Home 5 Things (5TYNTK) TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 26, 2019


1. A Sanford City worker was killed when he was apparently run over by the city truck he had been driving Monday afternoon. The accident is being investigated by the Sanford Police Department. This is the fourth municipal worker to die in Maine while on the job in the span of just a few months. (News Center Maine)

2. Cases of Hepatitis C are surging in Maine, and officials say needles used for drugs may be to blame. Access to clean needles and supplies are the focus of a new $1.5 million initiative by the Maine CDC. (WGME)

3. Arts and crafts retailer A.C. Moore, which has stores in South Portland, Augusta and Bangor, is no more. Plans for the closing will be shared in the upcoming weeks. 40 locations are expected to remain open under the Michael’s name. (News Center Maine)

4. Maine Bureau of Highway Safety is working with Lyft to provide discount rides during the Holiday season to discourage driving under the influence. From 5pm to 3am between November 27 and January 1 riders will be given a $20 credit for rides within the greater Portland area, using the code: SMARTRIDE4ME. (News Center Maine)

5. Hot Radio Maine’s 7th Annual Turkey Giveaway took place yesterday at the Wells IGA. This year we were proud to partner with the Maine Credit Unions Ending Hunger in Maine campaign to give away over 100 turkeys to people in need. (WGME)

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