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Flood Safety Remains Priority…Urges Residents Use Caution and Common Sense

Flood Safety Remains Priority…Urges Residents Use Caution and Common Sense

| April 18, 2014

Water has receded a bit in Fort Fairfield, but officials say they’re still eyeing the river. Most importantly they’re warning folks to use caution and common sense in staying safe until the potential for flooding is no longer a threat. Shawn Cunningham reports. 00:00 Fort Fairfield (track 1) The water has gone down a bit […]

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On 20th Anniversary of ’94 Flood, Fort Fairfield Hit Again

On 20th Anniversary of ’94 Flood, Fort Fairfield Hit Again

| April 16, 2014

It was a chaotic day in Fort Fairfield to say the least. “I’ve never seen it this bad before..it’s a little scary,” said resident Caroline True. Residents were concerned as they looked at the flooding in their town early Wednesday afternoon. The bridge on route 1A has been closed since Tuesday evening due to moving […]

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Man Swept Away by Flooded Road Found Dead Wednesday Morning

Man Swept Away by Flooded Road Found Dead Wednesday Morning

| April 16, 2014

Caswell, ME – A 74 year old man was found dead Wednesday morning after Maine Wardens discovered his body in a stream by Oliver Rd. Wardens say that Paul Oliver was missing after attempting to move his truck through a flooded portion of Oliver Rd. around 9:20 pm Tuesday night. ¬†Oliver had moved his truck […]

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Colorado Flooding Traps Two Maine Women in Rockies

Colorado Flooding Traps Two Maine Women in Rockies

| September 13, 2013

Historic flooding and stormy weather conditions have two Maine women trapped in the Colorado Rockies. Suzanne Turell and Connie Yang are both from York and are hiking Longs Peak in Rocky Mountain National Park. The Portland Press Herald reports the two are testing hiking and camping gear for NEMO Equipment of Dover, New Hampshire. USA […]

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St. John Valley Flood: 5 Year Anniversary Part Two

St. John Valley Flood: 5 Year Anniversary Part Two

| May 1, 2013

We continue our series looking back on the St. John and Fish river floods of 2008 that hit the town of Fort Kent especially hard. News Source 8′s Katie Zarrilli has more on the damage done.

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