• Maine January 7, 2022 1:25 am

    Woman Missing Since Saturday Found Safe, Maine State Police Say

    Police in Maine say a woman who had been missing since New Year’s Day has been found safe. Maine State Police said 38-year-old Jennifer Myrand of Greene had last been seen around 7 a.m. Saturday at her mother’s house in Belgrade. Police said Wednesday night that Myrand had been safely located.

  • Belgrade July 2, 2021 10:14 pm

    ‘Felt Like a Big Explosion': Residents Describe Damaging Microburst in Maine Town

    Lingering storm damage is causing minor holiday hiccups in one Maine town. On Wednesday evening, people in Belgrade, a town just north of Augusta and southwest of Waterville, found themselves in the middle of a microburst. According to the National Weather Service, the storm had winds that reached 90 miles per hour and downed roughly 300 trees. One tree fell…

  • Belgrade July 2, 2021 9:48 pm

    Microburst Rolls Through Maine Town, Leaving Behind Massive Mess

    A microburst brought 90 mph winds to Belgrade, snapped and uprooted around 300 trees and serious injured a woman when a tree landed on her car.

  • Maine June 7, 2021 9:32 pm

    3 Dead in 2 Separate Drownings at Maine Recreation Locations

    Three people are dead or presumed dead after separate drowning accidents in Maine. One of the drownings killed 38-year-old Abiodun Jerry Roland Olubi of South Portland on Sunday after he fell into the Saco River in Buxton. Two other people are presumed dead after drowning on Messalonskee Lake in Belgrade on Monday. The identities of the people who drowned in…

  • Maine May 29, 2019 4:13 pm

    Maine Man Comes Across Pair of Canada Lynx Facing Off on Road

    A Maine man who was scouting fishing locations came across a rare sight: A pair of Canada lynx facing off on a dirt road.

  • Maine January 2, 2019 7:05 pm

    Fiery Crash Causes Tractor Trailer Truck to Spill Oil on Route 27, Injures 2 in Maine

    Two people were hospitalized Wednesday following a fiery crash involving a tractor-trailer that shut down Route 27 in Belgrade, Maine, according to state police. The truck, driven by 54-year-old Mark Tuttle, of Albion, was carrying 9,500 gallons of fuel oil when it crashed with a GMC Yukon, driven by 74-year-old Robert Engdahl, of Winthrop, near the intersection of Route 135....

  • energy March 9, 2018 2:45 pm

    Time Is Slowing Down in Europe Because 2 Countries Fighting Over Electricity

    Millions of Europeans who arrived late to work or school Wednesday had a good excuse — an unprecedented lag in the continent’s electricity grid that’s slowing down some clocks. The problem is caused by a political dispute between Serbia and Kosovo that’s sapping a small amount of energy from the local grid, causing a domino effect across the 25-nation network...

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    After Nearly 25 Years, Yugoslav International Criminal Court to Close its Doors

    When Elizabeth Odio Benito and her fellow judges first arrived in The Hague to work at the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia, they didn’t have a courtroom or rules to guide their work. They didn’t even have robes. “What we did have was a great, great commitment,” Odio Benito said. As atrocities continued unabated, the judges began hammering...

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  • President April 10, 2017 9:59 pm

    McCain: Russia Cooperated With Syria in Chemical Attack

    U.S. Sen. John McCain accused Russia on Monday of having cooperated with Syrian government forces in a chemical weapons attack that has killed more than 80 people, including more than a dozen children. The Republican senator said at a press conference in Belgrade that he believes “the Russians knew about chemical weapons because they were operating exactly from the same...

  • airline December 27, 2016 11:59 am

    Flight Attendant Who Survived 33,000-Foot Fall Without a Parachute Dies at 66

    Vesna Vulovic, a Serbian stewardess who miraculously survived a plunge from 33,000 feet after her plane exploded in mid-air in 1972, died last week. She was 66. Serbia’s state TV said Saturday Vulovic was found dead by her friends in her apartment in Belgrade. The cause of death was not immediately known. Vulovic was working as a Yugoslav Airlines flight...

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