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After 4-month strike, FairPoint workers head to work

After 4-month strike, FairPoint workers head to work

| February 25, 2015

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) – FairPoint Communications workers are headed back to their jobs following a four-month strike. More than 1,700 workers return to their jobs Wednesday in Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont following approval of a tentative agreement. Some are not sure what they’ll encounter after replacement workers staffed call centers and maintained the network. Workers went […]

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Murder Trial of Maine Man Continues

Murder Trial of Maine Man Continues

| February 24, 2015

BANGOR, Maine (AP) – The mother of murder victim Nichole Cable has testified that suspect Kyle Dube  offered to baby-sit her other children after Cable’s 2013 disappearance. Kristine Wiley did not take Dube up on the offer. Authorities allege Dube lured Cable using a fake Facebook page and then killed the 15-year-old. Testimony in his […]

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A New Addition to the Caribou Fire Department

A New Addition to the Caribou Fire Department

| February 24, 2015

Caribou’s new tanker truck has arrived. “The truck was designed from the ground up. All the features on it are specific to our design. It was kind of neat to see something we drew on paper to come to life, and sit here in our department now,” says Caribou Fire Chief, Scott Susi. This truck […]

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FairPoint Communications workers vote on contract deal

FairPoint Communications workers vote on contract deal

| February 20, 2015

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) – Union FairPoint Communications workers today begin three days of voting on a tentative contract deal announced yesterday. The more than 1,700 affected workers will vote on the deal after attending briefings describing the agreement. Workers went on strike four months ago.

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Fire in Van Buren claims home, no one injured

Fire in Van Buren claims home, no one injured

| February 18, 2015

VAN BUREN – A fire claimed a home on Main Street in Van Buren last night. The Van Buren Fire Department got the call at approximately 7:30 pm yesterday. The call came in as a chimney fire at the home of Gilman Morin at 983 Main Street. Morin’s daughter-in-law made the call. Morin whose said to […]

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