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Local News – June 21, 2021

Bangor Shooting   (Bangor) – An early morning shooting at a Bangor church parking lot left a man with a gunshot wound and a suspect on the loose.  Bangor police report to Star 97.7 officers responded to the shooting at the Rock Church at about 3-o’clock yesterday morning.  The wounded man got treatment at a […]

Local News – June 18, 2021

Limington – Fire/Murders   (Limington) – Two people are dead and one under arrest after an incident in Limington.  Shortly after 5-o’clock yesterday morning a retired firefighter spotted a house on Hardscrabble Road ablaze and called 9-1-1.  Firefighters discovered the two bodies inside the burning home, and State Police started looking for 21-year old Matthew […]

Local News – June 17, 2021

Standoff Settlement (Ellsworth) – A convicted felon who fired shots at a State Police tactical team more than 7-years ago has settled a lawsuit against the City of Ellsworth.  The Bangor Daily News reports the city’s insurance carrier will pay Jeffrey Barnard just under $10-thousand dollars.  Barnard admitted that he was a felon who illegally […]

Local News – June 16, 2021

Stubborn Fire   (Waldoboro) – For three days firefighters have dug up smoking areas in a Waldoboro forest to try to get a very stubborn fire out.  The Pen Bay Pilot reports the mid-coast fire chief hopes they got it all by last night.  When firefighters got the initial call on Sunday afternoon they could […]

Local News – June 15, 2021

Old Town Standoff Arrest   (Old Town) – Police have arrested a 46-year old man from Old Town who allegedly kept them in a standoff for more than 17-hours yesterday.  It began shortly after midnight at an apartment complex on Stillwater Avenue.  Thadius Wind’s neighbors reported he’d been screaming for more than an hour before […]

Local News – June 14, 2021

Lamoine Fire (Lamoine) – A riding lawn mower that caught fire is blamed for burning down a garage in Lamoine Sunday.  Firefighters from Hancock, Trenton and Ellsworth also responded to the blaze on Douglas Highway at about 1-o’clock yesterday afternoon.  The man using the mower on a neighbor’s field had parked it next to the […]