Things You Need to Know Today: Winthrop Still Dealing with Geese + Maine Having Hard Time Filling Police Positions
Here are the things you need to know today......
Law enforcement agencies around Maine are having problems filing jobs. According to WMTW, the recent trend of violence against law enforcement has made those efforts even more challenging.
National Weather Service staffers have confirmed that a tornado touched down Monday evening in this small community located west of Caribou. According to the Bangor Daily News, they gave it received the lowest rating for tornados.
Winthrop is using a chemical repellent to get the geese to leave Norcorss Point. According to the KJ, until they find an effective solution, public works is there twice a week trying to stay on top of the mess.
The Waterville City Council voted to override the mayor’s veto of the $38 Million dollar budget. According to the KJ, tax bills from the revaluation will be going out in August.
From the Associated Press:
The minimum age to buy tobacco products in Portland is now 21. Portland's local law change to raise the age to buy cigarettes and other tobacco products goes into effect today
Donald Trump is now the Republican nominee for president. The extraordinary political takeover was cemented Tuesday night, and the GOP is now hitching its hopes of keeping Democrat Hillary Clinton out of the White House.