Maine Fall Foliage Update

AUGUSTA - State officials say we're right on track for a vibrant fall foliage season.

Fire department grant money

Two Maine fire departments are getting some financial help from the federal government.

Senators King and Collins announced today that $500 thousand dollars will be given to the Bangor Fire Department and Dover Foxcroft Fire and Rescue.

Most of it, more than $498 thousand dollars will help Bangor's fire department fill four firefighter positions.

More than $63 thousand will help Dover's fire department buy protective gear and for an air refill station.

The money is being distributed through the Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response (safer) grant program.

Man charged with molesting child

A Bangor man has been arrested and charged with having sexual contact with a child.

66 year old Herbert Conway was arrested yesterday following an investigation that began last week.

Police say the alleged victim's guardian reported the child disclosed being touched inapropriately by the suspect.

Officials have not reported the age or gender of the victim.

Conway is now charged with unlawful sexual contact.

Bangor police hope to hear from anyone who has had contact with Conway or has information that could assist in the investigation.

Maine Hockey to be Broadcast on ABC 7 & FOX 22

ORONO - We are pleased to continue our partnership with University of Maine Athletics and its multimedia rights partner, Black Bear Sports Properties, to broadcast seven live hockey games on WVII/WFVX.

State Lawmaker Facing Criminal Charges

WEST GARDINER - A state lawmaker is facing criminal charges. This, stemming from an incident involving a van , a park and ride lot, and woman who was not his wife.

Clinical Trial for Customized Knee Implant Underway

BANGOR - We've seen the evolution of the 3D printer grow over the past few years, now that technology is moving into the medical field, orthopedic surgical specialists say this could be the way of the future, creating implants designed for you specifically.

Maine Education Panel

AUGUSTA - Educators are teaming with Pine tree state business leaders to prepare public school students for the future.

Community Reacts to Metropoulos Arrest

BANGOR - Adam Metropoulos, 52, is a priest at St. George Greek Orthodox Church. He's facing charges of invasion of privacy and child pornography.

EMHS Discussing Future Changes

BREWER - Officials at Eastern Maine Healthcare Systems say they are taking on new strategies to avoid a $100 million financial gap, which they could face as soon as 5 years from now.

RV crashes on Interstate 95

Plymouth - A pair of tourists visiting Maine escape a scary looking accident with minor injuries.

Woman Sentenced for Break In, Robbery

BANGOR - A Brewer woman accused of breaking into a Bangor apartment and attempting to smother a woman before stealing prescription medication, was sentenced today.

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