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Local News – January 28, 2019

Murder Trial Begins (Bangor) – A South Carolina man goes on trial today for murder.  Christopher Murray is accused of shooting Millinocket resident Wayne LaPierre and his wife.  The 39-year old Murray and two others allegedly went to the LaPierre home to buy marijuana.  Mr. LaPierre died in the attack, his wife survived.  Already Tony […]

Local News – January 25, 2019

Old Town Fatal (Old Town) – Police in Old Town say a 24-year old man died when a pickup truck struck him on Stillwater Avenue last evening.  Deputy police chief Lee Miller reports to Star 97.7 that the pedestrian was crossing Bennoch Road around quarter past five when the truck, which had a snowplow on […]

Local News – January 24, 2019

Meth Charge – Baby   (Bangor) – An alleged drug user from Bangor faces charges of endangering her infant by nursing the baby.  Last month the 7-month old was unconscious when she was taken to Northern Light Hospital.  Bangor police say the child ingested methamphetamine through her mother’s milk.  When police detectives arrived, the baby […]

Chris Ross Interview

Chris Ross came into the Star 97.7 studios Wednesday Morning (1/23/19) to talk about music, and his upcoming show at Chummie’s this coming Friday. Before going on air with Paul Dupuis, Chris sat down with Bill DaButler for a chat. Get tickets, cds, and merchandise at https://www.chrisrossandthenorth.com/ and listen here for the complete interview.   […]

Local News – January 23, 2019

Aroostook County Crash   (Cyr Plt) – Winds blowing lots of loose snow over Route 1 in Aroostook County created a whiteout, making it impossible for drivers to see anything.  In Cyr Plantation, an 11-vehicle pileup is blamed on the whiteout.  The Police Chief in Van Buren was first to arrive on scene.  While he […]

Local News – January 22, 2019

Sports Bar (Ellsworth) – A sports bar will reportedly occupy the space where Fuddruckers in Ellsworth closed down several months ago.  The Ellsworth American reports Dan and Jenn Barker of Eddington plan to open the facility early next month.  They’ll call the bar “Sidelines” and offer a wide variety of draft beer and have 11-TV’s […]

Local News – January 21, 2019

Hospital Arrests   (Ellsworth) – Three men face charges after they allegedly flashed a gun at a motorist in Ellsworth, then ran away from a police officer and into the local hospital.  Officer Steven Mahon had stopped a truck on Main Street after getting a report about the weapon threat.  Dirk Sawyer of Beals Island, […]

Storm Update

Forecast Details …WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EST MONDAY… Overview: Low pressure will track along the Washington County, and pull away into the Maritimes overnight and Monday.  Winter storm warnings remain in effect into late Monday morning, and across northern areas into early afternoon.     Impacts: In areas where the precipitation remains as all […]

Sunday’s Storm Updated

Winter Storm Warning URGENT – WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE National Weather Service Caribou ME 644 PM EST Sat Jan 19 2019 nterior Hancock-Central Washington- Coastal Hancock-Coastal Washington- Including the cities of Aurora, Dedham, Eastbrook, Great Pond, Orland, Calais, Grand Lake Stream, Wesley, Perry, Princeton, Ellsworth, Bar Harbor, Bucksport, Castine, Eastport, Machias, and Cherryfield …WINTER STORM WARNING […]

Sunday’s Storm

The National Weather Service (who are working despite the furlough) have updated snow totals expected for Sunday’s storm. We could get between 12-24 inches in the Downeast area. …WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH MONDAY MORNING… * WHAT…Heavy Snow inland with snow and mixed precipitation possible along the coast. Total […]