Bangor, Maine News Update: March 29, 2021
The Maine CDC reports 197 new cases of COVID-19 statewide. Governor Janet Mills has released new guidelines for church services, including allowing nursery school services, refreshments, meals, and fellowship activities. The changes came on the same day that capacity limitations were increased.
A Massachusetts man is charged with murder after allegedly beating his domestic partner and mother of his child to death on Short Sands Beach in York on Friday afternoon. Police received multiple 911 calls reporting the attack, but police did not arrive in time. If you are experiencing domestic abuse, help is available at 1-866-834-HELP.
The Maine Republican Party has decided against censuring U.S. Senator Susan Collins over her vote to convict former President Donald Trump at his impeachment trial. According to Senator Collins’ office, the motion was rejected on a vote of 41 to 19.
Students can learn about the benefits of healthy savings habits during a virtual financial fitness fair. The popular teaching tool is provided by the Maine Credit Union League and can help set students up for a more stable financial future.
An Ellsworth-based CBD product company has submitted their research about their products to the NFL, as a possible way to help players deal with the pain associated with geam injuries. A co-owner of Desert Harvest told WMTW-TV that research shows their aloe-based CBD combo has a 25% higher absorption rate than other products, without THC in their formula. They hope to hear back from the NFL next month.
Habitat for Humanity of Greater Bangor is looking for land where they can build more homes. The property doesn’t need to be construction ready and the organization that gives potential homeowners a hand-up toward realizing their dream may be able to invest in the land. .