Friday is the first day of autumn, which means Autumn Gold in Rllsworth.local businesses are celebrating with special sales.There will be events all weekend long including boat rides, a classic car city cruise and the annual chowderfest, with TV5’s Todd Simcox serving as a judge.The whole city gets involved for the event.Autumn Gold events are taking place Friday through Sunday.To check out the full schedule, visit Ellsworthchamber.org.
A former credit union worker in Brunswick has admitted to stealing more than a half-million dollars.42-year-old Marsha Richard worked at Atlantic Federal Credit Union.Court documents say she manipulated accounting entries for checks that credit union members deposited but were returned for insufficient funds.Instead of crediting the appropriate internal account she sent the money to her own account or those of friends and relatives.Prosecutors say she stole the money from 2004 until last fall.She faces up to thirty years in prison.
Maine State Police are searching for clues in hopes of learning the whereabouts of a Lewiston woman who was last seen nearly three months ago.Investigators searched a house on Sabattus Street in Lewiston Friday in hopes of uncovering clues connected to the disappearance of 22-year-old Christiana Fesmire.A house on Highland Avenue where she used to live was searched last week.Fesmire was last seen at a friend’s house July 1.Family members say she failed to show up at a Fourth of July family reunion in Rangeley.
With the colder months right around the corner, the Red Cross is gearing up.The organization is asking people to get out and donate blood before the freezing temperatures and snow hit the state.Giving blood can get you away from the winter too.All donors in Cctober can enter to win a seven day cruise for two to Bermuda.Donors will also get a $5 dollar gift certificate to Panera.The Red Cross is in need of all blood types, but encourages people with the universal donor type-O to donate.You can make an appointment by calling 941-2900 but walk -ins are welcomed too.
People in the Bangor area will also be stepping out for a cause Saturday.Eastern Maine Aids Network is hosting the annual aids walk in two locations.One starts at their Bangor offices at 370 Harlow street, the other begins on the mall at the University of Maine’s Orono campus.Both walks begin at 11, with a 10 a-m registration.If you would like to donate, sponsor a walker, or get involved yourself, visit their website at maineidsnetwork.com
The Texas woman accused of killing her 6-year-old son in New Hampshire and disposing of his body in rural Maine has not yet been indicted by a grand jury, despite a New Hampshire law requiring indictments to be returned within 90 days after the case is sent to superior court.