Water Rates May Rise This Summer 

Water rates in Bangor might go up this summer.The Bangor Water District wants to hike rates by 11 percent.That will happen in July if the Maine Public Utilities Commission okays it.District Manager Kathy Moriarty says the increase is mostly to address an aging infrastructure.The district is under Federal orders to build new treatment.A public hearing on the topic is scheduled for May 19th at Bangor City Hall.