You can fill up on spaghetti while helping support a local family Thursday night.The Church of the Open Door in Hampden is hosting a supper and live auction to help a father with two special needs boys who wish to move to Bangor.The supper starts at four and goes until seven.
The East Millinocket school board returned a 2-2 vote Tuesday night on whether to support a feasibility study for a national park proposal from Roxanne Quimby.Superintendent Quenten Clark says they are staying out of it.Clark says he thinks the vote is reflective of where the community is, split over what to do.Quimby wants to give more than 70,000 wild acres near Baxter State Park to the federal government.Several more meetings are expected about the issue.
A Belfast man has pleaded guilty in federal court for his role in a cocaine distribution ring in Waldo County.Thirty-four-year-old Phillip Kelley was charged with conspiracy to sell and distribute cocaine.He was one of four men charged.Kelley remains in custody.
The Dexter community is continously searching for ways to remember the town’s recent victims of domestic violence.Friends and co-workers of Amy Lake and her two children, Monica and Coty,gathered Tuesday to brainstorm for this year’s 5K race.The race will be held to raise awareness for domestic abuse.Amy and her two children were murdered in June at the hands of Steven Lake.All proceeds from this event will benefit the Amy, Coty and Monica Scholarship Fund, as well as Womancare of Maine.To register for the race, which is on August 21st, you can go to SAD 46’s website…
The State Medical Examiners Office says the two Massachusetts men who’s bodies were recovered from Lower Richardson Lake Tuesday, died from accidental drowning.The Maine Warden Service dive team was called in to recover the bodies of 26-year-old Hoang Vo and 30-year-old Phil Le.The two had been camping with friends on Friday when they jumped from a boat into the lake and disappeared.
The Bangor State Fair is coming back to town this week.The 162nd Bangor State Fair kicks off on Friday and runs through Sunday, August 7th.It’s $10.00 to get in and that covers all the attractions, including rides, exhibits, and even nightly concerts.For more information, you can visit Bangorfair.com.