Drivers and pedestrians alike are encouraged to use caution at intersections after a Brewer woman was hit by a car yesterday as she entered a crosswalk at the corner of Wilson and South Main Streets. The driver was making a legal right-hand turn on a red light as the woman was crossing with a walk light. She suffered a minor head injury and no charges are expected

The Bangor Police Department is taking applications for its Community Police Academy, a 10-week program that gives residents a look behind the scenes of law enforcement. Some of the topics that will be covered include drug enforcement, crime scene investigation, and the special response team. Folks interested in taking part can pick up an application at the police station or log onto Bangor Maine dot gov.

The Seeds of Hope food pantry in Bangor is looking for more area businesses willing to donate their excess food to the organization’s heat and eat program. The food pantry provides businesses with containers and coolers to transport the food. Find more information on the Seeds of Hope Facebook page.

The Bangor Humane Society has received 15 dogs from shelters in the Houston, Texas area that have been affected by Hurricane Harvey which will soon be up for adoption. The Texas shelters are full of family pets that have been displaced by flood waters and are waiting until they can be reunited with their families and so the homeless pets needed a place to go. For more information on the dogs that are currently in Maine, log onto Bangor Humane Society dot org, or the shelter’s Facebook page.