1. President Joe Biden visited Maine Friday to meet with survivors, first responders, and members of law enforcement as Maine takes steps toward healing following the state’s worst mass shooting in history. Biden left flowers at a growing memorial outside Schemengees and delivered remarks outside Just-In-Time Recreation. “As we gather here today, we know your hearts are broken,” Biden said. “But we also know your spirits are strong. The way this community has come together, the way this state has come together has been a marvel for the rest of the country.” (WGME)
2. Three survivors of the Lewiston shootings are still recovering at CMMC, and the hospital says they are now all in stable condition. One of the survivors who was in critical condition was upgraded to stable condition on Saturday, joining the other survivors who were already in stable condition. (WMTW)
3. Police arrested an Aroostock county man for arson after allegedly starting a fire in a Bangor Walmart. Firefighters responded around 6 p.m. Friday for reports of a fire in the menswear section of the store. (WGME)
4. Hundreds of jack-o’-lanterns lined a stretch of Mollison Way in front of Just-In-Time Recreation on Sunday afternoon following a pumpkin-carving event to honor Thomas Conrad, one of the victims of the Oct. 25 mass shootings in Lewiston.In the days before his death, Conrad, had planned a small pumpkin-carving event at the bowling alley for his 9-year-old daughter, Caroline. Conrad’s friend Adam Jordan kicked the event into motion after learning about his plans. Several local businesses and farms donated pumpkins, supplies and resources for the event, Jordan said. The pumpkins should be on display for about a week. (PH)
5. Nachos Day – We will always celebrate this day! How do you load your nachos up?
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