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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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Missing Man in Edmundston

Missing Man in Edmundston

| May 19, 2015

An elderly man is missing in Edmundston.  Police are asking for public help to find him.  82 year old Alexandre Bosse of Foyer Lemieux Street in Edmundston went missing Monday night.  Bosse is believed to have left in his gray, Chevrolet Sonic 4-door vehicle.  The license plate is #JEM387,  He was last wearing a canary […]

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Boat Capsizes in Presque Isle

Boat Capsizes in Presque Isle

| May 14, 2015

The Presque Isle Fire Department responded to Arnold Brook Lake in Presque Isle Thursday for a boat that was capsized with  a person hanging on to it. The call came in at 9:20. The Presque Isle Fire Department responded with their new rescue boat and an engine.  It was a successful rescue.  Allen Dudley from the warden service, […]

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