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UMM Opening Breakfast

The University of Maine at Machias held its opening breakfast Thursday, recognizing new faculty and employees and honoring long-time employees for their many years of service. Meanwhile, more than 900 students are arriving on campus for the 2015-2016 academic year. Athletes arrived last week, new students arrive Friday, August 28, and returning students arrive Sunday, […]

Local News – August 28, 2015

Castine Lawsuit (Castine) – A Castine citizens group has filed suit against the town over a $6-point-2 million dollar street rebuilding project. The Ellsworth American reports the group that calls itself the Castine Main Street Association is upset about the project design. Town Manager Jimmy Goodman says the project has adopted some of the suggested […]

Missing plane found in man made pond in Houlton

  From Maine State Police:  The wreckage of a missing plane in Houlton was located this morning in a small manmade pond off the White Settlement Road in Houlton, a short distance from the Houlton airport.  The pilot is presumed dead and he was the only person on board.  The pond is now being drained […]