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  • Anonymous

    Excellent work Mrs. Prescott. The city needs more people like you that are willing to protect what is precious to them.

    • Bangahrang

       Agreed!

  • Anonymous

    “A
    community is like a ship; everyone ought to be prepared to take the
    helm”

  • Anonymous

    Its important to know your neighbors!  I live in an east side neighborhood of about 80 houses. I know about 60% of their names and recognize about all of them.  Forging bonds and friendships between neighbors not only contributes the the neighborhoods well being but yours as well.  Its nice to walk down the street and say hello or stop and talk for a while.  It’s like a big extended family.

  • Anonymous

    We moved to Langley St in Capeheart in ’92, and shortly thereafter joined a neighborhood watch group. These work well,as long as the rules are followed,and you don’t get any Zimmerman types involved…

    • Bangahrang

       Good grief, the media touts ONE case of neighborhood watch gone wrong, and, for that matter “innocent until proven guilty” since none of us were there and know 100% fact what happened, and it was over 1,500+ miles away, and NOTHING to do with you, Bangor, or Maine, and we have to mention him in reference to this article?

      Tell me, when has there been a “Zimmerman” type problem in Bangor? huh? We don’t have gated communities for a start!

      • Anonymous

        I was referring to the fact that he was carrying a gun,and all he should have done is report it…

        • Guest

          Suzeq46, don’t even bother. This person is rediculous. See above comments.

          • Bangahrang

            That’s “ridiculous”

        • Bangahrang

          Lots of people carry guns, and you don’t even know it. He did report it, they have even played the 911 call.  Who knows what happened after that. I wasn’t there, so I can’t judge, nor am I willing to ASSume I know based on what the media reports.

          Do you have any references to anything like this happening in Bangor where we can draw a correlation between zimmerman and other neighborhood watch groups? Do you have any statistics on any Bangor neighborhood watch groups shooting people?

          • Anonymous

            no,the reference to the neighborhood watch in Bangor was in NO WAY to compare it to this other tragedy;I was just saying I had personal knowledge of neighborhood watch groups…we were NOT allowed to carry weapons,and only to report any  suspicious behavior–and this was before cell phones,etc…

    • Anonymous

      What did Zimmerman do wrong exactly except make a phone call about a suspicious looking person who was acting unusual and wandering around aimlessly?  After making a call and pointing out the person, the person notices, a shouting match ensues, and when Zimmerman warns him away and informs the aimless perp that he has a gun, does the perp flee?… No he starts a fight and gets shot in the process.  Don’t just follow the liberal media and liberal blog hype train about Zimmerman like a lemming.  All things being equal, and if Trayvon had been white, and Zimmerman were black, we’d be hearing the liberal media blast about what a great guy Zimmerman was for standing up to a “racist street-tough”

  • Anonymous

    we need one on Court st. my son found hypodermic needles around the area that he gets on the bus in the morning. and in the building i live in, there are drunks and drug dealers partying at all hours of the night. i wish we could afford to move….:(

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