Mysterious oil slick in California not dangerous GOLETA, Calif. — A 2-mile-long oil slick mysteriously materialized off the Southern California coast on Wednesday, but unlike a disastrous spill in the same area two months ago it didn’t send any damaging crude ashore and was expected to dissipate on its own.
The Coast Guard was still attempting to determine the source of the slick, which was first observed just off the beach in the college town of Goleta on Wednesday morning. More
Driver unhurt in truck crash The truck, carrying 90,000 pounds of lumber, went off I-95 near Sidney
AUGUSTA — The driver of a tractor-trailer that went off Interstate 95 early Wednesday morning and lost most of a load of 90,000 pounds of lumber, some of which went through his truck’s cab inches from his head, escaped uninjured.
One northbound lane of Interstate 95 near mile 115 in Augusta near the Sidney town line was closed Wednesday morning as a large crew worked to clean up the lumber and remove the crashed truck, which police said was a total loss. More
All R.I. 7th-graders now must get vaccine that prevents the sexually transmitted disease PROVIDENCE, R.I. — Seventh-graders in all public and private schools in Rhode Island are now required to get the HPV vaccine.
Starting this fall, seventh-graders who do not get the vaccine will not be allowed to attend school unless their parents seek an exemption for medical or religious reasons, the Providence Journal reported Tuesday.
Tricia Washburn, chief of the office of immunization for the Rhode Island Department of Health, said the Centers for Disease Control found no safety concerns with the vaccine. More
Brother of former Gov. Baldacci files papers to run for Congress Bangor City Councilor Joe Baldacci, a Democrat, filed papers Wednesday to run in 2016 for the U.S. House of Representatives in Maine’s 2nd District.
The move sets up a primary contest with Emily Cain, who lost to Republican U.S. Rep. Bruce Poliquin in 2014, ending Democratic control of the seat after 20 years. More
Whitefield auction set for works of late sculptor Roger Majorowicz Roger Majorowicz’s metal sculptures can be seen in museums and galleries around the world, but the biggest collection of them probably resides at the Whitefield house he called home for the last 30-plus years of his life.
Almost all of those pieces, along with dozens of other items Majorowicz collected during his 83 years, will go to the top bidders at Saturday’s estate auction. More
Police probing cause of fatal Yarrawonga smash TWO men have died and a woman is fighting for her life after a two-car crash at ... Yarra-wonga. Police were last night trying to contact the victims’ families and would not release names. Yarrawonga residents gathered near the scene as police talked ... 07/3/2015 - 6:48 pm | View Link
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Three Collisions with Moose on Tuesday, Including First Fatal One This Year Quint was a few miles away from the first crash when a moose darted out into the road and collided with his cruiser, a 2013 Ford Interceptor. The police car ... fatal moose-vehicle collision this year. Troopers said 60-year-old Sidney Oakes died at the scene. 07/10/2014 - 5:40 am | View Link
Woman dies in fiery Fairfield crash The accident was called in at 11:11 p.m. on the 700 block of Norridgewock Road, about five miles south of the Norridgewock town ... fatal car crash was not believed to be connected to the hit-and-run crash or stolen vehicles. Gould said Fairfield police ... 03/21/2014 - 7:14 pm | View Link
Driver in fatal downtown Old Town crash was ‘going over 90,’ police say OLD TOWN, Maine — Those who saw the fatal car crash ... The crash reconstruction was done by Old Town Police Department, with the assistance of the Maine State Police. The Orono Police Department and Orono Fire Department assisted at the scene. 12/10/2012 - 6:55 am | View Link
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