State Police are looking for a man they say robbed a pharmacy in Manchester this morning.Spokesman Steve McCausland says a man entered the Rite Aid pharmacy around 11 and demanded drugs, then fled on foot.There is no description of the suspect yet, and we’re told the man was not armed.We have a crew en route to the scene, and will have more information for you as it becomes available.
If your commute takes you through Bangor, you may run into some traffic over the next couple weeks.Paving is scheduled for roads all throughout the city.8/2: Burleigh Road8/3-4: Essex Street8/5: Finson Road8/8: Burleigh Road, Essex Street8/9: Finson Road8/10: Nelson Street, Drummond Street, Fourteenth Street8/11: Thirteenth Street8/12: Garland StreetFor more information, please call the Public Works Department at 992-4500.
The thirty-sixth annual Maine Crafts and Direction Show wrapped up Sunday.The event featured more than 80 artisans from across the state.There was art glass, clay artists, wood-makers, weavers, furniture makers and much more.Organizers say the number of people and sales are up this year.Which they say makes it worth it for the vendors who travel from all across the state.” The public is able to come in and meet the community and creative people directly.
Folks near the Bangor waterfront may hear some heavy rock music throughout Sunday.Waterfront Concert series has brought Oxxfest 2011.Several local bands will take the stage all day, leading up to the national acts, which include Stone Temple Pilots, Crossfade, My Darkest Days and Sick Puppies.Waterfront Concerts President, Alex Gray says events like this bring great exposure to the local bands and can be a great tool to get them where they want to be.” They love to play here.
Folks at Fort Knox in Prospect Sunday could take a step back in time.Reenactors were on hand, telling folks all about the Civil War.They had artifacts, a cannon and guns on display.They say they love when people ask questions about the Civil War and they never pass up a chance to re-live history.” we hope they take a way a piece of history.
(Associated Press)Officials say a medical issue may have contributed to a car crash that killed a Millinocket man in northern Maine.Maine State Police say 57-year-old Mark Knopf was traveling on Route 11, about two miles outside of Millinocket, early Saturday afternoon when his vehicle suddenly veered across the road and crashed into a tree.According to the Bangor Daily News, officials don’t know if he died from injuries in the crash or from some other medical reason.An autopsy will be performed Monday.
A Bangor man has been arrested and charged with robbery.Bangor Police took a report from two men that they had been robbed of cash at their apartment around 11 pm Thursday.Both men told police they invited a male acquaintance, 34-year-old Jessi Cyr into their apartment.The men say when Cyr arrived he allegedly punched one of the men in the stomach, knocking him to the ground and then produced a knife at which point he demanded money.Police eventually came across Cyr and arrested him.He remains at the Penobscot County Jail.
Guilford is celebrating their seventh annual Piscataquis River Festival.Town Manager, Tom Goulette says it’s a chance to bring people into town and enjoy the river and facilities.Goulette says it’s all an economic development generator.It allows vendors to show off their skills too.” Well it brings the community together.