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Man dead, Woman Injured After Snowmobile Accident in Nackawic, N.B.

Man dead, Woman Injured After Snowmobile Accident in Nackawic, N.B.

| March 25, 2015

A New Brunswick man is dead after a snowmobile crash in Nackawic.  According to RCMP, a 29 year old man from Durham Bridge, N.B. and a 29 year old woman from Oromocto, N.B. were riding on a snowmobile Tuesday night.  The man died at the scene after loosing control of the snowmobile and crashing into […]

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Man Lucky to be Alive After Accident on Chapman Road

Man Lucky to be Alive After Accident on Chapman Road

| March 24, 2015

A roll over on the Chapman road outside Presque Isle closed the road for 15 to 20 minutes.  Twenty-one year old Dillon J. Hadfield, was driving east on the road when he struck some slushy snow. According to the state police that snow and slush caused him to lose traction. The tires left the roadway […]

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Gov. LePage Fires Leader of Maine National Guard

Gov. LePage Fires Leader of Maine National Guard

| March 24, 2015

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) – Gov. Paul LePage has fired the leader of the Maine National Guard. The governor announced Tuesday that he has relieved Brig. Gen. James Campbell of his command as adjutant general of the Maine National Guard and commissioner of the Department of Veterans and Emergency Management. LePage said in a statement that […]

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North Pond Hermit Finishes Special Court Program

North Pond Hermit Finishes Special Court Program

| March 23, 2015

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) -The man known as the North Pond Hermit has finished a special court program.  Christopher Knight was arrested on theft and burglary charges after stealing food, clothing and camping gear from homes.  He was living in the Maine woods for 27 years before he was arrested.  He was arrested in April 2013. He […]

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Chairlift at Sugarloaf Passed Inspection Last Fall

Chairlift at Sugarloaf Passed Inspection Last Fall

| March 23, 2015

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) – A state inspection report last fall revealed some minor issues with the chairlift that malfunctioned over the weekend at Sugarloaf.  Those issues were addressed. The Board of Elevator and Tramway Safety required the replacement of a hydraulic pump, repair of the two-way voice communication system and servicing of an auxiliary power […]

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