State fire investigators say an unattended candle sparked a fire in Frankfort back in July, destroying the home.Fire officials say a couple of people in the area reported the fire on Town Hill Road.No one was home at the time of the fire.Several fire departments from surrounding towns helped put out that blaze.
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An informational meeting was held to help folks understand Maine’s changing medical marijuana law.Representatives from Medical Marijuana Caregivers of Maine were on hand to help answer any questions.Members of the panel want folks to know how they are working to protect privacy and rights of patients and the caregivers.Under the new law, medical marijuana patients will no longer have to register with the state to use the drug legally.” I think the new law is pretty well.
Folks in Rockland were treated to an author and illustrator signing at the Farnsworth Museum Wednesday.The illustrators family has a long history with the community and the museum.Several hundred people filled the Farnsworth Museum in Rockland for a joint author and illustrator signing.The author is Barbara Walsh.
If this were a Hasbro game, it would go something like Colonel Mustard, in the garage, with the crowbar.Guesses don’t fly here, though.”Hopefully, they’ll be able to life a fingerprint off a piece of the evidence,” said Paul Gauvin of the Brewer Police Department.The clues are collected by following a stricter set of rules.”We had to do a crime investigation,” said camper, P.C.
The folks at Kennebec Valley Community College in Fairfield unveiled their new Solar Heating and Cooling Lab Wednesday afternoon.The lab will be used primarily to prepare trainers from across the region Those trainers will will then teach students who will go on to careers as solar energy installers.
A new shelter designed to house homeless veterans and their families is set to open it’s doors in augusta next week.The JTG house is part of the Bread of Life Ministries, An Augusta based homeless shelter for families.The new facility will have 12 beds for homeless vets and their families and includes a play area for kids.They’ll also have staff on hand to help the veterans with skills to help them get on a path toward self sufficiency.
It’s been years since John Kura of Dexter took a seat in the dentist chair.”It would take me a long time because I’d have to save each month for each service, more than I have, and it would be a long process,” he said.But thanks to Sebasticook Family Doctors, those days are long gone.Their new facility in Dexter will now offer affordable dental services to low income and uninsured Mainers.”We can help the patients that wouldn’t even think about obtaining dental care because of cost and by reducing the barrier of the fee schedule depending on the income is the percentage they pay,” says CEO Robin Winslow.Giving people like Kura an option he didn’t have before.”This way I can get my teeth cleaned, prepared and feel more secure about my dental work.”The new facility will cut the transportation barrier that’s been standing in the way of the center’s patient population.
A Canaan man is charged with driving drunk after police say he struck a woman while doing spinouts on a golf cart.Police say it happened Saturday when Michael Salisbury, 60, was riding his golf cart at a home in Brownville.We’re told the victim was cut and bruised, but is ok.