Bangor, Maine News Update: February 22, 2021
The Maine CDC reports 131 new cases of COVID-19 and no new deaths. Officials say, as of Sunday, nearly 15% of the state’s population has received at least their first vaccination. Residents are reminded that, even after they’ve received both shots, they should continue wearing masks and socially distancing.
An Ellsworth woman is facing multiple charges, including endangering the welfare of a child, after allegedly leaving her 1-year-old child in a cold car. The child was hospitalized for frostbite and hypothermia and DHHS is investigating. 32-year-old Ashley Bragg was released on bail and will appear in court again in April.
Fort Fairfield is now the second community in Maine to declare itself a Second Amendment sanctuary. It joins the town of Paris and hundreds of similar gun rights sanctuaries around the nation. The Second Amendment protects the right to keep and bear arms.
A student from Thomas College has created a website for snowmobile enthusiasts, so they can plan their trip to Maine, and the trails that they’re going to take. Creator Jake Warn says this will be especially helpful to folks from out of state because it also details available resources, like repair shops and restaurants, along the route. Log onto the site at sled dot trx dot com.
Actor John Travolta is selling his ten thousand eight-hundred thirty square foot home on Islesboro. Travolta and his late wife, Kelly Preston bought the 20-bedroom home in 1991. The estate that includes the house that was built in 1903 and 48-ocean-front acres is listed for $5 million.
Bangor Parks and Rec is hosting an ‘Under the Sea’ dinner at Seasons restaurant, as a safe alternative to the traditional Father-Daughter and Mother-Son dances. Semi-formal attire is encouraged for the event on Saturday the 27th that will all be planned within Maine CDC guidelines, and pre-registration is required by Thursday.
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