Top Stories

Tag: Medway

East Millinocket residents oppose national park plan in vote

East Millinocket residents oppose national park plan in vote

| June 30, 2015

EAST MILLINOCKET, Maine (AP) – Residents in East Millinocket, Maine, are rejecting a controversial proposal to create a national park east of Baxter State Park. Residents voted in a nonbinding referendum on the proposal on Monday night. Town officials say the majority of voters opposed the idea. Medway voters also voted “no” in a similar […]

Continue Reading

Maine National Park

Maine National Park

| June 24, 2015

  MEDWAY – Residents of Medway are saying no to a proposed national park in northern Maine.┬áThe majority of residents voted against the project in the non-binding Tuesday vote. East Millinocket residents are slated to vote in a similar non-binding referendum on Monday. The propsed 75,000-acre national park project would also include a recreation area […]

Continue Reading

Maine Towns Prepare for Nonbinding Votes on National Park

Maine Towns Prepare for Nonbinding Votes on National Park

| June 22, 2015

MEDWAY, Maine (AP) – Two Maine towns will soon host nonbinding referendums about a controversial proposal to create a national park east of Baxter State Park. Medway’s vote is scheduled for Tuesday and East Millinocket’s is slated for Thursday. The park would be made up of 75,000 acres owned by Roxanne Quimby, founder of Burt’s […]

Continue Reading

Eagle Warning

Eagle Warning

| March 7, 2013

If you’ve traveled down the interstate from Houlton to Bangor, a sign alongside of the road probably caught your eye. Dick Palm looks at the reasons behind the caution.

Continue Reading