RTO Wireless and Microsoft Corp. are joining together to bring broadband internet access to more than 290,000 people living in unserved rural regions of New York and Maine. The partnership is part of the Microsoft Airband Initiative, which aims to extend broadband access to 2 million people in unserved portions of rural America by July […]
The Maine State Police have made an arrest after accusing a teen of trashing a farmer’s cornfield and then posting the video on Facebook. Kristopher Welch, 19, of New Sharon was charged with Aggravated Criminal Mischief, a Class C Felony, and booked into the Somerset County Jail Thursday. On July 2, the police received word […]
A Maine labor law probably should have been proofread more closely after a group of dairy delivery drivers recently settled for $5 million in an overtime lawsuit all based upon a missing Oxford comma. The lawsuit, filed in 2014, alleged that drivers for Oakhurst Dairy were eligible for overtime pay that they never received because […]
A Camden, Maine farmer that went out in the woods behind his property this week searching for his pregnant heifer, had to call the local authorities when he got lost himself. According to Penobscot Bay Pilot, Ron Van Heeswijk called local police and firefighters after his mother-to-be wandered away from the pasture and into nearby woods […]
A LaGrange, Maine farmer is now reportedly in stable condition after a freak tractor accident last week. According to Bangor Daily News, N17 Cattle Co. owner William Nunnally, 40, was crushed by his tractor after his pant leg got caught on the gearshift upon dismount. Nunnally, who had just moved a bale of hay to […]
The Maine FFA association may be small in stature, but they are strong in promoting their state’s $763 million dollar industry.