Bangor, Maine News Update: February 1, 2019
A 10-year-old elementary school student has been charged with felony terrorizing after allegedly calling in a bomb threat. RSU 9 Superintendent Tina Meserve says the student claimed there was a bomb on a school bus, prompting the cancellation of all afterschool activities and the evacuation of all school property on Thursday.
Drug treatment experts have unveiled some wide-ranging recommendations to combat the opioid crisis, including establishing safe injection sites and decriminalizing drug possession. The report omes just weeks before Governor Mills plans to announce a comprehensive opioid plan.
Maine’s new governer has replaced Paul LePage’s ‘Open for Business’ sign on the Maine turnpike in Kittery with one that says ‘Maine Welcome Home.’ Governor Mills says her hope is to attract newcomers to the aging, rural state, including immigrants and young people.
A snowmobile ride-in Saturday to benefit the Pine Tree Camp will kick off with a Breakfast at the Hungry Hollows 76ers snowmobile club in Levant, along with a vintage snowmobile show and silent auction at the Penobscot Snowmobile Club. A community lunch will follow at Dysart’s truck stop in Hermon with proceeds from all the events helping send children and adults with disabilities to summer camp. Find more information on the Pine Tree Camp Facebook page.
A pastor in Skowhegan who correctly predicted the score of the Patriots-Chiefs AFC Championship game has made his guess for the Super Bowl. Reverend Mark Tanner says he had many requests from folks to try again with the big game, and so he did his best. The sign outside the Skowhegan Federated Church says God doesn’t have a favorite team, but the pastor does...Patriots 34...Rams 24.