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Leonard Nimoy Passes Away

Leonard Nimoy Passes Away

| February 27, 2015

LOS ANGELES (AP) – Leonard Nimoy, world famous to “Star Trek” fans through a beloved cult TV series and a half-dozen films as the pointy-eared, purely logical science officer Mr. Spock, has died. Nimoy’s son, Adam, says the actor died Friday morning in Los Angeles of end-stage chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. He was 83. Although […]

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75-car pilup on I-95 likely to be the largest in Maine history

75-car pilup on I-95 likely to be the largest in Maine history

| February 27, 2015

ETNA, Maine (AP) – State police say the 75-car pileup that injured at least 17 people on Interstate 95 on Wednesday morning is likely the largest motor vehicle crash in state history. Police say the pileup began in Carmel and Etna when the vehicles became entangled in chain-reaction crashes caused by snow and speed.

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British spy agencies face questions about failure to stop ‘Jihadi John’

British spy agencies face questions about failure to stop ‘Jihadi John’

| February 27, 2015

LONDON (AP) – British spy agencies are facing questions about how a young Londoner who was on their radar as part of terrorist investigations was able to travel to Syria and become the masked militant known as “Jihadi John.” Officials have identified the man shown in hostage-beheading videos as Mohammed Emwazi, a Kuwait-born computer graduate in […]

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Frenchville Fire Fighters Save Home, Garage Total Loss

Frenchville Fire Fighters Save Home, Garage Total Loss

| February 26, 2015

A home has been saved after the homes large garage caught fire last night.  Frenchville fire fighters responded to 10 Bouchey Avenue in Frenchville.  According to Chief Mike Michaud, when they arrived on scene, the garage was already engulfed in flames.  Michaud says full attention was put on saving the home, which belongs to Tom […]

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New way to make up snow days

New way to make up snow days

| February 26, 2015

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) – A lawmaker from East Machias has proposed a new way for public schools in Maine to make up snow days. The Portland Press Herald reports Representative William Tuell wants to give schools the option of extending their school day by an hour, with five extended days making up for one missed […]

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