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Tractor Trailer Goes Off Interstate

Tractor Trailer Goes Off Interstate

| April 16, 2014

State Police say a tractor trailer loaded with potatoes went off Interstate 95 in Carmel late Tuesday night and came to rest in the median after hitting several trees.  The driver, 49 year old Scott Rand of Sherman Mills, was not injured. Damage to the cab of the truck was estimated at $15,000 by Trooper […]

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Caswell Man Dies After Being Swept Away by Floodwaters

Caswell Man Dies After Being Swept Away by Floodwaters

| April 16, 2014

At about 9:20 Tuesday night, a report was received that Paul Oliver (age 74) of Caswell was missing after attempting to move his truck through a flooded portion of Oliver Road in Caswell. Oliver had moved his truck across the flooded dirt roadway and attempted to walk back across the flooded road to his residence. […]

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Roads and Locations Affected by Flooding

Roads and Locations Affected by Flooding

| April 15, 2014

ROADS AND LOCATIONS AFFECTED BY FLOODING INCLUDE: AT FORT FAIRFIELD: DORSEY ROAD STRICKLAND ROAD GRIMES ROAD CURRIER ROAD FOREST AVENUE RIVERSIDE AVENUE IN ADDITION…ROUTE 1A ACROSS THE AROOSTOOK RIVER HAS BEEN CLOSED AT CARIBOU: LIMESTONE ROAD MADAWASKA ROAD AT LIMESTONE: WARD ROAD GRAND FALLS ROAD AT BRIDGEWATER ROUTE 1 AT WASHBURN: MAIN STREET GARAGE STREET […]

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MaineCare Rides Bill Fails Veto Override Attempt

MaineCare Rides Bill Fails Veto Override Attempt

| April 15, 2014

  AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) – Maine lawmakers have failed to keep alive a bill that supporters say would have improved the criticized MaineCare rides program. The bill would have barred Maine from renewing its current contracts with companies in the program and canceled the state’s request for new contracts. It was introduced after the state […]

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Maine AG Warns of Phone Scan

Maine AG Warns of Phone Scan

| April 15, 2014

(AUGUSTA) Maine Attorney General Janet T. Mills is warning Mainers to be aware of a phone scam that claims to be from the Bureau of Motor Vehicles.  The caller demands a fee be paid immediately over the phone or else a warrant for arrest will be issued or their driver’s license will be suspended.  “No […]

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