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  1. Elizabeth J. Prince, 92; Long-Time Enfield Resident Who Enjoyed Sewing, TravelingRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Patch.com

    She was born on March 15, 1923 in Minot, ME, the daughter of the late Arthur and Alzada Gove. Elizabeth was raised in Mechanic Falls, ME and had lived in Enfield since 1952.

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  2. Town rallies around injured fire chiefRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 13 | WMTW-TV Auburn

    Nearly six weeks have passed since a snowplow pinned Mechanic Falls Fire Chief Fred Sturtevant against a truck, crushing his legs. "I had nowhere to go and he just smashed me right in the legs between his snowplow and the trailer," Sturtevant said.

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  3. Are You Gonna Kiss Me or Not? - Gene and Marlene's Love StoryRead the original story

    Friday Mar 13 | ACC TOP 40

    This is where YOU tell us YOUR love stories! You know, like how you met your honey... how you found true love after all this time... or maybe even how you finally got back together with the one that got away. You get the idea - whatever your "happily ever after" is, we wanna hear it!!! Gene and Marlene were two young kids from a small town in Maine called Mechanic Falls.

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  4. Town rallies around injured fire chiefRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 13 | WMTW-TV Auburn

    Nearly six weeks have passed since a snowplow pinned Mechanic Falls Fire Chief Fred Sturtevant against a truck, crushing his legs. "I had nowhere to go and he just smashed me right in the legs between his snowplow and the trailer," Sturtevant said.

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  5. Town plans fundraiser for injured fire chiefRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 13 | WMTW-TV Auburn

    Mechanic Falls Fire Chief Fred Sturtevant was severely injured in a plow truck accident in February. WMTW News 8's Kyle Jones reports.

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  6. New music venue to open in Portland plans to showcase Maine musiciansRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 12 | Bangor Daily News

    ... When The Big Easy came to an end, it had a little bit of a lull. Hopefully we can bring that back," said the Mechanic Falls native. "The Big Easy was a successful business, so I will not venture too far. We are open to all genres. There will be ...

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  7. Lois Hutchinson NasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 3 | Bangor Daily News

    ... born in Lewiston, May 16, 1938, daughter of Sidney and Lucy (nee Hearling) Hutchinson. Lois graduated from Mechanic Falls High School in 1956 and Gorham State Teachers College in 1960. She taught school in Turner and Blue Hill and substituted in ...

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  8. Man struck by snowplow in Westboro is in fair condition with leg injuresRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2015 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    A Maine man injured in an accident Monday at the CSX Transflo facility on Walkup Drive is in fair condition at UMass Memorial Medical Center - University Campus. Fred Sturtevant, 54, of Mechanic Falls, Maine, was struck by a snowplow about 9:15 a.m. Monday as he pumped liquid petroleum gas from a tank into his tanker truck.

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  9. Man struck by snowplow in Westboro is in fair condition with leg injuresRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2015 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    A Maine man injured in an accident Monday at the CSX Transflo facility on Walkup Drive is in fair condition at UMass Memorial Medical Center - University Campus. Fred Sturtevant, 54, of Mechanic Falls, Maine, was struck by a snowplow about 9:15 a.m. Monday as he pumped liquid petroleum gas from a tank into his tanker truck.

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  10. Maine Man Suffers 'Severe Leg Injuries' After Crash With Plow in WestboroughRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2015 | Patch.com

    A Maine man suffered significant leg injuries after he was struck by a plow and then pushed up against a tanker that was having LPG pumped into it. Fred Sturtevant, 54, 239 North St., Mechanic Falls, ME, was treated at the scene by paramedics from the Westborough Fire Department and then transported to UMass Medical Center in Worcester, said police.

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  11. North to Augusta: Delegation split on pipeline expansion, hayride safety on State House docketRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2015 | Sun Journal

    ... expansion. King does not. Mark Bosse, chief of the Poland Fire Department, works at Harvest Hill Farms in Mechanic Falls, the site of a hayride accident that left one dead and 22 injured in October 2014. In a sharp divide the two junior members of ...

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  12. Maine lawmakers seek to make hayrides saferRead the original story

    Jan 16, 2015 | KRON 4

    Maine state lawmakers are proposing bills aimed at making hayrides safer following the death last fall of a 17-year-old girl who was on a Halloween-themed hayride in Mechanic Falls that crashed. State Sen. Tom Saviello has proposed a bill that would require safety checks of uninspected vehicles that transport the public or are used to pull hayrides.

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  13. Hayride safety bills to go before state Legislature after deadly Mechanic Falls accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2015 | Bangor Daily News

    ... behind a late-model Jeep during a haunted hayride event at Harvest Hill Farms' Pumpkin Land on Route 26 in Mechanic Falls when the Jeep driver lost control of the vehicle and the wagon overturned. Maine, like many states, currently has no laws ...

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  14. Maine lawmakers respond to fatal hayride accident with list of billsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2015 | Sun Journal

    This December 2013 photo provided by her family shows Cassidy Charette, 17, of Oakland, Maine, who died from head injuries in an accident at a Halloween-themed hayride Saturday night, Oct. 11, 2014 in Mechanic Falls, Maine. Investigators said a mechanical problem caused a Jeep towing the wagon full of passengers she was riding in to lurch down a steep hill and slam into a tree.

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  15. Obituaries 12-31-2014Read the original story

    Dec 31, 2014 | Charlestown Patriot-Bridge

    Mary R. 'Fifi' Heffernan Cunneen Goodrich of Mechanic Falls, Maine died Monday, December 22 at her home. She was 70 years old.

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  16. Beach, Ida M.Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2014 | The Marion Star

    ... July 6, 1921 in Auburn, Maine to the late Horace V. amd Flora B. (Stroute) Sylvester. On December 20, 1942 in Mechanic Falls, Maine, she married Rollin D. Beach he preceded her in death on September 19, 1997. Ida was born and raised in Maine, was a ...

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  17. Fire that killed 6 voted Maine's top story of 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 25, 2014 | Norwalk Citizen News

    ... was voted the No. 3 story. 4. A Halloween-themed hayride that went out of control and slammed into a tree in Mechanic Falls, killing a teenage girl and injuring more than 20 others. An investigation focused on a possible mechanical failure. 5. A ...

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  18. Thursday video headlinesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2014 | WMTW-TV Auburn

    ... JANUARY FIFTH. THE TRIAL IS EXPECTED TO LAST SEVERAL MONTHS. AN UPDATE ON THE DEADLY aHAYRIDEa CRASH IN MECHANIC FALLS THAT KILLED A TEENAGER AND INJURED 22 OTHERS. PROSECUTORS SAY THEY ARE CONSULTING WITH OUTSIDE EXPERTS ... TO DECIDE WHETHER TO ...

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  19. Thursday video headlinesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2014 | WMTW-TV Auburn

    ... JANUARY FIFTH. THE TRIAL IS EXPECTED TO LAST SEVERAL MONTHS. AN UPDATE ON THE DEADLY aHAYRIDEa CRASH IN MECHANIC FALLS THAT KILLED A TEENAGER AND INJURED 22 OTHERS. PROSECUTORS SAY THEY ARE CONSULTING WITH OUTSIDE EXPERTS ... TO DECIDE WHETHER TO ...

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  20. John P. Aylward, 80, of WestboroughRead the original story

    Dec 17, 2014 | Community Advocate Newspaper

    ... brother, Richard Aylward. He is survived by his sons, J. Casey Aylward of S. Grafton, Matthew F. Aylward of Mechanic Falls, Maine, and Mark A. Aylward of Webster; his sisters, Maureen Aylward and Catherine DeCarlos; and his brothers, Edward Aylward ...

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