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Senator Susan Collins
2 October 2015

MAINE - Falls are the leading cause of both fatal and nonfatal injuries among seniors. Each year, approximately 2.5 million older Americans are treated in emergency rooms after a fall, and nearly three-quarters of a million subsequently are hospitalized. Tragically, more than 25,500 die as a result of their injuries.

30 September 2015

ALLAGASH WILDERNESS WATERWAY - Several campsites in the Allagash Wilderness Waterway (AWW) recently received major improvements. A two person- Northern Forest Canoe Trail (NFCT) crew recently completed 100 feet of rip-rap at High Bank campsite on Churchill Lake, stone steps at the Churchill Dam Campsite, and stone steps with rip-rap at the Meadows Campsite on Umsaskis Lake.

25 September 2015

FORT KENT, Maine – Chief Tom Pelletier of the Fort Kent Police Department (FKPD) has acquired a grant in the amount of $125,000 from the United States Department of Justice (DOJ), which Pelletier says will enable the police department to employ another full-time officer to secure officer safety and further the FKPD's commitment to community policing initiatives.

27 August 2015

ACADIA OF THE LANDS AND FORESTS - The murders of two journalists and wounding of the person they were interviewing on Wednesday, August 27, are stark reminders that life exists on a precarious wall between random circumstance on one side and the need to stay aware of our surroundings on the other.

18 August 2015

MAINE - Maine is home to the best loggers and truckers in the Country.

14 August 2015

FORT KENT, Maine – Officer Curtis Picard of the Fort Kent Police Department (FKPD) will be taking an 18-week break from his duties to attend the Maine Criminal Justice Academy (MCJA) 29th Basic Law Enforcement Training Program in Vassalboro.

Senator Susan Collins
14 August 2015

MAINE - There are more than 40 million individuals in our nation who know all too well the compassion, commitment, and endurance that it takes to be a caregiver of a loved one. They also know the frustration and exhaustion that often results.

11 August 2015

ALLAGASH WILDERNESS WATERWAY - Eagle Lake is one of the true gems of the Allagash Wilderness Waterway. The lake offers outstanding fishing for brook trout, lake trout (aka) togue and whitefish. Beautiful, remote shore-front campsites are scattered along the shoreline of the lake. These sites offer outstanding opportunities for quiet and solitude.

31 July 2015

MAINE - As Supreme Commander of the Allied Forces during World War II, President Dwight D. Eisenhower understood how transportation could be a vehicle for communication, economic growth, and military superiority. He saw “the wisdom of broader ribbons across the land.”

27 July 2015

FORT KENT, Maine – Chief Tom Pelletier of the Fort Kent Police Department would like to remind young drivers and their parents that intermediate license laws are a valuable public safety measure, and the department intends to strictly enforce these laws. Intermediate drivers' licenses are those the state issues to persons under the age of 18.

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