Maine Astrotourists, Regional School Centers and Other Things You Need to Know Today
Here are the things you need to know today......
Advocates in Maine are looking to keep areas free of light pollution in order to draw more tourism. Friends of Katahdin Woods and Waters National Monument Executive Director says he and others are working on an application to the International Dark-Sky Association. US News reports protecting dark skies will draw "astrotourists" to see views in natural darkness.
A Skowhegan man was arrested after police say he tried to disable a black powder cannon by drilling holes in it. According to Centralmaine.com police believe he may have been drinking at the time.
Regional service centers is a way for Maine schools to share programs and services for students. US News reports several centers have state approval and now communities will take up the issue.
Former President George H.W. Bush arrived in Maine for the summer, and for the first time in 73 years, he's without his wife by his side. US News reports the 93-year-old Bush arrived at his summer home in Kennebunkport on Sunday.
A junior at Santa Fe High, Texas hid a shotgun and a handgun under his trenchcoat before opening fire in a first-period art class on Friday, according to an affidavit filed by police. US News reports 10 people died.