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Bangor officials urge people who are homeless to take advantage of resources

City officials met near Hope House Tuesday. Also Tuesday, people who stay in camps under the I-395 bridge were asked to move for safety reasons, officials said. → Read More

Greater Bangor Veterans Day Parade back after a year off

After a year-long absence caused by the pandemic, the Greater Bangor Veterans Day Parade was back on Thursday. → Read More

Orono man sentenced after seriously injuring infant

Cyree Hansley pleaded guilty to two charges related to hurting an infant. → Read More

New 40-unit affordable housing apartment project begins in Skowhegan

Mills also announced an additional $38.6 million in funding as a result of the state's ability to refinance bonds and purchase new bonds at low-interest rates. → Read More

Longtime DJ at Stephen King's Bangor radio station to retire

For 32 years, Bobby Russell has been a D.J. and part of WKIT’s Morning Show, Stephen King's Bangor radio station, in Bangor, Maine. → Read More

LifeFlight helicopter still grounded in Machias after ambulance backed into its blade

LifeFlight crews and engineers on Monday and Tuesday looked at the blade and the center housing area to check to see how extensive the damage is. → Read More

Stockton Springs mom pleads not guilty in death of her son

Jessica Williams remains in jail in lieu of $150,000 cash bail. → Read More

Bangor business catches thieves attempting to steal catalytic converter on video

Furniture, Mattress & More owner Kathy Harvey says it can cost them up to $1,800 to replace the converters on an older truck → Read More

Kenduskeag cemetery committee members pick up the pieces after car damages headstones

Crews spent Monday afternoon putting pieces of the headstones back where they belong in the cemetery using town records to identify them. → Read More

Bangor Symphony Orchestra kicks off its new season Sunday

The Bangor Symphony Orchestra’s first performance of the season will be this Sunday, Oct. 10, at 3 p.m. at the Collins Center for the Arts on the UMaine campus. → Read More

UMaine holds a celebration lunch to honor its school of nursing students

University of Maine officials said the 2020 COVID-19 Pandemic Heroes included students, recent graduates, faculty, and staff. → Read More

Fallen Hancock County deputy's cruiser turned into place of remembrance

Flowers were delivered all day Friday by florists and members of the community who want to pay their respects to Deputy Luke Gross. → Read More

Brewer City Council votes to allow adult-use marijuana retail stores

LaBree Daniels said medical marijuana is already allowed in the city of Brewer but we felt it was time to expand to allow these legal businesses to come to Brewer. → Read More

Maine climate and public health advocates say it's time to address climate change

A group made up of Maine legislators, educators, and climate and public health Advocates say now is the time to address climate change and invest in clean energy. → Read More

'Shang Chi' hits Maine movie theatres with studio's first theater-only release since COVID

Maine moviegoers are getting their first look at Marvel's first theater-only release since the start of the COVID pandemic. Shang-Chi opened last night across Maine. → Read More

Maine football plays first game in front of fans in nearly 2 years

The University of Maine football team played its home opener Thursday night in Orono against #5 Delaware. → Read More

Somerset County man convicted of murdering his wife wants to get his conviction overturned

Luc Tieman and his new defense attorney argued Wednesday that he didn't have proper representation at his trial. → Read More

UMaine kicks off fall semester by showcasing new students' success stories

"Our goal is to get first-year students and rising second-year students immediately into a research experience this fall," said Volin. → Read More

Penobscot elders host water ceremony on conservation area despite dispute on Nordic Aquafarms project

A water ceremony was held on Friday by Penobscot Elders at Harriet L Hartley Conservation Area on Penobscot Bay. → Read More

Brewer Municipal Pool closes for the season early after shards of glass found near pool

Martin says they really don't know if there is any more glass or not but the safest thing to do is to drain the pool and refill it which he says is a 2-day process. → Read More