Bangor, Maine News Update: October 17, 2018
The Attorney General’s office is investigating an officer-involved shooting on Grove Street in Bangor that sent one person to the hospital. Police responded just after 11:00 Tuesday morning to a report of a person with a weapon who confronted police and was injured when shot by Officer Dylan Hall, whose now been placed on administrative leave, which is standard procedure.
The story of 2-year-old Enoch McGovern, whose mother killed herself by stepping in front of a truck on I-95, throwing the toddler into the passing lane, has touched the hearts of Mainers. His family says they appreciate the outpouring of support for Enoch, but now ask that any future donations be made to the Salvation Army’s angel Tree program in Enoch’s name. They say that now they have to focus on Enoch’s recovery.
Ellsworth residents are invited to attend a public panel discussion this week to learn more about a proposed city ordinance that would ban plastic bags. The open forum starts at 8:00 Thursday morning at the Ellsworth City Hall. The ordinance would eliminate single use bags from businesses in the city.
Heating Oil prices continue to climb as Maine heads into its peak season. The average statewide cash price is now two-ninety-nine, up 3 cents from a week ago, and seventy-eight cents higher than a year ago. Governor LePage says impending economic sanctions on Iran, as well as tension between the U.S. and Saudi Arabia as all factors in the increase.
A hunter’s breakfast will be held in Hudson this Saturday, to help pay for a planned Veteran’s Memorial in town. From 4:30 to 9 Saturday morning, folks can chow down on bacon, eggs, pancakes, and more at the Hudson Town Office. Find more information on the Hudson Veterans’ Memorial Park Facebook page.