December 12, 2017
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Howland-area outage affects 1,100 Bangor Hydro customers


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HOWLAND, Maine — More than 1,100 Bangor Hydro-Electric Co. customers had power restored to them by noon Wednesday after a power line was knocked out in a motor vehicle accident earlier in the day, company spokeswoman Susan Faloon said.

The 1,104 customers in Howland, Maxfield, Medford and surrounding towns lost electricity when a vehicle went into a pole on Pleasant Street in Howland, Faloon said.

The accident occurred at about 9 a.m., she said.

A utility crew started repairing the line shortly after the accident was reported, she said.


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