Bangor, Maine News Update: April 15, 2019
A small plane made a crash landing at Bangor International Airport on Sunday evening. Airport officials say no one was hurt when the plane crashed on a runway a little after 5 pm, damaging the propeller and nose of the aircraft. The FAA will now be looking into what caused the plane to crash.
Today is tax day for much of the country, but residents of Maine and Massachusetts are getting a couple of extra days to procrastinate. Both states are celebrating Patriots Day today...and tomorrow is Emancipation Day in Washington D.C., so taxpayers in both states have until April 17th to file. The mailings must be postmarked before midnight on Wednesday, however, to avoid penalties.
The City of Bangor is offering low-interest loans to residents interested in home ownership or making improvements to their current homes, through the Homebuyer Assistance and Residential Rehabilitation Loan Programs. Find more information and download loan application forms on the city of Bangor's website.
Literacy Volunteers of Bangor is looking for people willing to give their time to help prepare mailings, for their annual fundraising campaign. The mailings will be compiled between 9 am and 4 pm, over four days at the end of the month. Find more information and sign up to help on the Literacy Volunteers of Bangor website.
Silver Airways is returning to provide air service to the Bar Harbor Hancock County airport this summer. The Florida-based airline stepped in when Pen-Air announced a year ago that it wasn't renewing its contract. Silver will carry up to 34 passengers in daily trips between Bar Harbor and Boston during the busy part of the tourist season.