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Heating Fuel Prices Are “Relatively Stable”

| October 30, 2013

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) – State officials say heating fuel prices in Maine are “relatively stable” as the winter heating season approaches. The latest weekly price survey by the governor’s energy office finds an average statewide price of $3.53 per gallon for Number 2 heating oil and $3.94 per gallon for kerosene. Both prices have dropped […]

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Panel Will Decide Which Bills Should Be Considered When Lawmakers Return

| October 30, 2013

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) – A panel of Maine legislative leaders is ready to decide which recently introduced bills should be considered when lawmakers return in January.  The Legislative Council, the 10-member bipartisan group of House and Senate floor leaders and presiding officers, will meet on Wednesday.  Hundreds of bills were submitted earlier this month by […]

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Opposition to Legalizing Marijuana

| October 30, 2013

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) – Roadside campaign signs have begun appearing in Portland expressing opposition to a ballot question seeking to legalize recreational use of marijuana. Voters in Portland are being asked next Tuesday whether they want to make it legal for adults 21 and over to possess – but not purchase or sell – up […]

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Duck Dynasty Causing Dilemma in Houlton

| October 30, 2013

A number of ducks can often be seen calmly basking in the sun in a Houlton pond. Sometimes as many as fifty or sixty. Unaware of all the issues they’re causing by just BEING HERE. That’s because THE POND is located right next to Route One, an often busy roadway. Ducks have been seen crossing the […]

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Groundbreaking For New Condominiums To Be Built In Caribou

| October 30, 2013

The groundbreaking took place for the first condos to be built in Caribou. The 1.6 acre lot will be able to house eight families. There will be four buildings with 2 units per building. Each unit is 1200 square feet and includes a single car garage. Troy Haney the owner of Haney’s Building Specialties will be […]

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