Bangor, Maine News Update: October 4, 2017
A Bangor man is facing charges after allegedly threatening members of the Bangor High School soccer club with a weapon. Police say 40-year-old Steven Butler allegedly made the threats as the students began their practice on the Union Street Fields. He’s charged with terrorizing.
Once again, a hunter has accidentally shot another with birdshot while hunting for partridges. This time it was a husband in Aroostook County who shot his wife in the leg as she was headed back to their truck. He took her to a Presque Isle hospital where she was treated and released.
The State Medical Examiner has positively identified the body found near a pond outside Springfield as a missing priest from Caribou. Clement Thibodeau had been missing since July and was found near his vehicle, which was discovered by a man clearing brush near Upper Pistol Lake in Lee. Officials say the cause of death was not suspicious.
The Town of Bucksport is working to determine how best to use the former Verso paper mill site, and they have an EPA grant to help fund whatever changes are made. An open house will be held on October 17th from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. at the Heart and Soul Headquarters on Main Street, so the community can offer input. Find more information on the project at adapt Bucksport dot com.
The Camp Capella Crusaders will be serving up an Italian dinner this Saturday at the Newport Rec Center, starting at 4:00. Then at 6:30, folks can bid on a variety of items, like sporting goods and gift certificates, during a live auction. Proceeds from the evening will benefit Camp Capella in Dedham, which serves children and adults with disabilities.