Bangor, Maine News Update: July 23, 2019
The Knox County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help, figuring out what happened to a teenage girl in Washington. Monday morning, the girl was found, unresponsive, on the side of the West Washington Road, with serious injuries consistent with being hit by a vehicle, but no vehicles were found in the vicinity.
One of Maine's game wardens is accused of assault after an incident at Darling's Waterfront Pavilion. Officials aren't giving details about the incident that happened at the Florida Georgia Line show last week. Jeremy Judd of Mechanic Falls is now on administrative leave pending an investigation and is due in court on August 21st.
The Bangor Humane Society is asking for help feeding their many homeless cats. The shelves are nearly bare, so staff members say they'll take just about anything, but they prefer Friskies pate style wet food. Donations can be dropped off at the Humane Society on Mount Hope Avenue
The Ellsworth public library will now waive late fees for children's materials, including books and DVD's, as well as books from the young adult section. The hope is that it will encourage families to make use of the library, since they won't have to worry about paying any fines. The fines contribute about $3,000 annually to the library's budget, so a donation dinosaur has been set up at the circulation desk.
Gifford's Ice Cream is now the official ice cream of the New England Patriots, and is working on developing a new Patriots-themed flavor. The New England-based ice cream will be sold in Gillette Stadium, in grocery stores and stands throughout New England, as well as the five stands already established in Maine. Gifford's is also the official ice cream of the Boston Bruins.