Maine Receives Federal Disaster Relief

Augusta - Four Maine counties will receive federal disaster relief to address the $3.5 million in damage and snow removal costs from a February blizzard.

Lawmakers Tour Front Street Shipyard in Belfast

BELFAST - Maine's workforce committee is always promoting economic growth in cities and towns state-wide.  While touring a Belfast business,lawmakers saw how the Front Street Shipyard's partnership with its community is helping both to thrive through tough economic times.

Pair of Groups Threaten Lawsuit on Searsport Tank Permit

Searsport - More controversy tonight surrounding the proposed tank and terminal in Searsport. A pair of groups are threatening to sue the Army Corps of Engineers over a permit they approved for the $40 million complex.

FUGITIVE ARRESTED IN MAINE

A student from Thomas college in Waterville was arrested this morning on a fugitive from justice charge.

19 year old Eimel Evans is wanted in New York city for charges including attempted murder, gang assault and other charges.

The charges stem from a shooting that took place in August.

Several New York detectives traveled to Maine over the weekend and were there this morning when Evans was taken into custody.

He's now being held without bail as authorities work to have him extradicted back to New York to face the charges.

SUGARLOAF ACCIDENT

A 16 year old girl was injured Sunday while skiing at Sugarloaf.
Officials say she suffered a head injury after striking a tree on the Candyside trail.
She was responsive when rescuers arrived and was wearing a helmet when the crash happened.
The ski patrol carried her down the mountain and a helicopter was used to rush her to the hospital.

BUDGET HEARING IN BREWER

The Governor's proposed budget plan is the subject of a big meeting today in Brewer.

The appropriations committee is holding a special hearing to get public input on the plan.

Lawmakers will be taking testimony at Jeff's catering in Brewer beginning this afternoon.

The 6.3 billion dollar two year plan is expected to impact every corner of Maine.

Protesters are also expected to be on hand to demonstrate against some of the cuts proposed in the plan.

 

 

MURDER TRIAL BEGINS

Opening statements are being heard today in the murder trial of a Bradford man who's accused of killing his neighbor.

Peter Robinson is accused of striking 71 year old David Trask during a dispute over a piece of land owned by Robinson.

Police say the two got into an argument in November of 2011 and Robinson hit Trask with a crowbar-resulting in his death.

Robinson says it was a case of self defense.

The trial is being held in Bangor.

 

Celebrating Maine Maple Sunday at Bob's Sugarhouse

DOVER-FOXCROFT - It's that time of year again where sugarhouses across the state opened their doors to all for the 30th annual Maine Maple Sunday. Gallons upon gallons of the sweet syrup could be seen from Aroostook County down to Southern Maine.

Car Knocks out Power

GLENBURN - Emergency crews are on scene of a Glenburn car accident, that took down a power line and left the vehicle on its roof.

Females Flock to Annual "What Women Want" Expo

BANGOR - From fashion to food, it was everything a woman could hope for today at an annual expo designed just for females.
 
The 8th annual Varney Buick What Women Want Expo showcased 50 businesses' booths, catering to women's interests at the Bangor Civic Center.  The yearly event, which is free to the public, shows women what's available to them in the community.
 
In addition to creating new contacts, women also received a little pampering...and of course a day wouldn't be complete without some retail therapy.

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