Bangor, Maine News Update: May 10, 2021
The Maine CDC reports 215 new cases of COVID-19 statewide. Maine children, ages 12 and up, are now eligible for the Pfizer vaccine, after the U.S. FDA declared it safe and effective. Governor Mills is encouraging parents to get their children vaccinated, to help the state get back to normal.
Police continue to investigate after a person cleaning out their deceased father’s Casco property found skeletal remains in an outbuilding. The father who lived at the property, 82-year-old Douglas Scott, died earlier this year. Officials say identifying the remains and determining cause of death will likely take several weeks.
Investigators with the State Fire Marshal's Office will be on the scene of a fire in Bangor today, that destroyed two apartment buildings on Monday evening. Crews were called to Center Street Avenue at around 6:00 Monday evening, after witnesses reported hearing an explosion, followed by flames. There are no reports of any injuries.
Bangor Police are offering a reminder to residents about protecting their property from thieves. It’s important to always keep car doors locked, even when they’re sitting in the driveway, and remove any valuables before locking up. Bikes are another hot commodity right now, so residents are advised to take the bike inside, or lock it up well with a very heavy chain that’s resistant to heavy bolt cutters.
Organizers of Maine’s largest agricultural fair say it will happen this year, after being canceled last year due to the pandemic. The Fryeburg Fair will be held from October 3rd to the 10th.
This Friday evening, Bangor car enthusiasts are invited to park in the old Toys R Us parking lot, on Bangor Mall Boulevard, starting at 6:00 in an event planned by a group called Bangor Car Meets. It doesn’t cost anything to take part, but donations will be accepted for the Old Town Animal Orphanage.
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