Bangor Police have a warning about fraudulent real estate issues that have been brought to their attention.The Quinn Agency has reported two listings recently.One is located in Bangor, and is listed as being for sale under Quinn Agency, but they began receiving phone calls about the property being for rent, as stated on Craig’s List.Quinn contacted Craig’s List and had it removed.The property also showed up on the website Ads In USA as the same scam.” We’re warning everybody that if again if you get a deal that sounds too good on a Craig’s List or a website and you start sending money to someone that’s not reliable you’re going to probably lose that money.”It’s recommended that you check with the agency the property is listed under before sending money.
Reading the newspaper is a morning ritual for many in Maine.That includes those with vision problems.Thanks to a volunteer service in Brewer, they are able to “tune in” to today’s headlines.Joy Hollowell introduces us to Maine AIRS.======(Gene Monahan turning on the receiver)This is how Gene Monahan reads his favorite newspapers.”I listen to it most every day,” says Monahan.Monahan is blind.
Voters had the chance to directly ask democratic gubernatorial candidate Libby Mitchell questions in Bangor Monday.Mitchell took part in the Bangor Fusion luncheon.The first hour she laid out her vision of governance, then took questions from audience.Mitchell discussed some of her proposals for moving toward greener and cleaner energy, something she says is critical.” As part of our economic growth.
Southwest Harbor Police are asking for the public’s help in finding a missing person.Authorities say 61-year-old Pete Peterson was last seen at Dysarts Marina in Southwest Harbor either Wednesday or Thursday.Peterson is described as 6 feet 1, 230 pounds and is balding and has a grey beard.Police say he walks with a limp and has a lazy eye.Peterson is autistic and often wears brown glasses.They say he was last seen wearing blue jeans, possibly a grey hooded sweatshirt and brown shoes.Anyone with any information is asked to call Southwest Harbor Police at 244-7912.
The trial for a man accused of killing a 19-year-old, Old Town woman on the Bangor waterfront last year, begins on monday.Thirty-five-year-old Colin Koehler of Bangor is charged with murdering Holly Boutilier of Old Town last August.A police affadavit says Boutilier died from multiple stab wounds.
Some folks hit the streets of Bangor Saturday to raise awareness about Multiple Myeloma.It was the fourth annual 5K race and walk.Multiple Myeloma is a treatable but incurable disease.It’s a blood cancer that affects people’s bone marrow and causes your bones to deteriorate.Besides raising money and awareness, organizers are trying to build a network for folks to support each other.They say they’re happy with the response.” Last year we raised a little over $3,200.
The Bangor Raceway at Bass Park was full of people this morning, all taking part in the Memory Walk.This was the twentieth year for the walk and more than 500 people came out for the cause.All the money raised goes to the Maine Alzheimer’s Association.Kristie Miner is head of the Bangor walk.