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Local News 05/27/24

Crime/Public Safety/Drugs Lewiston Woman Charged in Death of 90 yo Litchfield Man (Litchfield)  A Lewiston woman is in custody, charged with the murder of a 90 yo Litchfield man.  Authorities say police were called to a home on Hallowell Road last week on request of a family member.  When they arrived, they found the body […]

Local News 05/24/24

Crime/Public Safety/Drugs Baileyville Man Arrested After Shot Fired at Downtown Motel (Baileyville)  A Baileyville man was arrested and taken to the Washington County Jail following an incident Wednesday at the Downeast Motel.  Police say they got a call around 9:30 Wednesday morning reporting a gunshot.  Authorities quickly arrived at the motel and found a bullet […]

Local News 05/23/24

Crime/Public Safety/Drugs Fire Damages Stacyville Fire Department Facility (Stacyville)  A fire at a fire station?  It happened Tuesday night in Stacyville.  The Fire Marshal’s Office reports to Star 97.7, the Penobscot RCC received a call shortly before 9 p.m. on May 21st for a report of smoke coming from the Stacyville Fire Department on Station […]

Local News 05/22/24

Crime/Public Safety/Drugs Study Shows Summertime Traffic Fatalities Up in Maine (Maine)  Many people worry about the dangers of winter driving, but a study published in USA Today shows summer is one of the most deadly times on Maine roads.  The study found the number of traffic fatalities in June, July and August has increased by […]

Local News 05/21/24

Crime/Public Safety/Drugs Hiker Rescue (Addison)  A stranded hiker had to be rescued from Ingersoll Point Preserve in South Addison Sunday night.  The Addison Volunteer Fire Department reports the woman was on a trail when it became dark and she was unable to walk out.  Members of Addison and Epping Fire and Pleasant River Ambulance Service […]

Local News 05/20/24

Crime/Public Safety/Drugs Teen Ejected, Seriously Injured in I-95 Crash (Bangor)  A 17 yo passenger was seriously injured Saturday night in a single-vehicle crash on I-95 near Stillwater Avenue.  The crash occurred shortly before 11 p.m.  Maine State Police say the driver, also a 17 yo, lost control of his truck while attempting to pass another […]