Tag Archives: Maine

Decoding beer can’s secret message after El Faro mystery at sea

Laurie Bobillot believes in signs. Bobillot’s 34-year-old daughter Danielle Randolph, a 2004 graduate of Maine Maritime Academy, was on the El Faro last week when the 790-foot cargo ship lost power and started taking on water in Hurricane Joaquin.   El Faro is believed to be about three miles under water after being slammed by […]

Flood damage: What’s covered; what’s not?

Now that the heavy rain is over, the focus turns to drying out and cleaning up. The CBS 13 On Your Side helpline has been getting questions about flood damage caused by Wednesday’s storm. From flooded basements and cars to leaky roofs and windows, people are asking us – “what’s covered and what’s not?” Unfortunately, […]

Why LePage veto of ID theft protection bill could cost you

Consumer and financial advocates aren’t happy with Governor Paul LePage. LePage has vetoed a bill that could have helped protect Mainers from identity theft resulting from recent data breaches. LD 382 proposed eliminating the current fees to place a security freeze on your credit report. A security freeze locks access to your credit file so […]