North By East; Maine Dispatches

Publication Year:
2018

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Repository URL:
https://digitalcommons.portlandlibrary.com/news_downeast/4973
Tags:
Sherriff Deputy; Ghost Gear; Lobster Traps; Nets and Lines; Recycling; Recycling,
artifact description
Cape Elizabeth- Cleanup team pulls up a 2 ton ball of rope and fishing gear from Dyer Cove. Kennebunk- Brush fire burns 314 acres in York County. Skowhegan- Funeral procession for slain Corporal Eugene Cole draws thousands. Cole was the first Maine police officer to be killed in the line of duty in 30 years. Islesboro- Ferry fares increase forces passenger ship to give islanders an alternative to the state ferry system. Katahdin Woods and Waters- Road signs finally erected by the Department of Transportation to direct tourists to the national monument despite Governor LePage's opposition. South Portland- Maine Forest Service releases parasitic flies to fight invasive winter months that destroy oak trees.