Bangor recently recognized the Great Fire of 1911.But Sunday marked the anniversary of another tragic fire in downtown Bangor.As Joy Hollowell reports, a cemetery service will be held this Friday for one of the victims, 110 years after she was killed.===Renee Perron gets a kick out of researching her family history on line.
A Charleston man arrested on felony pornography charges was in court, Monday.Forty-three year old Carey Gonyer appeared in a Bangor courtroom via video.Police say Gonyer was arrested Sunday after they discovered sexually explicit materials during a weeklong investigation.He’s being held on $10,000 cash bail.
A good or bad credit history can effect the rest of your financial future, which is why a local bank is offering customers a chance to find out theirs for free.Penobscot County Federal Credit Union is offering a free credit check-up clinic, this week.You can stop in to receive a full report, and then have it reviewed by a credit specialist.The bank says the review is especially important in today’s economy.”What I’ve seen lately is credit lines have been decreased almost fifty percent and some consumers are not even aware of that and without them pulling their credit report they have no idea,” said Mark Trapelo, a Mortgage Loan Officer at the bank.The service will be offered at the bank’s locations in Old Town, Bangor and West Enfield.For more information, you can visit the bank’s website at Your text to link…
If you have a sweet tooth, Rangeley Hall on the campus of Eastern Maine Community college in Bangor is the place to be Friday night.The annual Celebrity Dessert and Auction is taking place.Now in its 6th year, the night features desserts galore, all donated by area restaurants and chefs.It’s hosted by Bangor Area Visiting Nurses.The event benefits Hospice of Eastern Maine and Pathfinder, a support group for grieving children.In addition to sweets, folks can bid on a number of items including jewelry, artwork and gift baskets.TV-5’s Joy Hollowell and Todd Simcox are emceeing the night.Doors open at 5:45 p.m.
A Charleston man will be in court this afternoon after being arrested yesterday on felony pornography charges.Police say 43-year old Carey Gonyer was arrested after they discovered sexually explicit materials during a weeklong investigation.Gonyer turned himself in and is being held on $25,000 cash bail.In 2006, he was sentenced to more than two years in prison for possessing child porn.
The nationwide chain, Lowes, is closing twenty stores across the country, including their locations in Ellsworth and Biddeford.The company says the stores are underperforming.The closures will affect more than a thousand employees across the country.”Closing stores is never easy, given the impact on hard-working employees and local communities,” said Robert A.
Bugaboo Creek’s head chef, Jeremy Dion, stopped by our studio recently to give us a taste of what they are bringing to the 6th annual Celebrity Dessert & Auction: Maine Blueberry Cheesecake.The Auction is put on annually to benefit Hospice of Eastern Maine, and Pathfinders.The event will take place on Friday, October 21st, and will be taking place at Rangeley Hall on the Eastern Maine Community College campus.Dessert and Silent Auction will begin at 5:45 p.m.
More than 6,500 power customers in Bangor were without power for a time Sunday night.Bangor Hydro says the lights went went out just after 9 pm.They believe it was the result of a problem at their Broadway substation.As a result, several alarms were tripped at businesses in the affected area.Power was restored about an hour and a half later.
From gold panning to granite quarrying, visitors to the Maine State Museum will have a chance to discover and explore the state’s geology and earth products.Scientists, artists, educators and industry professionals from around Maine will gather at the museum in Augusta on Wednesday for the annual Maine Earth Science Day.The museum says more than 800 students from throughout the state were already signed up by last week to attend Maine Earth Science Day.To learn more about upcomming events at the Maine State Museum, check them out online at www.mainestatemuseum.org(The Associated Press)