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Verso paper mill closing

Verso paper mill closing

Bad news from Bucksport this afternoon. The Verso Paper Corp. held a press conference to announce the local mill be closed in December. They say it hasn’t been profitable for years. This will come as a major blow to the almost 600 workers who will lose their jobs and all the businesses that relay on … Read More

Knife wielding shoplifter is sentenced

Knife wielding shoplifter is sentenced

A woman who pulled a knife during a shoplifting incident in Bangor received her sentence today. 50- year old Kimberly Kenney was ordered to serve 2 years of a 5 year sentence. Kenney was arrested in April after she was caught shoplifting at JC Penney in the Bangor Mall. Police say she pulled out a knife when confronted … Read More

Enterovirus arrives in Maine

Enterovirus arrives in Maine

The enterovirus that has sickened people in other parts of the nation has now arrived in Maine. The Maine Center for Disease Control says it has received confirmation that a child from York County has tested positive for the enterovirus d68 infection. The child was hospitalized, but has since been released and is doing fine. The enterovirus d68 … Read More

Watch: Waterfront Concert Sound Study Results

Watch: Waterfront Concert Sound Study Results

Bangor – Earlier this year the City of Bangor commissioned $20K to the acoustic consulting company Acentech to monitor the shows that the Waterfront Concert Series put on.  Starting in May three audio recorders were put in place at three separate locations and the results are in.

Rare lobster found

Rare lobster found

A rare find in the waters off Stonington. A fisherman got a surprise Saturday when he pulled up a lobster that looks like it was already cooked. You normally dont see an orange lobster until after it comes out of the pot. Now the crew of the Jerricho lll out of Stonington hopes to turn the lobster into … Read More

Senate rejects Governor's nomination

Senate rejects Governor’s nomination

The Maine Senate today considered scores of nominations for various positions. One person who was rejected today was Governor Lepage’s selection to the University of Maine System Board of Trustees. The Maine Senate today voted against the appointment of Susan Dench–just days after the Education Committee also rejected the nomination. Dench is a conservative activist and leads a … Read More

Carmel library reaches goal

Carmel library reaches goal

This is a very exciting time for the folks at a little library along the Plymouth Road in Carmel. People at the Simpson Memorial Library have been working hard to raise money for renovations and an addition. Today they announced they have topped their goal of more than $406 thousand dollars. Much of it has come from the … Read More

Augusta robbery

Augusta robbery

The manhunt continues following an armed robbery in Mount vernon. That’s where a man walked into the local Cumberland Farms convenience store around 2:10 this morning and pulled out a gun. He demanded money and once he got what he wanted he fled on foot. Augusta police have released this surveillance photos of the suspect. His face was covered … Read More

Police called to Old town high school

Police called to Old town high school

A tense situation has been resolved at Old town high school. That’s where a distraught student was apparently armed with a knife. Police say the incident ended without anyone getting hurt. We’ll have more details as they become available

Downtown Bangor Town Hall Meeting

Downtown Bangor Town Hall Meeting

Bangor –   The Downtown Bangor Partnership hosted a forum to discuss what’s happening in and around the Queen City and hear what people in the area had to say about it. Business owners, residents and anyone with a general interest in what’s happening downtown was free to attend.  The various construction projects along with road … Read More

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