Governor Mills on State Office Closures for Tomorrow, Thursday, January 26th Due to Incoming Weather


Governor Janet T. Mills (D) at the Recent Grand Opening of the New MaineLaw Building in Portland. (For Background Information on This Event, Please Visit Post Herein Dated January 12, 2023.)

Governor Janet T. Mills (D), the first woman governor of Maine, has directed state offices in Oxford, Franklin, Somerset, Piscataquis, Penobscot, Aroostook, Hancock and Washington counties closed all day tomorrow, Thursday, January 26, 2023 due to the incoming storm.

State offices in all other counties, including York, Cumberland, Androscoggin, Sagadahic, Kennebec, Lincoln, Knox and Waldo will open on a delayed schedule, at 11:00 am.

The Governor’s direction comes as the National Weather Service, forecasts that a quick moving storm is set to hit Maine late Wednesday evening into Thursday.  The wintery mix of snow, rain, freezing, rain and ice will move south to north throughout the night and through Thursday, with higher snow totals expected to the north and west

Coastal and northern Maine will see wet, heavy snow and winds gusting upwards of 50 miles per hour, specifically in Hancock and Washington Counties where power outages could be an issue.