Police in Southwest Harbor hope someone watching this newscast has information on a car that might be linked to the disappearance of a man who’s been missing since last month.51-year old Pete Peterson was last seen hitchhiking September 24th in the Ellsworth area.Police have information that indicates an older model Ford Torino might be involved in his disappearance.The car is thought to be white and had older, burnt-orange New York license plates.It was seen in the Ellsworth area between the 23rd and 24th of September.
Police in Waldoboro are asking for help in locating a man who’s been missing for a few weeks.Police say 47-year old Peter Collins was last seen at his mother’s house on Wagner Bridge Road on September 19th.Collins told his mother he would be back the next day.Police say he hasn’t returned, and has medical issues and does not have his medication with him.Collins is described as 5’10” or 5’11” tall, weighs between 200-220 pounds, with blue eyes and brown hair.
A cigarette is to blame for a fire on Sidney Street in Bangor Wednesday morning.The call came in just before seven.Assistant Fire Chief, Darrell Cyr says when they arrived on scene flames were showing outside of the building.Cyr says the homeowner was putting water on it with a garden hose.Cyr says someone living at the home flicked a cigarette onto a window support and it caught the house on fire.He says the fire could have been a lot worse, but their quick response time helped.But Cyr says there were some challenges.” A lot of digging.
Fire destroyed a three-story rooming house in Bar Harbor overnight, but all of the residents were safe Wednesday morning, thanks in part to the quick thinking actions of local police officers.The call from Roberts Square came in around 11:40 Tuesday night.
8″ pie plateoven 425*backing time 40 to 50 minutes
2 prepared Pie Shells5 cups peeled and sliced apples (mix with 1 tablespoon lemon juice)1/2 cup sugar1/2 teaspoon cinnamonDash of salt1 tablespoon cold butter
Place one sheet of prepare pastry on bottom of pie plateMix together sugar, flour, cinnamon and salt.
The University of Maine has been ordered to restore wetlands on its Orono campus by the Environmental Protection Agency.The wetlands were filled between 1984 and 2009 during the construction of buildings, roads and parking areas.The EPA says the university violated the federal Clean Water Act by failing to obtain the required federal permit from the Army Corps of Engineers before filling the wetlands.EPA’S order requires removal of approximately 2 acres of landfill and snow dump and restoration of the underlying wetland.They say the university has cooperated with them since they learned of the violations.
There was an accident Tuesday afternoon involving a bicycle and SUV.Police say around 4 o’clock 33-year old Daniel Neptune of Bangor was riding his bicycle on Maine Avenue toward Hammond Street.An SUV was heading in the same direction down Maine Avenue when Neptune pulled out into the path of the vehicle and was struck.Neptune was taken to Eastern Maine Medical Center with a possible broken arm.Police say the cause of the accident was driver inattention and failure to yield on Neptune’s part.
A Bangor man was hit while crossing the street in Bangor Tuesday night.It happened around 6 pmPolice say the vehicle was turning right onto Hammond Street from North Hildreth Street and did not see 53-year-old Robert Royal crossing.Royal was transported to Eastern Maine Medical Center with head injuries.Authorities say the injuries did not appear to be life threatening.There were no charges.
When a baby is on the way, much of the focus is on the mother-to-be of course.But there’s a program by Eastern Maine Medical Center and Penquis dedicated just for dads.Boot camp for new dads gives first time fathers-to-be a chance to chat with dads that have already gone through the “firsts.”First time changing a diaper…first time bathing a baby…first time your child gets sick.The “experienced” dads bring along their own babies for some hand-on training.Pizza is served too.The boot camp takes place the last Wednesday of the month at EMMC, and goes from six until nine at night.
Expect some traffic delays near Sylvan and Hogan Roads in Bangor.The Bangor Water District will be installing a new water line in that area.The outbound lane of Sylvan Road is going to be closed for nine days for that project.It starts tomorrow and will last until October 22nd.For more information you can contact the Bangor Water District 947-4516 extension 246.
The Maine Municipal Association hosted its annual convention in Augusta Tuesday.More than 2,000 people are expected to attend the two-day conference at the civic center.The association holds the event to help city and town officials get the latest training and education on issues they may face in local government.