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Local News – August 20, 2019

Jack Perkins Dies (Sarasota, FL) – Long time NBC newsman and former Bar Harbor resident Jack Perkins has died. Perkins deep bass voice narrated several local productions in years past.  He once lived in a cabin on Bar Island between Bar Harbor and Gouldsboro where he wrote an inspirational book in 2013. Perkins was the […]

Local News – August 19, 2019

Hancock/Franklin Crashes (Franklin) – If an 18-year old driver from Stonington survives, he could face a host of charges after a pair of crashes Saturday night in Franklin and Hancock.  The Hancock County Sheriff’s Department reports to Star 97.7 that Jared Murphy’s first crash came when he tried to pass a car on Route 182 […]

Local News – August 16, 2019

Lincoln Fire (Lincoln) – Fire ripped through a garage at a Lincoln farm yesterday.  WABI-TV reports the afternoon blaze on the Phinney Farm Road destroyed the building and everything inside.  Losses may exceed $300-thousand dollars.  The fire marshal’s office will reportedly look for the cause. Ramsdell Sentenced (Bangor) – A judge has sent a 49-year […]

Local News – August 15, 2019

Alleged Rapist Arrested (Mt Desert Island) Police on Mt. Desert Island have arrested a Massachusetts man suspected of raping two women in Massachusetts 20-years ago. The Bangor Daily News reports 61-year-old Ivan Keith fled Bridgewater Massachusetts 16-years ago and had been living in Tremont under an assumed name. Prosecutors say Keith is the suspect in […]

Local News – August 14, 2019

Fatal Crash (Mt. Desert) – A 72-year old Bar Harbor man died in a head on crash yesterday on Mt. Desert Island.  It happened around 2:30 in the afternoon on Route 102 near the Hall Quarry Road intersection in the Town of Mt. Desert.  Police identified the victim as Edward Wells.  WABI-TV reports a car […]