Author Archive: Dick Palm
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) – Maine’s bear trapping season is set to begin about two months before a state-wide referendum that could ban the hunting method. The state’s bear trapping season runs from Monday to Oct. 31. Trapping bears is one of three hunting methods voters could choose to ban in a November vote. The other […]
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) – Hundreds of union workers are using a Labor Day rally to demand that FairPoint Communications return to the negotiating table. The workers gathered in Portland’s Longfellow Square on Monday after a Labor Day breakfast sponsored by the Southern Maine Labor Council. The group chanted slogans demanding an end to corporate greed, […]
YORK, Maine (AP) – Drivers on the Maine Turnpike may come across something other than traffic this Labor Day. Maine Turnpike Authority officials will be handing out 25,000 special editions copies of this year’s Farmers’ Almanac to drivers at the York Toll Plaza starting at 10 a.m. on Monday. Officials expect more that more than […]
KENNEBUNKPORT, Maine (AP) – The Coast Guard says cleanup is underway following the discovery of an oil spill on an island that’s part of Cape Porpoise, Maine. The Coast Guard says it received the initial report of an oil sheen and oil on the coast of Bickford Island on Sunday. Clean Harbors, an environmental cleanup […]
State Police say a 15 year old girl missing from her home in Woodstock, Maine has been found safe. Kiiya Foster was located in Norway, Maine early Monday morning by Norway Police, walking along a street. She has been returned to her guardian’s home in Woodstock. Foster went missing Saturday morning from her guardians residence.