Bangor, Maine News Update: May 17, 2019
When Farmington police responded to a report of an overdose on Knowlton Corner Road, they ended up arresting two people for operating a meth lab. Douglas and Katherine Theriault were also charged with endangering the welfare of three children who were in the home at the time. The man who overdosed was revived with Narcan.
Two expos are going on in Maine this weekend, including the Northeast Livestock Expo which kicked off with children's day yesterday in Windsor, with more than 50 agricultural exhibits at the fairgrounds. And in Bangor, it's the 2019 Loggers Expo at the Cross Insurance Center today and tomorrow, with more than 200 companies from the U.S. and Canada taking part, with everything from personal use chainsaws to commercial logging equipment.
Governor Janet Mills signed a bill yesterday that will ban the use of mascots and logos depicting Native Americans. The bill will become effective 90 days after the Legislature adjourns. Skowhegan High school, the last in the state to use such a mascot voted to put a halt to it earlier this year.
Many local musicians will gather in Rockland this Sunday for Johnny's Dream Show, a day of music and auction items to benefit Togus Veterans Services. In addition to the music, one veteran will be awarded a plaque, in recognition of his service to our country. The event runs from noon to 4 at the Rockland Elks Club Sunday.
It’s not too late to register for the 20th Annual Relay for Life of Hancock County, coming up June 1st at the Ellsworth Elementary/Middle school. From 11 a.m. to 11 p.m., teams will take part in walking on the track, survivor and luminaria ceremonies, and even a fun run. Get more information on the Relay for Life Hancock County Facebook page.