The Wizard of Oz Comes to EMMC

BANGOR - It's funny, a bit scary, and definitely heartwarming. The cast of the Penobscot Theatre Company's production of The Wizard of Oz giving a sneak peak to patients at Eastern Maine Medical Center.

Former priest indicted

A former Bangor priest has been indicted on sex charges.

52 year old Adam Metropoulos

was the leader of the St. George Greek Orthodox Church when he was arrested in September.

He was indicted today on charges including possession of sexual explicit materials, violation of privacy and sexual abuse of a minor.

The entire case has been trying for the church members.

They say they've received a lot of community support, but it will be hard to move ahead until the case plays out.

Metropolis was also convicted in Michigan back in the 1980's for criminal sexual conduct with a child under the age of 13.

He remains in the Penobscot County Jail tonight.

Man indicted on sex charges

A Bangor man is among those indicted today by the Penobscot County grand jury.

42 year old Roger Severance is charged with unlawful sexual touching and possession of sexually explicit material.

Severance was arrested in August following a monthlong investigation.

Police haven't released many details about the case other than saying Bangor detectives began looking into the allegations after getting a tip from the Computer Crimes Task Force.

 

Final look at Brewer school

It's a chance to take a trip down memory lane for Brewer residents.

The former Brewer high school and later Middle school will soon be transformed into housing for low income and elderly residents.

Before that happens the contractor wanted to give residents one last time to see the building before the changes are made.

People will be given a hard had and given a tour of the classrooms and other areas.

It orginally opened in 1926 and was used to educate generations before it was no longer needed.

Nickerson and o'day will begin construction after Thanksgiving.

You can take part in the tour simply by showing up at the old school between noon and 3:00 p.m. Wednesday.

Hot cocoa and other refreshments will be served.

Collision Repair Techs In Training

BANGOR - There's a real need for auto collision repair techs in the state, and Northern Maine Community College is making sure students are ready for the workforce.

Thanksgiving Day Out

BANGOR - The holiday Pilgrims first celebrated with fellow New World settlers in 1621, is no longer just an in home feast.

Part One: Meth Busted

HOULTON - It's an ever growing problem throughout the state of Maine, methamphetamine labs. Just this year 27 operations have been busted, with over 30 total including dump sites. In part one of a special series, Meth Busted, Karina Bolster investigates the reason behind these growing numbers, and the actions taken by drug enforcement agents.

Stabbing suspect in court

A woman accused of stabbing another woman in Bangor appeared before a judge today.

Authorities say 26 year old Cassandra Means got into an altercation with another woman outside Diamonds gentleman's club in October.

They say Means then went to an apartment to confront the alleged victim again.

That's when they say she struck her in the face with a high heel shoe and then stabbed her multiple times with a knife.

One of those wounds in the victims back punctured her lung.

Means didn't enter a plea today on elevated aggravated assault charges, but a judge did set her bail at $50 thousand dollars cash.

It was set at that higher level because mMeans has fled the state after facing charges in the past and had to be extradited back to face charges.

Fatal crash

A woman from Hancock was killed this morning following a terrible crash in Trenton.

The Hancock County Sheriff's Department reports it was just before ten this morning when two cars collided on the Jordan River Road.

53 year old Brenda woods was killed in the crash and 24 year old Jennifer Richter of Lamoine was injured.

Neither driver was wearing a seat belt.

Officials say it appears Woods crossed the center line on a curve and struck the other vehicle.

This accident is now under investigatio

Drunk driving death

State Police continue to investigate a weekend accident that killed a man in Waldoboro.

Officials say 31 year old Jessie Hayden was riding a bike around 8:30 Sunday night when he was struck by an s-u-v on Feyler's Corner Road.

27 year old Jeffrey Moran was the driver.

Officials say he called for help saying he found a bike in the middle of the road and a man who was lying in a ditch.

Police later charged him with operating under the influence and brought Moran to jail.

Hayden was unresponsive and was pronounced dead at the scene.

Additional charges are pending against moran.

 

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