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BUDGET HEARING IN BREWER

BUDGET HEARING IN BREWER

The Governor’s proposed budget plan is the subject of a big meeting today in Brewer. The appropriations committee is holding a special hearing to get public input on the plan. Lawmakers will be taking testimony at Jeff’s catering in Brewer beginning this afternoon. The 6.3 billion dollar two year plan is expected to impact every corner of Maine. Protesters … Read More

MURDER TRIAL BEGINS

MURDER TRIAL BEGINS

Opening statements are being heard today in the murder trial of a Bradford man who’s accused of killing his neighbor. Peter Robinson is accused of striking 71 year old David Trask during a dispute over a piece of land owned by Robinson. Police say the two got into an argument in November of 2011 and Robinson hit … Read More

Forms of Sports Betting  to be Legalized in Maine?

Forms of Sports Betting to be Legalized in Maine?

BANGOR – NCAA Tournament Brackets…you pay a small fee, 5 or 10 dollars, and enter a pool with friends, at work, or even at local bars…It’s all in good fun, but is it legal? That’s up for interpretation…   Christina Paradis, the owner of Hero’s Sports Grill in downtown Bangor says that she and her husband realize … Read More

Maine Football Holds Annual Pro Day

Maine Football Holds Annual Pro Day

ORONO – It’s an annual right of passage for Maine Football seniors…It’s Pro Day, a chance to work out for NFL scouts in hopes of becoming the next Black Bear to play pro ball.   A scout from the New England Patriots was on hand to take down the individual players results.  Results they have been training for … Read More

Snow Piles Up

Snow Piles Up, Plow Drivers in for Long Night

BANGOR – Mainers hoping for more Spring like conditions will have to wait for a few more days…at least.   Snow continues to fall over night the Department of Transportation will be out in full force attempting to keep up with the overnight precipitation. Many schools and businesses closed there doors Tuesday, Wednesday is expected to … Read More

Unique Career Fair in Bucksport Features Alumni

Unique Career Fair in Bucksport Features Alumni

BUCKSPORT – Many have attended a career fair as they attempt to find a path to follow.  Administrators at Bucksport High School decided who better to tell students currently attending…than former students. 27 Golden Bucks from years past were on hand to discuss jobs ranging from Physician to Film Director, Teacher to Attorney and everything in between.  … Read More

Sunday alcohol sales

Sunday alcohol sales

A St. Patrick’s Day bill that would make a small change to existing alcohol sale laws passed in the House by a vote of 105-32 Thursday.The bill, sponsored by Rep. Barry Hobbins, D-Saco, would allow the sale of alcohol to start at 6 a.m. on St. Patrick’s Day when the holiday falls on a Sunday. … Read More

Murder investigation update

Murder investigation update

State Police say they are investigating the death of Lawrence Lewis as a homicide.  An autopsy was completed today by the State Medical Examiner’s Office and additional testing will be done before they arrive at a final conclusion. Investigators have identified the woman driving the U-Haul truck on Monday as 43 year old Lynda Fogg … Read More

Doctor Erik Steele Is Moving On

Doctor Erik Steele Is Moving On

A well known doctor in the Bangor area has announced he’s moving on. Doctor Erik Steele is currently the chief medical officer for the Eastern Maine Healthcare System and has decided to take on a similar position with an organization in Akron, Ohio. Along with helping to run the hospitals in the region, Steele continues … Read More

Pharmacy robbery arrest

Pharmacy robbery arrest

Police have arrested another person related to a pharmacy robbery in Augusta.   26 year old Candice Eaton is charged with being an accessory after the fact.   Two other people had already been arrested for the January robbery of a CVS pharmacy on Stone street.   They include 22 year old Stephanie McCormick and 19 year old Anthony Post.   Candice Eaton is being … Read More

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