Bangor, Maine News Update: June 5, 2019
A man from Florida and Massachusetts is charged with trafficking after Bangor police found him slumped behind the wheel of his SUV on Hammond Street with 300 grams of fentanyl. Victor Arroyo was convicted of cocaine distribution in 2007 in Florida.
A public information meeting, starting at 5 tomorrow night at Bangor City Hall, will address a multi-million dollar sewer upgrade project that starts next week. The construction, that’s expected to last into November, will replace sewer lines from Bass Park to the Hampden town line, and will cause traffic delays and brief outages.
The Maine Department of Corrections is kicking off a pilot program next month that will offer medication and counseling to as many as 150 inmates with opioid addictions before their release. Inmates who agree to participate in the program will start getting Suboxone on July 1st.
A spaghetti dinner and silent auction in Brewer this weekend will help raise money for the family of Brady Nickerson, a 14-year-old who passed away last week from cancer. Find more information about the event that starts at 5 at the Cityside Restaurant, on the Remembering Brady Dinner and Auction Facebook page.
A launch party at Dysart’s on Broadway in Bangor this Thursday evening will offer information about the Walk to End Alzheimer’s, coming up in October. The open-house style event starts at 5 p.m. and will feature door prizes, and a ‘brain-health-themed’ trivia night. Find more information on the Facebook event page for the Eastern Maine Walk Kickoff Party.