A man from Orrington is facing felony drug charges after police say they found more than two pounds of pot in the trunk of his car.Orono Police say they approached the vehicle of 21-year old Joshua LaPointe in the Pine Street parking lot in Orono early Friday morning when they noticed his trunk was partially open as he was backing up.Police say they searched the vehicle after they smelled marijuana coming from the car.
Here’s a way to enjoy an evening of fine wine and art while helping the Bangor Humane Society.Sprague’s Nursery of Bangor is teaming up with Winterport Winery to host art in the Garden Cocktail Party Friday, October Seventh.The works of 40 artists from throughout the state will be on display.Melissa higgins of sprague’s nursery says this is the perfect time for folks to get one of a kind gifts for their someones special.Tickets are $25.This is the final week to buy them…you have until Sunday.You can get tickets at Sprague’s Nursery, the Bangor Humane Society or Winterport Winery.
Acadia Hospital in Bangor is looking for actors.The hospital’s making a film dealing with teen anxiety and depression.An open casting call for actors will be held from 2pm to 4pm Sunday afternoon at Hermon High School.Teen boys and girls are need…so are adults.To try out call 282-5598 or e-mail Project Aware at maine.rr.com.The film will be shot over five days next month, mostly weekends, beginning October 8th and ending October 16th.
A new law calls for a $100 fine for texting while driving.It takes hold wednesday.Other new laws going into effect this week include laws that require landlords to disclose their smoking policies, ease gun and medical marijuana restrictions and expand elder abuse protections.
When the hundreds of millions of Facebook users logged in last week, a different kind of home page appeared.The website rolled out a number of changes that left users scratching their heads.”Number one, it’s a free application so if you don’t like it, don’t use it.
The Somerset County Sheriff’s Department says they found marijuana plants, morphine pills, and other drug related items during a search of an athens home Friday.Authorities have charged 58 year old Charles Avery with trafficking and possession, among other charges.During the search, police also found several dogs living in unacceptable conditions and turned the animals over to Athens Animal Control.
Three days a week, students at Foxcroft Academy have a school wide assembly to go over different announcements.Monday morning’s gathering focused on an important message for kids not only it the classroom, but in life.It’s a subject sometimes left in the shadows, but it will be brought into the light as October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month.It’s an issue many people, regardless of age, deal with.”I have actually been in a situation that wasn’t exactly positive,” said Foxcroft Academy Senior Taryn Lane.