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A dog attack in the Lewiston area has left three people with serious injuries.Kennebec County Sheriff’s Office says a young man called Wednesday morning reporting that a pit bull had killed a smaller dog.When the young man tried to break up the dog fight, he was attacked.The boys grandmother, Lena Walker, and friend Anthony Manganella tried to protect the boy, and were attacked as well.A second young man, retrieved a shotgun from the house and shot the pitbull.When deputies arrived on the scene, they found Lena Walker with significant bite wounds covering her legs and arms.Anthony Manganella sustained bites to his arm and what appeared to be a broken wrist and forearm.Both Walker and Manganella were taken to CMMC in Lewiston and are in stable condition.The young man who shot and killed the animal also sustained bites in the arm pit area.The pitbull’s body is now being analyzed to determine a possible cause for the attack.
Pine Tree Hospice will be celebrating its 25th anniversary.It’s a way to thank folks who have helped the hospice out through the years.The lawn party is friday nght from 5pm to 8pm.Visitors can enjoy a free barbeque buffet, live jazz music and a silent auction.It will take place on the grounds of Mayo Regional Hospital on West Main Street in Dover-Foxcroft.
Family members of the little girl struck by a car in Presque Isle Monday say they hope to have her out of the hospital this weekend.The eleven year old’s grandfather spoke with our media partner, WAGM TV in Presque Isle, saying the girl is in good spirits.
Get ready to grab some bargains!The 65th Annual Orono-Old Town Kiwanis Charity Auction is coming up this weekend.Thursday through Saturday, new and used items will be sold and auctioned.The items range from books to furniture to lawn equipment.You can bid on them at the auction barn site on Forest Avenue in Orono.Gates open each night at 5pm.
A woman whose decomposing body was found in an apartment building in Lewiston has been identified as Danita Brown, 38, of New Gloucester.The Maine Medical Examiner’s Office identified the woman, but declined to give a cause of death.Police are calling the death suspicious.They believe Brown had been dead for weeks.
Saint Joseph Healthcare/Hospital has a new CEO.Mary Prybylo has been selected to take over the position.She comes to Bangor from Waterbury Connecticut where she was the Chief Operating Officer of a local hospital.Prybylo takes over for Sister Mary Norberta who is stepping down after more than 29 years.
The Department of Health and Human Services has awarded Husson University and the Penobscot Community Health grants for nursing education.The university will receive 251-thousand dollars for two new advanced nursing programs.The funds will be awarded each year for three consecutive years.Penobscot Community Health will receive a 250-thousand dollar grant to establish a nurse practitioner residency program with Husson.
The halls of Acadia Hall at Eastern Maine Community College will soon be ready for students to live in come fall semester.It’s undergoing a transformation that will make it more energy efficient.”We’re replacing the windows, the insulation and the heat plan of this building to improve its energy envelope,” says Director of Student Life Dan Belyea.
Belfast’s waterfront will come alive this weekend with music, games and much more.The Maine Celtic Celebration kicks off Friday and will continue through Sunday.Celtic musicians from throughout the state will take the stage.You will find men in kilts and even a cheese rolling contest.It’s free to attend, but donations are appreciated.For more information visit the website www.mainecelticcelebration.com.
A former selectman in Chelsea who’s facing criminal charges involving town funds has decided not to take a new position in the town government.Carole Swan was elected last month as an alternate on the planning board with four write-in votes.But she wasn’t sworn in at the town meeting.The interim town manager says Swan’s lawyer sent a letter Wednesday saying she appreciates the offer, but will not be able to accept the position.