Bangor, Maine News Update: September 13, 2017
The Maine Warden Service is seeking volunteers to search this weekend in Medford for a 71-year-old woman who went missing last fall. Wardens say they’re looking for 100 people to help search on Sunday for Diana Estey of Medford. A search was launched after she went missing on October 31st that included dogs and aircraft but it was suspended in November.
A Camden woman got a scary surprise as she was weeding her garden when she found a four foot long python sleeping in her flower bed. The snake was cold but otherwise healthy and was taken to Thomaston’s animal shelter. Anyone who has information about a missing python is asked to call the Pope Memorial Humane Society
For the first time, the Maine Supreme court will decide whether medical marijuana can be covered by workers’ compensation. The court is hearing arguments today over whether a paper mill must pay for medical marijuana for one of its workers, who hurt his back in 1989 and says marijuana is cheaper and safer than narcotics.
There have been a lot of fundraisers since Hurricanes Irma and Harvey devastated cities across the Southern U.S. and one 10-year-old Maine boy decided he wanted to do his part. Dillon Whitney ran a lemonade and snack stand over the weekend at the Clinton Lions Agricultural Fair and donated all of his proceeds to the Red Cross in Bangor on Monday, which totaled about four hundred dollars.