Charlie Company, 1-126th Aviation Regiment, is about to deploy again.
Tuesday they’ll gather at the Alfond arena in Orono for a sendoff ceremony.
First they’ll head to Texas for training, then on to Iraq.
State police say the bus went out of control at a sharp turn, clipped a utility pole, landed on its side and slid down an embankment in a wooded area while taking children to schoolMonday morning.
The funding, announced by the state’s U.S. senators, comes from the Continuum of Care Homeless Assistance program.
Senators Olympia Snowe and Susan Collins said the money will help homeless people ":make the difficult transition from joblessness and homelessness to a better and more productive life.":
New Hampshire and Vermont take center
stage now that Maine utility regulators said yes – with conditions
- to FairPoint Communications’ proposed 2.7 billion dollar buyout
of Verizon’s land lines in the three states.
Authorities say the fire death total in
2007 tied the lowest number of fire deaths ever recorded in Maine.
Stephen McCausland of the Maine Public Safety Department says a
fiery car crash on Dec. 29 that claimed the life of a motorist in
The public is invited to join in next week’s
send-off in Orono for a Maine Army National Guard unit making its
second deployment to Iraq.
About 130 members of Company C, 1st Battalion, 126th Aviation
A Machias hospital has launched an internal
investigation into the death of a 61-year-old Eastport man whose
body was found partially buried under fresh snow the day after he
was discharged at his own request.
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Evergreen Wind Powers says its 38-turbine farm on Stetson Mountain in northern Washington County could be operational by the end of the year.
The company says the farm will generate enough electricity to power 27-thousand homes.
Fake payroll checks from the Worcester Wreath Company of Harrington were cashed at a number of businesses, including Machias Savings Bank, on November 30th.
The bank discovered the scam late last month.
The Maine Public Utilities Commission approved the deal last night. One of the conditions says FairPoint cannot negotiate a purchase agreement in New Hampshire or Vermont that weakens provisions adopted in Maine to strengthen FairPoint’s financial condition.
Stephen McCausland of the Maine Public Safety Department says a fiery car crash on Dec. 29 that claimed the life of a motorist in Standish lifted the number of fire deaths to 12, a level reached only once before in 1991.
The Dexter fire department says that some friends of Jeff Richards were in his house when the fire started. But they were all able to get out unharmed.
Police had to shut down the Ripley Road for a few hours until all of the flames were extinguished.
The body of 61-year-old Reid Emery of Eastport was found in a snowbank on Wednesday.
His family says Emery was being treated at Downeast Community Hospital when he decided to check himself out on Tuesday.
David and Daniel Cook received their sentences on Wednesday.
David Cook will spend a year and a half behind bars after being convicted on forgery and other charges.
Daniel Cook received a two year sentence.
43-year-old Angela Russell was a part time employee of the Winn post office.
Police say she stole gift cards out of people’s holiday packages.
Penobscot County sheriff’s deputies say Russell stole several gift cards out of holiday mailings, then used them at local stores.
Witnesses could see smoke rising from a home on the Pasture Road at around noon.
Firefighters got to the scene within a few minutes, but they tell us there was nothing they could do to save the home.
Authorities were out for most of the night Tuesday, searching for a woman and two young boys who set out on a snowmobile and didn’t return.
Officials tell us that Jane Sullivan, her son, and his friend were all riding on a single sled.
On Tuesday, they got together at Sand Beach in Acadia National Park, to take a New Year’s Day plunge into the frigid waters of the Atlantic Ocean.
Believe it or not, it’s become a yearly tradition.
Justice Donald Marden ruled Monday that Mathiew Loisel’s interview with a reporter, in which he admitted to fatally shooting Jean-Paul Poulain, would be allowed as evidence at his trial. The interview was broadcast several times the day Loisel was arrested.