Three options, or alignments for passenger rail service from Lewiston-Auburn to Portland are being considered. All would run through New Gloucester on existing routes, but there is no plan at present for a stop at Pineland.
For more information, see www.nnepra.com/projects/lewistonauburn-passenger-rail-service-plan
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Posted in News
March 13, 2019
House Republican Office
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
AUGUSTA – State Representative Amy B. Arata (R-New Gloucester, Poland-part) is pleased to announce that the Maine Department of Transportation Work Plan for Calendar Years 2019, 2020 and 2021 is available. The estimated value of work in the plan totals more than $2.44 billion and encompasses 2,193 projects across the state. Continue reading
NEW GLOUCESTER – Selectmen on Monday approved two change orders for the $4.6 million public works facility at 611 Lewiston Road.
Ganneston Construction of Augusta plans to begin this week with a logging operation at the 25-acre site shared with the New Gloucester Fire and Rescue Department. Keep reading in the SunJournal.
The type of storm that hit New England hard early Monday morning and knocked out power to nearly half a million Mainers is an unusual meteorological event sometimes referred to as a “bomb cyclone.”
The unusual, “Sharknado”-like nickname stems from from a phenomenon called “bombogenesis,” in which atmospheric pressure drops relatively quickly (technically, 24 millibars in 24 hours), whipping up the kind of sudden strong winds that toppled countless trees throughout the region late Sunday and on Monday. More than 80,000 customers of Maine’s two largest electricity utilities still did not have power as of Friday morning.
Residents on Monday night narrowly voted to fund a new six-bay town garage and salt shed at 611 Lewiston Road. The secret ballot vote was 168-138.The thirty-vote margin came after voters argued about safety, site location choice and impact to taxes. Keep reading Ellie Fellers’ story in the Sun Journal.
Maine Turnpike Authority officials were blasted by selectmen Monday night for a plan to replace signs for New Gloucester with ones for Windham and Gray.Keep reading
At their April 27 meeting, Selectmen opened two bids for replacing Outlet Road Bridge at the northern end of Sabbathday Lake.
St. Laurent & Sons Excavation Inc. of Lewiston offered $159,721 to do the work and Glidden Excavating & Paving Inc. of Gorham offered $107,584.