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Colorado man sets Appalachian Trail record on 2,189-mile run

Colorado man sets Appalachian Trail record on 2,189-mile run

| July 13, 2015

MILLINOCKET, Maine – An ultra marathoner says he’s completed the Appalachian Trail in record time. Colorado resident Scott Jurek reached the summit of Mount Katahdin on Sunday afternoon to complete the 2,189-mile run from Georgia to Maine in 46 days, eight hours. That beats the previous record held by Jennifer Pharr Davis by three hours. […]

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Gas prices continue to fall slightly in Maine

Gas prices continue to fall slightly in Maine

| July 13, 2015

PORTLAND – Gas prices in Maine have fallen more than a penny per gallon in the past week. The average retail gas price in Maine was $2.77 per gallon on Sunday. The figure is based on a GasBuddy.com survey of 1,228 gas outlets in the state. The national average price remained stuck at $2.76 per […]

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New photos emerge of on-the-run murder suspect Robert Burton

New photos emerge of on-the-run murder suspect Robert Burton

| July 10, 2015

State Police, Game Wardens and Deputies  continue their search for Robert Burton in the Guilford/Abbot/Monson area of Piscataquis County.  Poilce say the most recent confirmed sighting occurred on July 6th around noontime at a camp on the Point Rd. in Guilford.  A photo of Burton was captured by a nearby home monitoring system. Also being […]

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Woman found floating in campground swimming pool in Madison

Woman found floating in campground swimming pool in Madison

| July 10, 2015

MADISON, Maine (AP) – Police say a Massachusetts woman vacationing with her husband and children is believed to have drowned in a swimming pool at a campground in Madison, Maine. Chief Deputy James Ross of the Somerset County Sheriff’s Department said a man saw Yen Ngo floating face-down in the pool Thursday evening. He says […]

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Fort Kent Rec Wild in the Jungle

Fort Kent Rec Wild in the Jungle

| July 8, 2015

“Using our imaginations, We’re going into the woods and teaching the kids about the jungle,” said Christo Naranja, a rec leader with the Fort Kent Recreation Department. The  department was a primitive place to be this afternoon, as they held a Wild in the Jungle afternoon. “Wild in the Jungle was something that was inspired […]

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