Maine Attorney General William Schneider is warning consumers about a scam in which callers ask for credit and debit card numbers.Schneider says Maine consumers are reporting they’ve received automated phone calls from companies claiming to be able to help lower interest rates on credit cards.
The Maine Forest and Logging Museum at Leonard’s Mill in Bradley is growing.Tuesday, 50 foot trusses were hoisted up as part of the construction.The expansion will make room for a new machinery display and visitor center.The museum hopes to have the additional building opened by the spring.
It was election day for students at the Fourteen Street School in Bangor.They voted on a school mascot.This school is the only one in Bangor without a mascot.Their choices were lion, chickadee, firefly and owl.Before heading to the polls, they did research, reading about the different creatures on the ballot and campaigning for their favorites.”They’ve done their research, that they’re well informed voters and that they’re able to cast their vote and they can make a difference and it means something to them that their vote will have a real meaning,” said Principal Lynn Silk.The results of the election will be announced Thursday.
Question 1 – Reject Voter Reg Law People’s Veto 594 of 600 precincts – 99 percent x-Yes, 231,606 – 60 percent No, 152,591 – 40 percentQuestion 2 – Allow Racinos Citizen Initiative 594 of 600 precincts – 99 percent Yes, 172,992 – 45 percent x-No, 210,362 – 55 percent Question 3 – Allow Lewiston Casino Citizen Initiative 594 of 600 precincts – 99 percent Yes, 139,958 – 37 percent x-No, 243,099 – 63 percent Question 4 – Change Redistricting Years Constitutional Amendment 594 of 600 precincts – 99 percent x-Yes, 192,966 – 53 percent No, 171,169 – 47 percent Local Referendum Authorize Cumberland Bonds 61 of 64 precincts – 95 percent x-Yes, 45,887 – 58 percent No, 33,463 – 42 percent Local Referendum Allow Penobscot Table Games 72 of 73 precincts – 99 percent x-Yes, 23,975 – 61 percent No, 15,094 – 39 percent (Copyright 2011 by The Associated Press.
The Maine Harvest Festival is set to take place at the Bangor Auditorium and Civic Center this coming weekend.Tracy Kniffin with Kniffins Specialty Meats joined Carolyn Callahan to talk about her participation in the event.Maine Harvest FestivalNovember 12th 10am-6pmNovember 13th 10am-4pmBangor Auditorium and Civic Centerwww.maineharvestfestival.com947-5555