Bangor, Maine News Update: December 10, 2018
A Limington woman is facing several charges after nearly hitting a police officer while speeding away from a closed accident scene in Standish Friday night, striking three vehicles, and continuing into Gorham on three wheels. 41-year-old Misty Romero is charged with eluding an officer and OUI.
The State Fire Marshal's office is investigating what caused a fire that destroyed an auto body shop in Washington. Officials say the fire had been burning for some time before crews arrived at 4:30 Sunday morning to find the building fully involved, just before the roof collapsed. No one was hurt in the fire.
The State of Maine is holding a training session next month for volunteers who help mediate complaints from consumers. The mediation of everything from landlord-tenant issues to warranty disputes can be done over the phone or by mail. Find more information at Maine dot gov slash AG.
The shuttered Tesoro restaurant in downtown Bangor will reopen this month under new ownership, with a newer, more modern look. The new owners say there will be some changes to the menu, but the pizza will stay the same, and eventually will be sold out of a take-out window on Franklin Street for the after-hours crowd.
It was a historic weekend for the University of Maine football team as they defeated the Weber State Wildcats 23 to 18 and moved onto the FCS semifinals. They are the first team in the program to make it to the final four. Next, the Black Bears will play Eastern Washington University.