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Fairfield minivan crash leaves Bangor man in serious condition

Fairfield minivan crash leaves Bangor man in serious condition

A Bangor man is in serious condition after his minivan hit a tractor trailer from behind on Interstate 95 (I-95) in Fairfield, Department of Public Safety spokesperson Stephen McCausland said.

McCausland said the accident, occurred at mile 132 of I-95 SB early Saturday morning in Fairfield, left 56-year-old Kenneth Billings with multiple injuries.

The Bangor resident is currently in serious condition at Maine Medical Center in Portland. He was initially taken to Maine General Health in Augusta, but later he was re-transported to Maine Medical Center in Portland.

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Springtime enlivens liquor, street brawls in Bangor

Springtime enlivens liquor, street brawls in Bangor

Springtime in Bangor is partly characterized by young man’s fancy turning to love as well as liquor and anti-social activities like street brawls. Many recommend young women and gentlemen to be prepared to defend themselves while walking on Hancock or Broad streets or some other thoroughfares.

The Bangor Daily News recently reported that the number of arrests by local law enforcement is already on the rise as the loggers from across the nation have started their usual spring pilgrimage to Bangor.

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Icy roads play role in Bangor crash that sent pickup careening into two buildings

Icy roads play role in Bangor crash that sent pickup careening into two building

The car crash in which one car slid into two separate buildings around noon last Friday on State Street in front of the Legacy Sandwich Shop was partly caused by icy roads, Bangor Fire Department officials said.

Bangor Assistant Fire Chief Dennis Nadeau explained that a man pulled out of a parking space, onto the State Street but he didn’t see an oncoming sport utility vehicle (SUV) and was struck broadside.

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Visitors to Bangor waterfront to see some major changes this summer

Visitors to Bangor waterfront to see some major changes this summer

Prospective visitors to Bangor waterfront this summer will likely see some major changes as a new wooden fence along with some other changes are being planned for the concert venue there.

Waterfront Concerts confirmed that a new fence around Darling’s Waterfront Pavilion could be installed before the first show of the season, which is scheduled to take place on 4th of June this year. The concert venue in question is a 16,000-capacity facility along the Penobscot River.

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Maine airport officials monitoring situation after deadly Brussels attacks

Maine airport officials monitoring situation after deadly Brussels attacks

Tuesday morning deadly attacks in Brussels sent a wave of shock around the globe, prompting security officials in Europe and the United States to remain vigilant for any developments that might affect their citizens’ security.

In Brussels, IS militants conducted a deadly coordinated suicide bombing attack at an airport in the capital city and in a nearby subway, leaving at least 36 people dead and 190 injured.

The deadly attacks prompted Maine airport officials to ensure a stricter vigilance to detect any developments that might hurt security.

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Bangor authorities considering fees for excessive nonemergency calls

Bangor authorities considering fees for excessive nonemergency calls

In a desperate bid to tackle the growing problem of excessive nonemergency calls, Bangor authorities are considering a proposal to start charging fees from individuals or institutions that frequently make nonemergency calls.

One Bangor resident called for emergency assistance a whopping 171 times last year, while another person called first responders to his home just because he wanted someone to hand him an out-of-reach television remote control.

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Eagles score 9-7 non-conference triumph over Bates College

Eagles score 9-7 non-conference triumph over Bates College

Husson University’s two baseball players jumpstarted their seasons offensively on Sunday and led the Eagles to a 9-7 non-conference triumph over Bates College of Lewiston at the Winkin Sports Complex.

Entering the game with 0-for-15, junior center fielder Christian Corneil scored a couple of hits, which included a lead-off double that led to a 3-run rally in the sixth inning.

Julien Boone, a senior designated hitter, had a clutch two-out, two-run single in the sixth inning. He hit .136 (3-for-22) while delivering his pivotal base hit.

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