BANGOR - The city's downtown will be alive with activity Saturday when a week full of Bangor Pride Week events reaches a new level.

Friday, 22 June 2018 16:23

Metaphysical shop opens in Brewer

BREWER - A new metaphysical store officially opened on Thursday with a ribbon cutting ceremony and the presentation of a key to the city to its owner.

SOUTHPORT - A Thomaston man is behind bars after being accused of shooting a woman Thursday night in Southport.

YARMOUTH - A Yarmouth man running for U.S. Congress was been arrested in Texas.


Zak Ringelstein, a Democrat who hopes to unseat Independent Senator Angus King in November, was attempting to deliver food, water, toys and blankets to children of illegal immigrants who have been separated from their families when the arrest took place, according to his campaign.


Ringelstein's staff said he arrived at an internment camp in Mcallen, Texas with a truck filled with supplies and asked to visit the facility.


He was confronted by border patrol officers who said he did not have permission to be there and was warned he was impeding their operation. He was arrested when he apparently refused to leave.


It was not immediately clear what charges Ringelstein may be facing, His campaign said it had not heard from him since his arrest.

AUGUSTA - The Maine Legislature wants to keep Downeast Correctional Facility operational.

ACADIA NATIONAL PARK - A former Acadia National Park senior official violated federal law, according to a report released Thursday by the Office of the Inspector General for the U.S. Department of the interior.

Thursday, 21 June 2018 13:02

EMMC starts support group for new mothers

BANGOR - Studies show that one in seven new mothers faces postpartum depression, a condition occurring after childbirth.

BREWER - Eastern Maine Medical Center is collaborating with Dana Farber Cancer Care on a new breast cancer research trial.

AUGUSTA - The sponsor of a bill designed to slow minimum wage increases in Maine expects it to fail.

AUGUSTA - Governor Paul LePage's office said he is sending a National Guard helicopter and two pilots to the southwest border with Mexico.

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