WASHINGTON, D.C. - Senator Angus King is backing a bill which aims to help lower the price of prescription drugs for seniors.

Wednesday, 07 January 2015 15:32

SAT Scores Optional for Thomas College

WATERVILLE - SAT scores will no longer be required for undergraduates applying to Thomas College.

BREWER - Fishermen and lobster-men turning out in Brewer for a public hearing on the much anticipated fishery management plan for New England. The draft of the environmental impact statement discussed raising concerns for many specifically in Eastern Maine.

Wednesday, 07 January 2015 02:36

Watch: Public Meeting on Orland Wind Project

Orland - *Renewable Energy* in the form of three wind turbines to be placed on top of Dodge Hill was the topic of heated discussions in Orland Tuesday night at a public forum where a 180 day moratorium on the project was on the table.

Tuesday, 06 January 2015 22:50

Working in the Maine Tundra: Layer Up

BANGOR - For those Mainers toiling away in frigid conditions, there are some necessities to keep in mind.

BANGOR - A local school has abruptly closed it's doors, leaving students and staff without answers.

Tuesday, 06 January 2015 22:32

Affordable Care Act Complicates Taxes

BANGOR - They say two things are for certain - death and taxes.

Tuesday, 06 January 2015 22:27

Fire Chief Down to Two Candidates

BANGOR - And then there were two. City officials say they've narrowed down the pool of candidates for Bangor Fire Chief.

Tuesday, 06 January 2015 22:15

Cold Weather Can Have Impact on Pets

VEAZIE - Temperatures dropping below zero are a good indicator to most of us to stay indoors. With that, it's important to remember the other members of your family, as well.

UNITY - A man is facing arson charges after he allegedly set his girlfriends home on fire.

HAMPDEN - Following a year of controversy on the Hampden Town Council, members elected a new Mayor and Deputy Mayor Monday night.

Tuesday, 06 January 2015 19:11

Holden man found after intense search


    A Holden man is lucky to be alive after he got lost in the woods during last night's bitter cold.

    A massive search by local, state and county law enforcement agencies began at about 7 p.m. when Joshua Webb did not return from a walk.

     Webb is autistic and had become disoriented according to Maine game wardens. Searchers followed fresh footprints in the snow along railroad tracks near Wilson Street.

    With the help of a Penobscot County K9, they located Webb about two miles into the woods near the Bagaduce road. He was cold, disoriented and not dressed for the extreme cold weather. Webb was transported to St Joseph's Hospital where he was treated for a substantially decreased body temperature.

 

Tuesday, 06 January 2015 18:37

Bangor woman named chief federal judge

Judge Nancy Torresen of Bangor is now Maine's Chief Federal Judge.

 

Torresen, who lives in Bangor with her husband, former U.S. Attorney General Jay McCloskey, succeeds Judge John Woodcock.

Torresen was appointed to the U.S. District Court in 2011 by President Obama.

She currently serves on the First Circuit Judicial Council and chairs the District Court's criminal law committee. In her new position Torresen will have a leadership role in court management and stewardship and oversee a $5.6 million budget.

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