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Cold Weather Freezing Out Maine Firewood Suppliers

| January 24, 2014

Some firewood dealers say they fear being given the cold shoulder by their customers. The cold weather has a put a strain on their ability to keep up with customers’ growing demands for more wood to heat their homes. But one dealer is┬ádetermined to keep the embers of his business burning. Lucas Sterris and Kyle […]

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Maine Struggles with Snow and Cold

| January 3, 2014

Strong winds throughout Maine are picking up newly laid snow and making the bone-chilling cold feel even colder. Residents throughout much of Maine woke up to sub-zero temperatures Friday morning, with wind gusts up to 30 mph in some areas along the coast. The National Weather Service in Gray says it’s expecting temperatures to drop […]

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Cold Snap

| January 2, 2014

This cold snap is breaking some records today. Caribou got down to a negative 28, breaking the old daily record of minus 20 back in 1968…this according to National Weather Service analysts. Other spots in our area, that got record cold temps, Van Buren at negative 47 and Big Black River in the North Maine […]

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Winter House Fires

| January 25, 2013

With this bitter cold weather, naturally we all do the best to keep our homes warm. But it’s also important to remember that doing so could cause some fire hazards. Both the Local Red Cross and the Presque Isle Fire Department say they’ve seen more fires this winter than in years past. News Source 8’s […]

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