Workplace safety continues as top priority for Ashland municipal departments

Workplace safety continues as top priority for Ashland municipal departments

Workplace safety continues to be a top priority for all municipal departments in Ashland. Town Manager Cyr Martin says the goal is to have departments approved for a special certification. The Safety and Health Award for Public Employers - known as SHAPE - recognizes public sector employers who maintain an exemplary safety and health management system. Acceptance into SHAPE by the Maine Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Standards is an achievement that distinguishes an organization as a model for workplace safety and health.

WAGM Headlines On The Web: 07.18.19

Some of the top headlines for Aroostook County and Western New Brunswick for Wednesday July 18th, 2019.

WAGM Headlines On The Web: 7.17.19

Some of the top headlines for Aroostook County and Western New Brunswick for Wednesday July 17th, 2019.

Town of Houlton awarded $95,000 for culvert replacement project

The Morningstar Road culvert has been a cause for concern for almost a decade now. Back in 2010 it was identified as having the most restrictive access because of the targeted impassable culvert. The culvert is at the stream crossing of Morningstar road and Moose Brook, where it enters the mainstream of the Meduxnekeag River. The new funding will go towards taking the culvert out and putting in a bridge.

Big demand for broccoli in The County

According to sixth generation broccoli farmer, Emily Smith, there has been a big demand for their product and as soon as they get it cut, it's going out the door! She adds that the wet spring has helped the crop.

 

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Posted: 6:40 PM - The Dr Gehrig Johnson Athletic Complex is undergoing a make over.

Posted: 07/17/2019 - Youngsters from all over the State took part in the Maine State Track and Field Championships in Bangor.

Posted: 07/16/2019 - The Maine Parks State track meet was held today in Bangor

Posted: 07/16/2019 - The Canadian Jr Golf Championships are next month at Covered Bridge in Hartland.

Posted: 07/15/2019 - The Loring Land Speed event wrapped up yesterday