According to the Bangor Area Homeless Shelter's Facebook, they are warning the public about a panhandling scam. They want you to know this is NOT how they conduct business and not to give money to panhandlers. There's other ways you can help.
Recently there has been a spike in the Bangor area in pedestrians being struck by vehicles. So before the kids head back to school the Maine DOT, the city of Bangor and the Bicycle Coalition of Maine are looking for your input at two public forums.