Contact Us
Local News

Local News - Page 2

Photo by Andy Capwell
Photo by Andy Capwell

Another Augusta Fire {UPDATED WITH PICTURES}

Just a few days after the large fire on Northern Avenue in Augusta that injured seven people and displaced 27, another fire brought out early this morning on State Street in Augusta.

Read More

Category: Local News Tags: ,
Fire Truck 911

Another Fire in Augusta this Morning

I just spoke with the Augusta police and yes, there is another fire in Augusta today. I am told this one is on State Street, down near Bond Street. Crews are at the scene working on the fire.

Read More

Category: Local News, Offbeat
Steve Hix, Thinkstock
Steve Hix, Thinkstock

Maine Gas Prices Keep Dropping

According to the price-monitoring website, GasBuddy.com, gas price in Maine were down just over a nickel a gallon this past week. The average statewide price for a gallon of gas in Maine is now down to $2.84.

Read More

Win McNamee, Getty Images
Win McNamee, Getty Images

Maine Wreaths Heading To Arlington National Cemetery

Thousands of Maine-made wreaths are heading south to Arlington National Cemetery. Maine's First Lady Ann LePage and a convoy escorted by Patriot Guard Riders left from the Worcester Wreath Company on Sunday.

Read More

WCSH Video
WCSH Video

How You Can Help the Victims of the Augusta Fire

Friday (Dec. 5) morning a fire at an 18-unit apartment building on Northern Avenue in Augusta left 7 injured and 27 homeless.

They need our help. You can make a monetary donation by writing a check paya

Read More

Photo by Andy Capwell
Photo by Andy Capwell

Augusta Apartment Fire Injures Seven People

An early morning fire at an apartment house in Augusta has injured seven people. The fire started around 2 a.m. and Augusta Fire Chief Roger Audette told WCSH, that a 'portion of the four-story apartment building later collapsed.

Read More

Category: Local News Tags: ,
Justin Sullivan, Getty Images
Justin Sullivan, Getty Images

Blue Angels Jet Skids Off Brunswick Runway

The other we told you about the Blue Angels returning to Maine for the 2015 Great State of Maine Air Show, this morning one of the Blue Angels jets, part of the U.S. Navy's aerobatics team, fishtailed off the runway while landing and became stuck in the mud.

Read More

Category: Local News

Two Augusta Schools Locked Down For Investigation Of Suspicious Man In The Area- No Injuries Reported

Augusta's Farrington Elementary School and Cony High School were on lockdown earlier today due to a report of a suspicious person in the area. But, according to school officials, no students were in danger.

Read More

Category: Local News
Darren McCollester, Getty Images
Darren McCollester, Getty Images

Heating Oil Prices Down In Maine

With snow, sleet and freezing rain becoming more common place as winter settles into Maine, some good news, heating oil prices are dropping.

Read More

Sean Gallup/Getty Images
Sean Gallup/Getty Images

Closings, Cancellations, Delays

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your points and personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account with your Facebook account, just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing profile and VIP program points. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://b985.fm using your Facebook account.

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

Register on B98.5 quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!

Not a Member? Sign Up Here

Register on B98.5 quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!