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– 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 […]

Local News – December 27, 2017

Wind Chill Advisory (Undated) – Bundle Up if you’ve got to be outdoors for any amount of time.  That’s the advice of weather forecasters who’ve posted a wind chill advisory for pretty much all of the state.  Wind chills will dip to 25-below along Maine’s Coast overnight, and stay that way despite bountiful sunshine tomorrow.   […]

– Suspect sought in Family Dollar robbery on Christmas Eve

From the Waldo County Sheriff’s Office: “On December 24, 2017 at approximately 7:30 pm the Waldo County Dispatch Center received a 911 call from employees of the Family Dollar Store in the Town of Unity reporting a robbery. Employees reported that a male suspect, identified as a white male, approximately 5’ 8” tall with a […]

Local News – December 26, 2017

Weather (Undated) – With virtually no traffic on the roads for Christmas Day, plow crews had a fairly easy job cleaning up roads along the Maine Coast.  Inland, they had a lot more snow to push out of the way.  Police report no serious accidents Christmas Day as between 5 and 16-inches of snow fell.  […]

Local News – December 22, 2017

School Threat (Ellsworth) – Police have sort of tracked down a threat to Ellsworth High School and determined it was not credible.  Ellsworth Police Chief Glenn Moshier reports to Star 97.7 the threat came over an internet gaming site and originated in Manchester England.  The threat about a planned shooting at Ellsworth High School came […]

– Retired Maine State Trooper allegedly busted for selling drugs

From Maine State Police spokesman Steve McCausland: “The Maine Department of Public Safety says a retired state trooper was arrested overnight and charged with selling cocaine and fentanyl.   Maine Drug Enforcement Agents arrested 51 year old Jeffrey Linscott of Buxton late last night  along Main St. in Gorham.   Linscott was charged with Aggravated Trafficking in […]

– Sedgwick crash still under investigation

From Maine State Police: “12/20/2017 Troopers from Troop J responded to a single motor vehicle  crash on the Byards Point Road in Sedgwick. All three occupants in the vehicle had non life threatening injuries. In the vehicle were Alec Peasley, 24 of Deer Isle, Tyler Bartlett, 22 of Stonington and Lucas Oliver, 21 also of […]

Local News – December 21, 2017

Ellsworth – School Closed (Ellsworth) – School officials in Ellsworth have closed school for the day today.  Superintendent of School Dan Higgins tells Star 97-7 they received an undisclosed threatening message and they decided to cancel classes for the day.  The Ellsworth Police department is working with the school department to track down the source […]

Ellsworth School Closure

December 21, 2017 – There is no school in Ellsworth today.  Superintendent of Schools Daniel Higgins says the school department received a threat that has been referred to the Ellsworth Police Department for investigation.  He did not disclose the contents of the threat or how it was delivered.