Many areas in Maine are trying to recover from flooding rains earlier this week.
On Wednesday, lawmakers looked at a bill that would help minimize flooding across the state in the future by allowing the Maine Emergency Management Agency to determine water levels based on flood risk.
Taxpayers affected by this week’s powerful storm just got more good news from the IRS…they now have another week to file their federal returns.
folks were originally given a two day reprieve by the Government, but that’s been extended until April 26th.
The State Bureau of Insurance has some advice for homeowners who suffered damage in this week’s stormy weather.
Homeowners should contact their insurance company as soon as possible to report a loss.
Baldacci is urging everyone to make safety a top priority while the recovery effort is underway.
He’s been in touch with federal officials, who’ve been helping to get more power crews into the field.
The University of Leeds will be naming the peace center on the campus will be named after him.
University president Simon Lee says he’s honored to announce that Mitchell will serve on the faculty as a guest lecturer.
Investigators believe heat lamps in a barn in Albion sparked a fire that spread to nearly 2000 bales of hay and then a house.
Fire crews from about 10 towns spent the night in Albion putting out the flames.
The republican lawmaker was killed earlier this month while skiing in a charity race at Sugarloaf.
Members of the democratic, republican, and green independent parties will determine their respective candidates for district 83.
Doctor Robert Dana Dean of Student Affairs at UMaine says the university does have a plan in place to manage multiple crises.
He says the university hopes it never has to use the plan but it anticipates the worst and prepares for it.
The Internal Revenue Service says victims of the storm will have until midnight, Thursday to send in their forms.
The 48-hour extension applies to those directly impacted by power outages or public transportation problems such as flight cancellations that made it difficult to file their returns on time.
Lynette Ribaudo’s 22-year old daughter graduated from Virginia Tech in December but she still lives just minutes from the Blacksburg, Virginia campus.
Ribaudo’s daughter, Allison, was working at a local mall when the shootings took place.
Flames were flaring up today from the debris of Bonnie Freyenhagen’s home on the Higginsville Road.
The 41 year old woman was pulled from her burning home yesterday. She was taken to a hospital and passed away.
The robbery occurred at Nutters Market at around 9:30 pm Monday.
The clerk says a man displayed some sort of a gun, and then left once he got what he wanted.
50-year-old Donna Dube lived just up the Little River road. She was with her 4 year old granddaughter, Saphire Perro visiting from Manchester, New Hampshire.
She tried to get across the Grist-Mill bridge, but the water was crashing over the guard rail. She then turned around and ended up on the other side of Chick road, which was also flooded.
Officials from the state Fire Marshal’s office spent Sunday investigating several fires.
An early-morning apartment fire in Lewiston left a man with severe burns.
Officials say the fire started when an electric heater ignited a basket of clothes.
The chairman of the Maine Republican Party is stepping down after only four months on the job.
Joe Bruno of Raymond says he just can’t make the time to get the job done…he says it’s essentially a full-time volunteer position.
Bangor Hydro officials say they’ve been busy preparing for the Noreaster headed to Maine.
They’ve brought in extra crews to be on call in case of major outages.
They’re expecting things to be worst along the coast.
The spring storm is making travel difficult.
Dozens of flights to and from the Portland Jetport have already been cancelled.
More cancellations are expected as the storm intensifies.
Along the East coast, close to 500 flights have been cancelled…everywhere from Atlanta to Philadelphia and New York.
The new Penobscot Narrows Bridge has
been named one of four finalists for the 2007 Outstanding Civil
Engineering Achievement Award presented by the American Society of
The towering cable-stay bridge opened December 30th, connecting
The Maine attorney general’s office has
filed a civil right lawsuit against two Bangor teenagers accused of
throwing rocks and yelling racial slurs at a black woman last
The attorney general’s Civil Rights Division says it considers
Police in Carrabassett Valley
(Maine) say the investigation into last week’s death of State
Representative Abby Holman in a ski accident at Sugarloaf U-S-A
should be completed in a matter of days.