Hot Air Balloons Fill Orrington Sky

ORRINGTON - Several local seventh graders took a hands-on approach today, learning about buoyant forces and the laws of gases.
The sky above the Pine Hill Golf Club in Orrington was full of colorful hot-air balloons today. All made by middle school students at Brewer Community School.

New Details on Ohio Street Stabbing

AUGUSTA - Bangor Police releasing more details on the fatal stabbing at the Birch Circle complex off Ohio street. The incident happened last night just after 6 o'clock. When police arrived on the scene they found the victim laying in the street suffering from multiple stab wounds.

Drug bust

Maine drug agents have spent part of the day raiding a home in the town of Oakfield. They suspect it was being used to manufacture methamphetamine. A dangerous and highly addictive drug. Authorities announced this afternoon that 29 year ol Crystal Hitchcock was arrested following the search. She's charged with trafficking in methamphetamine and endangering the welfare of a child. She had been staying in a trailer on the Thompson settlement road along with a toddler. Officials say they found evidence of meth manufacturing-including chemicals and other materials.  

Police Arrest "North Pond Hermit" Suspect

Rome - A man suspected of being the "North Pond Hermit" is in jail.  
Christopher Knight is accused of committing more than a thousand burglaries over the past 27 years, while living as a hermit in the north Maine wilderness.  The "Kennebec Journal" reports that the 47-year-old Knight slipped into camps at night and stole only enough supplies to survive.  He's in the Kennebec County Jail, charged with burglary and theft.

Bangor Police Investigating Suspicious Death

Bangor - Bangor police say they are investigating a suspicious death after responding to the call of a disturbance in the parking lot of 1160 Ohio Street, known as Birch Circle.

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