We turn now to Fort Fairfield where the Town Council is meeting to finalize its 2013-2014 municipal budget. Our Shawn Cunningham met up with the Town Manager earlier today to find out what difficult decisions lay ahead in that community.
A program to properly dispose of medical sharps safely is now countywide…being expanded to the communities of Houlton, Fort Kent, Madawaska and Fort Fairfield. The program has already reaped success in Presque Isle and Caribou. Shawn Cunningham reports.
A public will be held next Wednesday in Limestone to discuss ways to save the town money while not burdening taxpayers. One of the issues proposed to save some money is cutting back on police service hours. But police officials say public safety could be compromised if that happens Shawn Cunningham reports.
Police officers in Fort Fairfield just organized a new database to keep citizens safer. It will help identify “at risk” folks in stressful situations. Our Gina DiPietro spoke with the Police Chief on Wednesday, to get the details on what it is and why they’re doing it.