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LePage Requests Disaster Relief

| February 24, 2014

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) – Maine Gov. Paul LePage is asking for federal disaster relief for all 16 counties for damage from the December ice storm. LePage said Monday that the request documents more than $1.8 million in damage from the ice storm that knocked out power to more than 160,000 homes and businesses and left […]

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More Power Outages

| December 30, 2013

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) – Another snowstorm has knocked out power for more Maine homes and businesses as a stormy December featuring more than 2 feet of snow and a prolonged ice storm draws to a close. The National Weather Service says the latest snowstorm Sunday night brought the snow total to 26.2 inches in Portland. […]

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Power Outage Update

| December 27, 2013

Utility crews from Nova Scotia arrived Friday to assist Bangor Hydro with power restoration. Steady progress was made again today after several days working to remove broken tree limbs, repair broken poles and fallen power lines. Crews from as far away as New Jersey are assisting in the process in hopes of restoring power to […]

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Ice Storm

| December 27, 2013

Reinforcements are on the way from Nova Scotia, Canada, to Maine to help with efforts to restore power after last weekend’s ice storm. ¬† Bangor Hydro Electric, which was reporting about 6,100 outages late Friday morning, said crews from its sister utilities in Canada were arriving in hopes of restoring power to as many customers […]

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Thousands Still Without Power

| December 26, 2013

GARDINER, Maine (AP) – Snow has begun falling in places still hustling to get power back on after a weekend ice storm that turned out the lights for hundreds of thousands of people from Michigan to Maine and into Canada. 30,000 in Maine are still without power and¬†another 101,000 in Canada Parts of Maine that […]

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