Bangor, Maine News Update: June 11, 2021
The Maine CDC reports 42 new cases of COVID-19 statewide. One additional person, diagnosed with the virus, has died.
Maine State Police say a 39-year-old Old Town man was killed in a single-vehicle crash on I-95 in Bangor. Anthony Monroe was not wearing a seatbelt when his car hit the guardrail and then crossed the southbound lane and hit the cement barrier. Police are asking for anyone with information about the crash to contact them at 947-3700.
Portland Police are investigating a series of unprovoked attacks in which four people have been hit on the head, from behind, by a blunt object. The motive behind the attacks does not seem to be robbery and, so far, they appear to be random. There’s no indication, at this point, whether the assaults are all being perpetrated by a single person.
A Warren woman has been indicted on multiple charges after an attempted robbery and shooting in December in Trenton in which two men were injured. Sherry Smith and her husband Larry were found a short time later in a car accident in Holden. Smith is charged with attempted murder and robbery, among other charges.
Hannaford has issued a recall on their pepperoni snack trays, which are missing allergen information on the labels. The affected snack trays were sold between June 7th and the 10th, and should be returned to the store where they were purchased for a complete refund. No sickness or injuries have been reported.
Bar Harbor's LGBTQ community will celebrate Pride month this weekend. Festivities will start with a Drag Show this evening at the Frogtown Beer Garden in Ellsworth, along with a variety of activities including a dog-friendly walk in Acadia National Park, a scavenger hunt, and more. Find the full schedule of events on the Bar Harbor Pride website.