Bomb Threat Closes Bridge 

A bomb threat closed the Penobscot Narrows Bridge Sunday.The observation tower on the bridge and Fort Knox State Park were evacuated.Observatory attendant Ted Cooke said that shortly before three Sunday afternoon he spotted a scrap of paper in a stairwell which read: “This is no joke…a bomb will go off at 4 pm. Be warned.” Cooke is also a Stockton Springs firefighter.He called it in to the authorities.About fifteen visitors were in the tower, and about 200 people were at Fort Knox at the time. The bridge was shut down for about 25 minutes. No explosives were found.