WATERVILLE - A local transient was arrested on Tuesday and charged him with robbing the Bangor Savings Bank after he literately fell right in front of an alert law enforcement officer.

Tuesday, 12 February 2019 18:19

Bill could make using a fake caller ID illegal

AUGUSTA - It could become illegal for telemarketers to use a fake number on caller ID.

AUGUSTA - It's been about a year since the Downeast Correctional Facility in Machiasport closed abruptly, leaving more than thirty people without a job.

Tuesday, 12 February 2019 16:20

"From outlaw to artist"

NEWPORT - Americans' attitudes about marijuana are changing.

About six in ten Americans support legalizing weed, according to a Pew Research study from late 2018.

In Maine, voters approved legalizing recreational marijuana in 2016.

Employees at a local head shop say the changing attitudes are helping them, and their art.

Tuesday, 12 February 2019 15:59

Man sentenced in marijuana case

BANGOR - A Dexter man will be spending a year and a day in jail for his role in a marijuana distribution operation.

Tuesday, 12 February 2019 13:05

New cabins coming to Camp Capella

DEDHAM - Visitors to Camp Capella can expect to see construction projects underway this summer.

Tuesday, 12 February 2019 12:38

EMMC fighting off flu

BANGOR - Northern Light Eastern Maine Medical Center has adjusted its visitor policy to reduce the spread of the flu.

Tuesday, 12 February 2019 12:25

Maine CDC: Ignore vaccine side effects flyer

STATEWIDE - The Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention is warning people about vaccine fliers they call misleading.

Tuesday, 12 February 2019 12:06

Nonprofit hands out blankets, sleeping bags

BANGOR - For the past several weeks, the Health Equity Alliance has been collecting gently used and new blankets and sleeping bags.

Tuesday, 12 February 2019 11:42

New program matches employers, young workers

BANGOR - Eastern Maine Development Corporation has rolled out a new program that organizers said is a win-win for everyone involved.

Tuesday, 12 February 2019 11:26

Woman wants to close reporting loopholes

STATEWIDE - A Clifton woman is working to strengthen state laws requiring the mandatory reporting of crimes against children.

Tuesday, 12 February 2019 11:18

LePage slams Mills' budget plan

STATEWIDE - Earlier this week, former Gov. Paul LePage criticized Gov. Janet Mills' $8 billion budget proposal. 

Tuesday, 12 February 2019 05:47

Vaccination: pro and con

BANGOR - There has been a lot of attention placed on the current measles outbreak in Washington state and now there are reports of a mumps outbreak in Texas. The Maine Center for Disease control and prevention reports a rise in whooping cough cases. We take a look at what vaccinations are required and why some parents oppose them.

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