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16 hrs ago | Amherst Daily News

Stage set for Murray celebration in Springhill

A dozen local acts will take to the stage on Saturday to perform in a tribute concert to Anne Murray.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

Bangor Daily News

Westbrook woman convicted of helping boyfriend sexually assault developmentally delayed teen

A Westbrook woman was convicted Wednesday of gross sexual assault after a jury found she helped her boyfriend sexually assault a 14-year-old developmentally delayed girl.

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Related Topix: Westbrook, ME, Healthcare Law, Law

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Lincoln County News

Attorney's Domestic Violence Charge Dismissed

By Dominik Lobkowicz An unscheduled plea hearing on the case of a Waldoboro attorney accused of domestic violence assault held in Cumberland County July 11 resulted in the primary charge being dismissed and a guilty plea being accepted on lesser charges.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Waldoboro, ME, Lincoln County, ME

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Bangor Daily News

Gorham woman to serve 8 months in jail for aggravated sex trafficking

A Gorham woman who - with two men - was charged with holding a 19-year-old woman against her will and forcing her into prostitution will serve eight months in jail as part of a plea agreement.

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Related Topix: Gorham, ME

Bangor Daily News

Mental competency exam ordered for former Maine State Police chief...

A former Maine State Police chief charged with sexually assaulting a young family member will undergo a mental examination after his attorney questioned his competency to stand trial.

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Related Topix: New Gloucester, ME

State of Maine

Department of Labor Offering Recordkeeping Class for Employers in Westbrook on August 14

The Maine Department of Labor's Bureau of Labor Standards is taking its no-charge injury-recordkeeping course for employers on the road to Cumberland County in August.

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Related Topix: Law, Employment / Labor Law, Small Business, Personal Finance, Environmental Law, OSHA

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Truro Daily News

Musicians holding tribute concert for Anne Murray

A dozen of Cumberland County's top musicians are coming together to perform a tribute concert for Anne Murray on Saturday, July 26 at Richard Calder Arena in the Dr. Carson and Marion Murray Commuity Centre in Springhill.

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Related Topix: Anne Murray, Country

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Cape Breton Post

Forecast for the Maritimes

Halifax Metro and Halifax County West, Lunenburg County, Queens County, Shelburne County: Today, a mix of sun and cloud.

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Related Topix: Canada,

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Bangor Daily News

Maine Unemployment Rate Dips to 5.5%

The preliminary seasonally adjusted unemployment rate of 5.5 percent for June was the lowest since August 2008.

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Related Topix: Maine

Wed Jul 16, 2014

Bangor Daily News

Sheriff's department will investigate July 4 crash that totalled Falmouth police SUV

The Cumberland County Sheriff's Office will investigate a July 4 crash that totaled a Falmouth Police Department sport utility vehicle.

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Related Topix: Falmouth, ME

Mon Jul 14, 2014

Bangor Daily News

As state lawyers age, few law school graduates seeking to replace them in rural Maine

Taylor Kilgore chose to join the firm Boothby Perry LLC in Turner after graduation from law school last year.

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Related Topix: Maine, Turner, ME, Oxford County, ME, Portland, ME, Piscataquis County, ME

Thu Jul 10, 2014

The Harbor Times Soup

The Midcoast Economic Development District Names New Leadership

The Midcoast Economic Development District named Officers for its fiscal year 2015 at a June 27 Board of Directors meeting in Damariscotta.

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Related Topix: Damariscotta, ME, Camden, ME, Knox County, ME, Boothbay, ME, Waldo County, ME

Mon Jul 07, 2014

Amherst Daily News

Post-Arthur cleanup continues

When Tony Mitchell heard the crash he thought it was thunder - until he looked toward his sun porch at the front of the house.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Tornado, Hurricane, Natural Disasters, Canada

Cape Breton Post

Extended weather forecast for the Maritimes

Low 17. High 24. Thursday, a mix of sun and cloud with 60 percent chance of showers.

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Related Topix: Weather,

Tue Jul 01, 2014

Bangor Daily News

Portland Habitat for Humanity trying to purchase its building

On Tuesday, July 1, Habitat for Humanity of Greater Portland launched its "Campaign to Buy Our Home," a capital campaign seeking to raise $520,000 to purchase the building housing their office and retail space located at 659 Warren Ave. in Portland.

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Related Topix: Portland, ME

Sun Jun 29, 2014

Columbia Magazine

Raymond Radford, 86, Cumberland Co., KY

Raymond Radford, 86, Cumberland Co., KY He was the patriarch of a highly regarded family.

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Related Topix: Columbia, KY

Thu Jun 26, 2014

WMTW-TV Auburn

Windham tenants talk about evictions

WMTW News 8 at 11's David Charns talks to residents of a Windham apartment building who are facing eviction because the town has condemned the building.

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Related Topix: Windham, ME

WMTW-TV Auburn

Portland venues look to keep concerts safe

After dozens of Avicii concertgoers were hospitalized on Wednesday night after overdosing on drugs and alcohol, Portland venues say they're working to make their concerts as safe as possible.

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Related Topix: Portland, ME

Bangor Daily News

Saco attorney who pleaded guilty to laundering money for pot dealer suspended from practice

A Saco attorney who has admitted laundering money for a major southern Maine marijuana dealer has been suspended from the practice of law, the Maine Board of Overseers of the Bar announced Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Saco, ME, Drugs, Maine, Portland, ME, York County, ME

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