Maine’s most popular campground park will be open this weekend.State park officials said they had hoped to have Sebago Lake State Park cleaned up and open in time for the Labor Day weekend.The Naples area campground will open Friday and the Casco day-use area will open Saturday morning.Eagle Island State Historic Site and Warren Island State Park have both been re-opened after being closed because of storm damage.
Maine utility officials say they’ve trimmed the number of power outages left by Tropical Storm Irene to a little under 4,000 customers.Central Maine Power says most of the remaining outages are in York, Cumberland and Oxford counties.
Next weekend folks will be pedaling for a great cause and taking in some beautiful scenery.It’s the fifth annual Pedal the Penobscot to benefit the Bangor Land Trust.There are three routes to choose from, one is 28 miles long, another seventy-six, the other one is a hundred miles.The Bangor Land Trust has more than 400 wild acres open to the public.It gets no federal funding, relying just on donations.Bangor Hydro is a major sponsor of the ride.”I think people are very surprised when they go out and see the beautiful area that’s out there and what’s available to people.
A Labor Day weekend tradition is will kick off in Blue Hill, Thursday afternoon.The Blue Hill Fair opens its gates at 4:00 p.m.Guests can check out anything from rides to country music.The fair wraps up Monday night.For hours and prices, visit Your text to link…
Police are asking folks in Waldo County to be extra careful in protecting their possessions, as a result of a string of burglaries in the area.Searsport, Belfast and Lincolnville Police have all received reports of items missing from homes.Searsport Police Chief, Richard LeHaye says in some cases the homes were left unlocked.They encourage anyone who sees anything suspicious to contact Waldo County dispatch at 338-2040.