Bangor, Maine News Update: June 7, 2018
A former football running back for MDI High School and West Virginia State University, is ordered held without bail in the killing of a 19-year-old former high school classmate whose body was found in Bar Harbor over the weekend. 21-year-old Jalique Keene is charged with murder for the death of Mikaela Conley. The judge sealed the police affidavit, so there’s still no word on how Conley died or what led police to Keene.
A former Bangor special education teacher is going to jail for nine months after being convicted on 13 counts of privacy violations, will lose his teaching certificate, and spend 10 years as a registered sex offender. 30-year-old Benjamin Emmott was accused of shooting videos up women’s skirts after someone found a thumb drive with the images in a car he had once owned.
Maine voters who are registered as independents may want to show up at the polls on June 12th, even though they’re not allowed to vote for the candidates in the primary election. What they can vote on is a referendum question that asks whether ranked choice voting should be delayed until 2022 in the election of candidates for any state or federal office.
Five local bands will join forces this Sunday to raise money for the Maine Children’s Cancer Program. The day will include plenty of music, along with silent and live auctions, and food from 1 to 6 at the Bangor Elks Lodge. Find more information on the Maine Children’s Cancer Program Fundraiser page on Facebook.
The Bangor Rotary is at it again, bringing music and dance to Bangor in their biggest fundraiser of the year. This year’s ‘Music Off Broadway’ show has a new location, at the Gracie Theatre, and will take place Father’s Day Weekend. Find more information and purchase tickets on the Bangor Rotary's website.