Bangor, Maine News Update: February 15, 2019
A Patten man has been arrested in connection with a robbery at the East Mill Credit Union in that town. Police say an undisclosed amount of the stolen money was recovered when 59-year-old Bryan Ingalls was taken into custody. State Police are still asking for the public’s help with any information they may have about the incident.
Flu Season is in full swing, and health experts say it’s not as severe as last year. Almost 300 Mainers have had to go to the hospital this season and thirteen people have died from the flu, but last year’s numbers were nearly triple that. Health officials urge residents who are sick to stay home and avoid spreading their virus.
Registration is open for Pathfinders a 10-week support group that helps children who are grieving the loss of a loved one. The program uses stories, games, drawings, and other activities to help children express their feelings and learn how to cope with them. Find more information on the Northern Light Home Care Hospice website.
Construction is underway on a new lobster processing plant in Bucksport’s Heritage Park. Greenhead Lobster should be open this summer, and applications are already being accepted for a variety of positions. Anyone interested in being hired should contact Richard Rotella at the Bucksport Municipal Office.
One fuel company decided to warm the hearts of some of its customers who could use a little help, and so they delivered free oil. WVII-TV reports Maine Energy called the customers and told them someone was going to stop by and look at the tank. When the delivery person left, the customers had a box of chocolates, a flower, and a full tank of oil.