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Fire in Van Buren claims home, no one injured

Fire in Van Buren claims home, no one injured

| February 18, 2015

VAN BUREN – A fire claimed a home on Main Street in Van Buren last night. The Van Buren Fire Department got the call at approximately 7:30 pm yesterday. The call came in as a chimney fire at the home of Gilman Morin at 983 Main Street. Morin’s daughter-in-law made the call. Morin whose said to […]

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Connecticut Man Dies in Maine Snowmobiling Accident

Connecticut Man Dies in Maine Snowmobiling Accident

| February 17, 2015

CARATUNK, Maine (AP) – A Connecticut man has died in a weekend snowmobiling accident in Maine. The Maine Warden Service identified the victim of Saturday’s accident in Caratunk as 46-year-old Lars Otto of Danbury, Connecticut. Lt. Kevin Adam says it appears as if Otto failed to negotiate a corner on Bald Mountain Loop Trail just […]

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New Orleans expects cold temperatures and light rain for Mardi Gras

New Orleans expects cold temperatures and light rain for Mardi Gras

| February 17, 2015

NEW ORLEANS (AP) – Mardi Gras revelers are awaking to cold temperatures and light rain in New Orleans. The National Weather Service says the rain should be over by the time the first Fat Tuesday parade starts, but the temperatures will remain in the upper 30s, making to the lower 40s by noon. Revelers in evening gowns […]

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Maine Lawmakers Visiting Aroostook County on ‘Jobs Tour’

Maine Lawmakers Visiting Aroostook County on ‘Jobs Tour’

| February 17, 2015

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) – Maine Democratic leaders are continuing their statewide “jobs tour” with a three-day visit to Aroostook County. House Speaker Mark Eves, Democratic Leader Jeff McCabe and Assistant Majority Leader Sara Gideon are joining area lawmakers from both parties on their visit to businesses in northern Maine this week. They’re planning to be […]

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Two people injured when tractor trailer truck collides with car

Two people injured when tractor trailer truck collides with car

| February 16, 2015

  State Police responded to a crash on Rt 1A in Hamlin this morning for a report of a crash involving a tractor trailer and a car. Michel Gauvreau was driving the empty log trailer when he collided with a ford car. That car was driven by Josh Bresett of Van Buren. They collided head […]

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