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Local News – April 8, 2019

Winter Weather (Undated) – Winter refuses to leave Downeast Maine in a hurry.  The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory for today through early tomorrow.  When the precipitation ends, up to 7-inches of snow will be on the ground in Hancock and Washington Counties.  A lot of school districts in the coastal […]

Local News – April 5, 2019

Murder Arrest   (Bucksport) – When state troopers knocked on a Bucksport motel room door last evening, they had an arrest warrant in hand, and handcuffed a 21-year old woman for her trip to jail.  Savannah Smith is charged with murdering a 2-year old girl in 2017 in Bucksport.  Little Kloe Hawksley was the daughter […]

Local News – April 4, 2019

Trooper-Fatal Crash (Hampden) – Black bands are stretched across police badges in Maine today the state mourns a state police detective’s death in a freak accident in Hampden yesterday.  Benjamin Campbell who would have turned 32 on Monday, was assisting a motorist who went off Interstate 95 by the Coldbrook Road when a logging truck […]

Local News – April 3, 2019

Terminal Cost (Bar Harbor) – Work continues on the ferry terminal in Bar Harbor, and the price tag keeps rising.  The Mt. Desert Islander reports Bay Ferries Limited will pay the now estimated $8-and-a-half million dollar cost to bring the terminal back to life by the end of June.  Bar Harbor’s town manager says the […]

Interview with Ryan Michaels Colson

Ryan Michaels Colson came to Star 97.7 to talk about his up coming wrestling fundraiser r at Narraguagus High School on April 27th. Doors open at 6pm. Hear his interview with Bill DaButler here, and listen in the coming weeks for your chance at free tickets to the show…

Local News – April 2, 2019

TX Molester Arrest   (Northport) – A Texas man awaits extradition back to Texas after his arrest in Waldo County during the weekend.  State police arrested 45-year old James Helms at a home on Route 1 in Northport.   He is wanted there on child pornography charges.   Computer crimes investigators seized three cell phones from Helms […]

Local News 4-1-19

Water Main Break (Ellsworth) – Water is flowing again in a section of Ellsworth, but it was brown last night, and that part of the city is under a boil order.  The water department posted the boil order notices for parts of the Surry Road including Laurel Street to Edaco Court as well as Mountain […]

Local News – March 29, 2019

Ellsworth Fire-Oak St.   (Ellsworth) – A 4-unit apartment house on Oak Street in Ellsworth is pretty much a burned out shell following a major blaze yesterday afternoon. The 9-1-1 call to the building owned by Anthony Rumsey came in at about 2:15 in the afternoon. Fire was shooting from the basement and quickly spread […]

Local News – March 28, 2019

Credit Union Robbery   (Bangor) – A man wearing a plaid jacket walked into the Downeast Credit Union on Bangor’s Springer Drive yesterday afternoon and told the tellers to give him cash.  They did.  He fled.  Police say the robber took off in a maroon Chevy pickup truck.   They’re not saying how much cash he […]

Local News – March 27, 2019

Cement Plant Fire   (Thomaston) – Black smoke filled the night sky in Thomaston as the Dragon Cement Plant caught fire last night.  Firefighters from numerous mid-coast departments rushed to the scene off Route 1 at about 7-thirty last night.  They found the fire was near an underground oil storage tank and called in extra […]