Attendees took a step back in time for a Revolutionary War re-enactment SundayLeonard’s Mills Historic Settlement came alive Sunday with war reenactors.Volunteers were decked out in war clothing, including weapons.Displays and activities were designed to show how life was during the Revolutionary War era.Participants say learning history from a text book just isn’t the same.(Anette Rupper Rodrigues-Revolutionary War Re-Enactor)”We want people to know, this is history and we learn history best if it is presented in a three dimensional form.”The next event at Leonard’s Mills will be their living history weekend in October.
Over one-hundred car enthusiasts came out to enjoy the fifth annual Brewer Days Car Show.The event is sponsored by Boy Scouts Troop Fifteen and this is their biggest fundraiser of the year…Participants judge the best cars, competing for that first place prize.A one-of-a-kind trophy designed by the scouts made out of car parts.Putting on an event like this teaches the troop the values of being a scout.(Teresa Maybury-Chairperson for The Brewer Days Car Show) “It’s promoting all the attributes of a scout.
An Embden man died when his truck rolled over in Concord early Sunday morning.According to Somerset County sheriffs, 21-year-old Samuel White was driving on the Kennebec River Road just before 1:00 AM.Sheriffs say White lost control of his truck, rolled over and ended up in a ditch on its roof.White was pronounced dead on scene.
Some of Maine’s highest profile cases from the past few years will be in court this week…Maine’s highest court is hearing arguments on appeals from a man serving 40 years for murder and two other men convicted of manslaughter in separate cases.The Maine Supreme Judicial Court will hear oral arguments Wednesday in the appeal of 34-year-old Nathanael Nightingale of Burlington.
An infant was injured Friday afternoon while riding on an ATV in Durham.The Maine Warden Service Corporal John MacDonald says the 1-year-old girl was sitting in a car seat in the utility vehicle at Celestial Farms at around 3:00pm, when the strap from the seat got caught around her neck and under the rear tire.She was brought to Maine Medical Center in Portland with reported non-life threatening injuries.