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Friday Jul 25 | Herald Gazette

Movies on the Green Aug. 2

The Friends of the Thomaston Public Library's Movies on the Green summer series will feature the 2007 British-American romantic fantasy "Stardust" Saturday night, Aug. 2. Movies on the Green are shown on the wall of the old Maine State Prison, starting at sundown "Stardust" boasts an all-star cast that includes Claire Danes, Robert DeNiro, Michelle ... (more)

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Related Topix: Drama Movies, Stardust, State Prisons, Prison

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Bangor Daily News

Gary LaPlante named director of operations for Corrections

According to a statement by Commissioner Dr. Joseph Fitzpatrick, LaPlante started his MDOC career more than 25 years ago as a guard at Maine State Prison in Thomaston.

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Related Topix: Prison, State Prisons, Thomaston, ME, Warren, ME, Bolduc Correctional Facility

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Bangor Daily News

No takers for several town-owned lands along midcoast

Thomaston has been trying to entice developers for several years to develop land on Route 1 zoned for commercial and residential uses, and Camden has 3 acres it has tried to give away to any business willing to create jobs, but both communities have not found takers for their properties.

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Related Topix: Thomaston, ME, Camden, ME, State Prisons, Prison, Knox County, ME

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Herald Gazette

Movies on the Green

Friends of the Thomaston Public Library sponsor sundown screening of "The Black Stallion" on the wall of the old Maine State Prison in Thomaston.

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Related Topix: State Prisons, Prison

Bangor Daily News

Maine prisoner on month-long hunger strike to protest living conditions

A Maine State Prison inmate has been on a hunger strike for one month while protesting his living conditions there, according to prisoner advocates.

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Related Topix: Prison, State Prisons, Lewiston, ME

Forbes.com

5 Things Older Prisoners Want You To Know

The second phase of adulthood is often accompanied by introspective analysis of the paths we didn't take and ones we may yet pursue.

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Related Topix: Prison, State Prisons, Warren, ME

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Herald Gazette

Nana is ready to go home

Our pet picks of the week are Nana and Cass. Nana is our most recent graduate from our K-9 Corrections program at the Maine State Prison.

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Related Topix: Pets, Guinea Pigs, State Prisons, Prison, Port-Clyde, ME

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Sun Journal

Maine State Prison inmate dies in Portland hospital

The Maine Department of Corrections says that a 68-year-old inmate at Maine State Prison in Warren has died.

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Related Topix: State Prisons, Prison, Aroostook County, ME

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Bangor Daily News

Sex assault, prison charges, drugs dominate Knox County grand jury

Fifteen people were indicted Monday by a Knox County Grand Jury that met for one day.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Knox County, ME, State Prisons, Prison, Rockland, ME

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