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Stories we are pursuing Tuesday

By Michael J. Dowd on Feb. 08, 2011, at 12:57 p.m.
Heating oil prices have increased for 10 consecutive weeks and are now 70 cents higher per gallon than last year at this time. As the winter rages on, homeowners are adjusting their budgets to deal with the increased costs. Reporter: Eric Russell   Old Town, Bradley and Alton residents are …
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Stories we are pursuing Monday

By Michael J. Dowd on Feb. 07, 2011, at 12:12 p.m.
Homeowners and businesses want to get the snow off their roofs before water and structural damage occurs. What should they look for when hiring a contractor or individual to do the work? What are the potential liabilities? We’ll provide answers. Reporter: Andrew Neff Rep. Paul Davis has submitted a bill …

Stories we are pursuing Monday

By Michael J. Dowd on Jan. 24, 2011, at 11:35 a.m.
Maine's mental health system increasingly relies on the availability of community services that feature treatment delivered at patients' homes and through local agencies as opposed to inpatient …

Stories we are pursuing Thursday

By Michael J. Dowd on Jan. 20, 2011, at 12:41 p.m.
A bill has been introduced this legislative session to end the practice of police stopping drivers in Maine merely for not wearing a seat belt. We'll get reaction from police and driver safety …

Stories we are pursuing Wednesday

By Michael J. Dowd on Jan. 19, 2011, at 11:36 a.m.
Our staff is continuing to follow developments in Tuesday's credit union robbery in downtown Bangor. Police are releasing few details as they continue the manhunt for the male suspect. We'll have …

Stories we are pursuing Tuesday

By Michael J. Dowd on Jan. 18, 2011, at 11:16 a.m.
The kidnapping trial of Randall Hofland continues in Belfast with school children scheduled to testify about the day in 2008 when he took them hostage at Stockton Springs Elementary School, according …

Stories we are pursuing Monday

By Michael J. Dowd on Jan. 17, 2011, at 10:53 a.m.
Check with us often for the latest developments in Gov. Paul LePage's actions during these early days of his administration. Reporter: Kevin Miller U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Bridget Brozyna, …

Stories we are pursuing Friday

By Michael J. Dowd on Jan. 14, 2011, at 12:05 p.m.
The executive director of the Wildlife Alliance of Maine believes that coyote bait could have caused the deaths of the Parkman and Guilford area dogs and cat we reported on earlier this week. Daryl …

Stories we are pursuing Thursday

By Michael J. Dowd on Jan. 13, 2011, at 11:59 a.m.
About 100 legislators have been traveling around the state to get input from citizens on what needs to be done in Augusta to make Maine a better place to live and work. The latest stop on the tour is …

Stories we are pursuing Wednesday

By Michael J. Dowd on Jan. 12, 2011, at 10:55 a.m.
Our staff will keep you updated on the snowstorm hitting parts of the state. Believe it or not, people are using equipment to make snow in Aroostook County to prepare the courses for the upcoming …

Stories we are pursuing Tuesday

By Michael J. Dowd on Jan. 11, 2011, at 10:58 a.m.
Wednesday marks the one-year anniversary of the devastating earthquake in Haiti. We talk to Mainers who continue to assist victims of the quake about the progress, or lack thereof, of the relief …

Stories we are pursuing Friday

By Michael J. Dowd on Jan. 07, 2011, at 11:50 a.m.
Parasites, pesticides, sick salmon and dead lobsters. These four things have become an issue in Passmaquoddy Bay, and no one seems to be happy about it. Not the salmon aquaculture operators, who are …

Stories we are pursuing Thursday

By Michael J. Dowd on Jan. 06, 2011, at 12:44 p.m.
New Maine Governor Paul LePage said he would hit the ground running once in office. We follow his progress through the first full day of his administration Thursday. Reporter: Kevin …

Stories we are pursuing Tuesday

By Michael J. Dowd on Jan. 04, 2011, at 11:32 a.m.
We'll tell you all you need to know about the inauguration of Paul LePage as Maine's next governor on Wednesday. In addition to providing you with the schedule of events, we'll ask about the price …

Stories we are pursuing Monday

By Michael J. Dowd on Jan. 03, 2011, at 11:21 a.m.
The administration of Gov.-elect Paul LePage is gathering information about how to improve Maine's business climate from entrepreneurs through a series of meetings called Red Tape Roundtables. What's …

Stories we are working on

By Michael J. Dowd on Dec. 30, 2010, at 11:19 a.m.
The population variance granted five years ago to the Penobscot and Kennebec County jails allowing them to take more inmates will expire on Jan. 1. Our story focuses on what Penobscot County Jail is …

Stories we’re pursuing Monday

By Michael J. Dowd on Dec. 27, 2010, at 12:26 p.m.
Check here frequently for updates on the blizzard whacking Maine Monday. We'll have the latest reports on accident, power outages and road conditions. Photos, too. The Port of Eastport broke a …

Stories we’re pursuing Thursday

By Michael J. Dowd on Dec. 23, 2010, at 11:36 a.m.
The upcoming 2011 Maine trade mission to South Korea will not include Gov. Paul LePage. Without the governor, trade missions generally include a smaller group of businesses that are more focused …

Stories we are pursuing Tuesday

By Michael J. Dowd on Dec. 21, 2010, at 11:27 a.m.
Governor John Baldacci visits Washington County today where he'll greet new owners and workers at Woodland Mill LLC in Baileyville and survey damage from last week's severe rain storm. Reporter: …

Stories we’re pursuing Monday

By Michael J. Dowd on Dec. 20, 2010, at 10:54 a.m.
Bangor city councilors will vote Monday on whether to move forward with design development on an updated arena proposal and commit another $800,000 to the project. We'll cover the meeting and get …
 
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