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Bangor Hydro Outages Now Under 1,000

| December 30, 2013

Sunshine and milder temperatures Monday were welcome conditions for Bangor Hydro crews who continue their efforts to restore service to many people who lost power due to last week’s ice storm. The numbers continue to dwindle with each passing hour and the goal is still to have every customer restored by the end of the […]

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Gas Prices on the Way Up

| December 30, 2013

As the temperatures plummet, gas prices are headed up. According to MaineGasPrices.com, the average price for regular unleaded in Maine has risen 3 cents to $3.52. That’s above the average price of $3.49 a week ago. Average prices a month ago were at $3.46 a gallon. Here in Presque Isle, most stations were at $3.65 […]

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Hodgdon Teen Escapes Serious Injury

| December 30, 2013

A Hodgdon teenager escaped serious injury after crashing his car into a utility pole early Sunday morning.┬áThe crash broke the pole and knocked out power in the area for a short time until crews were able to replace the damaged pole. According to State Police, Trooper Carman Lilley responded to the crash on Calais Road […]

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Unruly Passenger Faces Charges

| December 30, 2013

BANGOR, Maine (AP) – A Florida woman accused of throwing things and shouting obscenities over a delayed flight faces charges in Bangor, Maine. Police say Janet Dinardi of Nokomis, FL., ignored an officer’s warning Sunday to settle down before Allegiant Air informed officers that the unruly passenger would not be allowed on her flight to […]

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More Power Outages

| December 30, 2013

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) – Another snowstorm has knocked out power for more Maine homes and businesses as a stormy December featuring more than 2 feet of snow and a prolonged ice storm draws to a close. The National Weather Service says the latest snowstorm Sunday night brought the snow total to 26.2 inches in Portland. […]

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