Quebec Communities Named Part of Grand Riviere Region…Now Will Share in Upcoming World Acadian Congress Celebration
Excitement about the upcoming World Acadian Congress is building. Today a caravan of Canadian dignitaries were in Van Buren getting a preview of what other tourists will get when they arrive for the Congress this summer. They ARRIVED as tourists, and as Shawn Cunningham reports THEY LEFT entirely changed. Pleasantries and proclamations were exchanged as […]
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) – A Chapter 11 trustee in Maine says he anticipates a “nine-figure” settlement fund for victims of a rail disaster that killed 47 people in Quebec in July. Robert Keach outlined his vision for how victims will ultimately be compensated Friday as attorneys clashed over whether lawsuits filed in Chicago should be […]
AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) – Maine game wardens continue to lead a search for a 67-year-old man from Quebec in a remote and snow-covered part of northern Maine. Cpl. John MacDonald says Renald Poulin of Quebec crossed into the U.S. on Thursday and his vehicle was found Saturday near the Umbazooksus Dam, which is close to […]
OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) – A Canadian agency says oil that was aboard a train that crashed and set off deadly explosions in a small Quebec town was improperly classified. The Transportation Safety Board said Wednesday that the oil aboard the Maine-based Montreal, Maine and Atlantic train that crashed July 6 in Lac-Megantic was […]
A group from northern Maine headed back to Quebec yesterday, just a month-and-a-half since their last trip. But, this wasn’t just a trip to see the sights. This group will be seeing sights of a different sort. DickPalm has more details.