A bank in Bingham was held up today.The second bank robbery in the town in less than 3 weeks. This time it was the Skowhegan Savings Bank on on Main street that was hit just before 1:30. Authorities say a man wearing a ski mask and armed with a hammer demanded money and then fled on foot. On January 17th, the Camden National Bank was robbed just down the road. In that case a man armed with a hammer was also the robber. Police spent the afternoon doing interviews and searching for the man. Along with a black ski mask, they say he also had on dark clothing and was also carrying some sort of a bag. Anyone with information on either robbery is urged to contact the Somerset County Sheriffs Department.
Craig Colson became news director and anchor at WVII ABC 7 and WFVX Fox Bangor in December of 2012. He began his career in broadcasting in 1985 while working as a news photographer at another Bangor television station. Craig worked his way up through the ranks and became the main anchor for the nightly newscasts before leaving in 2009. At that point, he became news director for four local radio stations and delivered the morning news before taking on his current position.
Craig grew up in a "news family" and followed in the footsteps of his father who was also a news director and anchor. His brother is also a news photographer at a Boston television station.
Craig's career has brought him all over-reporting from everywhere from Washington D.C. to Red Square in Moscow, Russia. When he isn't reporting the news, Craig can be found taking on new adventures with his two daughters or exploring the coast of Maine in his kayak. His other passion is making furniture in his shop or just about anything involving the outdoors.