Pownal, MEwgan.com

Driver killed after striking tree in Pownal

The Cumberland County Sheriff’s Office says the sole occupant of a vehicle that crashed into a tree in Pownal was killed. The crash happened around 7 p.m. on Sunday on Hodsdon Road. Police said 36-year-old Steven McKay of Pownal was traveling at a high rate of speed when he went off the road and struck a tree. He was ejected from the vehicle and found dead at the scene.
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Edgecomb, MEwiscassetnewspaper.com

Selectmen discuss Edgecomb MDOT projects with Martin

With the long anticipated U.S. Route 1 and Route 27 Maine Department of Transportation projects beginning earlier this month, Selectman Ted Hugger had an obvious question prepared for Project Manager Ernie Martin. During the June 14 selectmen’s meeting, Hugger asked “What do you have in place for traffic delays of 30 minutes or more?” Hugger owns the nearby Cod Cove Inn, and reported patrons are already complaining about traffic delays. Martin explained the longest delay would likely last 10 minutes. “Obviously. there will be delays. but we are leaving it up to the contractor. We don’t see any real issues, especially after July 7,” he said.
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Driver Will Recover After Crash in Bristol, Police Say

A 21-year-old Bristol man suffered serious head injuries but police say he appears likely to recover after a crash on Benner Road in Bristol the afternoon of Saturday, June 12. Drake Towman was driving his purple 1989 Jeep Wrangler north on Benner Road when he lost control of the vehicle,...
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Boothbay Harbor, MEboothbayregister.com

Chamber trolley ready to roll daily June 25

The Boothbay Harbor Region Chamber of Commerce trolley is up and running on the weekends with the full schedule beginning June 25. The trolley route (tentative summer schedule) is below. All times are approximate. Flagship Inn: 10 a.m., 11 a.m., noon, 1 p.m., 2 p.m., 3 p.m. and 4 p.m.
Lewiston, MESun-Journal

Section of Cedar Street in Lewiston to be closed Monday for sewer repair

LEWISTON — A section of Cedar Street in downtown Lewiston will be closed for a sewer repair project Monday. According to a city news release, the street will be closed between Lisbon and Canal streets for a roughly 12-hour period on Monday, with vehicles detoured to Chestnut Street. Truck traffic will have a separate detour to Main Street.

Man flown to hospital after Bowdoinham motorcycle crash

BOWDOINHAM — One man was flown to a Lewiston hospital after a motorcycle crash in Bowdoinham Saturday. According to a news release from the Sagadahoc County Sheriff’s Office, deputies responded to the crash on Post Road near Hornbeck Cross Road just before 6:30 p.m. The release said the motorcycle was...

Police: Brunswick man hospitalized after Bowdoinham motorcycle crash

Police say a Brunswick man was hospitalized after the motorcycle he was riding with his wife crashed at around 6:30 p.m. Saturday in Bowdoinham. According to a news release from the Sagadahoc County Sherriff’s Department, Jared Gagnon, 42, was driving a 2005 Harley Davidson on Post Road near Hornbeck Cross Road in Bowdoinham, “failed to failed to negotiate a curve and ran off the road into a small rock outcrop.”
Bowdoinham, MEWPFO

Two people injured in Bowdoinham motorcycle crash

BOWDOINHAM (WGME)-- Two people are injured after a motorcycle crash in Bowdoinham. Police say 42-year-old Jared Gagnon of Brunswick was driving the motorcycle with his wife Karen as the passenger. They say he failed to make a turn on Post Road near Hornbeck Cross Road and ran off into a...
Lewiston, MESun-Journal

Speeding complaints should be directed to local or state governments

DEAR SUN SPOTS: There was yet another horrible loss of innocent lives due to speeding and yet I can’t recall the last time I saw law enforcement monitoring a road for speeders. I know police officers are stretched thin, but how is it determined that monitors are needed? Who can we write to or call to receive help getting some priority given to this problem? We appreciate Sun Spots as a resource when we can’t find answers on our own! — No name, no town.
Damariscotta, MElcnme.com

No Injuries in Three-Vehicle Crash at Damariscotta Intersection

There were no injuries after three vehicles collided at the intersection of Route 1 and Belvedere Road in Damariscotta the morning of Wednesday, June 2. Robert J. Selverstone, 59, of Damariscotta, was driving a black 2019 Ford Escape east on Belvedere Road, crossing Route 1 in the direction of Damariscotta, according to Sgt. Erick Halpin, of the Damariscotta Police Department. Joseph A. Shaw, 31, of Rockport, was driving a gray 2013 Ford Fusion north on Route 1. Patrick A. Densmore, 55, of Waldoboro, was driving a red 2009 Subaru Forester west on Belvedere Road and had stopped at the stop sign opposite from Selverstone.
Knox County, MEpenbaypilot.com

MDOT: More time needed for Rte 73, Rte 131 paving jobs

KNOX COUNTY — The Maine Department of Transportation will be continuing paving work along Routes 73 and 131 in Knox County. Work began in 2020, and was estimated to be finished by June 4, but will require more time to complete, according to MDOT, in a news release. Paving work will continue through June 16.