A Bangor man has been arrested in connection with a rash of motor vehicle thefts from local car dealerships. Police say they believe the vehicles were used in commercial building burglaries and have now reopened car theft cases in 2015 to see if they’re related. 27-year-old Cody Fairless of Bangor faces multiple charges, including felony theft and burglary.

Machias Bay area schools will reopen today after shooting-related threats made to a school caused them to close on Wednesday. WLBZ-TV reports police have found the person they believe is responsible for sending the message via email. Administrators say there is no longer a threat and students are safe to return to class today.

Game Wardens are asking for the public’s help locating the person responsible for hitting a moose with their car in Coplin Plantation and then dumping the body off a bridge. They received a call Saturday about the animal that was found below a bridge in Lang Township, over two miles from where they say the animal was struck by either a pickup or an SUV. Anyone with information is urged to contact the Maine Warden Service.

The Maine Troop Greeters are raising money to help finish their museum that’s currently under construction in the Bangor International Airport terminal. It will take another twenty-five thousand dollars to get the project completed in time to open for Veteran’s Day this year. Folks wishing to contribute can log onto Maine Trooper Greeters dot org or donate through their go fund me page.

An elementary music teacher from Dover-Foxcroft has been named Maine's teacher of the year, beating out fifteen of her peers for the award. SeDoMoCha Elementary School music teacher Kaitlin Young learned she was Maine's top educator during a surprise assembly on Wednesday.Young will travel throughout the state to advocate for education as part of the award.

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