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State Police And MDOT Work Together On Message Boards And Speed Advisory Signs

State Police And MDOT Work Together On Message Boards And Speed Advisory Signs

| February 28, 2014

Maine state police are working with the department of transportation to keep drivers advised.   They have set up remote operated highway and roadway advisory signs. They allow for real time communication with motorists.  These signs will have messages and speed limits for current road conditions. Maine State Police Troop F LT. John Cote,  “It could […]

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Backlog of Concealed Weapons Permits Cleared

Backlog of Concealed Weapons Permits Cleared

| January 17, 2014

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) – Maine state police have cleared a backlog of concealed weapons permits, issuing a total of 11,000 of them. Gov. Paul LePage said Friday that there was a backlog of 5,000 requests that were cleared by the Maine State Police Special Investigations Unit within the Maine Department of Public Safety. Last year, […]

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Two Tragic Deaths, Three Fires In and Around Oakfield

Two Tragic Deaths, Three Fires In and Around Oakfield

| September 23, 2013

Neighbors say they just can’t believe it. It was just before dawn on Monday that firefighters responded to a fire at this home at 331 Oakfield-Smyrna road, and found the bodies of a man and a woman inside — both suspected to have been shot. This was one of three fires in the Oakfield Island […]

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Maine State Police Step Up Presence on I-95 Northbound Detour

Maine State Police Step Up Presence on I-95 Northbound Detour

| August 19, 2013

Zooming cars and blue lights have been seen constantly on the interstate 95 northbound detour this summer. State police say the closure of that part of the highway has dramatically increased traffic through the small towns of Island Falls and Oakfield, and with that, has come a huge increase in traffic violations. John Cote of […]

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Lieutenant Swearing in

Lieutenant Swearing in

| July 23, 2013

A special swearing in was held at the State Police Barracks in Houlton today… for a longstanding member of the Maine State police department. He started as a trooper back in 1989.. And as of today he is officially Lieutenant of Troop F in Houlton. News Source 8 Reporter Angela Christoforos was there and has […]

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