Bangor, Maine News Update: October 30, 2019
The former owner of the now-closed Edge Video in Bangor has been found guilty of illegally copying movies and mailing them out. Prosecutors say Douglas Gordon continued the practice even after warnings from Homeland Security and the Motion Picture Association of America. His attorney argued the movies he copied were no longer protected by copyright laws.
Nurses and tech staff of Northern Light Maine Coast Hospital held a demonstration last night, in an attempt to resolve a nearly-two year negotiation for a tech staff contract. Organizers say they’re understaffed in the labs and surgical services and they want to be assured of a fair wage. Tech staff and nurses contract negotiations are set for next month.
Maine law enforcement agencies have offered up some advice for parents of trick or treaters, like considering using makeup instead of masks, so the kids can see better. To make sure the kids are seen by drivers, they should carry flashlights and have reflective tape on their bags and costumes. And, Brewer Police say it’s a good idea to go to the door with the kids, and then check the candy when you get back home.
Veterans can get free oil changes on November 9th, as long as they call ahead to reserve a spot at Rideout's Automotive in Brewer. Owners plan to do 50 free oil changes on Veterans Day. Find more information on the Facebook page for Rideouts Automotive.
Astronaut Jessica Meir made a space to earth phone call this week, talking to the students of her alma mater, Caribou High School. She told them they should never stop dreaming big and that she’s doing her best to share the adventure with her family.