The Beatles are coming to Camden…well at least a musical tribute to the Beatles is coming to Camden.”A Day in the Life: A Beatles Experience” will be held at the Camden Opera House this weekend.The event will benefit the Northport Music Theater.Cast members say Beatles fan or not, the multimedia celebration is something to get excited about.A Day in the Life is set to hit the stage this weekend, Friday June 24th and Saturday June 25th at 7:30 pm.For more information on pricing, or to purchase your tickets, you can visit www.northportmusictheater.com
The death of a Dexter family last week shocked the community.Police say Steven Lake shot and killed his estranged wife, Amy Lake, and their two kids before turning the gun on himself.Since then, the community has come together to honor and remember the family.
Maxine Gilbert lives near Fairbanks Road in Farmington and could not believe what she heard early Tuesday morning.”We heard it over the scanner and I said that’s Grace!”81-year-old Grace Burton was pronounced dead just hours after police say a person forced his way into her home at the Margaret Chase Smith Apartments and brutally attacked her.”We do believe the assailant was injured in the attack and may show cuts to the hands and to the fingers,” said Lt.
Police say vandals have caused thousands of dollars of damage to the Big Squaw Mountain Resort ski area in Big Moose Township.According to investigators with the Piscataquis County Sheriff’s Department, someone smashed televisions, tossed chairs through windows and chopped doors with axes.We’re told it happened sometime over Memorial Day weekend.
A Dover-Foxcroft man has been released on bail after being arrested for reportedly hosting under age drinking parties.Graham Long, 42, was arrested Friday night after police say they busted a group of teenagers drinking in his house.He pleaded not guilty Monday to all of the charges.Long had been under police surveillance after receiving complaints from local parents.Friday night police say they found alcohol, drugs and empty packages of cough medicine in his house.Police say some of the teens were charged with possession of alcohol.
Two people accused of breaking into Nicky’s Cruisin’ Diner in Bangor early Tuesday morning are charged with burglary.19-year-old Michael Reis of New Sharon is also charged with aggravated criminal mischief and refusal to submit to arrest, after police say he broke out the windows of a cop car.A 17-year-old man from Bangor was arrested, too.
The Bangor Theological Seminary has a new leader.The Board of Trustees has announced the appointment of Reverend Doctor Robert Grove-Markwood as president.Grove-Markwood has been a member of the seminary’s Board of Trustees for the past five years.He is the pastor of the Presque Isle Congregation Church, United Church of Christ.His appointment is effective July 1st.
Folks at the Brewer Federal Credit Union are looking for donations for their annual yard sale.Items can be dropped off at 229 Dirigo Drive or 77 North Main Street.This year’s event will take place on June 24th at the credit union’s North Main Street location.All proceeds go toward the Ending Hunger in Maine Campaign.
’Parents who host, lose the most.’That was the sign hanging in the home of a Dover-Foxcroft man arrested for hosting under age drinking parties.Forty-two year old Graham Long was arrested Friday night after police say they busted a group of teenagers drinking in his home.Long had been under police surveillance after receiving complaints from local parents.Friday night, police say they found alcohol, drugs, and empty packages of cough medicine in his house.Police say some of the teens were charged with possession of alcohol.Long is facing several charges for illegally distributing drugs, giving alcohol to minors and providing a place for them to drink.He pleaded not guilty, Monday, to all of the charges.He’s being held at Piscataquis County jail on one thousand dollars bail.
State and Farmington police are investigating the death of an elderly woman in Farmington.Police are calling the death a homicide and a home invasion.According to state police Grace Burton, 81, died about 7 o’clock Tuesday morning at a Lewiston hospital.Police say she was attacked at the Margaret Chase Smith Apartments on Fairbanks Road by a male intruder who entered her first floor apartment.We’re told Burton called 911 just after 1 o’clock Tuesday morning to report the attack.Police are asking the public to report any suspicious activity along Fairbanks Road and Route 4 between midnight and 2 a.m..
The Holden man pushed off a second story balcony in Bangor Sunday is getting better.Police say the victim is still hospitalized at Eastern Maine Medical Center in Bangor, but his condition has been upgraded from critical to fair.32-year old Lucas Glidden is charged with felony aggravated assault, in connection with the incident.Police arrested glidden Sunday morning at an Essex Street apartment.They say they found blood at the bottom of a second floor landing, and witnesses led them to an apartment.Inside, police say they found a 20-year old man covered in a blanket and in what they call poor physical condition.Glidden appeared in court via video from the Penobscot County jail on Monday.He’s being held on $5,000 bail and is scheduled back in court in August.
If you live within ear shot of Bangor International Airport you may be hearing some frightening noises in the next few days.Training started this morning and throughout the week, small explosions, and plumes of red smoke may coincide with the exercises.At times announcements, sirens, or warnings will be heard from the outdoor loudspeaker system, but again it’s all part of the training going on at the 101st Air Refueling Wing in Bangor.Near the end of the week the activities will ramp up with simulated attack scenarios in and around the airport.