A fire in Madawska on Wednesday night could have been a lot worse had it not been for the quick action of some residents. A dumpster in the garage of an apartment building at 325 Main Street caught on fire. According to Madawaska fire chief Jim Soucy, a few residents moved the dumpster outside before […]
AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) – Maine Sheriffs’ Association inspectors are reporting no major issues in the month and a half since the state hired them to conduct compliance checks on medical marijuana caregivers. The checks are unpopular with some caregivers, who grow marijuana for medical use. The Kennebec Journal (http://bit.ly/1CPOk3J ) reports caregivers say the checks […]
AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) – A group of lawmakers from both sides of the aisle says Maine must create a competitive bidding process to guide the further expansion of casinos and ensure the state gets the best deal. Casino development so far has been steered by citizen initiative so the state has had no say on […]
Residents of Presque Isle were left in the dark for 16 minutes yesterday. According to Emera, at 3:50 pm, a crew working at Flo’s inn substation on the Parkhurst Siding Road tripped a breaker. 1,325 customers were without power until 4:06 pm when power was restored.
Fire fighters are conducting a controlled burn of a building in Easton. Due to that, a lane is currently closed on US 1A between White Road and Hersom Road (2 miles north of the Mars Hill area). The MDOT is advising motorists to expect delays.