Bangor, Maine News Update: May 30, 2019
Mainers are urged to check their credit statements after men from out of state were arrested in southern Maine, accused of stealing credit cards. Kennebunkport Police say they’re suspected of taking credit card offers from residents’ mailboxes, applying for the cards, and then returning to collect the new cards before the residents noticed.
Holden Police are investigating the robbery of two businesses Wednesday night, as well as a vehicle theft. Officials say the car has since been recovered and there’s no danger to the public. There's no word on what businesses were robbed.
Governor Janet Mills signed a bill yesterday that bans all forms of conversion therapy for minors. Maine is the 17th state, and the last New England state, to adopt the law that advocates say sends a clear message to the LGBTQ community that state officials are on their side.
The Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife says there will be 10 percent more moose permits issued this year, raising the total number of permits to 28-hundred-20. The increase will be centered in Northern Maine, where the moose population is at its healthiest. The moose lottery drawing will be held on June 8th in Scarborough.
Two Bangor High school students won big at the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair in Arizona. Tyler Delargy placed third in physical sciences, winning fifteen hundred dollars for a wearable camera that would help the visually impaired. And Amara Ifeji won a total of eight thousand dollars for a plant filter that would help remove metal contaminates from drinking water.