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Senator seated in contested race

Senator seated in contested race

Majority Republicans went ahead and seated a Senator from Long Island depite questions that remain about the election results. A Democrat won the election for District 25, but a recount showed that Republican Cathy Manchester actually won by 11 votes. The problem is there’s still a discrepancy about  so called “phantom ballots” that appeared during the recount. The … Read More

Toy drive

Toy drive

VAN SYCKLE KIA 2014 TOY DRIVE to benefit the Bangor Chapter of “Toys for Tots” Van Syckle Kia in Bangor is operating in conjunction with the Bangor Mall and the 2014 Toys for Tots Drive! All toys collected will be donated to the Bangor area Toys for Tots campaign for donation to local families in need. We will … Read More

Homes for the Holidays

Homes for the Holidays

Bangor – For many people the day after Thanksgiving marks the start of the Christmas season, but in the city of Bangor it seems like everything will be kicking off this Saturday. A number of events planned… including the Saint John’s Episcopal Church’s annual home for the holidays event.5 locations will open their doors to … Read More

Busy Season at Cross Insurance Center

Busy Season at Cross Insurance Center

Bangor – As the weather get’s cold, entertainment options for people in the area become less and less… The folks at the Cross Insurance Center hope to they can help. Offering a wide variety of activities all year round, winter is one of the busiest times for the venue.Showcasing many events, including Tuesday’s home opener … Read More

Escaped inmate captured in Maine

Escaped inmate captured in Maine

An escaped jail inmate from Pennsylvania was captured today in Maine. 34 year old Derek Lee Black was  traveling on the Maine Turnpike when the vehicle was pulled over around 4 this morning for an expired registration sticker. . A Bangor woman was driving. State Police say Black was arrested after refusing to give a trooper his correct … Read More

Great Northern Paper mill up for auction

Great Northern Paper mill up for auction

A California firm submitted the winning bid for the Great Northern Paper mill in East Millinocket. Hackman Capital Partners submitted a $5.4 million dollar offer during a public auction held Tuesday morning in Bangor. A bankruptcy judge is expected to accept or reject the bid later in the day. A number of bids were submitted … Read More

Maine's economic forecast improving

Maine’s economic forecast improving

Some bad weather may be on the way, but the economic forecast is looking better for the State of Maine. The Maine Revenue Forecasting Committtee submitted its economic forecast to the Governor and Maine Legislature. It projects an increase in revenues by $45.5 million dollars in the current fiscal year and $65.5 million over the course of … Read More

Former police chief sentenced

Former police chief sentenced

A former police chief of Howland is now a convicted fellon. 73 year old Carl Smith was sentenced today to serve 4 years of a 17 year sentence after pleading guilty to molesting two young girls. Authorities say Smith was caring for two 5 year old girls while their parents were away. They told officials that smith touched … Read More

Bangor police searching for busy shoplifter

Bangor police searching for busy shoplifter

  Bangor police are searching for a man who stole items from the Bangor Walmart store this morning. They aren’t saying what he took, but will say it was a substantial amount of items. Police say the suspect was wearing a Yankees baseball cap and a grey sweatshirt. He may also have been driving a maroon or similar color … Read More

WELL-KNOWN LOCAL DJ AND ABC7/FOX 22 EMPLOYEE HAS DIED

WELL-KNOWN LOCAL DJ AND ABC7/FOX 22 EMPLOYEE HAS DIED

  We here at ABC 7 and FOX 22 along with the greater Bangor community are mourning the loss of our beloved colleague and long-time radio personality Gene Hardin. Gene passed away unexpectedly on Thanksgiving Day. He began working at Channel 7 when he was just a teenage boy and he has done nearly every job in the … Read More

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