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10 hrs ago | Bangor Daily News

York County chamber cancels next week's gubernatorial debate after LePage turns down invite

Gov. Paul LePage has turned down a gubernatorial debate in Kittery on Aug. 27, prompting the Greater York Region Chamber of Commerce to pull out of the event.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Paul LePage, Kittery, ME, York, ME, Eliot, ME, Cape Neddick, ME

22 hrs ago | SeacoastOnline

Perkins Real Estate recognized

The board of the Greater York Recreational Complex recently recognized the generous donations by the realtors of Perkins Real Estate in Ogunquit.

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Related Topix: York, ME, Ogunquit, ME, Kittery, ME

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Foster's Daily Democrat

York County Sheriffa s Office van damaged in crash

State police say a York County Sheriff's Office transport van was struck this morning by a tractor trailer truck.

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Related Topix: Shapleigh, ME

SeacoastOnline

South Berwick Volunteer Network celebrates 10-year anniversary

The South Berwick Volunteer Network, a group that provides local patients transportation to medical appointments, recently observed the organization's 10-year anniversary of service to the community.

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Related Topix: South Berwick, ME

Fri Aug 15, 2014

SeacoastOnline

Beavers and Rykerson applauded for their work

It's important for legislators to know what is important to their communities, as well as the rest of the state.

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Related Topix: Kittery, ME, South Berwick, ME, Opinion

Thu Aug 14, 2014

Foster's Daily Democrat

President George H.W. Bush to be honorary chair of a Habitata project

Former U.S. president and veteran World War II pilot George H.W. Bush will act as honorary chairperson of Habitat For Humanity York County Maine's first “Veterans' Build.” “I am proud to be able to serve my community by assisting Habitat to create affordable housing for a fellow veteran right here in Kennebunkport.

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Related Topix: Kennebunkport, ME, George Bush, Kennebunk, ME

Foster's Daily Democrat

Southern Maine Health Care launches Telepsychiatry services

Getting timely care for people with mental health needs, especially for someone in a crisis situation, can be difficult at best.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Psychiatry, Biddeford, ME, Health Care Provider, Health

Foster's Daily Democrat

Sources of Support

The Sanford Unitarian Universalist Church, 5 Lebanon St., opens its nonfood pantry, the Corner Cupboard, at Goodall Hall on the third Saturday of each month from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The pantry will be open next on Saturday, Aug. 16. According to the church's website, the Corner Cupboard is dedicated to “honoring the integrity and worth of all ... (more)

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Reflexology, Springvale, ME, Circulation, South Sanford, ME, Sanford, ME

Foster's Daily Democrat

For a Good Cause

Want to help a teacher or a low-income student have a great start to the new school year in September? Or perhaps you would like to help the child of a local active serviceman or woman in the U.S. military to make sure he or she receives the supplies they need to be successful in school? The Sanford-Springvale “Stuff the Bus” Campaign ... (more)

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Related Topix: Springvale, ME, Life, Holidays, Grandparents Day

Foster's Daily Democrat

Men charged with stealing copper

Two local men are facing charges that they stole copper from Central Maine Power substation in Sanford and Lebanon.

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Related Topix: Maine, Sanford, ME, Lebanon, ME

Foster's Daily Democrat

Woman dies in rollover accident

A Limerick woman is dead and a Biddeford man is in fair condition following a motor-vehicle crash on Doles Ridge Road in Limerick on Saturday night.

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Related Topix: Biddeford, ME, Limington, ME

Wed Aug 13, 2014

SeacoastOnline

Debate invite deserves an answer

As of Tuesday, only independent candidate Eliot Cutler had accepted the Greater York Chamber of Commerce's invitation to attend an Aug. 27 gubernatorial debate in Kittery, Maine.

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Related Topix: Kittery, ME, US Governors, Paul LePage, Opinion

Tue Aug 12, 2014

SeacoastOnline

York Hospital Hospice receives grant

York Hospital Hospice announced today that it has received a grant award of $4,394.00 from the Maine Community Foundation to educate the southern Maine community about the availability of comprehensive end-of-life care provided by their not-for-profit hospice.

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Related Topix: Kittery, ME

Fri Aug 08, 2014

Bangor Daily News

Two Sanford men arrested in connection with burglaries, copper thefts

Police arrested two men Wednesday in connection with more than a dozen burglaries in York and Cumberland counties and New Hampshire.

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Related Topix: Sanford, ME, Cumberland County, ME, Lebanon, ME

Thu Aug 07, 2014

Foster's Daily Democrat

Couple finds white powder in DVD box Team determines substance was not harmful

Investigators have determined that a mysterious white powder that a couple discovered inside the container of a DVD that they rented is not harmful.

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Related Topix: Shapleigh, ME, Springvale, ME, Newfield, ME, Acton, ME

SeacoastOnline

Senate hopeful Bellows capping walk in South Berwick, Kittery

Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Shenna Bellows will walk across York County starting Saturday, ending her statewide journey in Kittery.

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Related Topix: Kittery, ME, South Berwick, ME, Shapleigh, ME, Alfred, ME, Sanford, ME

Bangor Daily News

Maine's system for helping crime victims get what they're owed often fails

The members of American Legion Post 56 in York feel that they were abused twice: once by the con man who ripped them off for $50,000 and once by the legal system they say let the con man off easy.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Maine, York, ME, Portland, ME

Foster's Daily Democrat

Sevigny sworn in as deputy

Greggory Sevigny, 25, is now a deputy of the York County Sheriff's Office. York County Deputy Treasurer Rose Leeman swore in Sevigny, a Sanford native, during a ceremony that York County Sheriff Maurice Ouellette hosted on Monday, Aug. 4. County Manager Greg Zinser, Commissioner Mike Cote and Human Resources Director Linda Corliss all attended the ... (more)

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Related Topix: Sanford, ME

Foster's Daily Democrat

La Heureux, Waterman to wed

Lorina and Kevin L'Heureux, of Acton, are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Chelsy Marie L'Heureux, to Derek Gordon Waterman.

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Related Topix: Acton, ME, Shapleigh, ME

Wed Aug 06, 2014

SeacoastOnline

Cutler confirms for gov. debate, no word from Michaud or LePage

A Maine gubernatorial debate at the Kittery Community Center later this month remains uncertain, with one candidate confirming as of the Wednesday deadline set for responses.

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Related Topix: Kittery, ME, York, ME, Eliot, ME, US Governors, Paul LePage

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