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Perth Andover Asking for More Money for 2012 Flood Victims

| May 9, 2014

What about us? That’s the question some Perth-Andover residents are asking after the province announced that homeowners in Sussex will be getting 120 thousand dollars in flooding compensation this year — which is 40 thousand dollars more than the amount residents in the village got in 2012. “Quickly goes back to thinking about our own […]

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Flood Retrospective Part Three: The Impact of The Dike To Keep 1994 Disaster From Repeating Itself Ever Again

| April 21, 2014

Some residents in Fort Fairfield are breathing a sigh of relief the water is starting to recede. But the thread of flood potential still exists say municipal officials. One saving grace to keep the flood disaster of 1994 from happening again is the DIKE that’s been put in place since then. Concluding her look back […]

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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

| 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

| 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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