Things You Need to Know Today: Waterville’s $38M Budget Suspended
Here are the things you need to know today......
A Skowhegan man went to the officer’s gun who was trying to arrested him Sunday. According to Centralmaine.com he was drunk at the time and is facing multiple charges.
Waterville will consider an emergency step to spend money after the $38M budget is suspended. According to the centralmaine.com, the budget had been approved, and then vetoed by the mayor, then the council over rode the veto. It was suspended after the city was formally notified of a petition to repeal the city councilor’s override.
From the Associated Press:
An Industry man who pleaded guilty to drunken driving and leaving the scene of a fatal hit-and-run in Farmington on New Year’s Day has been sentenced to three years in prison. The victims parents said they were not consulted before the plea deal.
It's another week of lower gas prices in northern New England. GasBuddy’s average price per gallon in Maine has fallen 3.8 cents to $2.21. The national average of $2.15 has fallen 4.5 cents during the last week and stands 56.6 cents per gallon lower than a year ago.
Bangor police say a pedestrian playing Pokemon Go was intentionally struck by a motorist. Witnesses told police there was a verbal argument between the pedestrian and the driver before the 37-year-old man was hit in a crosswalk.
Addressing the first night of the Democratic convention was first lady Michelle Obama, who made a forceful, impassioned case for the party's presumptive nominee. Bernie Sanders embraced Hillary Clinton as a champion for the same economic causes.
A knife attack killed at least 19 people in suburban Tokyo. It happened at a home for the disabled and the attacker is said to be a former staffer. He surrendered about two hours later.