Home 5 Things (#5TYNTK) May 10, 2016

(#5TYNTK) May 10, 2016

5 Things You Need To Know Ryan Deelon Krissy

1. A man who was suffering a mental health crisis created a standoff with police in South Portland that lasted for more than six hours Monday night before he set himself on fire. The man was taken into protective custody and transported to Maine Medical Center in Portland, where he was being treated for non-life threatening burns. (PH)

2. Court documents released on Monday say Old Orchard Beach Fire Chief Ricky Plummer admitted to setting the brush fire that scorched 42 acres in the town last month, but blamed it on a lit cigarette. Plummer told investigators he went to the marsh to get some “peace” and smoke a cigarette, saying he tossed the cigarette in the same area of the fire’s origin. However, investigators say they never found evidence of the cigarette. (WMTW)

3. Noah Keely, A ten-year-old from Bar Harbor got the chance of a lifetime, to play guitar on stage with Pearl Jam. (WCSH)

4. On Saturday, voters in McKinney, Texas, approved a bond that will allocate $50.3 million toward the construction of a 12,000-seat high school football stadium for the local school district. The project will cost $62.8 million in total. (BR)

5. Unfortunately for dudes in Maine, there are big expectations. The biggest of all areas, in fact. People here think penises should be 7.5 inches, according to a study published by Women’s Health Magazine. (NYP)

And you should also know that Hot Summer 2016 tickets are on sale now! Fat Joe, Ty Dolla $ign, Post Malone, and more are coming to the Maine State Pier June 4th. Purchase your tickets here – bit.ly/HotSummer2016

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