Bangor, Maine News Update: October 15, 2018
A man who was arrested by FBI agents earlier this month at the Ellsworth Walmart was wanted in New Jersey in connection with a fully functional heroin mill. Michael Dolias has been sought by the police since officials raided a residence and seized the most prescription drugs that county had ever seen. Dolias is facing 10 years to life in prison.
A massive fire consumed an old mill building in Mechanic Falls yesterday that served several businesses. Fire officials say no one was hurt but a warehouse full of vehicles and spare parts for Maine Cycle was destroyed. State Fire investigators will now work to determine what sparked the blaze.
Penquis in Bangor wants Moms and Dads to know they offer a variety of parenting classes to help navigate the changes brought on by a new family. Classes range from Boot Camp for New Dads, Nurturing Prenatal Class, to parenting classes for those with kids up to 12 years old. Find a complete list of available courses on the website for Penquis.
A Maine man who’s working to create a monument to a Penobscot Nation baseball star says he’s received a ten thousand dollar donation from the Cleveland Indians. Ed Rice wrote a biography about Louis Sockalexis who, he says, played for the Cleveland Indians in the late 1800’s. He’s looking for backers for the 8-foot bronze sculpture he wants to erect.
The Anah Shrine building on Broadway in Bangor will be filled with jack o lanterns on Sunday as United Cerebral Palsy celebrates Pumpkins in the Park. This year's theme is about super heroes and trick or treaters are encouraged to dress up as their favorites.