Bangor, Maine News Update: September 28, 2017
Two Glenburn businesses were burglarized this week and now investigators are looking for the culprits. Harvey RV on Route 15 and Tuffy Bear Furniture on the Pushaw Road were both burglarized sometime during the Tuesday into Wednesday overnight. Anyone with information about the crimes is asked to contact the Penobscot county Sheriff’s office.
A probate judge has agreed to declare missing toddler Ayla Reynolds legally dead, with an order that says she died on or about December 17th, 2011. The then 20-month old disappeared during an overnight stay with her father that year, and investigators say they found enough blood in the basement to indicate that she had probably died. Ayla’s mother says she wanted the death decree so she can pursue a possible wrongful death suit.
Even though it doesn’t feel much like fall outside, the Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry says autumn leaves have arrived. The state's fall foliage report says foliage color will be high in northern Maine this weekend and moderate in the rest of the state. The forestry department says northern Maine normally reaches peak condition in the last week of September and first week of October, while the coastal areas are typically the last to peak around mid-to-late October.
The Maine Discovery Museum needs a new fire panel and HVac system and so they’re hosting a ‘Fire and Ice’ street fair tomorrow in downtown Bangor. From 6 to 9pm, West Market Square and Broad Street will be closed for fire dancers, museum presentations, ice cream, and plenty of other family fun. The event will also help spread the word about the museum’s annual fundraising auction coming up in November.