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It's Unanimous.  Orono Town Council Approves Budget

It’s Unanimous. Orono Town Council Approves Budget

Orono – Finishing off a process that began back in January,the Orono Town Council approved the 2014-2015 fiscal budget at a special meeting held this evening. Passed in a unanimous vote by the council, the $7.4M budget is up just under 100-thousand dollars from last year.Add that to increases in county tax and school assessment, … Read More

Champ Camp: New name

Champ Camp: New name, same great experience

Dedham – Formerly known as Camp Rainbow, openings remain for Champ Camp, a week-long residential camp for children who have been or are currently being treated for cancer and their families. Champ Camp is scheduled for Sunday, June 29th through Saturday, July 5th at the Bangor YMCA Wilderness Center at Camp Jordan. “Champ Camp is … Read More

Phony logowear plea

Phony logowear plea

 From the U.S. Attorney’s office:   Corinna Business Pleads Guilty to Trafficking in Counterfeit Goods           Bangor, Maine:  United States Attorney Thomas E. Delahanty II announced that Robert Berg Enterprises, Inc., d/b/a “Berg Sportswear” of Corinna, Maine pleaded guilty today in U.S. District Court in Bangor to trafficking in counterfeit goods.            The defendant operates a screen printing business … Read More

Carmel fire cause

Carmel fire cause

Fire investigators believe they know the cause of a devastating fire in Carmel. A  home went up in flames Friday afternoon. Officials believe it was caused by the careless disposal of smoking materials. No one was in the house on the Haskel Road when the flames erupted in the garage. Strong winds blew the flames toward the attached home … Read More

Bank robbery

Bank robbery

Police are looking for a man who held up a bank in Hallowell. They say a man in his seventies held up the Bank of Maine on Winthrop street around 10:30 a.m. He claimed he had a grenade and demanded money. The robber fled the scene once he got an undisclosed amount of cash. Now police are trying to … Read More

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

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