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Oakfield Receives First Payment From First Wind

Oakfield Receives First Payment From First Wind

| March 5, 2014

OAKFIELD, Maine (AP) – A Maine town has received the first of payments that will amount to millions of dollars from an agreement with a renewable energy company. First Wind said Tuesday that it has paid the town of Oakfield $600,000 as part of an agreement to build its wind power project there. The payment […]

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County Commissioners Look Into TIF For Proposed Wind Turbine Projects

County Commissioners Look Into TIF For Proposed Wind Turbine Projects

| December 2, 2013

County Commissioners met with attorney Erik Stumfell to learn more about the Tax Increment Financing law in the state of Maine on Monday. The reason they’re so curious, is because they’re looking into doing TIFs with a few proposed wind farm projects happening in the county – one in Oakfield, and the other at number […]

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2nd Victim in Oakfield Shooting Positively Identified

2nd Victim in Oakfield Shooting Positively Identified

| September 26, 2013

  The State Medical Examiner’s Office says the second victim of Monday’s homicide in Oakfield is 49 year old Heidi Pratt.  The positive identification was completed this morning.  The medical examiner said she died from a gunshot wound to the neck.  State Police continue to investigate the deaths and the circumstances of the shootings.  Matthew […]

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Friends and Neighbors Devastated By Loss of Community Members in Oakfield

Friends and Neighbors Devastated By Loss of Community Members in Oakfield

| September 24, 2013

The day after two tragic deaths and three fires in and around Oakfield, State Police and the State Fire Marshals Office are working to put together the pieces. But Monday’s events have left this small community saddened and stunned. Neighbor Debbie Schillinger says, ”It was like a day out of a very bad movie..all day long..just very […]

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Houlton Man Charged with Two Murders

Houlton Man Charged with Two Murders

| September 24, 2013

State Police have charged a Houlton man with two counts of murder  in connection with the deaths of an Oakfield couple early Monday morning inside their home.  Detectives informed 32 year old Matthew Davis of the charges this morning at the State Police barracks in Houlton, where Davis had been transported for questioning from the […]

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