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2017 Black Fly Festival Held in Milo

“Well as true Mainers if we didn’t have black flies I don’t think we’d exist, and what better place to be on a day like today,” said Brenda Martin, Milo resident.

When the month of June rolls around there is usually one thing on everyone’s mind, the beginning of summer. And in Milo, the beginning of summer brings their favorite celebration, The Black Fly Festival.

Maine Black Fly Festival On Saturday in Milo

The Maine Black fly Festival is happening in Milo this weekend.

The annual event on Saturday includes a parade, music, and activities for all ages.

This year, organizers have included a display of The Summit Project Honor Case, a memorial to Maine’s fallen heroes.

At dusk there will be a release of lanterns over the Sebec River.

Fatal Fire in Orneville Early Tuesday Morning

Authorities now confirming the body of a man was found inside a house that caught fire in Orneville early Tuesday morning.

A neighbor on Little Boyd Lake Road called in the fire around 1:30 a.m.

When fire fighters arrived, the home was engulfed in flames.

The identity of the man has not yet been released.
Two dogs also died in the fire.

This is the second fatal fire in Maine in a week. Sunday morning, 88-year old Harold Young died in a house fire in Surry.

Career Day for Old Town and Brownville Elementary Students

Old Town and Brownville Elementary School students spent their day exploring different job opportunties.

The annual career day brought in folks from a variety of professions.

TV5 stopped by as well.

We let students try their hand at reporting.

“Breaking News. The Aliens have invaded the world.”

“Are you guys aliens? No. Yes. Woah.”

“Do you have any do you have any siblings? I have an older brother and his name is Alex.”

“What kind of job do you want to do? Well I’m in I’m older I want to be the president. OK.”

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