1. The FBI is investigating some possibly illegal campaign contributions made to Senator Collins’ 2020 congressional campaign. The FBI’s focus is on a Hawaii defense company that allegedly funneled money to a pro-Collins super PAC and reimbursed donations to her campaign after she helped them get a Navy contract. (WGME)
2. Police are looking for a possibly armed Buxton man after a standoff that lasted for several hours Tuesday. It was reported that Brady Dix Sr got into a fight with his adult son and was armed with a shotgun. After trying to contact Dix for several hours, officers went into the home, but Dix was gone. (WMTW)
3. The U.S. tops 32.9 million covid-19 cases with more than 587,000 related deaths. The Maine CDC reported 2 new deaths and 199 new cases on Wednesday bringing Maine’s death toll to 805 with 113 Mainers hospitalized. More than 47% of Mainers are fully vaccinated. (WMTW)
4. Funtown Splashtown in Saco will only be open five days a week during the summer season due to a lack of workers. The park will be closed on Mondays and Tuesdays in July and August. (WMTW)
5. Hot Radio Maine’s Beach Trip with Erica Banks (Made Hot In Maine by Partners Bank) is June 3rd OUTSIDE on Hampton Beach at Bernie’s Beach Bar featuring DJ Jon with special guests Sydney and Brit Martin. Just added a special appearance by BIA performing Whole Lotta Money… Tickets on sale NOW.
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