Bangor, Maine News Update: December 7, 2018
A Voluntary nationwide recall has been issued for several brands of infant liquid ibuprofen, that’s sold at Walmart, CVS Pharmacy, and Family Dollar. The recall was issued because the bottles potentially have higher concentrations of the drug than advertised, which could result in over-medicating. Find more information about the lots involved in the recall on our station’s website.
A Corinth man faces drug charges after police seized over 28 grams of crack cocaine and four grams of heroin, along with firearms and cash, from his Ledge Hill Road home. Shawn Bowman and Angel Lugo of Connecticut are both charged with unlawful trafficking. Police say more arrests are possible.
The Bangor Police Department has offered some safety tips as folks head out to the stores or online for holiday shopping. Packages should be hidden in vehicles during a day of shopping, preferably in the trunk, to avoid tempting thieves, and meetings with sellers from online sites should be done in a public place. And when buying online, make sure the sites are secure by looking for the https in the browser, and watch bank statements for any fraudulent purchases.
The Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife is taking nominations for a Legendary Maine Guide Award. Candidates should have worked as a guide for at least 20 years, have a history of volunteering, and be active on committees that promote the importance of outdoor activities. Find more information at ME Fish Wildlife dot com.
Bucksport’s Parade of Lights will be held this Saturday, blocking Main street for about an hour. The parade steps off at 5 near the old mill and will end at the town office. Motorists are advised to plan ahead and seek a different route.