Livermore seeking source of musty water

LIVERMORE — Water samples from the well at the Livermore highway garage have been sent to a state lab in Augusta for testing.

Town administrative assistant Kurt Schaub and Highway Department foreman Roger Ferland have been trying to figure out the source of musty odor from the water supply at the garage.

Schaub told the Sun Journal he wants to make sure the water is safe, especially because it is the source for the eye-wash station.

The well was drilled in the 1990s, but is near the location of an underground diesel tank that has since been removed.

Landmark Mexico restaurant closes

MEXICO — A landmark Mexico restaurant has closed after more than four decades in business.
The owners of Maddy’s Pizza say the tough economy, competition from chains and a serious illness in the family all contributed to the closure Friday.

Greg and Norma Arsenault have owned Maddy’s for 17 years. They took over from Norma’s mother, Maddy Lauzier, who opened the eatery in December 1970.

Norma Arsenault told the Sun Journal that her husband was recently hospitalized for what doctors believed was toxic shock syndrome. He was on life support for three days but is expected to recover.

Greg Arsenault was also the town’s recreation director and lost his health benefits when the town reduced the job from full-time to 20 hours per week.

Compiled from wire reports

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