An accident in Greenbush sent two people to the hospital, Wednesday morning.It happened on Greenfield Road just before eight o’clock.Police say a driver turning onto the street didn’t yield to traffic when it cut off a delivery truck.”The truck rear ended the car and flipped on its side and slid into the driveway here,” said Maine State Police Trooper, Lawrence Anderson.The truck belongs to Thornton Construction, a company based out of Milford.Police say there were no passengers in either car.The drivers were taken to Eastern Maine Medical Center with complaints of back and neck pain.Police say no charges have been filed yet.
Union members from the shuttered Kathadin Paper Mills voted in an overwhelming majority Wednesday evening, to accept a labor agreement put forth by an interested buyer.Union Representative Duane Lugdon says under this contract, workers will be paid about the same as they were in the past, but they’ll get better healthcare.The sale of the facilities in Millinocket and East Millinocket must go through by Thursday.Both towns have agreed to tax agreements with cate street capital.Officials in Millinocket agreed Tuesday to accept a payment of $900,000 from the company.East Millinocket selectmen voted earlier this week to move forward with the sale.Cate Street Capital says the deal has to go through by Thursday or it’s over.The company says they are facing a tight deadline to reopen the mill and start making paper to fill orders overseas.
A former Bath Iron Works employee faces sentencing after pleading guilty to stealing nearly two tons of copper cable from the company.Dean Daigle of Auburn will be sentenced later this month after pleading guilty last week to felony theft.The 45-year-old Daigle was charged with taking scrap metal copper cables from BIW property, cutting them into sections and carrying them in buckets to his truck.Bath police told The Times Record of Brunswick that Daigle sold the cable to a scrap metal dealer.
Maine’s Bath Iron Works is cutting 44 salaried positions in the engineering department as design work slows down on the next-generation Zumwalt destroyer.Spokesman Jim DeMartini says the lead ship is now 50 percent complete, so much of the design work is finished for the destroyer.
Ralph Nader’s legal team is making what could be its last stand before Maine’s supreme court seven years after losing his presidential bid.Nader wants to sue the Democratic Party and its allies for tactics used to try to keep him off the ballot in Maine and more than a dozen other states.
Education Commissioner Stephen Bowen will make what’s billed as an important announcement about the future of science standards in Maine.Bowen plans to make his announcement Wednesday in Orono at a conference of educators reviewing the Framework for Science Standards.
Maine’s Colby College is awarding its 2011 Elijah Parish Lovejoy Award for courageous journalism to a National Public Radio foreign correspondent who reported this summer from Libya during the rebel uprising.Soraya Sarhaddi Nelson will accept the award at an Oct.
Two Maine towns have reached a tax agreement with a company seeking to buy and reopen two paper mills in Millinocket and East Millinocket.Officials agreed Tuesday to accept a payment of $900,000 from the possible owner of the mills, Cate Street Capital of Portsmouth, N.H.Cate Street is seeking to buy the two mills for an undisclosed price from the current owner, Brookfield Asset Management.
Kristie Miner from Westgate Manor stopped by our studio to discuss early signs of Alzheimer’s Disease, and to invite you to join in with the Walk to End Alzheimer’s.The Walk will take place on Saturday, October 1st at Bangor Raceway, wich is located at Bass Park in downtown Bangor.To learn more, or to sign up for the walk, click, or log on to www.alz.org/walk or give them a call at 800-272-3900.