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Mix of Sun & Clouds and Seasonable Today

From the TV 5 Forecast Center:

We’ve got a decent day on tap today with a mix of sun and clouds. The brightest conditions will be over northern areas with more clouds over areas closer to the coastline as low pressure passes to our south and east. Temperatures will be seasonable today with highs in the mid-60s to low 70s. Skies will be partly cloudy tonight with lows bottoming out in the mid-40s to around 50°.

Clouds will be increasing Thursday as our next storm system approaches. We may see a few late day showers moving into southern and western …read more

Source: WABI-TV5 Bangor


Moose referendum was hard-fought battle

The 1983 referendum initiated by a group trying to stop Maine’s new moose hunting season was contentious and hard-fought. Here’s a look back at it in a Sun Journal news story by reporter Joe O’Connor. Moose-kill Issue Draws Foes Face to Face, October 6, 1983. “Is the Department of Inland … …read more

Source: Bangor Daily News


Investigators at House Fire in Union

Fire crews are at a house on South Union Road in Union Wednesday morning and they are checking to see if everyone made it out safely, according to authorities.

It was called in by someone driving by at around 1:45 a.m.

Seven fire departments were called out as well as the Knox County Sheriff. The Fire Marshal’s Office is expected there also.

No word at this point how many people might have been inside the home at the time.

We have a crew on the way and will bring you more information as it becomes available.

The post Investigators at House Fire in …read more

Source: WABI-TV5 Bangor


Partly Cloudy and Seasonably Mild Today

From the WABI-TV5 & CW Forecast Center:

High pressure will bring another partly cloudy day to Maine today as it drifts northeast up into southern Quebec. A storm will ride up along a stalled front just the east of the Gulf of Maine later today, but at this time it appears the storm will remain far enough offshore to keep its shower activity just off to our east. High temps today will run in the mid 60s to low 70s, with the coolest readings being found near the coast due to a developing light onshore breeze.

Thursday will likely start off …read more

Source: WABI-TV5 Bangor


What now Danny?

By Mark Paulette We New Englanders possess many wonderful characteristics when it comes to our beloved teams. We are passionate and feisty. Salty and sarcastic. And no matter how badly we may get spurned, we always remain faithful and comeback for more. Though if we have one flaw, and I’m … …read more

Source: Bangor Daily News