The selectboard in Newburgh says they will sign a promissory note later this afternoon that will put a lien on their former deputy treasurer’s home until she pays back money she admitted stealing from the town.A fraud examination report released last week claims Cindy Dunton took almost $200,000 from January 2006 to March of this year.
After a crash on route 1A in Ellsworth, one man was taken to the hospital Tuesday afternoon.The driver was headed toward Bangor when his pick-up reportedly went off the road.Police are trying to piece together what happened.When rescue crews got to the scene, the driver was not responsive, but he was breathing.He was taken to Eastern Maine Medical Center.
A woman fromm Harmony died and her husband is in serious condition, after the couple was flown from the scene of an accident in Parkman.State Police say a motorcycle ridden by Steve and Kim Hall struck a car on Route 150 a little after 3 o’clock Tuesday afternoon.Both victims were LifeFlighted: Kim Hall to Mayo Regional Hospital in Dover-Foxcroft, and Steve Hall, to Eastern Maine Medical Center.The driver of the car was reportedly uninjured.
Hundreds of veterans are homeless in Maine, but six of them now have a place to call their own.A celebration was held in Oakland Tuesday at a newly renovated six unit apartment building that will house veterans who have lived on the streets for years, some for more than a decade.The project is a partnership between Community Housing of Maine and the Department of Veterans Affairs.
With the hot summer months just around the corner, the folks at Manna Ministries in Bangor are hard at work collecting bottled water to hand out to those in need.Executive Director Bill Rae says Manna gave out nearly 200 gallons of bottled water last summer.But heading into this summer, they’re running dangerously short on water and they’re asking for help.In addition to bottled water, they’re also in need of toilet paper and, of course food.You can help out by dropping those items off to manna at 629 Main St.
It’s an organization that’s been in flight since 1996.Angel Flight northeast is an organization of about a thousand pilots who fly patients with medical conditions to their appointments.This week-end, that group is going to get some support in their mission from a Bar Harbor business.The folks at Bar Harbor Cellar Winery are sponsoring a Mussels and Wine Festival.A local harvester is donating all the mussels.
You’re invited to enjoy good food and wine this week-end in Bar Harbor to help a charity’s mission take flight.The folks at Bar Harbor Cellar’s Winery are sponsoring a mussel and wine festival on Saturday.All of the money raised will go to Angel Flight.It’s an organization of pilots who volunteer their time and their aircraft to fly people with medical conditions to their appointments, free of charge.The winery’s owner is so impressed with the organization that he decided to sponsor this fundraiser.
One of the largest concert promoters in New England is partnering with Bangor to bring a new concert series to town one that promises some pretty big names.Live Nation and New England Concerts say they’ve already booked country superstsar Alan Jackson to perform on the Bangor waterfront September 10th.The band Celtic Woman will perform July 28th.