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Coming to America – 75 Years Ago Today

75 years ago today, November 18th, my father with his family emigrated to the United States and arrived from Hungary. Along with my father Charles, were his brother, Gabe, and their father George and mother Gabrielle.

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Meteor Shower
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A Meteor Shower Will Light Up The Sky This Weekend

Here's when to look for some spacey awesomeness!

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Category: Articles, weather
Photo Chris Popper
Photo Chris Popper

Power Outages November 10

Trees already weak  from the October 30th storm are being tested on Friday, November 10th, as winds come from the Northwest, blowing  20 to 30 miles per hour with gusts up to 55 miles per hour. Consequently, there are power outages in the Emera Maine service area.

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Photo courtesy of Don Dunbar
Photo courtesy of Don Dunbar

Historic Eastport Building Destroyed By Fire

An Eastport building that's housed everything from Navy barracks to a hardware store burned to the ground yesterday.

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Category: Articles, Local News, Maine, News
Photo Chris Popper
Photo Chris Popper

1429 Emera Maine Customers W/Out Power

Emera Maine expects to have all those able to receive power, to be restored by the end of Sunday, November 5th, one week after the hurricane force winds knocked nearly 90,000 customers into the darkness.

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Photo Chris Popper
Photo Chris Popper

Power Outage Update Saturday 11/4

We are in Day 6 since almost 88,000 Emera Maine customers lost power on October 30th thanks to hurricane force winds that buffeted Maine, the most since the Ice Storm of 1998. As of Saturday morning at 8:30 AM   there were 6,894 without power.

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Photo Chris Popper
Photo Chris Popper

Power Outage Update 11/3 1 PM

We are in Day 5 since almost 88,000 Emera Maine customers lost power on October 30th thanks to hurricane force winds that buffeted Maine, the most since the Ice Storm of 1998. As of Friday afternoon, November 3rd at 1 PM  there were 10,523 without power.

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Photo Darla Parady
Photo Darla Parady

Susan Dunbar Benefit Dinner Tonight November 3rd

The best thing about living in Maine - It has to be how communities rally around those in need. I have been amazed in the 31 years that I have lived in Maine at Mainer's generosity and the ability of Mainers to take care of Mainers and those they love! Tonight, Friday, November 3rd there is a benefit dinner/raffle/dessert auction for Susan Dunbar in Southwest Harbor.

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Daylight Savings Time Ends Sunday Morning

Daylight Savings Time ends Sunday morning, November 5th at 2 AM. Remember to turn your clocks BACK a hour before you go to bed on Saturday night.

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Current SNAP Recipients May Be Eligible for Replacement Benefits Following Power Outages

Lots and lots of Mainers are dumping the contents of their refrigerators and freezers after the power outage resulting from the October 30th windstorm. It's better to be safe than sorry in determining whether something should be thrown away. The temptation to keep food that may be unsafe could be high if you are on assistance. But current recipients of Food Supplement benefits through the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) may be able to get help with food lost following this week's storm.

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