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Bangor Housing Community Block Party

Bangor Housing Community Block Party

Bangor – Bangor Housing held their annual Community Block Party on Thursday.An event organizers deem their most enjoyable day of the year, and a chance for people in the area to get together and have a little fun.

Video: American Folk Festival Preparations

Video: American Folk Festival Preparations

Bangor – It’s almost time for the 2014 American Folk Festival. For many that means at some point over the weekend you’ll head to the waterfront… kick in your ten dollars and take in the sights and sounds… and delicious food…But for Folk Fest staff and volunteers it means it’s time to work.

Accused Kidnapper Revokes Guilty Plea

Accused Kidnapper Revokes Guilty Plea

Bangor – The Bangor man accused of kidnapping his ex-girlfriend was back in court Thursday. 49 year-old Roger Eldridge was originally charged with kidnapping, assault and gross sexual assault. Both assault charges had been dismissed and a guilty plea was entered for kidnapping, which would have come with a 13 year sentence with all but … Read More

Apple crop looks great

Apple crop looks great

It looks like it will be a great year for Maine’s apple harvest. Growers all around the state are reporting good conditions–with some saying it could be a better year than most. That’s the case at Conant’s orchard in Etna. They say they’ve had plenty of rain and sunshine which has been great for the crop. They’re looking forward … Read More

Man accused of sexually assaulting dog

Man accused of sexually assaulting dog

A very unusual case out of Farmington. That’s where a man has been charged with cruelty to animals after allegedly sexually assaulting a dog. Police say they learned about it Monday when they were called to a home to investigate a domestic incident. They learned no assault on a person had taken place, but two of the people there … Read More

Verizon adding jobs in Bangor

Verizon adding jobs in Bangor

Verizon wireless is hiring scores of people to operate its Bangor call center. It plans to host a special job fair on September 4th at the center on Telcom Drive. Verizon has already hired more than 80 employees and plans to hire 90 more through the end of the year. People are encouraged to apply online before the … Read More

Video: Art in the Garden

Video: Art in the Garden

Old Town – The University of Maine proudly hosted Art in the Garden Tuesday night at Rogers Farm in Old Town. The demonstration garden at Rogers Farm is a showcase for creative theme gardens, unique plant varieties, innovative designs, and prolific vegetable gardens. Maintained by Master Gardener Volunteers since 1994, the … Read More

Meth bust

Meth bust

A suspected meth lab bust in Oakfield today. The Maine Drug Enforcement Agency reports it found evidence of an illegal meth lab at a home on the River Road. The investigation began this morning when state police were called to a disturbance at the home in which a person was said to be threatening to burn the … Read More

Pregnant woman attacked

Pregnant woman attacked

A Bangor man is accused of attacking a pregnant woman and assaulting the person who tried to intervene. It happened just after two this morning at an apartment building at the corner of Essex and Garland streets in bangor. Police say they found the woman severely injured in a hallway and the suspect locked himself inside and … Read More

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