In an ever changing world, a new type of bully has emerged….the cyber-bully.Members of the community gathered at The Acadia Hospital for a seminar on the subject.Cyber-bullying is described as bullying through electronic means, whether it be through texting on a cell phone or posting vicious rumors on Facebook, and it looks like this problem is only growing in popularity.10 years ago, studies suggested between 15-20% of the people on social media sites were cyber-bullied.That number has now risen to 25-30%.If you’d like more information on cyber-bullying, you can visit The Acadia Hospital’s website at acadiahospital.org
Waterville police are in investigating the possible theft of about 2,000 gallons of aircraft fuel from the Robert Lafleur Municipal Airport in Waterville.Airport manager Greg Brown reported in june that the fuel was missing from an airport tank.Police Chief Joseph Massey says there was a possibility the missing fuel was the result of a bookkeeping error but after a thorough review of the books he says he’s confident it was theft.Massey says investigators are in the process of talking to current and former airport employees.
The construction company in charge of building the new Bangor Arena is giving the public a chance to watch the progress.Officials with Cianbro have installed a webcam on top of Hollywood Slots, directly across from the Main Street construction project.It’s capturing time-lapsed video as well as still shots of the work.
Putting liquids in plastic bags and removing your shoes has become second nature to travelers who pass through airport security screeners.But before September 11th, 2001, that wasn’t the case.”Pre-9/11 in Bangor, the airport actually operated security screening and people who staffed that were actually airport employees.”Now, those positions are staffed by the transportation security administration.Airport Director Rebecca Hupp says the federal takeover of security scanners is the biggest change since 9-11.
A woman from Bangor accused of killing her husband pleaded not guilty to murder today.48-year old Roxanne Jeskey was arrested in June for the death of her husband, 53-year old Richard Jeskey.Court documents say Jeskey admitted to assaulting her husband with pliers, a box cutter, and a plastic baseball bat.Police say Jeskey told them she attacked her husband after he was on the phone with an ex-girlfriend.Jeskey’s lawyers say she was badly injured, too, and this may be a case of self-defense.Jeskey continues to be held without bail.
Here are a number of services in remembrance of the 10th anniversary of the September 11th terrorist attacks.SATURDAYWatervilleState Firefighters Convention9/11 Memorial ServiceChampions Fitness Club1-2pmSUNDAYBangorViewing of “9/11- the Filmmakers’ Commemorative Edition” and Candlelight Remembrance WalkKineo Hall, Eastern Maine Community Collegeviewing at 1pmBangorPops on the Green: Patriotic SaluteBangor Symphony Orchestra and Motor Booty AffairWinkin Stadium, Husson University2pmBangorGathering of Remembrance & HopeJohn Babst Memorial High School4pmBrewerSeptember 11 Remembrance CeremonyBrewer Auditorium11amEastport9/11 Memorial Walk & ServiceWalk- Shead to Fish PierService- Fisherman Statue6pmEllsworthProcession of Emergency Services Personnel Escorting World Trade Center Building’s Steel BeamSuperior docks, Christian Ridge RoadMemorial Service to Follow2pmMachiasCandle Light Remembrance Hosted by Machias Fire Dept.Colonial Way, Upper Main St.6 pm Mount Desert IslandA Day of Remembrance & HopeReel Pizza1:30-3pmOld Town9/11 Tribute with the Old Town Museum ChorusOld Town Museum2pmOrono9/11 Remembrance & VigilNewman Center, University of Maine7:30pmProspect HarborDay of RemembranceTown OfficeFollowed by ServiceUnited Methodist Church8:42 amRockland10th Anniversary Patriot’s Day CeremonyThe Lodge on Rankin St.1pmWaldoboro9/11 Moment of RemembranceWaldoboro Fire Department12:45pmIf you have an event you’d like us to know about please email it to us at [email protected]
Lewiston police say they’ve charged three young men with robbery for allegedly kicking in the door of an apartment and robbing a man of his medical marijuana at gunpoint.Police say Scott Breton of Lewiston reported that three men – one with a shotgun and another with a handgun – burst into his Pierce Street apartment around 8:30 a.m.
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Mainers will decide in November if they want to keep same day voter registration.Protect Maine Votes, the group behind the people’s veto, says the Secretary of State’s office has verified enough signatures to get the question on the November ballot.Organizers say they collected more than 68,000 signatures.