In a dramatic on-air resignation, the WVII evening anchor team announced their intention to leave the Bangor ABC affiliate Tuesday night. Cindy Michaels, who doubles as the station’s news director, and her co-anchor Tony Consiglio surprised both staff and viewers with the announcement at the close of the 6 p.m. newscast (video above).

“And finally tonight this will be Tony and my final show together here on ABC7,” said Michaels.  “The last 6 years have been an interesting and enjoyable time for both of us as we have been the longest running news team in Bangor.”

“Some recent developments have come to our attention, though, and departing together is the best alternative we can take,” Consiglio added. Read more