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Fort Kent Residents Concerned About Flooding

| March 28, 2014

It’s getting to be that time of the year, when Fort Kent residents start to get a little anxious about what might happen to the St. John river when the snow melts. “Everybody’s concerned about I concerned about flooding? All depends on Mother Nature,” said Mickey McBreairty of Fort Kent. Town manager Don Guimond […]

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MEMA Director Retiring

| October 17, 2013

Gov. Paul LePage says the director of the Maine Emergency Management Agency is retiring in November. During his tenure, Robert McAleer presided over 12 major disasters including the St. Patrick’s Day and Patriots Day Storms in 2007, Tropical Storm Irene in 2010 and a blizzard earlier this year. McAleer was appointed MEMA director by then-Gov. […]

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