Top Stories

Tag: washburn

Road Construction To Begin In Washburn And Limestone

| July 3, 2014

Two communities will be seeing construction on some of its main roads in the coming days. The Maine Department of Transportation tells us traffic delays won’t be too bad, and the projects should be completed by mid September. The Washburn road will be under construction beginning this week from the Reach Road intersection in Presque […]

Continue Reading

County ATV Trails Will Open Later this Season

| May 2, 2014

It could be a month before ATV enthusiasts can get out on the trails here in the county. They may look good on the outside, but we’re told once you get into the woods, many of them are still full of snow. “Here in town there’s not a whole lot of snow on the trails […]

Continue Reading

Crews Start Work on Washburn Mill Pond Dam and Berm Removal

| March 10, 2014

Crews have been in Washburn for about a week and a half working on a major project in town – the removal of the mill pond dam and berm. “This is the first part of it…we’ve gotta wait a year for the spring flush to see just where the brook is gonna go,” said councilor […]

Continue Reading

Town of Washburn and Maine DEP Moving Forward With Mill Pond Dam and Berm Removal

| January 29, 2014

The town of Washburn and the Maine D.E.P. are moving forward with the removal of the mill pond dam and berm after final funding came in last week. On Wednesday, all agencies involved with the project met to make sure they’re all on the same page. Nick Archer, Regional Director of the Northern Maine Office […]

Continue Reading

Washburn Fire

| December 23, 2013

Washburn Fire & Rescue responded to a fire at a home in Washburn early Saturday morningĀ at a home at 1191 Main Street just after 3:30 am. Crews battled the blaze for about 2 hours with mutual aid from Caribou and Mapleton. The fire was contained to the basement and kitchen area of the home but […]

Continue Reading