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Maine Forest Service to enforce State firewood ban this holiday weekend

From the Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry: The Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry’s Maine Forest Service will be present at several key visitor locations this Thursday and Friday, July 2-3. “Maine’s Rangers are working this holiday weekend in order to promote understanding and enforcement of Maine’s ban on imported firewood,” said Commissioner […]

Local News – July 1, 2015

Body Found (Hancock) – Maine’s Marine Patrol recovered an Ellsworth man’s body from Taunton Bay more than a week after he disappeared. The Medical Examiner’s office will conduct an autopsy on 28 year old Matthew LaForest. He was last seen on June 18th taking pictures along the shore by the Sullivan/Hancock bridge. Game Wardens and […]

Ellsworth man’s body found in Hancock

The body of an Ellsworth man missing since earlier in June has been found. The Ellsworth Police Department reports the body of 28 year old Matthew LaForest was found in Taunton Bay this evening at about 5pm by the Marine Patrol. LaForest was reported missing on June 19th. The Medical Examiner’s Office will determine a cause of […]