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  1. Mechanic Falls brush fire knocked downRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | WMTW-TV Auburn

    A brush fire got out of control Saturday morning but did not damage a commercial building at 34 Lewiston St. in Mechanic Falls, according to the property's owner. IT PAUL: OFFICIAL STILL TRYING TO FIGURE OUT WHAT STARTED THIS FIRE.

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  2. Grand jury will see evidence in hayride death into JuneRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | Foster's Daily Democrat

    The Androscoggin County district attorney says a grand jury will continue seeing evidence into June in the case of a fatal Maine haunted hayride. District Attorney Andrew Robinson says the grand jury has viewed evidence about the possibility of criminal conduct related to the Mechanic Falls hayride that killed 17-year-old Cassidy Charette in October.

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  3. Maine lawmakers seek deeper study of hayride safetyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 4 | Bangor Daily News

    ... least two dozen people went off the trail and into trees at Harvest Hill Farms' Gauntlet Haunted Hayride in Mechanic Falls. Another 22 people were injured in the rollover. Nutting's bill before the amendment would have required farm amusement ...

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  4. Committee approves task force to study hayride safety in MaineRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 4 | Sun Journal

    This December 2013 photo provided by her family shows Cassidy Charette, 17, of Oakland, who died from head injuries in an accident at a Halloween-themed hayride Oct. 11, 2014, in Mechanic Falls. This 1979 Jeep was used to pull the trailer that was hauling more than 20 people when it went off a trail and into trees at Harvest Hill Farms' hayride in October 2014 in Mechanic Falls.

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  5. Fatal hayride case headed to grand juryRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 1 | Foster's Daily Democrat

    The chief prosecutor for Androscoggin County says he expects to present witnesses to a grand jury next week who will testify about possible criminal conduct in a haunted hayride in Mechanic Falls last fall that turned deadly. The Sun Journal reports that District Attorney Andrew Robinson declined to disclose how many witnesses he planned to call, but says it would take more than one grand jury session before a decision on criminal charges would be reached.

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  6. Tuesday video headlinesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 28 | WMTW-TV Auburn

    ... CONSIDERING A BILL TO REQUIRE SAFETY INSPECTIONS OF HAYRIDES... IN THE WAKE OF LAST YEAR'S DEADLY CRASH IN MECHANIC FALLS. CURRENTLY THE FIRE MARSHAL'S OFFICE HANDLES AMUSEMENT RIDE INSPECTIONS, BUT THEY SAY THEY DON'T HAVE THE EXPERTISE TO INSPECT ...

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  7. Maine lawmakers eye hayride regulations after deadly crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 27 | Concord Monitor

    ... by the parent of one of the young people who was injured in the October accident at Harvest Hill Farms in Mechanic Falls that killed Cassidy Charette, he said. "The tragic loss of Cassidy Charette's life may have been what it took to make things ...

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  8. Hayride safety: Maine lawmakers consider regulationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 27 | 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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  9. Monday Evening headlines from WMTW News 8Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 27 | WMTW-TV Auburn

    ... THE DEATH TOLL HAS NOW RISEN TO MORE THAN FOUR THOUSAND. IN THE WAKE OF LAST YEAR'S DEADLY HAYRIDE CRASH IN MECHANIC FALLS.. A STATE LAWMAKER HAS PROPOSED A BILL TO REQUIRE ALL HAYRIDES PASS A SAFETY INSPECTION.. CURRENTLY THE FIRE MARSHAL'S OFFICE ...

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  10. State committee has hayride safety bill hearingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 27 | WMTW-TV Auburn

    The state committee held a public hearing on Monday on a bill sponsored by Rep. Bob Nutting, R-Oakland, that would require safety inspections of hayrides. The legislation follows a deadly hayride crash in Mechanic Falls last year.

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  11. Maine lawmakers eye hayride regulations after deadly crasRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 27 | Foster's Daily Democrat

    ... by the parent of one of the young people who was injured in the October accident at Harvest Hill Farms in Mechanic Falls that killed Cassidy Charette, he said. "The tragic loss of Cassidy Charette's life may have been what it took to make things ...

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  12. The University of Maine Men's Track and Field Team Competes in Day...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2015 | Maine Black Bears

    ... which is good enough for fifth all-time on the University of Maine's outdoor Decathlon list. Matthew York (Mechanic Falls, Maine) placed sixth and totaled 6029 points which is now seventh all-time on the University of Maine's outdoor Decathlon list. ...

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  13. Maine Men's Track and Field Team Compete at Holy Cross Multi-Event MeetRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2015 | Maine Black Bears

    ... Holy Cross on Wednesday in day one at the Multi-Event Meet. James Rutter (Portland, Maine) and Matthew York (Mechanic Falls, Maine) competed in the Men's decathlon finishing the first five events, they currently stand in seventh and eighth ...

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  14. Waterville bowlers strike out for charityRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 11, 2015 | WMTW-TV Auburn

    In October of 2014, Cassidy Charette was killed in a tractor crash at Pumpkinland in Mechanic Falls. Cassidy was 17 years old and a three-sport athlete, taking the field in track, lacrosse, and soccer.

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  15. Bowl for Cassidy's SakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 11, 2015 | WMTW-TV Auburn

    ... SARAH. LAST OCTOBER, CASSIDY CHARETTE WAS KILLED TRAGICALLY DURING A TRACTOR ACCIDENT AT PUMPKINLAND IN MECHANIC FALLS. TODAY IN WATERVILLE, BOWLERS WILL RAISE MONEY FOR BIG BROTHERS-BIG SISTERS IN CASSIDY'S NAME. WMTW NEWS 8'S MORGAN STURDIVANT IS ...

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

    Mar 27, 2015 | 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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  17. Town rallies around injured fire chiefRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2015 | 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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  18. Are You Gonna Kiss Me or Not? - Gene and Marlene's Love StoryRead the original story

    Mar 13, 2015 | 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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  19. Town rallies around injured fire chiefRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2015 | 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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  20. Town plans fundraiser for injured fire chiefRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2015 | 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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