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2 hrs ago | Foster's Daily Democrat

Proposed treatment house facing opposition

Recovery Maine is seeking town approval to convert a vacant Main Street rental property into transitional housing for people recovering from drug and alcohol addiction.

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Related Topix: Home Listing, Home, Medicine, Alcoholism, Health, North Berwick, ME

Tue Apr 22, 2014

Kennebec Journal

Judge Jeffrey Moskowitz named deputy chief of Maine's District Court

He'll take over for Judge Robert Mullen, who is scheduled to be sworn in as a justice of the state's Superior Court on Thursday.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, John Baldacci

Kennebec Journal

Wildfire danger high today in central Maine

The wildfire danger is high for inland areas in Maine ranging from York County to Piscataquis County because of dry brush, low humidity and windy conditions, according to the Maine Forest Service.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Fire, Maine, Piscataquis County, ME, Clinton, ME, Winslow, ME

Mon Apr 21, 2014

Foster's Daily Democrat

Food insecurity discussion in North Berwick

A free public community supper to discuss food insecurity in York County, Maine will be held on Wednesday, April 30 at 5:30 pm.

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Related Topix: North Berwick, ME

Sat Apr 19, 2014

SeacoastOnline

All-seasons garden workshops to be offered in Wells

Gardeners are always striving to get more flowers and vegetables from their gardens without making lots of extra work for themselves.

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Related Topix: Home Gardening, Home, Wells, ME, Life, Food, Vegetables

Fri Apr 18, 2014

SeacoastOnline

Kennebunk student directing and producing and#8220;The Vagina Monologuesand#8221;

During a season when most high school seniors are consumed with thoughts of prom, graduation and college plans, Aleah Graham has a more serious issue on her mind: how can she help to stop violence against women.

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Related Topix: Kennebunk, ME, Sanford, ME, The New School, Limerick, ME

SeacoastOnline

York County launching $1M revolving loan program

A new $1 million revolving loan program will soon be offered to small and medium-sized businesses in York County, or for entrepreneurs just starting out.

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Related Topix: Susan Collins, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Senator Angus King, Representative Chellie Pingree, Biddeford, ME, Saco, ME

Thu Apr 17, 2014

SeacoastOnline

Climate science is faulty

Senator King recently asserted in the Senate and elsewhere that we must take action against climate change by limiting carbon dioxide emissions caused by humans.

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Related Topix: Global Warming, Opinion

SeacoastOnline

Kudos to York officials for taking first step

We applaud the work the town of York is doing to get its municipal arms around the medical marijuana issue.

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Related Topix: York, ME, Marijuana, Opinion

Foster's Daily Democrat

For a Good Cause

Here's an idea that could prove everything it's quacked up to be. The Sanford High School Project Graduation 2014 Committee is hosting the 2nd “Mousam River Duck Drop” to raise money for the seniors' post-graduation event on June 6. On April 26, rain or shine, inflatable numbered ducks will be dropped into the river at the Stanley ... (more)

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Related Topix: Springvale, ME, Sanford, ME, Kennebunk, ME

Fri Apr 11, 2014

Herald Gazette

Arundel | $275,000

Sunny 5 bedroom raised ranch with detached garage/workshop space. House sits on approx.

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Related Topix: Home Listing, Home, Biddeford, ME, Kennebunkport, ME, Kennebunk, ME

Thu Apr 10, 2014

Foster's Daily Democrat

For a Good Cause

Here's an idea that could prove everything it's quacked up to be. The Sanford High School Project Graduation 2014 Committee is hosting the 2nd “Mousam River Duck Drop” to raise money for the seniors' post-graduation event on June 6. On April 26, rain or shine, inflatable numbered ducks will be dropped into the river at the Stanley ... (more)

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Related Topix: Springvale, ME, Sanford, ME, Kennebunk, ME

Foster's Daily Democrat

Big Day For Buttons Societya s annual show, meeting set for April 12

Button collectors and dealers from Maine and New England will gather in Biddeford on Saturday, April 12, for the 11th annual meeting and show of the Maine State Button Society.

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Related Topix: Maine, Biddeford, ME, Sanford, ME, Belfast, ME

Foster's Daily Democrat

Pruet wins Pine Wood Derby

On a recent Saturday, Pine Tree Council held the York County Pine Wood Derby at Sanford High School that was hosted by Sanford Pack 355; Chair Debra Ferland-Stevens and Cubmaster Tim Janousek.

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SeacoastOnline

Constance Anne Belyea

Constance "Connie" Anne Belyea, 84, died peacefully Thursday, April 3, 2014, at her home with her loving family at her side.

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Related Topix: Wells, ME, Kennebunk, ME, Kennebunkport, ME, Home Gardening, Home

Wed Apr 09, 2014

SeacoastOnline

South Berwick Council proposes 2015 budget

The Town Council on Tuesday unveiled a proposed fiscal year 2015 budget amounting to slightly more than $6.2 million.

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Related Topix: South Berwick, ME

Tue Apr 08, 2014

SeacoastOnline

Cancer Care Center offering skin cancer screenings

The fight against cancer continues. To truly make a difference in the health of the community, the Cancer Care Center of York County has created an outreach program that brings cancer prevention and early detection to the places where people live, work and play.

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Sat Apr 05, 2014

Bangor Daily News

Car accident claims man's life in Wells

Police said Saturday that they are still investigating an accident that left a man dead Saturday morning in the York County town of Wells.

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Related Topix: Wells, ME

Fri Apr 04, 2014

Herald Gazette

Kennebunkport | $474,000

Located between Cape Porpoise and Goose Rocks Beach, this property is ready for immediate occupancy.

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Related Topix: Kennebunkport, ME, Cape-Porpoise, ME, Kennebunk, ME

WMTW-TV Auburn

Friday Evening headlines from WMTW News 8

AND, I'M SHERNAY WILLIAMS. HE'S CHARGED WITH SEXUALLY ASSAULTING A 16 YEAR OLD GIRL.

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Related Topix: Saco, ME

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