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Local News – December 6, 2019

Vigue Indicted (Ellsworth) – The former CEO at Cianbro Corporation faces criminal charges for allegedly firing a cannon during a Maine Maritime Academy football game in September.  A Hancock County Grand Jury found there was enough evidence to proceed to trial against 72-year old Peter Vigue.  The MMA alumnus allegedly fired the shot after a […]

Local News – December 5, 2019

Bangor Murder (Bangor) – Two men with violent criminal histories face murder charges in connection with a Bangor man’s death in a fire last month.  The Bangor Police Department reports to Star 97.7 they arrested 39-year old Cote Choneska and 30-year old Joseph Johnson for killing 59-year old Berton Conley.  Rescuers pulled Conley from a […]

Local News – December 4, 2019

Rape Arrest (Ellsworth) – A Marine from Eastbrook faces sex charges in connection with an incident last August in Ellsworth.  The Ellsworth American reports 19-year old Dantae Cross is accused of having sex with a 14-year old girl.  The Marine Corps detained Cross and Ellsworth police traveled to South Carolina in November to bring him […]

Local News – December 3, 2019

Fatal Fire (Rockport) – A Camden Police officer kicked in the door of a burning Rockport motel room early yesterday morning and pulled a man from his room.  The State Fire Marshal’s Office reports to Star 97.7 that Paul Thompson and another guest at the Schooner Bay Motor Inn on Route 1 tried CPR on […]

Local News – December 2, 2019

Weather Coming   (Caribou) – Looks like Downeast Maine will get some snow on the ground beginning tonight.  The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm warning for the area beginning at 7-o’clock tonight.  The precipitation is expected to start as sleet and freezing rain but quickly turn to all snow overnight.  Up to […]

Local News – November 27, 2019

County Budget (Ellsworth) – County Commissioners in Hancock County have approved a budget, but the vote was split.  The Ellsworth American reports Commission Chair Antonio Blasi refused to sign the 8-and-a-half million dollar budget, saying he opposed County Administrator Scott Adkins’ salary.  Commissioners William Clark and Joseph Wombacher approved the budget and Clark chastised Blasi […]