Top Stories

Author Archive: April Loveland

rss feed

Tripped Breaker Cause of Wednesday’s Power Outage

Tripped Breaker Cause of Wednesday’s Power Outage

| April 16, 2015

Residents of Presque Isle were left in the dark for 16 minutes yesterday. According to Emera, at 3:50 pm, a crew working at Flo’s inn substation on the Parkhurst Siding Road tripped a breaker. 1,325 customers were without power until 4:06 pm when power was restored.  

Continue Reading

Anti-Muslim Vandal Video Released

Anti-Muslim Vandal Video Released

| April 15, 2015

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) – Police have released video of a suspect who spray painted offensive graffiti on a Portland store that caters to a largely Muslim clientele. Police on Tuesday released security video showing a person in a hooded sweatshirt spray painting graffiti on the Portland Halaal Market, hoping the images will generate tips. The graffiti, discovered […]

Continue Reading

Five Years Ago, Ash Cloud Caused Disruption

Five Years Ago, Ash Cloud Caused Disruption

| April 15, 2015

Five years ago today, an ash cloud from the Icelandic volcano on the southwestern part of Iceland’s Eyjafjallajoekull glacier, drifted over northern Europe. The ash cloud caused the largest disruption of flights since the 2001 terror attacks.  

Continue Reading

Tax Filing Deadline Today

Tax Filing Deadline Today

| April 15, 2015

Today is tax day. If you haven’t filed your taxes yet, and you’re planning on mailing them, make sure you have them post marked by today to avoid any penalties.  If you haven’t filed yet, but need an extension beyond today’s deadline, you can ask for one. “If you can’t get it done, the option is […]

Continue Reading

A Huge Honor for the Caribou Fire and Ambulance Department

A Huge Honor for the Caribou Fire and Ambulance Department

| April 14, 2015

Fire Chief Scott Susi is excited for his department. Caribou Fire and Ambulance is being honored for excellence in emergency medical services. “I wrote the submission and kind of forgot about it, and on April 1st we were notified that out of the nation, Caribou Fire was picked to receive the award nationally in Washington D.C,” […]

Continue Reading