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No Working Smoke Detector In Home Where 9-Year-Old Died

No Working Smoke Detector In Home Where 9-Year-Old Died

| July 8, 2015

HERMON – Authorities say there was no working smoke detector in a Maine home where a 9-year-old boy died and his cousin was injured. Fire marshal investigators say they found only one smoke detector in the mobile home in Hermon and that it didn’t have batteries. Maine Department of Public Safety spokesman Steve McCausland said […]

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Collins, King, Poliquin Announce Assistance to Firefighter Grant for Maine Fire Departments

Collins, King, Poliquin Announce Assistance to Firefighter Grant for Maine Fire Departments

| July 8, 2015

  WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Susan Collins and Angus King and Congressman Bruce Poliquin announced today that the U.S. Department of Homeland Security Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will award the Mapleton Fire Department $38,334 and Lovell Volunteer Fire Department $16,472 as part of the Assistance to Firefighter Grant (AFG). “Our communities in Mapleton […]

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Northeast Air Upgrading Facilities at Portland Airport

Northeast Air Upgrading Facilities at Portland Airport

| July 8, 2015

    PORTLAND – A company that serves private aircraft and charters at Portland International Airport is upgrading its passenger terminal. Northeast Air plans to spend more than $2 million to create a new gateway for corporate jets and private aircraft. The company expects to break ground this November, and the upgraded facility is due […]

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LePage to sign bill eliminating concealed gun permit requirement

LePage to sign bill eliminating concealed gun permit requirement

| July 8, 2015

    AUGUSTA – Governor Paul LePage is planning to sign a bill that will erase the requirement that people obtain a permit to carry a hidden firearm. That will put Maine among a handful of states where people can carry concealed handguns without a permit when the law goes into effect 90 days after […]

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Bennett To Be Next Biddeford City Manager

Bennett To Be Next Biddeford City Manager

| June 30, 2015

  Presque Isle’s city manager will soon be easing on down the road. According to the Portland Press Herald, the Biddeford City Council today hired Jim Bennett as its next city manager. In a unanimous vote, the council named the administrator with nearly 30 years experience in municipal government as city manager to replace John […]

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