Bangor, Maine News Update: May 8, 2019
A man driving the wrong way on I-95 in Smyrna Monday night was finally taken into custody when his pickup ran out of gas in Ashland. State Police say David Cram is charged with OUI, driving to endanger, and reckless conduct.
There's a new twist on robocalls that could end up costing its victims a lot of money. It starts with your phone ringing once, usually late at night so it could be perceived as an urgent call. FCC officials say, if you call the number back, you may actually be connected to a number outside the U.S., with those additional call fees showing up on your bill.
First responders will be riding bicycles today, in memory of Isaac Greenlaw, a firefighter with post-traumatic stress who took his own life last year. The ride that will also bring awareness to the mental health issues faced by first responders, will travel 135 miles, from Bangor to Waterville today and then on to Freeport on Thursday.
A Bangor church will close its doors for good in June, after being in service since 1855. The Grace Methodist Church on Union Street in Bangor, near the intersection with Third Street, has seen a drastically dwindling congregation and has suffered, financially, in recent years. Church officials say the last service will be held on June 30th.
Penobscot job corps in Bangor is inviting the public in for an open house from 10 to 2 on Thursday. There will be tours of the campus and information about the program that provides housing for students taking career technical and academic training, through the department of labor. Anyone planning to attend the event on Union Street in Bangor should bring a photo ID.