Bangor, Maine News Update: July 27, 2017
State Police say a man and a woman have been arrested in New York City in connection with the death of 55-year-old Sally Shaw, a nursing aide found alongside a road in Cherryfield last week. 37-year-old Carine Reeves and 19-year-old Quaneysha Greeley, formerly of Lewiston were being held on fugitive-from-justice charges Wednesday. Police aren’t saying how she died but say a 2017 black Chevy Impala found crashed several miles away was rented in Shaw’s name in Bangor.
A law to help emergency responders with post-traumatic stress disorder in Maine has received the governor's signature. Under the bill, if an emergency responder is diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder it's now presumed that the diagnosis is work-related. The law does not include actions like layoffs, termination or disciplinary actions.
A historic home that sits on a 200-acre wildlife sanctuary in Ellsworth will reopen this Saturday, three years after it was heavily damaged by fire. Crews have worked to restore the home of the late ornithologist Cordelia Stanwood to its original condition, with period furnishings, oil paintings, and sweet grass baskets, and now it’s finished. The Birdsacre Stanwood Wildlife Sanctuary will open the home to the public this Saturday from 10 to 3.
A concert with the rock group Kansas will be free to active and retired military in Columbia Falls on Saturday as part of a weekend Veterans remembrance ceremony. The folks at Wreaths Across America are sponsoring the weekend’s events, that will include a tree tagging event, and the concert that starts at 8:00 at the Balsam Valley Amphitheater. For more information, log onto Balsam Valley dot com.