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Presque Isle Power Outage

Presque Isle Power Outage

| May 19, 2014

Power was restored after a number of businesses on Main Street in Presque Isle found themselves without electricity Sunday night. Emera Maine received reports around 6:30 Sunday evening┬áthat power was out from Mardens on the north end of the city to just shy of downtown. Wal-Mart was forced to evacuate 80 shoppers and had to […]

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Power Outage Update

Power Outage Update

| January 1, 2014

ELLSWORTH, Maine (AP) – More power outages plagued the Downeast area of Maine on the first day of the new year. Bangor Hydro was reporting just four outages Wednesday morning, down from a peak of about 40,000 last week. But the number rose again Wednesday afternoon to nearly 9,400 homes and businesses in Hancock County. […]

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More Power Outages

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

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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Home Without Power Catches Fire

Home Without Power Catches Fire

| December 27, 2013

CHINA, Maine (AP) – A China, Maine, man who has been without power since Monday says he believes candles caused a fire that killed three dogs in his home. Neil Harrington told the Kennebec Journal he had gone out to buy a generator Friday morning and returned home to see smoke pouring from the home. […]

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