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Baxter park rescue

Baxter park rescue

A man remains in the hospital today after being rescued in Baxter State Park. The 60 year old had to be airlifted from Mount Katahdin after suffering a fall while hiking. According to the Maine Army National Guard, the man was on the Dudley Trail which is described as being steep and very strenuous. An Army Guard blackhawk … Read More

Carmel fire

Carmel fire

Members of a Carmel family lost most everything they owned to a devastating fire today. The blaze on the Haskel Road was reported around three this afternoon and had a big head start by the time fire crews arrived. Officials believe it started in the garage. Strong winds fanned the flames toward the living quarters–devouring everything they touched. The … Read More

Disco party

Disco party

A fun event will be held in Belgrade tomorrow night. The group Motor Booty Affair will be getting the crowd rocking as part of a fundraiser to raise money for scholarships. It’s being held in memory of George Kohl–a history teacher at Messalonskee high school who passed away unexpectedlty in 2011. To help raise money, a big disco … Read More

National Guard unveils 2 new helicopters worth $13 million

National Guard unveils 2 new helicopters worth $13 million

Bangor -The Maine Army National Guard feels the safe is a little safer  thanks to a few new toys unveiled Thursday morning. Out with the old and in with the new!Two brand new U-H 72 Lakota helicopters have been added to the guard’s fleet.each coming with a $6.5M dollar price tag.. they are equipped with … Read More

Search for missing woman

Search for missing woman

Search crews returned to the woods of western Maine to continue the search for a missing Tennessee woman. 66 year old Geraldine Largay vanished while hiking the Appalacian Trail last July. Despite a massive search effort, she remains missing tonight. Game wardens and others returned to the Redington Township area to resume the search yesterday, but didn’t find … Read More

New band shell

New band shell

It’s an exciting night for the Bangor Band. It’s performing the first concert on the Bangor waterfront with it’s new inflatable band shell. Crews were busy setting up the shell this afternoon and struggling with gusty conditions. The Band had hoped to build a new gazebo like the one they used for years outside the Bangor Auditorium, but … Read More

Crime in Maine shows biggest drop in 2 decades

Crime in Maine shows biggest drop in 2 decades

Maine – A recently released report shows that crime across the state in 2013 showed it’s biggest drop in 20 years.   Crime in Maine decreased -9.1% during 2013, according to the Maine Department of Public Safety, the largest drop in 20 years. Public Safety Commissioner John E. Morris said every crime category went down last year, except for aggravated … Read More

New UMaine president

New UMaine president

The University of Maine in Orono has a new president. Susan Hunter was named as the new leader during a press conference this morning. She becomes the 20th president and the first woman to ever hold the job. Officials say Dr. Hunter has a lot of experience within the UMaine system. She has served as … Read More

Paisley Concert Earns City of Bangor $11K

Paisley Concert Earns City of Bangor $11K

Bangor – Save for a few noise complaints Bangor Mayor Ben Sprague continues to enjoy the city’s relationship with the Waterfront Concert series. After cashing a check for more the $27,000 from the Dave Matthews Band show, Sunday night’s Brad Paisley concert brings more than $11,000 to Bangor’s bottom line.  The next show will be … Read More

Update: Fatal Car Crash on Route 2

Update: Fatal Car Crash on Route 2

Hermon – Monday, June 16th at approximately 5:40 pm the Penobscot County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a two vehicle head on collision on Route 2 at the Hermon Carmel town line.  Deputies discovered that Karen Worcester 60 years old, of Carmel was deceased on scene.  Worcester was traveling toward Carmel in a 2012 Ford Fusion.  The … Read More

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