Things To Do In Maine This Weekend, December 9th and 10thThe Maine WriterNewsBreak Contributor
December 8th is National Brownie DaythymeofseasonNewsBreak Contributor
Holiday Cheer Comes to Brewer: Tree Lighting Ceremony Kicks Off the SeasonRachel PerkinsNewsBreak Contributor
Surge in Phone Scams in Maine: U.S. Marshals Issue WarningRachel PerkinsNewsBreak Contributor
Bangor Airport Lockdown: Inside the Saturday Afternoon Flight ChaosRachel PerkinsNewsBreak Contributor
Hancock County Grand Jury indicts two on attempted murder charges
ELLSWORTH - The Hancock County Grand Jury has indicted two people on attempted murder charges. Officers arrested 29-year-old Dimitry Dubrovsky after finding a man with gunshot wounds to his head in July. A citizen called 911 and reported Dubrovsky and 30-year-old Duncan Haass were involved in an altercation at 21...
Maine Woman Looking for the Good Samaritan That Saved Her Life
Just when it starts to feel like society has really gone downhill, you hear a story like Deb Neuman's. Two decades ago, she was involved in a serious car crash. Her life was saved by a stranger. Now, she wants to meet that person and thank them for what they did.
No Route 1 detour in Searsport this weekend
SEARSPORT — The Wreaths Across America's Arlington Escort will be coming through Searsport on Sunday, December 10, 2023, between 11:30 and 11:45 a.m. There will be no detour this weekend. “Please come to Main Street and wave,” said the Town of Searsport, in a news release.
Magical ‘marshmallow trees’ will get you in the Christmas spirit
"The wilderness is beautiful in a special way after it snows, and I’m always eager to get out and see it."
Cozy 600 Sq Ft Cottage Close to the Beach | Surry, ME
Within biking/walking distance of beaches and a boat launch, is this adorable 600 sq ft cottage that has 2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, a living space, and a small kitchen. Along with a porch with seating, an outdoor shower, a garden shed, grill, hammock, and a fire pit area! This seems like the perfect spot to reconnect with yourself or your loved ones.
Big Ol' Fish: Tater
Catch the latest episode of the Big Ol' Fish Show with KK Cratty! From teaching the art of fishing to catching a levitating fish, it's all about the thrill of the catch. Don't miss the story of Tater from Bucksport, who caught a big fish using an old balancing trick!
Snow plow rail car to pass through Bangor, Ellsworth on Thursday
The unique snow-parting rail car is one of two being given to the nonprofit Downeast Scenic Railroad.
Special piece of history added to Downeast Scenic Railroad
ELLSWORTH, Maine (WABI) - “This is a great day. We’ve been working at this for about six months, CSX Transportation was generous enough to donate this 1952 main central Russell snowplow to us and we wanted to preserve it. They’re no longer in use here on the main...
Man accused of stealing 2 cars while fleeing police in October arrested in Holden
The 39-year-old was arrested after he turned up with hypothermia at a Viking Lumber store.
Ellsworth Eagles Girls Basketball Team Aims for Consecutive State Championship
After a thrilling victory in the Class B State Girls Basketball Championship, the Ellsworth Eagles are back on the court, aiming for a repeat. With almost all players returning, the team is ready to defend their title, driven by the desire to keep their winning legacy alive. Season tips off Wednesday.
Organizations come together for parents expo
BANGOR, Maine (WABI) - Parents were invited to connect with multiple resources Dec. 7. Organizations teamed up to put on the Penobscot Parent Expo. 20 plus resources were there to support prenatal parents and parents of young children. On top of information door prizes, cookies, and more was given out...
Bar Harbor, Maine, Restaurant Named One of the 25 Best Hidden Gems in America
Nobody wants to be left out on a good secret. That is especially true when it comes to the next greatest thing in terms of restaurants. People want to find a new eatery to fall in love with. Many of Maine's most popular summer destinations have a handful of restaurants...
Ellsworth City Council Meeting on December 18: Service Awards, Violations, and New Business Discussions
The Ellsworth City Council will hold its regular monthly meeting on Monday, December 18, 2023, at 6:00 PM. The meeting will take place in the Ellsworth City Hall Council Chambers and will be live-streamed on Facebook, YouTube, and Channel 7. The agenda includes the approval of previous meeting minutes, reports from the City Manager and committees, comments from citizens and councilors, and award presentations.
What To Know When They’re Moving Snow; How To Share The Road With Plows
Darren Robinson, a former highway worker on MDI and spent years plowing roads for the town. Before working for MDI, he spent years plowing in pick-ups. And for most of his adult life, he's also been a firefighter in Surry. It's safe to say he's seen it all on our...
Wreaths Across America swings into Ellsworth
ELLSWORTH — Same cause, new location. Wreaths Across America’s annual Escort to Arlington will stop in Ellsworth this Sunday, Dec. 10. The convoy is expected to arrive at 9 a.m. at the Mill Mall entrance. Note, that’s a change from past years when the venue was the Maine Coast Mall. A 9:35 a.m. ceremony is scheduled in the Down East Family YMCA gymnasium.
Ellsworth Boys Beat Bucksport 75-38 to Open Season [STATS]
It took awhile, but finally the shots started to fall for the Ellsworth Eagles, and once they did, they rolled over the Bucksport Golden Bucks 75-38 in Bucksport to open the 2023-24 season. Ellsworth led 18-10 at the end of the 1st Quarter and 38-16 at the end of the...
Ellsworth High School’s Rebecca Wright Honored as Maine Assistant Principal of the Year
• Rebecca Wright, the Assistant Principal at Ellsworth High School, has been named the 2024 Maine Assistant Principal of the Year. • The Maine Principal's Association will honor her at its annual awards banquet at the Augusta Civic Center on May 23, 2024.
Bucksport’s 8th Annual Parade of Lights and Fireworks – Saturday December 9th
There's so much happening in Bucksport, Saturday December 9th as part of their 8th Annual Parade of Lights and Fireworks! The weather should be enjoyable with temperatures in the afternoon in the lower 40's. Here's the final list of activities. 9:00 Ryan Detour Wrestling Tournament at Bucksport High - RSU...
New Biz Alert: Brackish River Bistro Opens In Winterport
Bangor area foodies rejoice! A new dining option is here. Don't you just love it when a new restaurant opens? Especially when they offer breakfast & brunch options. Brackish River Bistro is is ready to serve you, as part of the Winterport Winery & Penobscot Bay Brewery Building, located at 279 South Main Street, in Winterport.
Man found dead on Bucksport street died from natural causes
James Snyder, 52, died as a result of complications from cardiovascular disease, according to the Maine medical examiner’s office.