Articles by Kevin Miller

 
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A large roll of partially burned paper came to a rest a few hundred yards downriver from the Maine Central Railroad rail car derailment along the Penobscot River in April 2006.

As trains start to carry crude oil across Maine, environmentalists start to worry

By Kevin Miller on June 10, 2012, at 10:09 a.m.
Crews from Maine Coast Marine prepare to use a tugboat and barge to remove several railroad tanker cars that derailed in late May and went into the Penobscot River in Bucksport.

DEP awaiting results of sediment tests at Bucksport derailment site

By Kevin Miller on June 10, 2012, at 9:45 a.m.

Jackson Lab effort to develop facility in Ellsworth progresses

By Kevin Miller on June 07, 2012, at 6:48 p.m.

Officials looking into death in Acadia National Park

By Kevin Miller on June 07, 2012, at 11:23 a.m.

Bucksport natural gas project cost estimates higher than anticipated

By Kevin Miller on June 05, 2012, at 7:26 p.m.
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On Wednesday, May 30, 2012, crews work to remove chemicals from two train tanker cars that fell into the Penobscot River. The four cars that derailed last Friday were the first four cars after the three locomotives, which were each carrying thousands of gallons of diesel fuel and crew members. Once the chemical are removed work will begin to remove the two tanker cars from the river.

Crews remove chemicals from two derailed train tankers in Bucksport

By Kevin Miller on May 30, 2012, at 6:35 p.m.

Ellsworth residents urge withdrawal from RSU 24

By Kevin Miller on May 29, 2012, at 9:45 p.m.
Pan Am Railways personnel work to repair the damaged rails on Saturday, May 26, 2012 near the Orrington-Bucksport town line after four tanker cars derailed on Friday sending two of the tankers into the Penobscot River.

Recovery of chemicals in Bucksport train derailment expected to begin Wednesday

By Kevin Miller on May 29, 2012, at 3:56 p.m.
The Hashey family from Newburgh, Maine, took a day-trip to Bar Harbor on Monday, May 28, 2012, as part of their Memorial Day outing. In addition to enjoying a picnic lunch overlooking Bar Harbor's waterfront, the family hit several sites in Acadia National Park.

Officials say tourism season off to promising start

By Kevin Miller on May 28, 2012, at 7:07 p.m.
Pan-Am Railroad personnel work to repair the damaged rails on Saturday, May 26, 2012 near the Orrington-Bucksport town line after four tanker cars derailed on Friday sending two of the tankers into the Penobscot River.

DEP: 4,000 to 6,000 gallons of paper chemical spilled in Bucksport derailment

By Kevin Miller on May 28, 2012, at 7 p.m.
A truck hauling trash to the Bar Harbor transfer station went off of the road and crashed into Cromwell Harbor Brook on Sunday, May 27, 2012. The driver was injured in the accident and an unknown amount of diesel fuel leaked into the stream.

Trash truck crash causes diesel spill in Bar Harbor

By Kevin Miller on May 28, 2012, at 4:54 p.m.
Police, fire and rescue crews from more than a half-dozen agencies assisted Sunday night at a two-vehicle crash that killed two people and injured three on Route 230 in Trenton.

2 killed, 3 injured in Trenton crash

By Kevin Miller on May 28, 2012, at 9:27 a.m.

Police investigating serious crash in Trenton

By Kevin Miller on May 27, 2012, at 10:07 p.m.
Firefighters from the Maine Forest Service, Danforth and Moosehorn National Wildlife Refuge were battling a 4- to 5-acre fire on top of Flagstaff Mountain in northern Washington County on Sunday. A wind energy test tower on the site was damaged by the fire.

Forest service battles woods fire in Danforth

By Kevin Miller on May 27, 2012, at 8:56 p.m.
Gov. Paul LePage speaks at the Maine GOP convention in May 2012.

LePage’s critical wind-power stance creating uncertainty

By Kevin Miller on May 27, 2012, at 5:06 p.m.
Marc Payne, co-director of Avian Haven in Freedom, Maine, holds a mature bald eagle in 2009.

Bald eagles thriving in Maine, but health still studied

By Kevin Miller on May 27, 2012, at 12 p.m.
A Pan Am Railways tanker car is seen along the shoreline of the Penobscot River on  Saturday, May 26, 2012, near the Orrington-Bucksport town line after four tanker cars derailed on Friday, sending two of the tankers over an embankment and into the Penobscot River.

Crews still working on Bucksport train derailment that sent 2 cars into Penobscot River

By Kevin Miller on May 26, 2012, at 3:12 p.m.

Tree knocks out power to 4,400 on MDI

By Kevin Miller on May 25, 2012, at 12:40 p.m.
Four people were shot near this Lamoine home on Sunday, March 11, 2012.

Ellsworth hospital recognized for response to quadruple shooting

By Kevin Miller on May 23, 2012, at 3:56 p.m.
Duke, a 1,800-pound horse that pulls carriages in Acadia National Park, escaped his stall and fell through floor boards at Wildwood Stables early Wednesday, May 23, 2012. It took 30 people to haul the horse out of the hole.

Horse gets stuck in hole after escaping from stall at Acadia, causing large rescue effort

By Kevin Miller on May 23, 2012, at 12:26 p.m.