ann Moody, 34, of Belfast, was issued a...
Waldo County divorces
BELFAST — The following divorces were recently recorded in Belfast District Court. Laura L. Kirby, of Belfast, and Michael B. Kirby, of Lincolnville, were married Aug. 23, 2014, in Eddington and divorced March 16. Amanda Jo Maker, of Searsport, and Leonard E. Maker, of Searsport, were married Dec. 18,...
Waldo County closed cases
BELFAST — The following cases were closed in Waldo County Unified Court May 19-25. Thomas Thomas, 67, of Camden, disorderly conduct (offensive words/gestures) in Lincolnville Sept. 22, 2016, $500 fine. Diana Blood, 37, of Belfast, criminal trespass in Belfast April 10, 2021, seven days in jail; assault in Belfast...
Brewer’s annual Riverwalk Festival will be ‘bigger and better’ than ever
This year's Riverwalk Festival will have more than 50 crafters, 13 nonprofits and about 20 businesses with tables this Saturday.
CMP Selective Outage Notice
The outage affecting a small number of customers in Castine has been rescheduled to this Thursday (6/1). The outage is being taken to remove trees from the lines, and trim trees encroaching onto the lines. The outage will begin at 8:30am and last approximately 9 hours. CMP will reach out to each customer individually via telephone and notify them of the outage. Please let me know if you have any questions or concerns regarding this planned outage.
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Pair of juniors lead Bangor softball team to win over Brewer in regular season finale
Taylor Clark tossed a complete-game six-hitter and designated player Cassidy Richardson capped a six-run first inning rally with her first career homer.
Waldo County Sheriff’s beat
BELFAST — The Waldo County Sheriff’s Department reported the following activity April 21 - May 18. 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. April 21. Derek...
The Intl. Cryptozoology Museum in Bangor is One Step Closer to Reality
Have you ever been to the International Cryptozoology Museum?. Back in my Southern Maine days, the International Cryptozoology Museum was a tiny little spot right on Congress Street in the middle of Portland. It's gained quite a bit of fame across the globe as one of the only spots of its kind. In more recent years, they've expanded quite a bit and are now in a quite large spot on Thompson's Point in Portland.
Peer Leader-LEOs donate fundraiser money to oncology
Proceeds recently raised by the newly formed Belfast Area High School Peer Leader-LEOs from their 1st Annual Mud Run 5K event held last month at the Troy Howard Middle School, in Belfast, were targeted to help those fighting cancer. “LEOs shared news of their project with the local Belfast Lions...
Unemployment falls again in Maine's urban areas
Unemployment rates declined in all three of Maine's major urban areas in April. The federal Bureau of Labor Statistics says Bangor saw its jobless rate fall from 2.6% to 2.1%. Lewiston-Auburn saw joblessness drop from 3% in March to 2.3% in April. And Portland-South Portland's unemployment rate fell from 2.4% to just 1.8%
The Nest in Bangor hosts fundraiser for employee after car crash
BANGOR, Maine (WABI) - Some of life’s toughest moments come unexpectedly. The Nest in Bangor has rallied together to support one of their own. Zahra has been an employee with The Nest since the Bangor location opened and her manager and fellow coworkers speak highly of her positive spirit.
Eastern Maine Medical Center has a new president
BANGOR, Maine (WABI) - Changes are coming to the leadership of one County hospital. “If you care about people and you build trust with people they will get you where you need to go,” said Greg LaFrancois, A.R. Gould Hospital president. LaFrancois has been the president of Northern Light...
Bangor Man Shot by Police in Alton Charged with Attempted Murder
A man who was shot by Maine State Police in Alton after an alleged domestic assault is now charged with aggravated attempted murder. At last report, Djvan Carter was at Northern Light Eastern Maine Medical Center, being treated for gunshot wounds sustained during an altercation with Maine State Police. On...
This Week in Lincolnville: Remembering those who never came home
Memorial Day. The unofficial start to the Summer Season. A time for picnics, for hitting the beach. A day for parades, followed by a solemn reminder of why the holiday exists. Originally “Decoration Day”, first recognized on May 30th, 1868, it was designated a day to honor the Union soldiers who died in the Civil War. Our young nations’s great reckoning with itself, where so much blood was shed for the cause of truly becoming a land of liberty.
Maine Maritime names 1st head coach for women’s wrestling
Ashley Keenan will lead the state's first collegiate women's wrestling team at Maine Maritime Academy in Castine.
Only a few spots left! Mediation & the Art of Conflict Transformation with Will Galloway
Belfast, Maine — Registration is now open for a five-day professional development program, Mediation & the Art of Conflict Transformation, offered June 26 –30 from 8 a.m.–4:30 p.m. at the University of Maine Hutchinson Center in Belfast. The fee for this in-person program is $1,050, and includes a catered lunch and an afternoon snack each day.
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