BREWER - While the United States Postal Service has no official creed or motto, an inscription on the James Farley Post Office in New York City reads: "Neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night stays these couriers from the swift completion of their appointed rounds." Long story short: even on a day like today, nothing stops the mail.
On Thursday, March 13th at 8:56 AM the Bangor Police Department received a report of a person laying on the ground near the entrance to Walmart on Stillwater Avenue. An officer responded to the area and found a male subject lying on the ground next to the large sign that marks the entrance to Walmart. The man was deceased.
This case is currently under investigation by the Criminal Investigations Division. An autopsy will be conducted by the medical examiner’s office to determine cause of death. We will not be releasing the name of the deceased until next of kin have been notified.
An Orrington burglar was caught red handed after getting stuck in the snow. The Penobscot County Sheriff's Office responded to Kings Mountain RC at 4am Thursday morning. When deputies arrived on scene, they discovered the suspect's truck stuck in the business' driveway. 30 year old Scott Buck of Howland has been charged with burglary and theft. Over $1,000 worth of merchandise was recovered from Buck's vehicle. He is currently being held at the Penobscot County Jail.
BANGOR - Tax season can be a great time to jump start a personal budget.
A recent national survey shows that more than half of Americans will use their returns to pay off debt. And once your head is above water, financial experts say putting a budget in place will set you up for future success, while accomplishing personal goals.