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Local News – December 19, 2019

Rockport Fatal (Rockport) – Police say a car/pedestrian crash on Route 17 in Rockport left an 82-year old woman dead in the road near her home.  The Pen Bay Pilot reports Maxine Stanley wore dark clothing and the sun had set as she tried to cross the road near Chickawaukee Lake to return home from […]

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Local News – December 18, 2019

Glenburn Arrests   (Glenburn) – A brief stand-off at a Glenburn home early yesterday morning ended peacefully when four teen-agers surrendered to police who had surrounded the home.  The Penobscot County Sheriff’s Department reports to Star 97.7 that a Cressy Avenue woman called 9-1-1 to report her grandson and three others had threatened her with […]

Local News – December 17, 2019

Trenton Fire   (Trenton) – A chimney fire spread into a walled area behind a stone façade at a Trenton home last night, making it extremely hard to reach.  Firefighters from Trenton, Ellsworth, Lamoine and Hancock spent nearly 4-hours at the scene, breaking away stone with sledgehammers and cutting the wall with chainsaws to reach […]

Local News – December 16, 2019

Scarborough Homicide (Scarborough) – State police are calling an 82-year old Scarborough man’s death a homicide.  Spokesman Steve McCausland reports to Star 97.7 that someone attacked James Pearson in his front yard on Beech Ridge Road yesterday morning.  Detectives spent yesterday questioning potential witnesses and gathering evidence from the scene.  Officers have advised people to […]

Local News – December 13, 2019

Torrence Resigns (Ellsworth) – The long time director of the Woodlawn museum in Ellsworth is leaving the job for a similar position in Bennington Vermont.  Joshua Torrence became the museum’s director nearly 20-years ago.  During his tenure the museum has conducted extensive renovations to the Black House and several outbuildings.  A renovated carriage house will […]

Local News – December 12, 2019

Carillo Trial (Belfast) – Prosecutors piled on more gruesome evidence against a former Stockton Springs woman accused of killing her 10-year old daughter.  Yesterday, jurors watched video evidence against Sharon Carillo taken on a cell phone and showing Marissa Kennedy days before her death in February 2018.  The video shows evidence of bruising and her […]

Local News – December 11, 2019

Bus Crash (Burnham) – A bus with 34-passengers on board headed to Orono from New York State overturned on Interstate 95 in Burnham late lat night.  State troopers say 4 people suffered minor injuries.  Spokesman Steve McCausland reports to Star 97.7 a school bus carried the uninjured passengers to a Waterville motel for the night.  […]

Local News – December 10, 2019

Local News 12-10-19 Carillo Trial (Belfast) – A State Police detective described accused child killer Sharon Carillo as pleasant and conversational in the hours following her 10-year old daughter’s death in Stockton Springs in February 2018.  Sharon Carillo is on trial for murdering Marissa Kennedy.  Jurors in Belfast yesterday listened to the police interview with […]