Local mothers and babies in need will get a lot of help this holiday season.Thanks to the students at All Saints Catholic School in Bangor.Meghan Hayward has the story.Students at the All Saints Catholic School in Bangor are in the giving spirit this holiday season.”Students traditionally have done a collection of baby items that are then distributed to moms and babies in need in the area.”All donated items will be taken to the St.
Two juveniles from Palermo have been charged with arson, burglary, and aggravated criminal mischief.The two are charged in connection with the burglary and attempted arson of a cottage in Palermo.The cottage was one of a pair of camps on Dow Pond that were only accessible by foot or A.T.V.Authorities report that the damage done to the cottage is estimated to be about $4,000.The damage could have been worse.
Folks in Orono said farewell to the 172nd mountain infantry Monday night.A ceremony was held at the Collins Center for the Arts for the troops and their families.Several people spoke at the ceremony.Governor Baldacci and Major General John William Libby were there to help send the troops off.
A trailer has been stolen from Manna Ministries in Bangor.Manna uses it to pick up food and supplies.Folks at the ministry say it’s very important they get the trailer back in time to pick up items for Christmas.It’s being described as ten by five feet in dimension: black in color.
Officials say the death of 54-year-old Christopher Sargent of Bangor was an accidental drowning.His body was found in the driver’s seat of his car in Pushaw Lake.Police were called Saturday by a group of duck hunters, who spotted the car about fifty yards offshore in the water off Gould’s landing.
Authorities say it was an accident that killed a 49-year-old man in Vienna.He had been missing for several days.A friend found his body Sunday in the man’s cabin on Anderson Road.Officials say an autopsy revealed blunt force trauma to his head and neck, which they tell us happened accidentally.
Decorated cakes have taken on a whole new meaning since the Food Network launched such shows as “Cake Boss” and “Ace of Cakes.”A woman in Bangor is showing she too can take the cake.Joy Hollowell introduces us to the owner of Gateau Maison.=======At first glance, they look like sculptures.
On this anniversary of Pearl Harbor University College of Bangor opened their new veterans lounge.The school was the only one in New England to receive a national grant to boost support of veterans in higher education.The grant came from the American Council on Education and the Wal-Mart Foundation.The lounge will be a place where veterans on campus can gather and have a place where they know they are surrounded by people who have had similar experiences.Which is going to increase an already positive college experience for some of the veterans enrolled at the school.”This veterans lounge is icing on the cake,” said Patricia Violette who is a student at the school and also a veteran.