A pedestrian was killed when he was struck by a truck on Route 15 in Corinth. The accident happened at around 7:00 Friday evening on a busy stretch of road, and sheriff’s deputies say it’s not well lit at night. So far, investigators have not released the names of the victim or the driver.

U-Maine officials are warning Orono residents that the sirens they hear today are only a test of the emergency communications system. Three outdoor sirens will sound for several minutes as officials test the system that are meant to keep the campus population safe during emergency situations. Community members interested in receiving emergency notifications should register at U-Maine dot edu.

Volunteer Grabbers and Ghouls are needed for one of the scariest haunted houses in the area. The Kenduskeag Haunted house will be held on October 27th and 28th in the ballfield with a hands-on kind of scary experience. Anyone interested in helping out with the fun that benefits the Kenduskeag Rec Club is encouraged to log onto the Kenduskeag Haunted House Facebook page for more information.

We told you about the little boy with brain cancer in Biddeford whose Mom asked that people send him Halloween cards, since it’s his favorite holiday. Well, he got a big surprise Saturday when members of the Biddeford fire department showed up to decorate his home for Halloween, complete with giant inflatables, like a creepy clown and a dragon. Cards can be sent to Brock Chadwick, 11 McKenney Drive, Biddeford, 04005.