Monthly Archives: January 2013

Craigslist Scam Costs a Benton Man Thousands of Dollars

Like Many People, Michael Hawes of Benton keeps receipts from most of his transactions, but now that’s all he has. Hawes was looking to sell some rims he bought for his car. His daughter set up an add on Craigslist, but the rims worth just over $1,000, are costing him a whole lot more. “We […]

Middle School Students Honor a Late Environmentalist

“In nature, nothing exists alone.” It’s a quote by Rachel Carson, a 20th century marine biologist and author of the book Silent Spring.  Last year, 7th graders through out Maine studied Carson’s Work and the Wells National Estuarine Research Reserve and U.S. Fish & Wildlife Refuge wanted to reward the students for their efforts. U.S. Fish […]

Mainers Find Ways to Stay Warm as the Temperature Drops

Waking up to negative temperatures may not be the perfect start to your morning, but over the past few days, cold temperatures have been a wake up call for people across the state. Justin Platt is used seeing the thermometer drop below zero by now. He’s a gas attendant in Bangor and for him, staying […]

Fitness Experts Give Advice on How to Keep Your New Year’s Resolution

Tis’ the season to hit the gym. Many people make a new year’s resolution to get in shape, but making it happen is a different story. The Assistant Director for Health and Wellness at the Bangor YMCA, Rebecca Marino said ‘Don’t just be like “I want to lose weight, everyone wants to lose weight.’ Take […]