Two people from Hudson were taken to the hospital Monday night with carbon monoxide poisoning. Police are now investigating the cause of what they called ‘extreme’ levels of carbon monoxide inside the Hudson Road home. Officials say they responded at around 7:00 last night, after an incoherent 911 call.

Anyone with college credits but who never earned their degree is invited to an informational session this week at the University of Maine to learn about how to do that, including about how to apply for financial aid. College Completion Day will be held on Thursday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at all 11 locations statewide. Find more information on the UMA website.

There’s still no outcome to the Congressional race in the second district between Bruce Poliquin and Jared Golden. But Secretary of State Matt Dunlap told WVII-TV that they expect the results could be arrived at faster than originally anticipated. As of Sunday, votes from 185 towns had been entered in, with 190 to go, with work continuing over yesterday’s federal holiday.

The Hancock County SPCA is in need of several items, including paper towels, toilet paper, Kleenex, and a number of other items. In addition, they urge residents to avoid giving dogs or cats as Christmas gifts because it’s important for the whole family to be in agreement about getting a pet. Find more information on the SPCA website.

An Ellsworth church will hold a Holiday Silent Auction, Food, and Fine Crafts sale this Saturday, to help keep residents warm this winter. St. Dunstan’s Episcopal Church will host the event from 9 am to 2 pm on Saturday at the church on State Street. Proceeds will benefit the Downeast Community Partners’ Heating and Warmth Fund, also known as THAW.

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