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Power Outage Update

| January 1, 2014

ELLSWORTH, Maine (AP) – More power outages plagued the Downeast area of Maine on the first day of the new year. Bangor Hydro was reporting just four outages Wednesday morning, down from a peak of about 40,000 last week. But the number rose again Wednesday afternoon to nearly 9,400 homes and businesses in Hancock County. […]

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Bangor Hydro Outages Now Under 1,000

| December 30, 2013

Sunshine and milder temperatures Monday were welcome conditions for Bangor Hydro crews who continue their efforts to restore service to many people who lost power due to last week’s ice storm. The numbers continue to dwindle with each passing hour and the goal is still to have every customer restored by the end of the […]

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Power Outage Update

| December 27, 2013

Utility crews from Nova Scotia arrived Friday to assist Bangor Hydro with power restoration. Steady progress was made again today after several days working to remove broken tree limbs, repair broken poles and fallen power lines. Crews from as far away as New Jersey are assisting in the process in hopes of restoring power to […]

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Ice Storm

| December 27, 2013

Reinforcements are on the way from Nova Scotia, Canada, to Maine to help with efforts to restore power after last weekend’s ice storm.   Bangor Hydro Electric, which was reporting about 6,100 outages late Friday morning, said crews from its sister utilities in Canada were arriving in hopes of restoring power to as many customers […]

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Thousands Without Power in Ice Storm

| December 23, 2013

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) – Tens of thousands of Maine electric customers remain without power as an ice storm continues to put the state in a deep freeze. The National Weather Service issued an ice storm warning in much of the state through noon Monday with fog and freezing drizzle making driving hazardous. Central Maine Power […]

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