Weather on the Web Tuesday, March 20th at 7:00pm
Late in the day on March 20, the United States Department of Transportation (USDOT) announced via Order No. 2018-3-18 that it has selected United Airlines to be the new carrier for Northern Maine Regional Airport, with daily service to its Newark/New York hub. United will lower the subsidy needed to provide service to Presque Isle and was widely supported by the community’s elected officials. United will also provide the first-ever regional jet service to Presque Isle, as all flights will be operated by 50-seat jet-powered aircraft.
65 year old Daniel Bertrand was taken into custody this morning without incident but has not said a word to police, so they have no guess as to the motive behind what Bertrand allegedly did.
U.S. Senators Susan Collins and Angus King announced today that the Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) will award $210,000 to Androscoggin, Somerset, and Aroostook Counties to foster economic development, support small businesses, and create jobs.