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Local News 07/23/21

Wyman’s Expands with Purchase of Allen’s (Milbridge)  Jasper Wyman and Sons, the state’s largest wild blueberry producer, has purchased Allen’s Blueberry Freezer in Ellsworth.  The Ellsworth American reports the 2,800 acres of wild blueberry lands purchased from Allen’s brings Wyman’s total acreage to about 10,000 acres.  Other assets of the sale include additional freezing capacity […]

Local News 07/22/21

Local News AM 07/22/21   Cocaine Cake (AP/Maine)  A New York man and a woman from Maine got creative in trying to disguise their stash of cocaine.  The Maine Drug Enforcement Agency tells Star 97.7, while acting on a tip, police stopped a car on I-295 in Gardiner Tuesday, and a drug-sniffing dog found 4 […]

Local News AM 07/21/21

  Local News 07/21/21   Hancock County’s Got Talent (Hancock County)  Does Hancock County Have Talent?  The Grand in Ellsworth is betting it does, and this is your chance to share your unique gifts.  Registration is underway for The Grand’s Annual Talent Show and Competition and a chance to advance to Blue Hill /Fair’s Hancock […]

Local News 07/20/21

9-Year-Old Killed (Belfast)  A nine-year-old boy is dead after a tow truck incident in Belfast Monday afternoon.  Village Soup dot com reports the incident occurred in a parking lot adjacent to High Street.  The boy was taken to Waldo County General Hospital where he died of his injuries.  Further details weren’t readily available.   Maine […]

Local News 07/19/21

  Armed Standoff in Farmington (Farmington)  An investigation at a home in Farmington Sunday turned into an armed standoff.  Police arrived at the home on Temple Road about 9:30 yesterday morning.  When they tried to contact the suspect inside, the person threatened police with a gun.  Farmington Police, a Maine State Tactical Team, and the […]

Local News 07/16/21

Local News PM 07/16/21 Hero Truckers Deliver MRI Unit (Maine)  The journey is over, but it was nothing short of a harrowing adventure for a crew of dedicated truckers who hauled the new MRI unit to MDI Hospital this week.  The adventure, at least in the state of Maine, began Wednesday night when the transport […]