A Bangor city bus turned into a crime scene Wednesday afternoon, after a passenger reportedly fired off a .357 Magnum.20 people were on board the bus at the time.No one was hurt.Police say the bus was traveling down State Street when it happened.The alleged shooter then fled the scene.According to authorities, the BAT bus driver flagged down police officers, and told them someone had shot her bus.About an hour and a half later, authorities received a tip from a passenger from the first bus, that the man had boarded another bus.State police stopped that bus in Orono at around 5:45pm, and arrested 24-year-old Jason Robinson of Bangor.Police say Robinson had the gun in his coat.He told officers he was going to sell the gun in Old Town.
A group of people holding a vigil in Augusta say they’re shocked someone defaced their signs Tuesday night.Several people have been taking part in a 40 day vigil outside Family Planning in Augusta.They set up outside the facility and say they pray there daily from eight to eight, then at night they store their signs at a nearby business.They say they arrived Wednesday morning to find someone had spray painted over their signs.
If you thought the Winter Olympics were over, think again.As Meghan Hayward found out, the Olympic spirit is alive and well at a school in Bangor.Students at the Vine Street School in Bangor held their own opening ceremony for the Olympics.”We kind of latched on to the Olympic theme and in the early part of the year, each classroom adopted a country.
A California company that had wanted to bring a mega resort to Brownville is filing for bankruptcy.More than 3-thousand acre site was supposed to be auctioned Wednesday because of WHG development breached its mortgage.Developer Jim Dennehy proposed creating “the reserve at Norton Pond” more than four years ago.The plan called for a hotel, convention center, golf course and several hundred time share units.
Two men were arrested Monday after a break-in at the apartment of one of the men’s former girlfriends in Swanville.Charges against 18-year-old Dalton Hines of Swanville and 21-year-old Adam Skinner of Belfast include burglary, criminal trespassing and assault.Police say a woman called late Sunday night claiming that the two broke into her home.She told police that her former boyfriend, Hines, punched her current boyfriend in the face, then choked her and threatened to kill her.The two men turned themselves into police early Monday morning.
The governor of Maine’s Passamaquoddy tribe says efforts are under way to get a question on November’s statewide ballot asking voters to allow a tribal casino in Eastern Maine.Governor William Nicholas said tribal legislative representatives are working on details that would allow a referendum to move forward without the tribes having to collect more than 50,000 signatures to get on the ballot.If lawmakers put the measure on the ballot, it would compete against another question seeking approval for a casino proposal in Western Maine.