More than 200 Red Springs residents were evacuated from their homes this afternoon due to a gas leak.

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    Wednesday was gloomy in southern Maine as outer bands from a former hurricane moved across New England. At least some people didn’t seem to mind. Surfers at Higgins Beach donned their wetsuits and dove into the breakers as the storm mostly fizzled in Maine, dropping less than an inch of rain. More
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  • King joins senators proposing Election Day be moved to weekend
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  • Cianbro lands $17 million contract for work in Kittery
    Pittsfield construction company Cianbro Corp. has received a $17 million contract from the federal government for work in Kittery at the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard. The award came from U.S. Naval Facilities Engineering Command to repair or modernize wharf structures to restore their load-carrying capacity of the crane rail system along the waterfront. More
  • Portland gelato shop handles vandalism with jokes (and emojis)
    Portland’s Gorgeous Gelato shop took a licking Wednesday night and kept on ticking. The Old Port treat shop was apparently vandalized as its window was smashed. The shop had a little fun with the incident, posting a sign in its window that reads “this Gelato addicted guy didn’t remember we close at 10pm.” A picture of the sign was posted on Gorgeous Gelato’s Twitter page Thursday morning. More
  • Texas Store Sold Gas At $20 Per Gallon Following Hurricane Harvey
    In recent days, Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton said his office has been flooded with complaints of price-gouging, following the wrath of Hurricane Harvey—hotels tripling rates, $99 for a case of water, and fuel as costly as $10 per gallon. On Monday ...
    08/29/2017 - 2:20 am | View Link
  • Residents return to homes after evacuated for gas leak
    SALT LAKE CITY -- Residents have returned to their homes Tuesday after being evacuated for a gas leak Monday night. Questar crews are at 800 East and Roosevelt extracting remaining gas from the road. If residents find a yellow tag or caution tape on their ...
    03/20/2017 - 4:22 pm | View Link
  • Natural gas leak prompts evacuations in Normal Heights
    Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated. Please enable Javascript to watch this video SAN DIEGO -- A natural-gas leak Friday prompted evacuations of some residences in Normal Heights. The gas leak was in the area of ...
    12/2/2016 - 9:58 am | View Link
  • Broken gas line forces evacuation
    According to John Hartzell, public information officer for the County of Adams, the leak occurred at roughly ... to live just outside the evacuation area so they were able to remain in their home during the incident. Red Cross volunteers said very few ...
    08/25/2016 - 2:34 pm | View Link
  • UPDATE: Car hits natural-gas line in Highland Park & flips; leak forces 150+ to evacuate
    PSE has not yet been able to shut off the leak, according to the scanner ... We finally have a photo of the flipped car to add atop the story. Checking on the evacuation status. 2:13 AM: SFD has tweeted that evacuees have been allowed home.
    03/3/2016 - 11:01 pm | View Link
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