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Local News – July 20, 2018

Wildfires (Trenton) – The bone dry conditions in the woods helped fuel a relatively small wildfire in Trenton that brought a large fire department response.  About a dozen agencies sent manpower and equipment to Goose Cove Road after a pilot spotted what he described as a 5-acre fire burning.  Firefighters stretched out thousands of feet […]

Local News – July 19, 2018

ME Maritime/Verso (Bucksport) – Maine Maritime Academy says it is still interested in opening an operation at the former paper mill complex in Bucksport.  The Ellsworth American reports the Castine based school is talking with the property owner about using the former mill’s training building as an education center.  Campus president Bill Brennan said the […]

Local News – July 18, 2018

Newport Robbery (Newport) – An early morning robbery in Newport is under investigation.  The Morning Sentinel reports two Burger King employees were running a cash bag to the night drop at TD Bank when a man with a ski mask on held them up and took the cash bag.  No one is hurt.   Boat […]