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Maine Firefighter’s Home Damaged in Fire

| November 28, 2014

BATH, Maine (AP) – A Thanksgiving Day blaze at a Maine house hit close to home for firefighters – it belonged to a local fire captain. The blaze at Capt. Dave Hudson’s house in Bath was reported at about 4 p.m. Thursday. The Times Record reports that the family, including Hudson, his wife and children, his mother-in-law, […]

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Decline of Maine’s Paper Mills Hurts Middle Class

| November 28, 2014

BUCKSPORT, Maine (AP) – The accelerating decline of Maine’s once-strong pulp and paper industry is a troubling sign for the state’s middle class, which has relied on the industry for steady jobs for generations. The latest blow to the industry is the expected closure of the Verso Paper Corp.’s mill in Bucksport in December. Great […]

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Three Popular Maine Hunting Seasons to End for Year

| November 28, 2014

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) – Three of Maine’s most popular big game hunting seasons are entering their final days for the year. Saturday is the final day of the year to legally hunt bears and moose. It’s also the last day of Maine’s season for hunting deer with firearms. The deer hunting season also includes archery […]

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Thursday’s weather won’t damper the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

| November 27, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) – Turkey, stuffing and a helium-filled Thomas the Tank Engine are on the menu as friends and families gather across the United States to celebrate Thanksgiving. A wintry mix of snow and rain Wednesday hampered some holiday travel plans, grounding hundreds of flights and making for treacherous driving conditions in much of the […]

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The Polar Vortex…Not a New Phenomenon

| November 27, 2014

Now I’m sure you’ve heard this term…POLAR VORTEX. So apparently we’re dealing with the “return of the polar vortex,” but what most people don’t understand is, it’s nothing new. “The average person who isn’t a scientist, that isn’t a meteorologist, that get their information from the newscast thinks that the polar vortex is something brand […]

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