John Richardson, one of five Democratic candidates for Maine governor, has dropped out of the race following notification he didn’t qualify for Clean Election Act funding.Richardson made the announcement Monday at a news conference in his hometown of Brunswick.
Now that spring is in full swing officials are encouraging people to get outside with a number of outdoor tail events, including the “April Ramble” The ramble is a chance for visitors to tour the trails of the Bangor Land Trust’s properties Officials say the walk was an easy trek, and suitable to all ages.
The Bangor Y was full of kids Saturday.And all those kids were having a fun time, while taking part in some healthy exercise.Meghan Hayward has the story.Kids could splish and splash, bounce around or make arts and crafts at the Bangor Y.Just as long as they were being active.” Today is Healthy Kid’s Day here at the Bangor Y.
The Rockland Police Department and Nursing Association helped make homes in Rockland a bit safer Friday.Residents turned in expired or unused medications for proper disposal.They say the event is meant to address the growing prevalence of unwanted and expired medications in the community, and their impact on public health, safety and the community.Authorities say collecting the pills help keep drugs out of the hands of thieves.” And a lot of people aren’t aware of how that’s impacting the environment around them.
Bangor’s Garden Show is back and it was a big start for the first day of the event.People packed the Bangor Auditorium to see the gardenscape displays and take a peek at what the more than 50 vendors have to offer this spring.The show returned after taking last year off due to financial issues.Organizers have a weekend planned full of live demonstrations, covering rain gardens, beekeeping, composting and more.
A dog boutique in Rockland has added a new service to the business.As Meghan Hayward tells us, it makes bath time more convenient for dog owners.Rub a dub dub, one dog in a tub.That’s just what you’ll find at the Loyal Biscuit Company in Rockland.They’re offering a dog wash.” When the dog comes in we have the stairs for the larger dogs or the smaller dogs can be lifted into the tub.