Non-Profits See Increase in Volunteers Due to SNAP Changes

BANGOR - An estimated 6,500 Maine residents are no longer receiving food stamp benefits due to proposed changes made by the Governor back in October. For those who wish to continue receiving SNAP are bringing an increase to one sector of those requirements.

Walk-N-Roll Raises Transit Concerns

BANGOR - A new group is looking to make Bangor a bit more accessible. The hope is to get more people out of cars and explore alternative transit.

UMaine System Divests from Coal

BANGOR - The University of Maine System makes history today becoming the first public land grant institution and University System in the country to divest fossil fuel holdings.

Augusta robbery

Augusta police are looking for the man who held up a local convenience store. They say the man walked into the Augusta Quick Mart on Western Avenue around 8:30 last night and showed what appeared to be a gun to the clerk. He demanded money and then fled the scene with an undisclosed amount of cash. Now police are looking for the man and hope to hear from anyone who has information about the robbery. The suspect is described as a white male between 20 and 30 years old. He's about 5 feet, seven inches tall and was wearing a red and black plaid jacket. He was also wearing sunglasses and a bomber hat. Please call Augusta police if you have any information about the robbery.

Storm Cancellations

Business Bangor Savings Bank – All Locations Closed All Day 01/27/15
Business Bar Harbor Bank and Trust All Locations Closed 01/27/15
Business CUSO Home Lending Closed All Day, reopen 10am Wednesday 01/27/15
Business Down East Transportation All Bus Service Canceled 01/27/15
Business EMMC- Behavioral Medicine – Union Street Closed All Day 01/27/15
Business EMMC- Breast Surgical Specialists – Brewer Closed All Day 01/27/15
Business EMMC- Eastern Maine Otolaryngology Closed All Day 01/27/15
Business EMMC- Family Medicine – Brewer Closed All Day 01/27/15
Business EMMC- Family Medicine – Corporate Drive Closing at 11:00 01/27/15
Business EMMC- Family Medicine – Husson Ave Closing at noon 01/27/15
Business EMMC- Infectious Disease Professional Services – State Street Closed All Day 01/27/15
Business EMMC- Internal Medicine – Husson Ave Closing at 11am 01/27/15
Business EMMC- Neuropsychology – state Street Closed All Day 01/27/15
Business EMMC- Orthopedic Surgical Specialist – Union Street Closed All Day 01/27/15
Business EMMC- Pediatric Cardiology – State Street Closed All Day 01/27/15
Business EMMC- Pediatric Specialty Clinics ( Webber East at EMMC) Closed All Day 01/27/15
Business EMMC- Rheumatology Specialists – Brewer Closed All Day 01/27/15
Business EMMC-Cancer Care – Brewer Closed All Day 01/27/15
Business EMMC-Hampden Family Medicine Closed All Day 01/27/15
Business EMMC-Hampden Pediatric Medicine – Husson Ave, Closing at 11:30 01/27/15
Business EMMC-Maine Rehabilitation Outpatient Center – Union Street Closing at 9:30 01/27/15
Business Geaghan's Restaurant & Pub Closed All Day 01/27/15
Business Gold star cleaners Closed All Day 01/27/15
Business Good Shepherd Food Bank locations Closed All Day 01/27/15
Business Jil St. Peters State Farm Insurance Closed All Day 01/27/15
Business Machias Savings Bank Closed All Day 01/27/15
Business Maine Savings Federal Credit Union Closed All Day 01/27/15
Business OHI Offices – Herman, Brewer Closed All Day, reopen 10am Wednesday 01/27/15
Business PCHC Closed All Day 01/27/15
Business Penobscot Valley Gymnastics Closed All Day 01/27/15
Business Quirk Auto Group -Augusta, Bangor, Belfast, Portland Closed All Day 01/27/15
Business Seaport Community Health Center – Belfast Closed All Day 01/27/15
Business Smartbytes – Ellsworth Closed All Day 01/27/15
Business University Credit Union – ALL Branches Closed All Day 01/27/15
Business YMCA - Bangor Closed All Day 01/27/15
Business YMCA - Orono, Old Town Closed All Day 01/27/15
       
School All Saints Catholic School – Bangor Closed 01/27/15
School AOS 77 – Eastport Area Closed 01/27/15
School AOS 90 Closed 01/27/15
School AOS 96 Closed 01/27/15
School Augusta Schools Closed 01/27/15
School Bangor Christian Closed 01/27/15
School Bangor Schools Closed 01/27/15
School Bay School – Blue Hill Closed 01/27/15
School Maine Academy of Nature Science Closed 01/27/15
School MSAD 22 Closed 01/27/15
School MSAD 30 Closed 01/27/15
School MSAD 49 Closed 01/27/15
School MSAD53 – Pittsfield/Detroit/Burnham Closed 01/27/15
School SAD 54 Skowhegan Closed 01/27/15
School Union 93 Closed 01/27/15
School University of Maine cooperative Extension – Piscataquis County Closed 01/27/15
School UTC - Adult Evening Classes, Closed 01/27/15
School Washington Academy Closed 01/27/15
       
       
Government Augusta Parking Ban Midnight 01/27/15
Government Augusta Trash Removal Postponed 01/27/15
Government Bangor – Curbside Trash Pickup Postponed, Weekly Schedule continues one day later, as if a holiday week. 01/27/15
Government Bangor Public Library Closed 01/27/15
Government Bucksport Recreation Department Closed, reopens noon Wednesday 01/27/15
Government Bucksport Town Office Closed, reopens noon Wednesday 01/27/15
Government Community Connector-Black Bear Orono Express – ADA Para Transit Closed 01/27/15
Government Ellsworth – Curbside Trash Pickup Postponed, Weekly Schedule continues one day later, as if a holiday week. 01/27/15
Government Glenburn Town Office Closed 01/27/15
Government Gouldsboro Town Office Closed 01/27/15
Government Hancock – Curbside Trash Pickup Postponed, Weekly Schedule continues one day later, as if a holiday week. 01/27/15
Government Maine – ALL Legislative Sessions/Hearings/Workshops Canceled Canceled 01/27/15
Government Milford – Curbside Trash Pickup Postponed, Weekly Schedule continues one day later, as if a holiday week. 01/27/15
Government Mt. Desert Town Offices Closed 01/27/15
Government Northeast Harbor Public Library Closed 01/27/15
Government Old Town Transfer Site Closed 01/27/15
Government Orrington – Curbside Trash Pickup Postponed, Weekly Schedule continues one day later, as if a holiday week. 01/27/15
Government Penobscot County Government Offices Closed 01/27/15
Government South West Harbor Public Library Closed 01/27/15
Government St. Albans Town Offices Closed 01/27/15

Hot Stove Event postponed

Due to the impending winter storm the Hot Stove Event at the Cross Insurance Center postponed.

The event will not be held at 5:30 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 2 at Cross Insurance Center in Bangor.

WAA Commemorates Battle of The Bulge

COLUMBIA FALLS - A ceremony was held to remember those brave war heroes who sacrificed their lives in The Battle of The bulge.  

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