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Controlled explosion set at site of Train Derailment south of Plaster Rock to suppress LPG fires

Controlled explosion set at site of Train Derailment south of Plaster Rock to suppress LPG fires

| January 10, 2014

A controlled explosion was set just a couple hours ago on the scene of the train derailment south of Plaster Rock. Officials say it’s the safest and quickest way to deal with the LPG fires that are still burning. News Source 8′s Angela Christoforos reports… Bruno Cyr of Public Safety said,¬†“This is a controlled burn […]

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Fiery Train Derailment south of Plaster Rock continues to burn

Fiery Train Derailment south of Plaster Rock continues to burn

| January 9, 2014

(photo courtesy: gnb.ca) It’s been just under 48 hours since the fiery train derailment just south of Plaster Rock; and the fire still continues to burn. One hundred fifty¬†people were evacuated as a safety precaution, and responders say they can’t estimate when evacuees will get back to their homes until a plan of action is […]

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Holiday travel tips for crossing the border

Holiday travel tips for crossing the border

| December 18, 2013

The holiday season is a busy time for travel. If your holiday travel plans involve going across the border to or from Canada, it’s important to know the regulations in order to avoid a holiday headache. News Source 8′s Angela Christoforos has some holiday travel tips… It’s a busy travel time at the Houlton Border […]

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Valley Motors holds fundraiser for a Fort Kent man who has lost his leg

Valley Motors holds fundraiser for a Fort Kent man who has lost his leg

| December 18, 2013

The last few months have been tough on one Fort Kent man who will never have two legs again. Kevin Pelletier lost his leg in a terrible accident. Now a local business is reaching out to the community to fundraise money to get Kevin his dream car. Not only is it the car he’s always […]

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Wreaths Across America ceremony held at Northern Maine Veterans Memorial Cemetery

Wreaths Across America ceremony held at Northern Maine Veterans Memorial Cemetery

| December 14, 2013

This time of year is one when families come together and celebrate the holiday season. But at many homes there’s an empty seat for someone who is serving overseas or for someone who has passed away while doing so. That’s why on December 14th, a national ” Wreaths Across America” ceremony is held at Veterans […]

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