Articles by David Sharp

Judge Tosses Most Supermarket Data Breach Claims

Only those customers who weren’t reimbursed for fraudulent charges may sue the Hannaford Bros. supermarket chain over a data breach that exposed 4.2 million credit and debit card numbers to computer hackers, a federal judge has ruled. The decision by …

Judge Tosses Most Supermarket Data Breach Claims

Only those customers who weren’t reimbursed for fraudulent charges may sue the Hannaford Bros. supermarket chain over a data breach that exposed 4.2 million credit and debit card numbers to computer hackers, a federal judge has ruled. The decision by …

Northern Maine Floodwaters Recede, Damage Assessments Begin

A river that flooded parts of northern Maine dropped much faster than expected, allowing hundreds of residents who fled their homes to return and assess the damage Friday, officials said. The St. John River dropped below flood stage just two …

Levee Protects Downtown But Flooding Still Severe in Fort Kent, Maine

The rain-swollen St. John River crested early Thursday, May 1, after hitting a record high, forcing residents in Fort Kent, Maine to flee to higher ground as more than 100 homes flooded. Rain and melting snow raised the St. John …

Nor’easter Damage to Public Property in Maine Nears $30 Million

Mainers like to boast that they live in the nation’s most heavily forested state, but residents paid a heavy price for that distinction when a deadly nor’easter whipped the coast with winds gusting to 81 mph. Thousands of those trees …

Fire Deaths Down, Motorcycle Fatalities Up in Maine

Fire deaths near record low, motorcycle deaths grow, in 2006 Received by Newsfinder from AP Jan 1, 2007 10:23 Eastern Time • Photo Advisory Y The number of Maine fire deaths came close to a record low in 2006, the …

Maine Court Allows Suit Against Firm Over Employee’s Fatal Crash

Maine’s highest court this week reinstated a lawsuit targeting VIP Inc. over a fatal collision caused by one of its employees, but Chief Justice Leigh Saufley criticized the ruling as harmful to the state’s business climate. In the 3-2 ruling, …