Bangor, Maine News Update: July 20, 2017
State Police are treating the death of a woman whose body was found alongside Route 193 in Cherryfield as a homicide. A sedan that was discovered crashed 15 miles away from the scene is said to somehow be connected to her death. An autopsy will be performed today to determine the woman’s identity and the cause of death.
A training session in Dover-Foxcroft next month will prepare volunteers to help victims of domestic abuse as they try to rebuild their lives. Domestic Violence homicide is the number one cause of murder in our state. The training will be held at Partners for Peace, which is a new name for a recent partnership between Spruce Run and Womancare Alliance. Find more information at partners for peace ME dot org.
Jordan’s Snack Bar in Ellsworth, that recently closed after a death in the family, will reopen in August after a couple from Southern Maine bought the place. New owners Scott and Katie Kenny say they’ll keep the menu the same and they plan to revive the popular Wednesday night Cruise-Ins.
A toy run and fundraising event will be held this weekend, with kickstands up for a motorcycle ride at 9 o’clock Saturday morning from the Mill Mall in Ellsworth. The price of participation is one unwrapped toy that will be given to the Greater Bangor area Toys for Tots program. The ride will end up at the Moosehead Trail Campground in Newport with a party that will include live music, live and silent auction items to benefit the Secret Santa project of Hancock County.
Organizers of the annual street dance at Cap’s Tavern in Brewer aren’t cancelling because of the fire that destroyed the local pub, but instead are holding it in the parking lot and donating the proceeds to the employees who are now out of work. 22 bands have signed on to perform between noon and 11 pm Sunday. For more information, log onto the Facebook event page for the Cap’s 2nd Annual Street Jam.