Bangor, Maine News Update: August 22, 2018
State Police are working on what appears to have been a scary road rage incident on the interstate in Howland last night. WVII-TV reports a motorist got upset with the operator of a tractor trailer and allegedly shot a hole in the truck’s windshield, injuring the driver. There’s no word on whether the shooter has been found.
Mainers are reminded not to touch wild animals and especially to never bring them into their own homes after a Kennebunkport person was bitten several times while trying to help a sick raccoon. The animal also bit a warden before testing positive for rabies. Both the resident and the warden are now undergoing rabies treatments.
Keep calm and carry Naloxone. That’s the theme to a fundraiser currently being held by Health Equity Alliance in Bangor, which is working to provide kits to anyone who wants them that contain the overdose antidote drug. Find more information about how to donate on the Keep Calm and Carry Naloxone Facebook page.
A motorcycle ride this Saturday will benefit the Springfield Shrine Hospital. Registration is at 8am at the Anah Shrine building on Broadway in Bangor, and it’s kickstands up at 10 for a 90 mile ride ending with a barbecue. Find more information on the Love to the Rescue Ride Facebook page.
A talent show is being held in Ellsworth tomorrow evening, with participants competing for a chance to perform at the Blue Hill Fair next week. First prize at the fair show is five hundred dollars, second place gets two hundred fifty, and third prize takes a hundred. The show starts at 7 and admission is ten dollars per person.