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Local News – May 25, 2017

  Fatal Fire (Union) – There’s too much damage to one of Union’s oldest houses to determine how a fire started early yesterday morning.  The homeowner perished in the blaze.  Firefighters pulled 80-year old Lawrence Dries’s body from a first floor bathroom.  The 9-1-1 call came in around quarter to two yesterday morning.  The Fire […]

Man survives collision with moose

From Public Safety Department spokesman Steve McCausland: “Last night just before 9 pm Paul McCleary (49) was traveling north in a 2003 Chevrolet sedan on Route 2A in Glenwood Plantation when a moose crossed the travel lane in front of his car. McCleary could not avoid the animal and struck the moose causing substantial damage […]

Local News – May 24, 2017

Mt. Desert Fire Trucks (Mt. Desert) – It might look like the Mt. Desert Fire Department is a used fire truck dealer.  The Mt. Desert Islander reports the department has sold a 22-year old pumper truck to Swan’s Island and a 25-year old truck to Stockton Springs.  There’s a 3rd truck for sale – it’s […]