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Head-on Collision In Masardis

Head-on Collision In Masardis

| May 28, 2015

A woman is lucky to be alive after a head-on collision between a tractor trailer and a car in Masardis.  Carla Bragdon was driving south on Route 11 Wednesday night.  She allegedly crossed the center line and went into the Northbound lane, right into the path of Robert Leathers who was driving a tractor trailer […]

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Barn a Total Loss After Fire Started by Lightning Strike

Barn a Total Loss After Fire Started by Lightning Strike

| May 28, 2015

Bridgewater, ME – A barn is a total loss, but a house is saved after a lightning strike Wednesday night.  Crews from Bridgewater and Monticello Fire Departments responded to the fire at 8:05 PM.  The barn, located on Snow Road in Bridgewater, had been struck by lightning.  When the fire departments arrived, the barn was engulfed […]

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Lightning Strike Hits Church in Grand Isle

Lightning Strike Hits Church in Grand Isle

| May 28, 2015

Video by Carl Bouley. Jr. Firefighter, Grand Isle Fire Department An amazing piece of video sent in by one of our viewers, Bruce Bouley of Grand Isle. Lightning strikes the top of Saint Gerard Mt Carmel Catholic Church.  Bruce tells WAGM this has happened before at the church, and his son Carl a firefighter was lucky […]

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Penobscot and Passamaquoddy Tribes Pull Out of Maine Legislature

Penobscot and Passamaquoddy Tribes Pull Out of Maine Legislature

| May 26, 2015

 AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) -Two American Indian tribes are pulling their representatives from the Maine Legislature in protest over their treatment by the state. Wayne Mitchell, of Penobscot Nation, and Matthew Dana, of the Passamaquoddy Tribe, said Tuesday that they will no longer serve in the Maine House of Representatives. Tribal representatives are not allowed to […]

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Fire in Washburn

Fire in Washburn

| May 25, 2015

  WAGM has responded to a fire in Washburn.  We don’t have many details yet, but here’s what we do know.  The fire was on the Parson Road in Washburn.  The house is a total loss.  Mapleton, Washburn and Crown are on scene.  We will have more details as they become available.

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