Authorities in Waldo County are investigating the possibility that yesteray’s robbery of a Winslow credit union might be connected to a credit union robbery in Unity on July 29th.Just before 10:00 Wednesday morning an unarmed man entered the side door of the Winslow Community Credit Union, handed the teller a bag, and demanded cash.On July 29th a man entered the Downeast Federal Credit Union in Unity and also handed the teller a bag and demanded cash.In both cases the suspects got away with undisclosed amounts of money.Waldo County Sheriff Scott Story says a detective from his office went to Winslow yesterday to look into a possible connection.
Here’s a chance to treat yourself to a tasty dessert and help out a great organization.It’s Miracle Treat Day at Dairy Queens across the United States and Canada.One dollar from every Blizzard sold will be donated to the Children’s Miracle Network hospitals.All the money raised in Bangor stays in the area.This is the seventh year the Broadway location has participated and they say they look forward to it every year.You still have time to take part Miracle Treat Day goes until they close, which is at 11 pm.For more information, log on to childrensnetworkhospital.org.
It’s been a big year for the city of Bangor and no one knows that more than the people who keep area businesses up and running.Members of the Bangor Region Chamber of Commerce along with the Ellsworth Area Chamber of Commerce gathered at the Lucerne Inn in Dedham Thursday night for the business after hours dinner.The mixer is held monthly but this edition is the only one of the year where Bangor’s chamber gets involved with Ellsworth’s.Micki Sumpter with the Ellsworth Area Chamber of Commerce says networking events like this are key to any business.To learn more about the Bangor Region Chamber of Commerce log onto their website here.For Ellsworth, visit their website here.
A dog might be man’s best friend, but for this man, his dog is also his work partner.”She comes home with me every day and is part of the family and we go to work in the morning,” said Roger Guay, K9 Trainer.They’re one of the teams going through the Law Enforcement Training Specialists (L.E.T.S.) program this week.
Bangor Police want you to be aware of road closures during the Kahbang Music Festival At 11 am Friday Main Street, Railroad Street, Front Street and Summer and Cedar Street will be closed until shows wrap up at 11-Friday night.Those streets will also be closed starting at 8 am on Saturday.The festival goes from noon to 11 pm each day.
Folks can treat themselves to a tasty dessert and help out a great organization.It’s Miracle Treat Day at Dairy Queens across the United States and Canada.One dollar from every blizzard sold will be donated to the Children Miracle’s Network Hospitals.All the money raised in Bangor stays in the area.This is the seventh year the Broadway location has participated and they say they look forward to it every year.”It means a lot to all of us.
It’s now easier to dip an oar in the Penobscot River in Bangor.There’s a new boat launch for kayaks, canoes and other small watercraft.It’s in the heart of the Bangor waterfront, near the large dock.This new addition will let folks park down by the waterfront and have much easier access to the water with their small boats.”The slip design allows a canoe to come in and be centrally located.
An autopsy by the state medical examiner’s office shows a South Korean man vacationing in Maine accidentially drowned while kayaking on Beech Hill Pond in Otis.75-year old Hong Sohn was a few hundred feet from shore when his kayak overturned Monday morning.Authorities say Sohn tried to swim to shore but went under before he could make it.People on the pond also tried to save him.