Posts Tagged ‘Hurricane Sandy’

Orman Hines of Maine's First Ship cuts up rubble on Friday in Bath from a temporary boat shed that blew down in Hurricane Sandy. The shed covered the yet unfinished reproduction of the Virginia, the first European designed ship built in Maine by the Popham Colonists in 1608.

Organization replicating historic ship struggling to rebound after Hurricane Sandy

By Christopher Cousins on Nov. 09, 2012, at 6:15 p.m.
BATH | By definition, a ship is designed to handle a little water, but the organization that’s recreating the first sailing vessel ever built in Maine is scrambling to rebuild the project’s shelter after it was destroyed by Hurricane Sandy. Maine’s First Ship is in the midst of a …

Rockland taxi firm to aid hurricane victims

By Stephen Betts on Nov. 09, 2012, at 3:45 p.m.
Christopher Merritt said he could no longer watch what had happened to people in New York and New Jersey from Hurricane Sandy and decided to do what he could. And that is to deliver needed goods to those who lost homes in the superstorm that devastated coastal …

Sandy-torn northeast deals with more wind, water

The Associated Press on Nov. 08, 2012, at 8:42 a.m.
NEW YORK (AP) — The nor’easter, as promised, brought gusting winds, rain, snow and the threat of flooding. It menaced travelers with icy roads, snarled the Long Island Rail Road and knocked out power to people who had only recently gotten it back after Superstorm Sandy. But for the weary, …

Maine utility companies send crews south to restore power to Sandy-struck states

By Dawn Gagnon on Nov. 01, 2012, at 6:25 p.m.
BANGOR | Maine electrical utility crews are headed to Connecticut, Rhode Island and possibly other points south to help restore power to thousands of people who have been without it since Hurricane Sandy slammed into the East Coast earlier this week. Bangor Hydro Electric Co. and Maine Public Service …
Piping plovers are among the birds that can be most susceptible to weather events like Hurricane Sandy.

Maine wildlife weathers Hurricane Sandy

By Aislinn Sarnacki on Oct. 31, 2012, at 11:33 a.m.
On Sunday, Mainers were purchasing batteries, candles and nonperishable food. And on Monday, deck furniture and Halloween decorations were hauled indoors before Hurricane Sandy crept up the east coast and blew it all into Canada. Thanks to news reports and satellite imagery, we could prepare for the storm long before …

EM soccer title games should be played on artificial turf fields

By Larry Mahoney on Oct. 30, 2012, at 8:25 p.m.
We have a shortage of artificial turf fields that can be used for soccer. The regional championship games for boys and girls soccer teams are played at the home field of the higher-seeded teams. You can argue that the higher-seeded team has earned the right to host a regional title …