The Department of Environmental Protection isn't feeling effects of the shutdown

The Department of Environmental Protection isn't feeling effects of the shutdown

While the government shutdown of many federal agencies has had an effect on state-level offices, the Maine Department of Environmental Protection isn't one of them. Nick Archer, Region Director for the Maine DEP, says his department's budget was set prior to the shutdown.

Mandatory Inspection to cause Madawaska international bridge to close

An inspection of the Madawaska International Bridge will cause delays for travelers between Edmundston and Madawaksa. Newssource 8's Megan Cole says this will be an inconveniece for commuters, but is a necessity to monitor the safety of the structure.

WAGM Headlines On The Web: 7.19.19

Some of the top headlines for Aroostook County and Western New Brunswick for Friday July 19th, 2019.

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.

 

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Posted: 07/18/2019 - 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