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Route 11 shut down after logging truck roll over

Route 11 shut down after logging truck roll over

ASHLAND – Route 11 in Ashland was closed Monday morning while crews up-righted a overturned logging truck.

Chief Cyr Martin of the Ashland Police Department told us there were no injuries.

The driver of the truck became distracted and hit the soft shoulder of the road. Causing his load to spill. His truck is totaled.

The Maine State Police assisted Ashland P.D. while the truck was taken care of.

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Source: FOX 22/ABC 7

    

Family speaks out after kayak tragedy

Family speaks out after kayak tragedy

BANGOR (WGME) – A wife becomes a widow after her husband died in a kayaking tragedy off the coast.

Now the Medical Examiner’s Office said two of the victims drowned.

The survivor of this kayak incident Jennifer Popper was treated at Eastern Maine Medical Center and released.

Her husband was one of two men who didn’t make it.

“It’s just a tragedy.” Christopher Popper said his cousin Michael was a giving person who was active in his Plainfield, New Jersey community. Most of his time was spent alongside his wife Jennifer.

“She lost her life partner.” Pooper added. He said the …read more

Source: FOX 22/ABC 7

    

Bangor High School class of 1943 plans reunion

Wednesday, Aug. 17, 2016 12 p.m. to 12 a.m. Location: Angler’s Restaurant, 91 Coldbrook Road, Hampden, Maine For more information: 947-2766 HAMPDEN — Bangor High School class of 1943 and friends will hold its annual luncheon at noon Wednesday, Aug. 17, at Angler’s Restaurant, 91 Coldbrook Road. No reservation is … …read more

Source: Bangor Daily News

    

Public Cultural Exchange: Meet and Greet with Mandela Fellows

Tuesday, July 5, 2016 7 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Location: Ballroom at Estabrooke Hall, 5727 Eastabrook Hall, University of Maine, Orono, Maine For more information: 207-974-6193; facebook.com/events/1586597341637340/ The University of Maine hosts 25 emerging African leader fellows from 17 countries in Africa. Valuing the importance for the fellows to have … …read more

Source: Bangor Daily News