Good morning. Temperatures will be in the mid-30s, with snowshowers in central and northern Maine throughout the afternoon.
Here’s what we’re talking about in Maine today.
–Donald Galleck pleaded not guilty Tuesday to murder charges in the November death of Jason Moody in Bangor. According to the police affidavit detailing the case, he unintentionally switched a Facebook Messenger call to video mode as he allegedly beat Moody to death.
Two men agree that the fight over coastal Maine development is getting louder. But they don’t agree on much else.
–David Gelinas and Ron Huber have been on opposite sides of most conflicts over proposed projects near Penobscot Bay for most of the past 20 years. As companies all over the world monitor the latest conflict — over a proposed salmon farm in Belfast — each offers his perspectives on what message Maine sends beyond its borders as neighbors dispute the pros and cons of development.
–Sidelines will open in the space formerly occupied by Fuddrucker’s. It’ll be owned and run by two Eddington School employees.
–The Midcoast Recovery Coalition completed its purchase of a former assisted living facility on Washington Street. The group homes to open a home for as many as six women — and their children — who need a substance-free place to live as they work cope with addiction.
–A 2018 agreement between the Atlantic Salmon Federation and the union representing Greenland’s commercial fishermen resulted in the lowest take of Atlantic salmon in 13 years. The result is likely to be a larger salmon population in North American rivers where the fish spawn.
–Their grandmother was sick at Northern Light Maine Coast Hospital, according to family members and a lawyer who was advising the three brothers’. According to police, they had pulled their car over to the side of the road and ran to the hospital, ignoring an officer’s instructions. Family members said police arrested them in their grandmother’s hospital room.
–Here are seven things to eat and seven things to drink that pair perfectly together, at seven Bangor-area restaurants, cafes and breweries — for breakfast, lunch and dinner.