Bangor, Maine News Update: March 7, 2018
Bangor Police were at the high school yesterday after the school department requested a no-trespass order for a former student who was on campus Monday after school. In a Facebook post to parents on the school’s website, school department officials said it was a precaution to support a feeling of safety for students and staff. Officials now say the student has been detained by the police department.
Emera Maine officials say they’re prepared for possible power outages as a nor-easter will bring heavy wet snow across the state. Folks should be ready for the possibility of losing their electricity, give themselves extra travel time if they have to go out, and be mindful of utility crews working along the road to ensure everyone’s safety.We'll have a list of cancellations Thursday on our station's website.
The 4th annual Maine Science Festival is coming up March 15th to the 18th in Bangor, with more than 50 events and activities planned for the Cross Insurance Center, Downtown Bangor, and Husson University. Each year, the event offers hands-on activities, workshops, exhibits, and films for people of all ages who are interested in learning more about science. Find a schedule of events,at Maine science festival dot org.
The owner of the Cole Land Transportation Museum and founder of the Veterans Walking Sticks program is about to be honored by the Greater Bangor Convention and Visitors Bureau. World War II Veteran Galen Cole will receive a Lifetime Achievement Award in May at the 2018 Tourism and Hospitality Eagle Awards. Other winners include former BIA marketing manager Risteen Bahr, the Maine Basketball Hall of Fame, and the Maine Science Fair.