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NewsSource 8 at 6PM 2.28.14

NewsSource 8 at 6PM 2.28.14

| February 28, 2014

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State Police And MDOT Work Together On Message Boards And Speed Advisory Signs

State Police And MDOT Work Together On Message Boards And Speed Advisory Signs

| February 28, 2014

Maine state police are working with the department of transportation to keep drivers advised.   They have set up remote operated highway and roadway advisory signs. They allow for real time communication with motorists.  These signs will have messages and speed limits for current road conditions. Maine State Police Troop F LT. John Cote,  “It could […]

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Inaugural Firing and Ribbon Cutting Held Today for Biomass Project in Fort Kent

Inaugural Firing and Ribbon Cutting Held Today for Biomass Project in Fort Kent

| February 28, 2014

It was an exciting day here in Fort Kent! Folks from all over came together to celebrate the inaugural firing and ribbon cutting of a 5.5 million dollar biomass project. “To see this today, is amazing,” said John Martin, director for sustainability development at UMFK. A significant milestone was marked Friday in the Pleasant Street […]

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Phaneuf Shoots Clean and Doherty Claims Gold Medal At World Youth Championships

Phaneuf Shoots Clean and Doherty Claims Gold Medal At World Youth Championships

| February 28, 2014

It was a busy day at the Nordic Heritage Center, as the first competition of the IBU Youth/Junior World Championships were held today… Rene Cloukey has a recap. It was a windy day on the range for the competitors. The Youth Men’s and Women’s Races were held and just one athlete shot clean throughout the […]

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Maine lobster catch tops 100 million pounds

Maine lobster catch tops 100 million pounds

| February 28, 2014

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) – Maine’s lobster catch grew in value to a record $364.5 million last year, and the catch topped 100 million pounds for a third consecutive year, indicating the fishery remains healthy. Preliminary figures from the Maine Department of Marine Resources show a catch of 126 million pounds, which is 1 percent off last […]

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