Saturday, November 30, 2013

BREAKING Entertainment News: Paul Walker Died In Car Crash

We are following breaking news involving the news that the forty year old actor Paul Walker was killed earlier today after a fiery crash in Southern California.

A statement on the actor's official Facebook page said that Walker was a passenger in the car, and had been at a charity event for his organization, Reach Out Worldwide earlier in the day.

"We appreciate your patience as we too are stunned and saddened beyond belief by this news," the statement read in part. "Thank you for keeping his family and friends in your prayers during this very difficult time. We will do our best to keep you apprised on where to send condolences."

Walker, a Southern California native, began acting at a young age when he appeared in commercials, and his television credits include appearances on "The Young and the Restless" and "Who's The Boss?"

But it was his turns opposite Vin Diesel in "The Fast and the Furious" films that made Walker a movie star. Walker reprised his role as Brian O'Connor in four of the five sequels made of the 2001 hit. According to the Internet Movie Database, Walker was due to appear in "Fast & Furious 7," due out next year.

RCN America Network sends our heartfelt prayers to his family and friends during this time.

VIDEO: Lighting The Lobster Trap Tree

Rockland, Maine - In a tradition now ten years old all Rockland gathered to light the Lobster Trap Tree. The air is cold but the coffee and chocolate are hot and the cookies sweet.

On November 29th, Friday night  in a tradition now ten years old all Rockland gathered to light the Lobster Trap Tree under clear skies with wind. Ever the cold couldn't keep the community from coming out. The city mayor, councilors, president of Rockland Main Street INC, Crown Princess Hannah Plourde, Sea Goddess Missy Philbrook and the big man himself, Santa Claus.

Rockland Main Street INC hosted this event apart of Festival of Lights which goes through until Sunday. On Sunday families can have breakfast with Santa Claus.

Swearing-In Ceremony for Portland City Councilors December 2, 2013

Councilors Jill Duson, Ed Suslovic, and Jon Hinck to be sworn in during the ceremony

What:   On Monday, Dec. 2,  at-large City Councilor Jill C. Duson, at Large City Councilor Jon Hinck,  and District 3 City Councilor Edward J. Suslovic will be sworn-in at a noontime ceremony at Portland City Hall.

Councilor Duson will begin her fifth term on the City Council, and most recently served as Vice Chair of the Legislative Committee, and served on the Finance Committee and Public Safety, Health & Human Services Committee. Councilor Suslovic will be returning for his third term, and most recently served as Chair of the Public Safety, Health & Human Services Committee, and served on the Legislative Committee and Housing and Community Development Committee. Councilor Hinck, a former state representative, is serving his first term on the City Council. Councilors Hinck and Suslovic were elected to three year terms, and Councilor Duson to a four year term, a one time adjustment to ensure there is an at large seat in each election.

When:   Monday, December 2, 2013 Noon  
Where:  City Council Chambers, City Hall Portland