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Maine officials are asking for public input on plan to save rare fish and wildlife

Maine officials are asking for public input on plan to save rare fish and wildlife

| July 15, 2015

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) – Maine officials are asking the public for their input on a state plan that proposes ways to protect our state’s most vulnerable fish and wildlife species. The Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife drafted the 2015 Wildlife Action Plan with input from a number of government and non-government organizations. Officials say […]

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Maine pilot sets world record for cross-country flight

Maine pilot sets world record for cross-country flight

| July 13, 2015

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) – A Maine pilot set the world record for cross-country flight after flying from California to Portland. Damon Meyer, of Saco, left Ontario, California on Sunday at around 4:30 a.m. PST and landed in Portland at 8:50 p.m. EST according to WCSH-TV. According to Meyer, he had some modifications done to his plane […]

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Portland landlord indicted on manslaughter charges

Portland landlord indicted on manslaughter charges

| July 10, 2015

The owner of a Portland apartment house where six people died in a fire has been indicted on six counts of manslaughter. The district attorney announced charges today against Gregory Nisbet. Plea negotiations broke down days earlier. Investigators said the fire was caused accidentally. They found that the house didn’t have functioning smoke detectors. They believed […]

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Local businesses anticipate boost during Potato Blossom Festival

Local businesses anticipate boost during Potato Blossom Festival

| July 10, 2015

It’s about to get busy in Friendly Fort Fairfield. The ever popular Maine Potato Blossom Festival kicks off on Saturday. “It’s fun to see old friends coming up and people coming in from out of town it’s a good time,” said resident Jay Edgecomb. A good time local businesses are thankful for. Stephen Adams owns […]

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Summer brings sunshine and more stress for some

Summer brings sunshine and more stress for some

| July 9, 2015

Summer days are known for bringing sunshine, but for some, they also bring more stress. Licensed clinical social worker Michelle Ferris says apart from the average mood lift as the weather gets nicer, some folks see big time mood changes this time of year. “In the spring and summer sometimes what happens is instead of […]

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