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Bangor Band Waterfront Concert on June 19
Come join the Bangor Band as we present our first Waterfront concert of the 2018 Summer Season, at the Bangor Waterfront, on Tuesday, June 19th, at 7:00 p.m. Cosponsored by Sutherland Weston. Free admission. Bring chairs or blankets! The Bangor Band is directed by Curvin Farnham. FMI: www.bangorband
Bucksport man to be sentenced after convicted of Kansas killing
BUCKSPORT, Maine - (WABI)A man from Bucksport is set to be sentenced in August for killing a man in Kansas last summer.The Salina Journal reports a jury convicted 35-year-old Robert Colson of murder Friday and he's now scheduled for sentencing August 14th.Colson shot and killed Matthew Schoshke duri
Bangor head shop owner changes plea in federal court
Monday in federal court he pled guilty to two of them, structuring bank deposits to avoid triggering reports to the US Treasury, and conspiracy to make, possess and deal marijuana.
Immigration concerns raised in Bangor
After the American Civil Liberties Union of Maine and New Hampshire saw the passenger's Facebook post, they created a video about how people, in their opinion, should handle the situation.
Bangor Band to perform on the waterfront
BANGOR, Maine (WABI)There will be local music on the Bangor Waterfront Tuesday evening.The Bangor Band plays there Tuesday nights throughout the summer.You can find them under the blue "Clamphitheater" at 7pm.There's no special seating for these shows, so bring your blankets or chairs.
Gardiner man charged with sex crimes changes plea
BANGOR, Maine (WABI) -A Gardiner man charged with sex crimes against children changed his plea Monday.67-year-old Richard Bailey originally pled not guilty to exploiting minors and having child porn.Monday he pled guilty to both charges.Federal court documents say the Maine State Police Computer Cri
Video: Bus Driver Tells Passengers Only US Citizens Can Ride As Border Patrol Agent Watches
The incident took place in Bangor, Maine during Memorial Day weekend, according to a statement by American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of New Hampshire.
Bus company apologizes over worker's citizenship comments
BANGOR, Maine (AP)A New England bus company says an employee made a mistake when he said passengers have to be U.S. citizens to ride following a customs citizenship check.The video recorded by a Concord Coach Lines passenger on May 28 shows a Customs and Border Protection agent at a Bangor bus stati
Father's Day run in Bangor honors Maine's fallen heroes
BANGOR- A number of military families and supporters spent Sunday remembering Maine's fallen heroes.Dozens participated in the Honoring Heroes Memorial 5K/10K on the Bangor Waterfront Sunday morning.Proceeds from the run support the Gold Star Family Memorial that's currently in the works in Augusta.
Pride Week kicks off with Rainbow Run in Orono
“So pride is a way to celebrate LGBT folk and how far they've come since stonewall which is next year 50 years. We've come a long way, still have a very long way to go, but it's great to see so many people come out and support. There are lots of folks from the community but also lots of supporters.
Local Police Departments join forces to inform public about bike safety
Holden Patrol Officer, Bruce Graybill said, "It's actually really important because a lot of people don't realize that bikes still need to abide by the same traffic laws that cars do because they are still a mode of transportation, so they need to stop at stop signs, ride the same direction as the c
Video shows border patrol asking citizenship status at Maine bus stop
“Are you folks U.S. citizens?” a border patrol agent says as he walks down the line of passengers. “I’m not answering that question, sir,” Larson responds.
Run for Recovery – Swing for Success
ORRINGTON, Maine (WABI) -Laura Schneider-Look from the Maine Association of Nurse Anesthetists and Dorothy Small of the Ellsworth Police Department sat down with TV5 to talk about the upcoming fundraiser for Project Downeast HOPE.Run for Recovery, Swing for Success is scheduled for June 30 at the Ro
Old building in Bangor demolished to make way for medical facility
"I know having another addition to the healthcare services that are offered here in the Bangor region is really a big plus. There are so many people that come to Bangor, whether it's for doctor visits, hospitals, procedures, those sorts of things so this adds another offer to the infrastructure," sa
Man convicted of murder in death of Tescott man - The Salina Post
An Ottawa County jury on Friday found Robert Willard Colson, 35, of Bucksport, Maine, guilty of one count of first degree murder, two counts of felony theft and one count of burglary. Judge Rene Young presided over the trial. Sentencing has been set for August 14 at 10:30 a.m. in Ottawa County Distr
Court documents release new details on death of Bar Harbor girl
BAR HARBOR, Maine (WABI)New details in the murder of a Bar Harbor woman earlier this month.According to the Bangor Daily News, court documents released today say the man accused of killing 19-year-old Mikaela Conley is seen on a security camera dragging her body across a school playground to a woode
Former Momma Baldacci’s Restaurant in Bangor torn down
Backhoes tore into the building that formerly housed Momma Baldacci’s, an iconic Bangor restaurant that closed 10 years ago, on Thursday morning.
Arrests made in Old Town robbery
The Penobscot County Sheriff's Office says 42-year-old Richard Moloney and 29-year-old Brian Corvino, both of Old Town, have been arrested.
Controversy brewing over crackdown on 'Tent City'
BANGOR - Bangor's police are getting the word out to the homeless: It's time to move.There is disagreement, however, on the need to dismantle the tents."There's tent sites down here. They keep it clean. I mean, it's not a bad place," said Brandon Gurski, a resident of the riverfront homeless communi
Class A baseball: Bangor wins record fifth straight state title
The Rams, who had 16 hits, have defeated Windham, South Portland, Falmouth twice and now Gorham to win its championships.