Law enforcement officials are used to serving the community on the streets, but on Monday, police could be serving your dinner.The Ellsworth Police Department, Maine State Police, Game State Warden, and various other law enforcement offices will participate in Tip-A-Cop.The officials will become the waiters and waitresses at Pat’s Pizza in Ellsworth.
A hiker was lifeflighted after a fall in Acadia National Park Saturday.Acadia Search and Rescue Ranger, Ed Pontbriand, said Kevin Hills, 22, from Kittery fell after free climbing in an area between Sand Beach and Thunder Hole, called “Old Soaker” around noon.Officials say he fell 50 feet into the water.He was conscious and complaining of head and back injuries.Rangers and paramedics repelled down to the area where he was lying and got him up to a dry area, where he was taken by ambulance to Bar Harbor Baseball Fields.
If you think your dog is the star of the family, the Penobscot Theatre in Bangor can give them a leading role.The theatre held auditions today for the part of “Sandy” in their production of “Annie.” Most companies bring in a profession dog for this role, but directors thought it would be a good idea to bring in a dog from the local community.
A three car accident in Hermon sent four people to the hospital.The collision happened around 1:00 pm on Saturday on Union Street.Police say 21-year-old Nicholas Mitchell of Levant rear-ended 55-year-old Melissa Savage of Bangor, 64 year old David Nelson of Exeter and 52 year old Joan DiNatale were also involved.
The Bangor Fire Department unveiled it’s newest addition Friday.Marine 1 is the department’s new fire boat.The vessel features state of the art electronics, designed to help quickly find someone in the water.But the boat isn’t just for rescuing…it can put out fires too.Bangor’s Interim Fire Chief, Rick Cheverie, explains, “It pulls from the river, so we have an endless water supply, as long as the river doesn’t run dry, and it puts out about 3000 gallons per minute, which is about what 2 fire trucks are able to do.”The boat was paid for through a federal grant.
The State of Maine Medical Examiner’s Office has made final confirmation on the identities of the three people located in the burned vehicle discovered at Target Industrial Circle in Bangor on Monday.They have been identified as Daniel Borders, 26, of Hermon, Nicolle Lugdon, 24, of Eddington, and Lucas Tuscano, 28, of Bradford.
Hampden police are looking for two women after a house on Emerson Mill Road was broken into early Friday morning.Police say the resident came home around 12:30 and noticed a car sitting in the driveway, with a woman inside.When the resident asked her what she was doing, she said she was looking for someone who lived on that street.A second woman walked out from behind the home.