Bangor, Maine News Update: December 5, 2018
Three people face drug charges after police stopped a car in Newport, bound for Washington County. Two men from New York and a woman from Machias were arrested after police seized heroin and crack cocaine from the vehicle, worth three thousand dollars.
The Maine Public Utilities Commission will make the decision about who covers the cost of electricity that went unbilled to some Central Maine Power customers for months, due to the company’s inability to keep up with new accounts. CMP has suggested shifting the lost revenue to other customers, while the PUC says it may decide that shareholders will have to absorb the cost of the delayed billing.
It was a successful NO Shave November for the Ellsworth Police Department, as officers chose to grow their beards in a bid to raise cancer awareness and collect funds for sick community members. This year, the department will split three thousand dollars in donations between an officer’s family members who’s battling cancer, and the Beth C. Wright Cancer Resource Center in Ellsworth.
Bangor Police will be collecting toys between 10 and 2 on Friday, outside Bangor Walmart, which will then be given to the Salvation Army to help with their Angel Tree Program. Last year, the officers collected more than 500 toys, and they’re hoping to beat that number this year.
Wreaths Across America will start its annual trek to Arlington National Cemetery on Saturday. Along the way, the caravan will stop at several other veterans cemeteries, to place wreaths on the graves of soldiers.