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ice storm

  • Experience matters

    What a difference 10 years makes. Many will recall the dire straits that Falmouth was in during the ice storm of 1998. I was the deputy chief of EMS. We had no public shelter, no public water supply (established well over a week after the incident), no fuel, no electricity. Our excellent Fire...

  • Ice storm hammers Mid-Coast

    BRUNSWICK — Last week's ice storm caused widespread power outages that left many Mid-Coast residents in the dark for several days while town officials, emergency agencies and Central Maine Power Co. scrambled to return the area to normalcy.

  • Storm steals power, cripples some businesses

    FALMOUTH — It may not have reached the magnitude of the Ice Storm of 1998, but last week's fury of freezing rain left about 220,000 Central Maine Power Co. customers – nearly 40 percent statewide – without power and wreaked devastation great enough for six counties, including Cumberland ...

  • Ice storm heroics

    Another ice storm; whether it rivaled the 1998 storm will be debated in the days to come. I was sitting in the dark Friday night with a flashlight, book and scanner. Without a scanner you don't realize everyone working during a storm. I want to extend a big thank you to the fire, rescue, publi...

  • Storm diary of a madman

    When you've sat alone in the cold and dark for nearly 70 hours, it's hard not to take it personally.

  • Storm cleanup continues as city braces for snow

    PORTLAND — While city crews continue to remove tree limbs and debris left on streets and city property by last week's ice storm, Public Services employees are gearing up for more winter weather.