Bangor, Maine News Update: March 6, 2018
A Bucksport High School student is charged with terrorizing after allegedly making a threat to the school last week. 18-year-old Nathan Tapley was arrested Friday and is now not allowed back on school property until his legal case is completed.
A Kennebunk man will spend six years in prison for scamming more than 500 thousand dollars from people who he convinced to invest in his clothing business. 64-year-old Robert Howarth is also ordered to pay 575 thousand dollars in restitution. Seventeen people in Waldo County and one couple from York County fell victim to the scam.
Hannaford is recalling its packages of 80% lean ground beef that were sold on March 2nd in its Bar Harbor store due to safety concerns. The meat packages have a sell-by date of March 3rd and may contain fragments of soft plastic that should not be consumed.
Students across the state are planning a school walkout on March 14th as a way to send a message about school violence, but it’s caused some controversy in some schools where students are being told they will be marked ‘absent’ if they participate. In Brewer, administrators have come up with a different plan, and will allow students to gather in the gym to talk with teachers, police officers, and each other about their concerns.
Penquis is looking for volunteer drivers, who will be responsible for taking folks to doctors appointments, medical treatments, and personal errands. Volunteers are especially needed in Greenville, Dover-Foxcroft, Dexter, and Milo.