BANGOR - 80 years ago today President Franklin Delano Roosevelt's act to end prohibition went into effect.
Sunday, 07 April 2013 17:55

Activists Teach About a "Budget for All"

ORONO - Several concerned citizens gathered at the University of Maine today to explore what they feel might be alternatives to the future of the nation's economy.
Sunday, 07 April 2013 17:34

Gun Show Draws Buyers and Enthusiasts

BANGOR - Guns and ammunition continue to be a hot topic around the country... and Maine is no exception.  The second amendment and the right to bear arms was a common theme discussed at the J.T. Reid gun show here in Bangor.   Our Erin Thomas reports.
Saturday, 06 April 2013 21:18

Bowl for Kids' Sake in Bangor this Weekend

BANGOR - It was all about kids at the Family Fun Bowling Center in Bangor today, as local businesses and organizations were knocking down pins to raise money for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Mid-coast Maine.
ORONO - For over 60 years one group has been selling books to raise money to help send women in Maine to school.
BANGOR - If you're anxious for warmer days like many Mainers, you might be looking to get your hands dirty-in your garden that is- our Erin Thomas took us to this year's garden show to see how several were kicking off spring.
Friday, 05 April 2013 17:08

RSU 67 Upgrades School Security Systems

LINCOLN - In the wake of several school shootings  nation-wide, an area RSU is increasing security in its schools.
Friday, 05 April 2013 16:58

Airport Displays Piece of US History

BANGOR - A piece of history nearly 2 centuries old was unveiled in Bangor today.
Friday, 05 April 2013 16:50

Fire Danger Levels Climbing

OLD TOWN - Most of our snow has melted, which means the ground is starting to dry out... that means the fire danger levels are climbing.
LINCOLN - Yesterday we took you to Mattanawcook Academy, where high school students performed a mock drunk driving accident...today was the funeral for the two students killed in that crash.  Our Erin Thomas reports.
Friday, 05 April 2013 16:04

MPBN to Announce Lay Offs

Bangor - The Maine Public Broadcasting Network is feeling impact of federal sequestration as the company announced today it will lay-off up to ten employees.
Federal officials aren't planning to intervene in a dispute between Maine and the Passamaquoddy Tribe over the harvesting of young freshwater eels. 
 
State officials worry the number of permits issued by the tribe puts Maine in violation of federal standards. 
 
State law gives the tribe 200 licenses, but they've issued over 500. 
 
Tribal leaders and officials say they're working to resolve the dispute.
AUGUSTA -  A bill doubling a tax credit for low and moderate income families is almost ready to be submitted to Governor LePage for approval.