On Tuesday, Hollywood Slots Hotel and Raceway in Bangor will open the doors to its new simulcast racing room.We got a sneak peek of the Racebook Lounge.It’s located on the main gaming floor.The simulcast room will broadcast national horse racing events and let customers place bets on them.It will also broadcast major sporting events and local sports such as Maine football.Hollywood Slots officials say this will give everyone who visits the casino the chance to enjoy harness racing without leaving the building.”It allows more traffic, more visibility.
Some folks go all out in decorating their home for Halloween.Shirley Grover is among them.Her home on Route 1in Winterport has become quite the roadside attraction.Joy Hollowell shows us how Grover gets into the “spirit” of the holiday.=====”You gotta get in the spirit,” says Shirley Heddon Grover.
Businesses gathered at UMaine Monday in hopes of finding their newest employees and interns.More than thirty companies took part in the Maine Business School’s Job and Internship fair.Business students had the chance to meet face to face with prospective employers.it was a also a chance underclassmen to generate contacts Despite the bleak job market, organizers of the event say employers and students are optimistic.”In this economy of course our students, it’s so hard for all of them.
A Spruce Head man at the center of three different crimes in Thomaston this past year, has been sentenced.William Waldron Jr,46, pleaded guilty in Knox County Superior Court, to a number of charges including domestic violence terrorizing, aggravated assault, illegal possession of a firearm as well as several counts of violating conditions of release.
Deputies in Somerset County were involved in a high speed chase Friday night in Anson.Authorities say they tried stopping a pick up just before 5pm on suspicion of OUI, but the driver took off.Police called off the chase once they figured out who was driving.The pick-up was found a short time later, near a snowmobile trail.Authorities say charges will be filed against the driver.
Angela Miller, Community Caregiver Advocate, from the Friendship Cottage Caregiver Resource Center, talks about November being National Caregiver Month and a Caregiver Health Fair that is being held in Ellsworth.Caregiver Fairâ€¢ Caregiver Fair – Wednesday, November 16th 9a-3p.â€¢ Unitarian Universalist Church of Ellsworth.â€¢ We are doing this to honor caregivers for National Family Caregiver Month.â€¢ Caregivers can sit in on presentations, gather info from display tables put out by area organizations committed to caregiver concerns, chat with other caregivers to share and gain ideas.â€¢ Free lunch provided.â€¢ Free massages from 9a-1p.â€¢ Free Respite Care is available for your loved one at Friendship Cottage (no later than 11/9) so that you can attend the event.â€¢ Please RSVP by calling the Friendship Cottage Caregiver Resource Center at 374-5852.