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Vehicle ditched on Penobscot Narrows Bridge leads to investigation

From the Maine Department of Marine Resources: “Bucksport – The Maine Marine Patrol this morning is searching the waters beneath the Penobscot Narrows Bridge after a report of an abandoned vehicle on the bridge. The Marine Patrol received the report at approximately 6:00 am this morning and began searching shortly after 7:00 am. The report […]

Local News – June 23, 2017

  Burn Permits (Augusta) – If you plan to burn a brush pile or have a campfire, state law requires an open burning permit. In recent years, private companies have popped up to issue permits on line.  Maine Forest Ranger spokesman Kent Nelson says those permit systems do not have state approval. Nelson says the […]

Missing kayaker found safe

From the Coast Guard First District Northeast: “The Coast Guard confirmed Thursday the kayaker missing off the coast of Maine was found safe. According to watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Northern New England, a Maine Fisheries and Wildlife officer heard the audio clip of the mayday call on the news and recognized the kayaker’s voice. The officer contacted his office and obtained a phone number for the man, Adrian […]