Body Cams for Androscoggin Deputies, Head of Falls Upgrades and Other Things You Need to Know Today
Here are the things you need to know today......
Deputies in Androscoggin County deputies are getting body cams. Sun Journal reports the county commissioners will spend about $126,000 equipment and updates the cameras in patrol cars.
Next year, the American Lung Association's Trek Across Maine is getting a new route. The Sun Journal reports in 2019 the event will start and finish at the old Brunswick Naval Air Station in town. It will start at Brunswick Landing go through Augusta, Auburn, Bath, Belgrade, Freeport and Lewiston. The ride will include overnight stops at Bates College in Lewiston and Colby College in Waterville. Many riders were seeking a change of scenery.
More upgrades on the way for Head of Falls in Waterville. According to centralamine.com it will be expanded, paved parking, 850-foot sidewalk, curbing near the RiverWalk.
Centralmaine.com reports testimony continued yesterday in the beating death of Joseph Marceau in Augusta Nov. 23, 2015.
Mainers have until May 25th to change their political party ahead of the June primary. State law requires a 15-day waiting period. The June 12th primary is unique, we will also vote on the future of a new ranked voting system while using the method is some races according to US News.
The Maine Supreme Judicial Court heard arguments in the appeal of a decision that upheld the state's decision not to fund abortions through MaineCare, the state's Medicaid program according to US News.