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St. Agatha town manager stepping down

St. Agatha town manager stepping down

| March 19, 2015

Change is coming in St. Agatha…town manager Christy Sirois told NewsSource 8 she is stepping down from her position. Sirois told us over the phone today that her last day will be April 17th. Sirois has been in the role for the last five years. She started as a town clerk in January of 2010 […]

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30,000 pounds of live lobsters survive tractor-trailer accident

30,000 pounds of live lobsters survive tractor-trailer accident

| March 18, 2015

BENTON- A tractor trailer hauling 30 thousand pounds of live lobsters went off the road early this morning. It happened on I-95 in Benton. The lobsters coming from Nova Scotia heading towards New Hampshire and Rhode Island survived according to state trooper Joe Chretien. The unloading of the lobsters to another truck began this morning. The […]

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Flood season ahead of us, this week is flood awareness week

Flood season ahead of us, this week is flood awareness week

| March 17, 2015

Spring officially arrives on Friday. With the warmer Spring temperatures comes the chance for flooding. This week is Flood Safety Awareness Week in the state of Maine. The National Weather Service is getting everyone prepared for the flood season that starts the beginning of April. It is a long flood season that starts with spring […]

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Snowy weather causes tractor-trailer troubles

Snowy weather causes tractor-trailer troubles

| March 16, 2015

Several tractor-trailers went off the road or got stuck yesterday due to the snowy weather conditions. State Trooper Timmy Saucier says four tractor trailers were either off the road or stuck in the road along Interstate 95 from Dyer Brook to Houlton. Saucier says there were two off the road. One in Dyer Brook and […]

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Monticello residents vote on whether or not they want to pull out of RSU 29

Monticello residents vote on whether or not they want to pull out of RSU 29

| March 16, 2015

“We’ve lost our sense of community,” said Monticello resident Laurice Grass-Bell. Grass-Bell doesn’t like what’s happened in her town. Since the Wellington school was shut down last June, she and others have worked to give residents the option of pulling out of Regional School Unit 29 and forming their own school district. “It’s the first year that […]

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