Bangor, Maine News Update: December 12, 2019
The postal service is offering tips on making sure your online purchases are delivered safely, and not stolen from your property. They suggest signing up for delivery updates on your phone, so you know when to expect them, and to consider having them delivered somewhere else, like your place of work, or just have them held at the post office until you can pick them up.
Governor Janet Mills unveiled an economic plan this week that seeks to raise wages at 10 percent and grow Maine’s talent pool of skilled workers by 75 thousand people. It also hopes to increase the value of products produced in the state. These proposals come at a time when thousands of workers are expected to retire from the workforce.
Tonight's performance of 'A Christmas Carol,' at the Collins Center for the Arts has been canceled after the cast was in a bus accident on Tuesday night. Four members of the cast were injured when the bus driver fell asleep and crashed the bus on I-95 in Burnham. Collins Center staff is working to contact ticket holders, to issue refunds, as the show will not be rescheduled.
A woman from northern Maine is 250 thousand dollars richer after winning with a scratch ticket she bought at a Fort Fairfield convenience store. The winner was only identified as Nicole's Irrevocable Trust, since that's how she claimed the money. There were seven other people who won $100 thousand dollar lottery prizes in November.
The public is invited in for a free community Christmas breakfast in Trenton. Big Cat’s Catering and Event Center is hosting the breakfast from 7 to 10 a.m. and will have some free giveaways, as well as a breakfast buffet. Find more information on the Facebook page for Big Cat’s Catering.