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Silver Alert cancelled: Missing Brunswick man found
BRUNSWICK, Maine (WABI) - UPDATE: Lesley Birmingham has been found and is safe. A Silver Alert has been issued for a missing Brunswick man. The Brunswick Police Department issued a Silver Alert for 75-year-old Lesley Birmingham. Birmingham was last seen leaving his home on Bostwick Road Tuesday, June 6, 2023...
A Small Maine Town is Surrounded by One of the Most Haunted Forests in the World
There is seemingly an endless amount of forestland through the state of Maine. Most of that forestland is harmless, filled with walkable trails and exciting little finds that make exploring it an actual pastime for many. But there is one specific part of forestland that has gained worldwide attention over the years because of a series of strange happenings that are difficult to explain. It's the forest that surrounds the small town of Randolph, Maine, which is home to an incredible bike path and some very goosebump-inducing tales.
Silver Alert CX – Missing Maine Man in a Florida Pickup is Safe
UPDATE - Maine Department of Public Safety spokesperson Shannon Moss says Mr. Birmingham has been found and is safe. Lesley Birmingham, 75, is from Brunswick and officials say he has cognitive issues. Are There Descriptions of Mr. Birmingham, the Dog, and the Truck?. According to the Brunswick Police Department, Mr....
These Separate, Scary Accidents in New Hampshire and Maine Serve as a Good Reminder
Editor's note: This article was written by a Townsquare Media Northern New England contributor and may contain the individual's views, opinions, or personal experiences. Not to sound cliche or like a helicopter parent (although I fully admit that I've realized I totally am one when it comes to my dog Remy -- which is an entirely different article in itself), but things can happen in the blink of an eye.
Dog Tragically Dies in Rainy Maine Car Crash on Saturday
Multiple people were injured and a dog was killed in a Maine car crash that happened on Saturday morning, according to first responders. WGME 13 is reporting that the crash happened between the Shaw Road and Route 1 when a van, driven by a Nevada man, crossed over the centerline and and hit another vehicle that was being driven by a Woolwich woman.
Pictures of the Day: Gliding through a Maine sunset
Karissa Davan submitted this photo and note: “Pilot Ken Crowe is enjoying a sunset flight at Brunswick Executive Airport (KBXM) in Maine in his powered paraglider (PPG). In January 2021 Ken completed his PPG2-level training at Aviator PPG in Lake Wales, Florida. Proper training like the two-week course in Florida is the safe way to enter the sport. Ken is still refining his intermediate level skills by flying local flights. He carries an airband radio to safely share the skies with GA pilots. He even sports small strobe lights to aid in visual separation.”
Man gets 8 years for attempted kidnapping of 7-year-old Lewiston girl
Kevin Dontae Nowell entered a Wood Street apartment, picked up the girl out of her bed and carried her toward the living room door.
Man to serve 8 years for attempted kidnapping of 7-year-old girl in Lewiston
LEWISTON (WGME) -- A Massachusetts man who tried to abduct a 7-year-old girl from her bedroom in Lewiston will reportedly spend eight years behind bars, according to the Sun Journal. In November 2020, police say Kevin Dontae Nowell of Dorchester, Massachusetts, entered an apartment on Wood Street, picked up the...
You go, grads!
I was looking through the Register’s 1993 congratulatory graduation pages (that’s 30 years ago, folks) and the page theme was “You’re on your way!” Back then, photographer John Edwards and I would gather groups of the Boothbay Region High School seniors and pose them on the school grounds. Photos were taken on a playground slide, a swing set and two groups were just sitting on the ground.
An ambitious and special effects-filled 'Titanic' is ready to set sail at ME State Music Theatre
BRUNSWICK, Maine — As Maine State Music Theatre in Brunswick kicks off its 2023 season with the musical “Titanic,” one thing is clear. People won’t be going to the show to find out how the story ends. “Everybody knows what happens in this play. Unless, maybe,...
You May Be Using Fake Money in Maine Without Even Realizing It
In an era where most money scams involve some type of digital hacking (whether it's actually hacking into someone's bank account or installing a fake card reader somewhere to get all their PIN info), there's an OG money scam that still exists. Counterfeit bills. And even though not many people...
1 Person Was Shot, Maine Police Want to Know Where it Happened
Several police agencies in Maine are investigating after a man with a gunshot wound was treated at a Lewiston hospital. The details of the shooting are a mystery, which is prompting the multiple-agency investigation. It began at around 4:00 Sunday afternoon when members of the Androscoggin County Sheriff's Office were called to the Red Roof Grocery on U.S. Highway 202 in Leeds.
Track championships completed after weather delay
FREEPORT — Weather was certainly a factor in the Class B outdoor track championships, forcing the postponement of several events from the day of the meet (June 3) to the following Tuesday. The boys’ and girls’ pole vault, along with the boys’ high jump, could not be completed during...
Two people hospitalized following head-on crash in Woolwich
WOOLWICH, Maine (WMTW) - A crash that happened on U.S. Route 1 near Shaw Road in Woolwich sent two people to the hospital on Sunday. According to the Sagadahoc County Sheriff’s Office, Shawn McNeill, 61, was driving north in a 2021 Ford Transit van when he veered across the roadway around 9 a.m. He collided with Kristin Nawrocki, 41, who was driving a 2017 Subaru Forester.
Only American Flag Approved to be Displayed at Gardiner Area High School
Gardiner Area High School is enforcing a new temporary policy to only display the American flag. The policy comes after a recent incident in which students displayed flags inside the school with competing political and social messages. The new rules includes a temporary ban on wearing a flag as a...
Road Closure Alert: South St and Willard St Access Blocked During Water Main Installation on Main St
McGee Construction will work on the installation of a new water main in the intersections of Main Street and South Street as well as Willard Street with Main Street. The location of the water main and the tie-in to existing mains means that traffic on the South Street and Willard Street sides of the intersections will be shut down until the work is complete.
Suspicious Vehicle Complaint Leads to Auburn Arrest
The Auburn Police Department have arrested Jerry Smith, 46, of Lewiston, after a complaint of him in a suspicious vehicle Saturday night, June 3. This lead the police to discover a loaded gun and drugs. Discovered were a loaded 9-millimeter handgun in the vehicle, around 2.5 grams of crack cocaine,...
Is It Illegal To Ride Your Bike on Busy Roads in Maine?
Laws are constantly changing and evolving and sometimes I can't keep up with the smaller ones. That being said, I have always been confused of the legality of riding bikes on a busy, public roads of Maine. So I put my glasses on and examined the current laws on this.
Montsweag Flea Market memories
Last week, Wiscasset Newspaper reported on a long-running regional draw, Montsweag Flea Market off Route One, Woolwich being closed. We invited readers to share their memories of selling or shopping there. Tom and Judy Brancato responded with a message and photos: “Remembering the anticipation of finding treasures at Montsweag with...
Kudos and a yay
Mental health awareness was not on the agenda, but Alna Third Selectman Coreysha Stone’s comments on the topic June 1 pointed out, mental health can become relevant to anyone, anytime. Find them in the meeting story published this week. Maybe her comments and/or our publishing of them, including the...
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