Bangor, Maine News Update: April 15, 2021
A 3-year-old boy has died after being hit by a vehicle, driven by a 13-year-old girl. The accident happened at around 6:30 Wednesday evening, in Gorham's Friendly Village mobile home park. Police are investigating.
Dr. James Jarvis of Northern Light Health says local healthcare workers are seeing a trend of people under the age of 40 who are testing positive for COVID-19, most of whom have mild to moderate symptoms. However, obesity seems to be the most common underlying condition that's causing some of these people to be hit with more severe symptoms. The Maine CDC reports 550 new cases of the virus, statewide, and 4 additional people who have died.
A Maine judge and former U.S. Attorney has died. Thomas Delahanty II, who spent the bulk of his career as a Superior Court Judge in Auburn, also served as United States Attorney under President Jimmy Carter and again under President Barack Obama. Thomas Delanty was 75 years old.
Downeast Community Partners, that provides transportation to medical appointments for seniors and people with disabilities, has seen its ridership drop in recent months. Organizers want to assure their customers that the buses are thoroughly sanitized between riders, and a plexiglass plate separates them from the driver.
The public is invited to an evening of stargazing with the Challenger Learning Center, that will teach them more about the night sky and how to view it from their backyard. The event gets underway at 7:30 Monday evening, at the school's parking lot on Venture Way in Bangor.
Saturday's 54th annual Kenduskeag Stream Canoe Race will see a few changes, like no race-day registration, and no gathering of spectators at Six Mile Falls. People are encouraged to watch the race, but are asked to wear face coverings and practice physical distancing.
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