Bangor, Maine News Update: December 2, 2019
Game Wardens used a hovercraft on Saturday to rescued two Millinocket hunters who got stranded in the Penobscot River. Officials say the men were trying to cross the river when they got stuck on some thin ice. Both men were wearing life jackets and were not hurt in the incident.
It's Cyber Monday, and the department of Homeland Security is offering tips on how to stay safe while making online purchases. Some tips include using a credit card, rather than a debit card, creating strong passwords, and visiting sites with good reputations.
Firearms season for deer hunters is officially over, but residents will still want to wear their blaze orange in or around wooded areas. Maine’s deer hunt isn’t over, as the muzzleloader and archery seasons extend to December 14th.
Maine will start accepting marijuana business licenses this month, but the market is already closed in some communities, while other communities have opted to ban the business from their towns. Find more information about availability in your community on the website for the Maine Office of Marijuana policy.
The Green Acres Kennel Shop is collecting donations for the Eastern Area Agency on Aging's Furry Friends Food Bank. Financial donations accepted through the end of the month will help to purchase pet food at wholesale prices, to help senior citizens feed their pets. Find more information on the Green Acres website.