Maine McDonald's High School All-Star Games

Maine McDonald's High School All-Star Games

In celebration of 25 years, you don't want to miss this year's EAST vs. WEST basketball action on Saturday, March 9 at Newman Gymnasium at Husson University in Bangor.

High school all-stars from across the state come together to put on a amazing show for you, complete with slam-dunk and foul shooting contests.

Your ticket is good for all Four action packed games.  Enjoy all the games with your friends, family and teammates!

All net proceeds benefit the Ronald McDonald House Charities® of Maine.

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Fire damages church in Exeter

EXETER, Maine (NEWS CENTER) --- About 40 firefighters in Central Maine were called out Monday night after a church caught fire in the town of Exeter.

Fire crews from five nearby towns responded to the church on Exeter Road a little after 8 p.m. Responders believe a wood stove caused the flames to break out at the Full Gospel Church of Exeter. No one was inside the church at the time. Its believed a neighbor called 9-1-1 after seeing the flames.

Firefighters managed to get the fire under control after about an hour. Much of the church was left standing. However responders say it did sustan smoke and water damages.

Hockey, anyone?

EDDINGTON, Maine (NEWS CENTER)--Ice conditions are just right for this weekends Paul Bunyan Pond Hockey Tournament in Eddington.  Everyone is welcome to attend the event on Saturday February 9th at Camp Roosevelt. 

Skaters will be lacing up all for a good cause.  The hockey tournament raises money for the Bangor Area Breakfast Rotary charities fund. There is still room for anyone who wants to participate.  If you are interested in skating SIGN UP HERE.

Police recognize civilian heros at annual awards dinner

BANGOR, Maine (NEWS CENTER) ---  Heroes are seen on the big screen and on TV but every years it's the heroic actions of some that show they exist right here in Maine.

Each year the Maine Association of Police recognizes people at their annual awards dinner. The select few are honored for acts of heroism and lifesaving ability during a time of crisis. This year six people from the Bangor area were honored.

A local business was also recognized for its service to the community. Niko and Beth Turlla, who own Angelo's Pizza in Bangor, have donated time, money and food to make a difference for several charities. They include cancer spaghetti suppers and many school fundraising events. The couple has also given free gift cards for charity raffles.

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Bangor man receives largest sentence for a sex offense

BANGOR, Maine (NEWS CENTER)-- A Bangor man will spend thirty years behind bars for sexually assaulting a then 7-year old boy. Terrence Pinkham, 28, plead guilty to five counts of gross sexual assault and two counts of sexual exploitation of a minor.

Deputy District Attorney Mike Roberts with Penobscot County said, "This is the largest sentence we've received in Penobscot County for a sex offense. It reflex the severity of the crimes and also reflects that over the years the legislature has made it clear to the courts that they are to take these cases more seriously."

Polar Plunge for Camp Capella Approaching

DEDHAM, Maine (NEWS CENTER) -- This Saturday, A few brave hardy souls will be braving the depths of Phillips Lake in Dedham to raise money for Camp Capella and Camp Sunshine. On Saturday, February 9th at 1:00 p.m.,  dozens of people are expected to jump into the icy waters for a fundraiser called "Freezin for a Reason."  They're getting sponsors to donate to them to take the dip.

"We cut a ten foot by 15 foot hole in the ice and jump in three at a time. You're only in there for four or five seconds nobody does any endurance challenges believe me. It's cold," said Jim Dowling, the event organizer.

Fifth Quarter: HS Wrestling Regionals

NEWS CENTER - The top team scores from around the state plus highlights from the Eastern Maine Class 'A' and 'B' meets.

Class 'A' West

1. Marshwood
2. Noble
3. Massabesic

Class 'A' East

1. Skowhegan
2. Mt. Blue
3. Nokomis
4. Mt. Ararat
5. Oxford Hills

Class 'B' West

1. Fryeburg Academy
2. Wells
3. York
4. Mountain Valley
5. Gardiner

Class 'B' East

1. Camden Hills
2. Belfast
3. Ellsworth
4. Caribou
5. MCI

Class 'C' West

1. Dirigo
2. Madison
3. Lisbon
4. Monmouth