7-Year-Old Waterville is Home after Being Shot & Other Things You Need to Know
Here is a collection of the things you need to know today.....
The 7-year-old Waterville girl shot in her home by a drive-by is home according to US News. The bullet came through a wall of the house and police are still investigating.
Hallowell officials are getting ready to make some decisions on what to do with the Second Street Fire Station. According to centralmaine.com the city council will have a work session tomorrow on the issue.
SAD 54, the Skowhegan area, is working on adopting a new team mascot and nickname. They have just over 300 suggestions and now start the process of narrowing it down according to centralmaine.com.
Three people were arrested in Waterville for their parts in the attack and robbery of a 63-year-old man. Centralmaine.com reports they had told the man he needed to pay them continues living in his own apartment, but none had any connection to the management of the building.
A Senate Appropriations Committee wants to restore the $37 million dollars diverted out of heating assistance. According to US News, the money was moved to fight the coronavirus.
KVCAP drivers would like a better rate of pay. According to WABI, they were picketing outside of the KVCAP offices yesterday. The agency says increased would result in loss of services elsewhere from their budget.
Maine PUC votes against some parts of the deal with a Canadian company that wants to buy Emera Maine. WABI reports there was a concern for funding and future projects.
As Mainers get ready to “spring forward” this Sunday, more and more states are working on legislation that does away with daylight savings according to US News.
Lewiston is looking at expanding the no-smoking zone around the library. The Sun Journal reports smoking is not allowed on the street in front of the library but will probably be expanding that to other streets around the building.
After winning more states in the primaries, Joe Biden is seeing more and more support including an event in Los Angeles that grew from about 70 to over 300 according to US News.
In the United States, there have been a couple of more deaths, now the US total is 14. 13 of those deaths have been in Washington State. According to Newscenter, the other death was in California.