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Crash involving over 40 vehicles shuts down a portion of Interstate 95

Crash involving over 40 vehicles shuts down a portion of Interstate 95

| February 25, 2015

State Police say Interstate 95 between Newport and Bangor is shut down for a crash involving over 40 vehicles.  The crash has shutdown both northbound lanes and motorists should take the exits in Newport  to avoid the crash site.   Troopers say at least a half dozen people have been injured.  The crash  involves many cars, a […]

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After 4-month strike, FairPoint workers head to work

After 4-month strike, FairPoint workers head to work

| February 25, 2015

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) – FairPoint Communications workers are headed back to their jobs following a four-month strike. More than 1,700 workers return to their jobs Wednesday in Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont following approval of a tentative agreement. Some are not sure what they’ll encounter after replacement workers staffed call centers and maintained the network. Workers went […]

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Road Rage “Criminal Matter”

Road Rage “Criminal Matter”

| February 24, 2015

CASCO, Maine (AP) – Police say they are treating a road rage incident that caused a vehicle to crash into a Maine river as a “criminal matter.” The Cumberland County Sheriff’s Office says the crash occurred off of Route 302 on Monday afternoon near the border of Casco and Naples. Three occupants of the vehicle […]

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State of Judiciary

State of Judiciary

| February 24, 2015

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) – Maine’s chief justice says the state must find ways to reduce unnecessary pretrial incarcerations to reduce costs while also protecting the public. In her State of the Judiciary address Tuesday, Chief Justice Leigh Saufley announced the creation of a new task force that will study the issue and make recommendations to […]

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FairPoint Workers Fear Mess

FairPoint Workers Fear Mess

| February 24, 2015

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) – FairPoint workers say they’re worried that they’re going to have a mess on their hands after four months of replacement workers during a strike. More than 1,700 workers return to their jobs Wednesday in Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont. During the strike, FairPoint hired replacement workers and there were widely documented […]

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