Things You Need to Know Today: Winslow Is Moving Ahead With New Dog Rules
Here are the things you need to know today......
Winslow had decided to adopt new rules on dog ownership. According to WGME this comes after two dogs attacked and killed a third.
The mom of the little girl who was missing last week in Augusta has been charged with endangering the welfare of a child. According to WGME, other people involved may also be facing charges.
The town of Lincoln now has a giant loon mascot in town. According to WGME, it has been met with mixed responses.
Officials are looking into a report from a woman who say a man pulled into a parking lot next to her car and was saying someone was trying to kill him. According to centrlmaine.com, she took off and then called police.
Governor LePage still stand behind Donald Trump even after the comments about groping women. But WABI reported the Governor did acknowledge Trump may not the type of guy he would wants his daughter going after.
From the Associated Press:
Former U.S. Rep. Gabby Giffords is returning to Maine to urge voters to support expanded background checks for gun purchases. Giffords is expected to be at Congress Square Park in Portland to talk about Question 3 on the state referendum.
An American Indian tribe in northern Maine will receive nearly $900,000 to strengthen its efforts to prevent sexual assault and domestic violence. The federal Department of Justice's Office on Violence Against Women is giving the money to the Houlton Band of Maliseet Indians.
Donn Fendler, who survived nine days alone on Maine's tallest mountain at age 12 in 1939 and wrote a book about the ordeal, has died at 90. Family members say Fendler died in a Bangor, Maine, hospital on Monday. In the book "Lost on a Mountain in Maine," Fendler says he survived on Mount Katahdin using techniques he learned as a Boy Scout.
A Maine resident charged with mailing cyanide to a suicidal man in England has been found guilty by a federal jury. Windham resident Sidney Kilmartin was found guilty on Tuesday of mailing injurious articles resulting in death and witness tampering. He had denied those charges but had pleaded guilty to mail fraud and wire fraud.
The "shackles" are gone, says Donald Trump, as the Republican presidential nominee promises to teach Republicans who oppose him a lesson and fight for the presidency the way he wants to. Trump told Fox New Channel's "The O'Reilly Factor" Tuesday night that he's "just tired of non-support" from leaders of the party he represents on the presidential ticket.
A Republican congressman from Texas is apologizing following comments he made in support of Donald Trump for president. MSNBC asked Congressman Blake Farenthold if he would endorse Trump if a tape surfaced with Trump saying "I really like to rape women." Farenthold answered, "that would be bad, and I would have to consider, I'd consider it." Later he tweeted an apology, saying he was "thrown off by the anchor's use of a hypothetical question."
A top adviser to Hillary Clinton is accusing a longtime aide of Donald Trump of receiving "advance warning" about WikiLeaks' plans to publish thousands of hacked emails. Clinton adviser John Podesta is pointing the finger at Trump adviser Roger Stone, who Podesta says has been in touch with WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange. Podesta says that in an August tweet, Stone says Podesta's "time in the barrel" was coming.
Food, water and building supplies have begun reaching remote corners of Haiti, more than a week after Hurricane Matthew. In the devastated southern seaside community of Les Cayes a U.N. truck delivered water Tuesday as residents stood in line. Fisherman Justin Cambry said, "Life is completely destroyed here." He said, "It will take 20 years to get it all back."