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Feds Close Part of Gulf of Maine Herring Fishery

| October 24, 2014

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) – The federal government is shutting down the Atlantic herring fishery for part of the Gulf of Maine until May. The National Marine Fisheries Service is projecting that the fishery has already exceeded 92 percent of its total allowable catch for October, November and December in the inshore Gulf of Maine area. […]

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Maine CDC Launches Ebola Preparedness Website

| October 24, 2014

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) – Maine is launching a new website about preparedness and response to suspected cases of Ebola virus. The Maine Center for Disease Control announced the new website on Friday. The website includes fact sheets and answers to frequently asked questions about Ebola. Pages for health care providers include guidance from the federal […]

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Caribou High School Participates in State Wide Mock Election

| October 23, 2014

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) – Students from 130 Maine schools want to give Gov. Paul LePage another four years in the Blaine House. The Republican governor won the annual mock election Wednesday with 38.5 percent of about 12,000 votes. Democrat Mike Michaud came in second with 35.8 percent and Cutler finished in third with 25.4 percent. […]

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Maine man faces child pornography charges

| October 23, 2014

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) – A Berwick man facing federal child pornography charges has been released on bail.┬áPeter Anderson was taken into custody of the U.S. Marshals Service on Wednesday after a warrant charging him with possession of child pornography was issued last week, according to court records.┬áThe Portland Press Herald (http://bit.ly/12hzzLy ) reports that Anderson […]

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30 Maine Guard Members Home From Middle East

| October 22, 2014

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) – About 30 members of the Maine National Guard are home from a six-month deployment to Afghanistan. Thirteen members of the 243rd Engineering Installation Squadron arrived late Tuesday and another 15 arrived shortly before noon Wednesday to waiting family and friends at the Portland International Jetport. During their deployment, the airmen provided […]

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