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Killers request denied

Killers request denied

Maine’s highest court has rejected the request of a man who’s serving time for a horrible crime. 49 year old Jeffrey Cookson was ordered to serve two life sentences for the murders of two people in Dexter in 1999. Cookson was convicted of killing his former girlfriend, 20 year old Mindy Gould and 1 year old Treven … Read More

Deadly shooting

Deadly shooting

State police have identified a man behind a deadly shooting over the weekend. They say it was 26 year old Michael Robinson-Tarr of Jonesport who shot his girlfriend before turning the gun on himself. It happened Saturday night in the home the couple shared on Main Street. Police say he shot his girlfriend in the arm before committing … Read More

Ice climbing fall

Ice climbing fall

A man from Orono continues to recover after suffering a bad fall in Acadia National Park. The 33 year old man was climbing ice on Champlain mountain Saturday when his ice axes slipped. He fell about 10 feet onto some snow covered granite before falling another ten feet onto more rocks. According to park rangers, it took about … Read More

Accused robber arraigned

Accused robber arraigned

The man accused of robbing a pair of banks in Bingham made his first court appearance today. 35 year old Travis Carrigan was ordered to be held on 250 thousand dollars cash bail. He was arrested this week and charged with robbing the Camden National Bank last month and the Skowhegans Savings Bank this month. In both cases, … Read More

King visits middle east

King visits middle east

Maine Senator Angus King is among those who set out today on a week long trip to the middle east. King, a member of the Armed Services and Intelligence Committees, will meet with leaders in both Israel and the West Bank. He’ll also meet with leaders in Egypt–including members of the opposition in that country. The purpose of … Read More

Closings

Closings

A number of delays and closings continue to come in: VFW Post 109  in Ellsworth with be closed tonight. The Old town Animal Orphanage will remain closed today. The Bangor Singles Club is canceling tonight’s dance at the Brewer Eagles club. The Valentine’s dance has been postponed until the 21st. The Camden VFW will also be closed tonight. State offices … Read More

School lunch veto overridden

School lunch veto overridden

BANGOR The Maine House has followed the lead of the Senate and voted to override the Governor’s veto of a summer food program for Maine students.   More than 84 thousand Maine children qualify for free or reduced-price meals during the school year, but only a fraction of those students get enough food to eat … Read More

Robbery Arrest

Robbery Arrest

  There has been a break in the search for a hammer wielding robber in Bingham. The Somerset county sheriff’s department reports it has arrested the man believed to be responsible for two recent bank robberies. 35 year old Travis Carrigan of Bingham was arrested late Wednesday afternoon and charged with robbing both the Camden National … Read More

Rocky Horror Show Auditions

Rocky Horror Show Auditions

Auditions for THE ROCKY HORROR SHOW will take place via video submission ONLY. Seeking to cast many of the quintessential Rocky roles. Please prepare your favorite 1970s classic rock song or a song from the show. Auditions will only be reviewed via the guidelines below. Do not send video attachments. Instructions:1. Set up a free … Read More

Willie Nelson!

Willie Nelson!

Country legend Willie Nelson is among the artists who will perform during this years Waterfront Concert Series in Bangor. He’ll take the stage on Thursday, June 19. Nelson has performed several times in Bangor, but this will be his first concert on the waterfront. He’ll be joined by bluegrass star, Alison Krauss along with Jerry … Read More

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