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Quebec Communities Named Part of Grand Riviere Region…Now Will Share in Upcoming World Acadian Congress Celebration

Quebec Communities Named Part of Grand Riviere Region…Now Will Share in Upcoming World Acadian Congress Celebration

| April 10, 2014

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 […]

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Nine-Figure Settlement Expected in Train Disaster

Nine-Figure Settlement Expected in Train Disaster

| January 31, 2014

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 […]

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Search Continues for Missing Motorist

Search Continues for Missing Motorist

| December 3, 2013

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 […]

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Oil Train Derailment

Oil Train Derailment

| September 11, 2013

    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 […]

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Firefighters Go to Quebec

Firefighters Go to Quebec

| August 2, 2012

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.

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