A worker at a Glenburn business reportedly witnessed an attempted burglary overnight.According to police, an employee at AJ Murphy Heating was awake and working on a truck just before 1:00 AM Tuesday morning.The worker says he startled a man who walked through an unlocked door.
Maine’s Gambling Control Board is expected to give its approval to a new course at Eastern Maine Community College for table game dealers ahead of the arrival of black jack and poker games at two casinos.Hollywood Slots casino in Bangor plans to add 14 table games in the spring, including poker, blackjack, craps and roulette.
Facebook is coming to Maine’s capital city to teach owners of small businesses how to increase their traffic and sales by using the social medium.Facebook will be at the Augusta Civic Center on Tuesday at U.S.
State Police are investigating a shooting in Vassalboro that left one man injured.Authorities say the 22-year old was shot inside a home on White House Road.Rolice were called there around 12:30 Tuesday morning.The victim, whose name is not being released, was flown by medical helicopter to a local hospital.No word on his condition at this hour.Police are now interviewing other people at the house to determine what led up to the shooting.
A man on Montana’s most wanted list in connection with a throat slashing has been arrested in Lewiston, Maine.The Sun Journal, reports that 49-year-old Kelly Zuhlke, formerly of Gallatin County, Mont., was arrested last week in Lewiston, where police said he was using his dead brother’s name and Social Security number.
The finalists for the top job over Maine’s seven universities are making campus visits this week.The University of Maine System last month announced the finalists to replace Chancellor Richard Pattenaude, who is retiring.The finalists are Meredith Hay, a special adviser to the chair of the Arizona Board of Regents for Strategic Initiatives: James Page, CEO of the James W.
Bangor police arrested two people after responding to a theft complaint at Sears Saturday.Ernestine Chubbock, 44, a transient from Bangor, is charged with theft and Bradford Francis, 25, of Orrington is charged with criminal threatening.
Secretary of State Charles Summers is in the middle of seven stops around the state for conversations with communities in the month of January.The topic is the safety of Maine’s young drivers.In the past year, around 50 fatal crashes involved a driver between the ages of 16 and 24, and Summers wants to lower that number.His next conversation is Tuesday night at the Bangor Department of Motor Vehicles in the Airport Mall at 6 p.m.He has two more meetings this week.Wednesday in Caribou at 6 p.m.
The mother of a 21-month-old girl who went missing a month ago says she’s arranging with investigators for her and others in her family to take polygraph tests regarding her daughter’s disappearance.Trista Reynolds told the Bangor Daily News on Monday that she has been offering to take a lie detector test since the day her daughter disappeared.Ayla Reynolds was reported missing Dec.
It’s pretty hard to find people who actually like these bitter cold temperatures.But Joy Hollowell did.She shows us why a decrease in temperatures means an increase in customers for some local companies.=====This is the busy season for Union Street Towing in Bangor.”Cold weather is good business for us,” says owner Butch Foss.When the temperatures take a dip, folks start dialing up.”People don’t always take care of their cars until the weather goes down below 0 or around 0,” says Foss.