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Local News January 5, 2018

Storm Aftermath     (Ellsworth) – As blizzards go, yesterday’s storm in Maine was fairly routine in terms of public safety.  There were a few power outages first thing this morning, mostly in the Caribou and Lincoln areas.  High tides and storm surge covered roads in low lying areas.  Snow plows are working the roads, […]

– Storm coverage with Steve McKay

Listen to Star 97.7 at noon, 4, 5, & 6 today for the latest weather updates on the up coming storm, with Star 97.7 meteorologist Steve McKay, we track the bombogenesis storm headed to Downeast Maine. Then listen tomorrow morning at 7:45, noon, 4, 5, & 6 for more on the storm, plus hourly updates […]

Local News – January 3, 2018

Storm Coming (College Park, MD) – We’ve got a good sized winter storm forecast starting tomorrow morning which could bring a foot of snow to Downeast Maine.  National Weather Service Meteorologist Brian Hurley says after the storm, it’s more cold weather. A blizzard watch is up for Downeast Maine starting tomorrow morning.   Gouldsboro Cutting […]

Local News – January 2, 2018

Longhorn Fire (Bangor) – The Longhorn Steakhouse in Bangor has reopened after a small fire caused smoke damage.  WABI-TV reports the fire broke out Sunday night in a hot grease collection bin.  It burned through to a walk-in freezer and forced the restaurant to shut down for the evening.  After cleanup, the Hogan Road eatery […]

– Names released in Dennysville crash

From the Washington County Sheriff’s Office: “On December 31, 2017, the Washington County Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of a two vehicle head-on collision that occurred at approximately 6:00 pm. The crash occurred on Route 1 in Dennysville in the vicinity of the Route 86 intersection. A 2010 Chevrolet pickup operated by Justin Wentworth, […]

Local News – January 1, 2018

Dennysville Crash   (Dennysville) – The Life Flight helicopter flew at least one person to the hospital after a two vehicle wreck in Washington County last evening.  It happened on Route 1 in Dennysville.  WABI-TV reports the crash closed the road for quite a while, but has since reopened.  No other information has come out […]

– Another arrest in Bangor arson cases

From the Bangor Police Department: “On December 29, 2017, detectives from the Bangor Police Department, Criminal Investigation Division arrested 21 year old, Matthew Huntington of Bangor and charged him with two counts of Arson (Class A). This arrest is the result of the on-going criminal investigation into the November 3rd arson at Kenny U-Pull, and […]

Local News – December 29, 2017

Home Invasion Arrest (Millinocket) – An alleged killer’s trail that began last week in Millinocket led Maine State Police to North Carolina.  Detectives arrested 38-year old Christopher Murray and will charge him with murder when he is returned to Maine.  They’re also seeking 43-year old Tony Locklear in connection with last week’s home invasion and […]

– Police arrest 5 men after incident at Calais Motor Inn

From the Calais Police Department: UPDATE from the CPD. Here are the names of those arrested: Marcos Luis Figueroa -Frias, 21 of Bronx, NY Elmer Frias, 26 of Bronx, NY Jordan Rodriguez, 24 Bronx, NY Saul Figueroa, 20 Bronx, NY Stephen Perkins, 27 Baileyville, ME “On December 27th, 2017 Five (5) male subjects were arrested […]

Local News – December 28, 2017

Cold (Undated) – As Maine enters a 3rd day of sub-zero wind chills and no end forecast for several more days, the state could be entering record cold territory.  The last time the Bangor area stayed below 10-degrees for six straight days was 1979.  National Weather Service senior forecaster Bruce Sullivan says another cold weather […]