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Local News – July 25, 2017

  PSAP Vote   (Ellsworth) – The Hancock County Commissioners are scheduled to vote this morning on whether to farm out 9-1-1 call answering to Penobscot County.  Reaction to the proposal has been nearly universally negative from town administrations and public safety officials.  The proposal comes as the Hancock County Regional Communications Center is running […]

Local News – July 24, 2017

Motorcyclist Death (Lincoln) – A 50-year old motorcyclist from Howland died when his bike hit a car pulling onto Route 2 in Lincoln.  The Bangor Daily News reports Jeffrey Luddon was headed toward Enfield Saturday afternoon when the woman pulled out of Drinkwater’s Variety.  Luddon struck the car on the driver’s side.  Police closed the […]

Local News – July 21, 2017

  Cherryfield Death   (Cherryfield) – Maine’s Medical Examiner’s office is using DNA evidence to try to confirm a woman’s identity.  A passing motorist found her body early Wednesday morning in Cherryfield.  State police spokesman Steve McCausland tells Star 97.7 the autopsy revealed how she died, but investigators are withholding that information.  They are asking […]