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3 hrs ago | WMTW-TV Auburn

Domestic violence advocate talks about warning signs

Emily Gormley, the Public Awareness and Community Support Coordinator for Caring Unlimited in York County says threatening to end one's own life in a domestic violence situations is a form of manipulation and a warning sign.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Saco, ME

8 hrs ago | WMTW-TV Auburn

Limington neighborhood cleans up damage left by tornado

The National Weather Service confirms an EF-0 Tornado touched down in a Limington neighborhood on Monday.

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Related Topix: Weather, Limington, ME

10 hrs ago | Bangor Daily News

Car, tractor collide in Limington

The York County Sheriff's Office said the accident happened just after 4 a.m. Tuesday on Route 11 near Bracket's Apple Orchards.

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Related Topix: Limington, ME, Limerick, ME

14 hrs ago | State of Maine

August Programs for Job Seekers at the York County CareerCenter

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 29, 2014 Contact: Dawn Self-Cooper, York County CareerCenter, 207-324-5460; Julie Rabinowitz, Maine Department of Labor, 207-621-5009 SPRINGVALE – The York County CareerCenter in Springvale continues its workshop programs for job seekers and those considering training to upgrade their skills and increase their ... (more)

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Related Topix: Law, Employment / Labor Law, Springvale, ME

17 hrs ago | WMTW-TV Auburn

8 Things You Need To Know for Tuesday, July 29

A possible tornado, charges in the Abby Hernandez case, and a DEP hearing in Augusta.

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Related Topix: Weather, Limington, ME, York, ME, Caribou, ME

21 hrs ago | Foster's Daily Democrat

Man accused of giving teens pot and alcohol

A Lebanon, Maine man posted $5,000 cash bail minutes before 1 a.m. Monday after being arrested by Maine State Police for allegedly soliciting, providing alcohol to, and inappropriately touching a Dover teen and her stepsister over the weekend.

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Related Topix: Lebanon, ME, Online Dating

Mon Jul 28, 2014

WMTW-TV Auburn

Mainers assess damage from Monday storms

The National Weather Service said it will go to Limington on Tuesday to survey the damage from the severe weather.

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Related Topix: Weather, Limington, ME, Cumberland County, ME

Fri Jul 25, 2014

SeacoastOnline

Cutler stands by claim that Democrats wooed him

A York County Coast Star story stirred the political pot in Maine Friday, with independent candidate for governor Eliot Cutler standing by his claim that he was wooed by Democrats to be their candidate.

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Related Topix: US News, Michael Michaud, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Chellie Pingree, Kennebunkport, ME, US Governors, Paul LePage

SFGate

Cornish PTA president charged with stealing

The president of the Cornish Elementary School Parent Teacher Club has been charged with stealing about $3,000 from the group.

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Related Topix: Parsonsfield, ME

SeacoastOnline

Local Democrats, Republicans select their candidates

The longtime director of the Seacoast Democrats received her party's nod to run for state representative from York this fall.

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Related Topix: US News, York, ME, US Politics, Ron Paul, Republican, US House of Representatives, Kittery, ME, South Berwick, ME

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Bangor Daily News

Sanford police: Abduction report was fabricated

A report of an abduction in York County on Tuesday turned out to be a hoax, Sanford police said Thursday.

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Related Topix: Sanford, ME

Foster's Daily Democrat

YCCAC to host ice-cream social

Every year since 2001, the staff and board of York County Community Action Corporation has held a neighborhood cookout for local residents on the second Saturday in September at the agency's office complex on Spruce Street in Sanford.

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Related Topix: Sanford, ME, Life, Food, Food Festival

Foster's Daily Democrat

Veggie stand opening on Grammar Road on Friday

Sanford, Springvale and many surrounding towns have been through a succession of business openings, closures and mergers over the years.

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Related Topix: Springvale, ME, Life, Food, Vegetables, South Sanford, ME, Sanford, ME

Foster's Daily Democrat

Grant will help LVGS with shelter project

Literacy Volunteers of Greater Sanford is pleased to announce that it has been awarded a one-year grant of $7,000 by the Narragansett Number One Foundation of Buxton.

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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

SeacoastOnline

Chef indicted on manslaughter, OUI charges

A Kennebunkport chef has been indicted by a York County Grand Jury on charges of manslaughter and operating under the influence following an accident last fall that killed a coworker.

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Related Topix: Kennebunkport, ME, Old Orchard Beach, ME, Sanford, ME

Thu Jul 17, 2014

SeacoastOnline

York County Coast Star calendar of events

LIFE BETWEEN THE TIDES WALK: 9 a.m. at the Wells Reserve at Laudholm. Explore the intertidal zone at Laudholm Beach on a walk that covers about one mile.

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Related Topix: Kennebunk, ME, Ogunquit, ME, Moody, ME, Painting, Arts, Theater

Foster's Daily Democrat

United Way honors young volunteers

United Way of York County, in partnership with Kennebunk Savings, was pleased to announce that Porter David Washington, of Saco, has recently been awarded the 2014 York County Youth Spirit of Service Award for commitment to service and impact in our community.

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Related Topix: Kennebunk, ME, Saco, ME, North Berwick, ME, York, ME, Biddeford, ME

Foster's Daily Democrat

York still picking up the pieces after storm

Emergency crews are still hard at work assessing and picking up the damage that Tuesday night's storm left in its wake.

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Related Topix: York, ME, Tornado, Natural Disasters, Hurricane, Weather

Foster's Daily Democrat

Accused a serial predatora indicted for Class A crime Zachary Garrison ...

A Sanford man arrested and charged with gross sexual assault on April 1 was indicted last week by a grand jury in York County Superior Court.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Sanford, ME, Biddeford, ME

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