Police are still on the lookout for a man and a woman in Bangor.Prescription drugs appear to be the motive of a robbery they were allegedly apart of Tuesday afternoon.Police responded near Gomez Park off Washington Street around three.They found a woman who claims she was threatened with a knife and knocked down by a male and female who then fled on foot.Sergeant Paul Edwards of the Bangor Police Department says they have a pretty good idea where the suspects are.”It does appear to be an isolated incident.
A food collection drive that started Friday in Kittery came to an end in Fort Fairfield at the Potato Blossom Festival Parade.Close to 25,000 pounds worth of food items and $850 in monetary donations were collected statewide.This was the first time business agent Traci Place had undertaken an event this large.Place says they had great teams that helped make it so successful.”I was floored.
A father son duo who embarked on quite the fishing expedition made a stop in Maine Tuesday.Jeff and Taylor Turner of Virginia are attempting to fish fifty states in fifty days, traveling in a RV.Tuesday they fished the Penobscot River with Kevin Travewski of Travewski Fishing Adventures.Tuesday is day number thirty-nine and state number forty-two on their expedition.Jeff Taylor says the inspiration for the adventure came from a John Eldredge book called Wild at Heart.Taylor says every page seemed to be telling him he was longing for an adventure.He decided to bring his 17-year old son along, knowing that their time together is quickly becoming measured.So how did Maine’s fishing compare to other states?” We had a miraculous day maybe in some people’s eyes.
Two people were sent to the hospital after an accident in Eddington earlier today.67-year old Johann Williamson of Eddington was driving a Toyota SUV westbound on Route Nine when she pulled to the right of a driveway and did a U-turn.Causing her to strike a Chrysler sedan traveling behind her.The sedan was driven by 74-year-old Doris Livingston of Calais.88-year old David Livingston was a passenger in the sedan.Williamson was taken to St.
A dispute over lobster fishing has led to shooting charges against a 77-year-old man from Matinicus Island.State Police say 38-year-old Chris Young of Matinicus was shot in the neck Monday morning on an island pier.A LifeFlight helicopter had to be called in to transport Young to a hospital on the mainland.Later in the day police arrested Vance Bunkter in connection with the shooting.Young is being treated at Central Maine Medical Center in Lewiston.He underwent surgery, and was listed in stable condition at last report.Bunkter is charged with elevated aggravated assault.
Maine’s heritage on the coast has deep roots in fishing, whether it’s for lobsters, or digging for clams, or ground fishing.But during the last fifteen years off shore fishing stocks have been depleted.So some stopped fishing and their licenses with the federal government to fish have expired and not been renewed.Monday there were steps taken to get Maine fishermen back on the water, and that is thing of joy for Dick Bridges.” This is the happiest day for me that I’ve had in 15 years because knowing that we’ve got a start here and knowing that the younger fishermen can go fishing and we’ve been all trying to do that and now it’s happening at a small scale and it’s gonna take a lot of time and a lot of money”Only two dozen permits are in the hands of Maine fisherman, and now one of those has been purchased by the group Penobscot East Resource Center.That was a 44 day fishing license that Vic Levesque of Franklin sold.
Thousands of Mainers may be eligible for MaineCare, DirigoChoice, and Maine’s perscription drug plans, and just not know it.Consumers for Affordable Health Care, a non-profit organization, is holding workshops to educate folks on their healthcare options.To get more information or register for the workshops you can call 622-7083.Workshop Sites and DatesBangor, July 21, 9:00am – 4:00pm, $30 FeeCalais, August 13, 1:00pm – 4:00pm, FreeLewiston, September 17, 9:00am – 4:00pm, $30 FeeSanford, October 15, 12:30pm – 3:30pm, FreeAugusta, November 19, 9:00am – 4:00pm, $30 FeeEllsworth, December 10, 1:00pm – 4:00pm, Free
A Bucksport man is likely facing numerous charges after a motorcycle accident on Route 15 sunday night.Bucksport Police say 33-year-old Martin Larsen of Bucksport crashed a 1995 Harley Davidson after he lost control going around a sharp curve.Larsen was not wearing a helmet at the time of the crash.
A woman and a five-year-old Island Falls boy were hospitalized Sunday night, after the ATV they were on crashed in a township near Sherman.The call for help came in around 6:45 pm.Game wardens say 27-year-old Janelle Grant and her young passenger were on one machine…riding with a group of ATVers that included other children.Grant’s machine hit a wash out on an old logging road in Township 3 Range 4 and roller over..The 5-year-old suffered head injuries: Grant broke her arm.Both were taken by helicopter to a Bangor hospital with what’s being described as serious injuries.A spokeswoman for the warden service tells TV 5 that they are not releasing the name of the young boy because the incident is under investigation.