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Local News – October 16, 2018

Suspicious Letter (Bangor) – A scare on West Broadway in Bangor yesterday afternoon is over.  A suspicious letter arrived at Senator Susan Collins’ home.  Bangor Police tell Star 97.7 they sent officers and a haz mat team over after Collins family opened the letter purporting to contain the deadly poison Ricin.  Federal haz mat teams […]

Local News – October 15, 2018

Mechanic Falls Fire (Mechanic Falls) – A massive fire at a former paper mill complex in Mechanic Falls sent a smoke plume so high into the air folks in Portland could see it many miles away.  The smoke even showed up on weather radar.  Firefighters from numerous communities responded to the scene yesterday afternoon.  The […]

Local News – October 11, 2018

Newport Standoff (Newport) – State police and sheriff’s deputies forced open a door at a Newport motel yesterday and tackled a man who threatened them with a sword leading to a several hour standoff.  WABI-TV reports 60-year old Louis Ireland was highly intoxicated.  The incident began when Ireland allegedly threatened a maid at Pray’s Motel […]