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Law enforcement officials with Searsport Police Department reported the following recent activity: Aug. 19 Ryan Flannery, 32, of Bangor, no inspection sticker. Aug. 17 Jessica Robillard, 34, of Manchester, N.H., operating after suspension. Mckenzie Lesser-Roy, 21, of Larchmont, N.Y., alleged speed 75 mph in a 55 mph zone. Anthony Teabout, of Biddeford, arrested on a warrant. Aug. 15 Todd Mattson, 40, of Union,…
08.23 / 15:19
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Midcoast Regional Redevelopment Authority is seeking an experienced…
08.23 / 15:15
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Tracking crop yields, disease and weather are only a few of the ways…
08.23 / 15:15
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The Augusta Planning Board reluctantly approved a plan for two new…
08.23 / 15:15
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PORTLAND, Maine - A Germany-based shipping company is charged in Maine with failing to keep accurate pollution control records and falsifying others aboard a cargo ship. The U.S. attorney's office says the nine-count indictment stems from the falsification of records in 2016 and 2017 to cover up overboard discharges of oily mixtures and wastewater from the Liberian-flagged cargo vessel, M/V Marguerita. The indictment alleges that at least eight times, the ship entered U.S. waters and ports…
08.23 / 15:15
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An airstrike apparently targeting Houthi rebels hit a hotel north of Yemen's capital, Sanaa, killing dozens of people. Al-Masirah TV, a network run by the rebels who control the capital, said more than 40 people were killed in the strike in Arhab. But The Associated Press, citing Yemeni officials and witnesses, put the number of fatalities at about 60. The AP writes: "Witnesses say the two-floor hotel in Qaa al-Qaidhi neighborhood was completely toppled and bodies are still being retrieved…
08.23 / 15:15
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Six-time Pro All Stars Series Super Late Model North points champion Johnny Clark of Farmingdale said the favorites to win the 44th annual Oxford 250 on Sunday night at Oxford Plains Speedway have something in common. “They’ve all got sevens in their numbers,” said Clark, referring to defending champ Wayne ̷…
08.23 / 14:57
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This war will be fought with might, no equivocation and no surcease of Taliban…
08.23 / 14:57
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A Brooks woman was ordered to pay restitution after admitting her dog attacked two other animals and their owner. Crystal A. Curtis, 32, admitted to one count of keeping a dangerous dog, which is a civil violation, according to court records. She was ordered to pay $12,114.98 in restitution, as well as a $1,000 fine. William Entwisle, Waldo County assistant district attorney, said Curtis was staying at an…
08.23 / 14:20
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FARMINGTON - The College of Education, Health and Rehabilitation at the University of Maine at Farmington is hosting an accreditation visit by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) on Nov. 5-7, 2017, and is inviting interested parties to submit third-party comments to the site team. Comments must address substantive matters related to…
08.23 / 14:08
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Two years ago, your chances of becoming an instant millionaire were 1 in roughly 175 million. Now, the odds are 1 in roughly 292…
08.23 / 13:58
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The Navy has chosen Bath Iron Works’ chief competitor Huntington Ingalls Industries to repair the Bath-built USS F…
08.23 / 13:58
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The trustees of First Parish Unitarian Universalist Church on Congress Street may remove a rectangular plaque honoring Confederate President Jefferson…
08.23 / 13:58
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Police have recaptured an inmate who escaped while on work release in downtown Portland…
08.23 / 13:58
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AUGUSTA — In his weekly radio address, Gov. Paul LePage appeared to pin the blame for the death of a young woman during the racist rally in Charlottesville on those who showed up to protest the white supremacist gathering. After condemning the Ku Klux Klan,…
08.23 / 13:58
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While on holiday in Rome five years ago, Devon Akmon, director of the Arab American National Museum in Dearborn, Mich., took a food tour in a neighborhood known for its culinary traditions. He walked around for hours, tasting samples and hearing the personal stories of shop owners. That experience sparked the idea of establishing walking food tours in metro Detroit, home to the largest concentrated Arab community in the United States. "Food was always bubbling up in our collective thought…
08.23 / 13:15
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He blamed “obstructionist Democrats” for standing in the way of funding for a U.S.-Mexico border wall and suggested a government shutdown might be needed to force their han…
08.23 / 12:58
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Monday, Aug. 28, 2017 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. Location: Brooksville Free Public Library, 1 Townhouse Road , Brooksville, ME For more information: 207-326-8211 or 207-374-5386 ; goodlife.org The Good Life Center will wrap up the Monday Night Speaker Series with a collaborate effort with the Brooksville Free Public Library…
08.23 / 12:58
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Wednesday, Aug. 23, 2017 7:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Location: Merril's Marina, Sebec Lake, Dover-Foxcroft, Maine For more information: 207-564-2994 Dover-Foxcroft, ME — Thanks to Tim Merrill of Merrill’s Marina, a sing-along will be held at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday August 23rd,  on the beach where the first sings were …
08.23 / 12:58
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A family friend, Henry Boyce, confirmed the death but did not specify a cause. Burgess had recently been treated for a…
08.23 / 12:58
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