Bangor, Maine News Update: December 3, 2018
Mainers are covering an overlook near the Kennebunkport home of former President George H.W. Bush with flowers, wreaths, and personal notes. Bush died Friday at his home in Houston at the age of 94. Governor Paul LePage has ordered flags flown at half-staff for 30 days in his honor.
A suspect in a Brewer domestic violence incident has been captured by U.S.Marshals in Memphis, Tennessee. Brewer Police say Rahsaan White allegedly poured gasoline inside a North Main Street home while violating a protection order. The investigation is ongoing and police say additional criminal charges may be possible.
Smoke detectors are being credited with saving the lives of a man and his dog in the town of Anson. When crews arrived at 5 o'clock Sunday morning, the Pease hill Road house was already engulfed in flames. Officials say a wood stove malfunction sparked the blaze.
Orrington residents will gather at Center Drive School tonight to decide whether to spend up to three-point-five million dollars on a new public safety building that would combine the fire and police stations into one building on Tupper Drive. The proposal has divided the town, between its supporters and those who feel the price tag is too high.
A group of volunteers in Augusta head out in bad weather to shovel the driveways and walkways of residents who are elderly or disabled. A crew of inmates from the Kennebec County Jail has joined the organization that also provides buckets of sand so those folks can get out of their houses safely. Find more information on the Facebook Page for Augusta Age Friendly.