Washburn Fire & Rescue responded to a fire at a home in Washburn early Saturday morning 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 […]
A project that was initially a DRAIN on the Washburn Water and Sewer District is now reaping success. Behind this locked door, UNLOCKS a project that’s got the Washburn Water and Sewer District PUMPED. They put in this pump station a year ago and it got off to a slow start because of some initial problems, […]
They’re calling it a “significant habitat restoration project” — plans are in the works between the town of Washburn and the Maine Department of Environmental Protection to remove the lower dam and the upper berm of the mill pond in town — which would open up almost 30 miles of drainage to Atlantic salmon and […]
High School soccer championships took place on Saturday in Bath and Hampden. Two county teams made the trip downstate representing Eastern Maine. Rene Cloukey has coverage from the Girls Class D State Championship game, while Jenna Callari has coverage from the Boys Class C State Championship game.
November 2nd will always be an unforgettable day for Washburn cross country runner Carsyn Koch. It’s when she became a four-time state champion in the sport, something only a handful of others have ever done. “I smile about it even thinking about it now,” said Koch. “I didn’t think I could do it and then […]