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

    Monday Jan 19 | 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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  2. Maine lawmakers seek to make hayrides saferRead the original story

    Friday Jan 16 | 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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  3. Hayride safety bills to go before state Legislature after deadly Mechanic Falls accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 15 | 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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  4. Maine lawmakers respond to fatal hayride accident with list of billsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 15 | 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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  5. Obituaries 12-31-2014Read the original story

    Wednesday Dec 31 | 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. Six arrested in connection with Poland home invasionRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2014 | Bangor Daily News

    Arrested were Lee Brown, 49, of Mechanic Falls; Adam McIntosh, 31, of Freeport; Shawna Wilson, 37, of Mechanic Falls; Diana Driscoll-Connolly, 39, of Mechanic Falls; Christian Bove, 35, of Mechanic Falls and Terry Small, 47, of Mechanic Falls, according to Lt. Glenn Holt of the Androscoggin County Sheriff's Office.

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  11. Diocese sells St. Louis Church parcel in Auburn to developerRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2014 | Bangor Daily News

    ... given to the new St. Faustina Church in Jackman; other pews are now in use at Our Lady of Ransom Church in Mechanic Falls; the altar, baptismal font, ambo, and tabernacle were moved to St. Philip Church in Auburn; and other small liturgical items ...

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

    Nov 21, 2014 | 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 Mechanic Falls, Maine.

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  13. Civil War monuments in MaineRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2014 | Capital Weekly

    ... Bath, Bethel, Bremen, Camden, Clinton, Ellsworth, Freeport, Gray, Hancock, Lincoln, Litchfield, Madison, Mechanic Falls, Monmouth, Pittsfield, Scarborough, South Berwick, South Portland, Union, Wilton and Winslow. He has the butt by his left foot in ...

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  14. Family 5K held in MinotRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2014 | WMTW-TV Auburn

    ... AND ELLSWORTH. FAMILIES HITTING THE TRAIL FOR A 5K IN MINOR TODAY -- MINOT. THE 5K BRINGS OUT ALL AGES FROM MECHANIC FALLS, CAN'T -- AND MINOT. REGISTRATION WAS FREE AND ORGANIZERS SAY IT IS ALL ABOUT GETTING KIDS AND FAMILIES OUTDOORS AND ACTIVE. ...

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  15. No timetable for hayride death investigationRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2014 | Sun Journal

    A state police spokesman says fire marshals are still investigating the Oct. 11 accident at Harvest Hills Farm in Mechanic Falls and will turn their findings over to a district attorney's office. The accident killed 17-year-old Cassidy Charette and injured more than 20 others.

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  16. Cleveland and Brakey square off in state Senate District 20 raceRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2014 | Sun Journal

    ... 20 seat in the Maine Senate. The district includes the city of Auburn and the towns of Minot, Poland, Mechanic Falls and part of New Gloucester. The seat is one of a handful up for grabs that will determine which party controls the state Senate. The ...

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  17. Mechanic Falls woman killed by truck in Auburn Wal-Mart parking lotRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2014 | Sun Journal

    A 33-year-old Mechanic Falls woman struck and killed by a tractor-trailer Thursday had been charged by police earlier that morning. Police said Kassandra Lavoie was killed when a tractor-trailer struck her in the parking lot of Wal-Mart on Mount Auburn Avenue.

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  18. Mechanic Falls woman killed by tractor-trailer in Auburn Walmart parking lotRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2014 | Bangor Daily News

    A 33-year-old Mechanic Falls woman was killed when a tractor-trailer truck struck her in the parking lot of Walmart on Mount Auburn Avenue early Thursday morning. Local police had responded at 12:22 a.m. Thursday to the parking lot for a report of a suspicious person.

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  19. Recycling company tied to fatal hayride accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2014 | WMTW-TV Auburn

    It's been two weeks since a hayride accident killed a girl and injured more than 20 other in Mechanic Falls. The company that operates the haunted hayrides also owns a Portland recycling company.

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  20. State completes inspection of Jeep in hayride fatalityRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2014 | Sun Journal

    Maine State Police announced Friday it had completed an inspection of the Jeep involved in the Oct. 11 haunted hayride accident in Mechanic Falls. Cassidy Charette, 17, of Oakland died from injuries suffered in the crash; 22 others suffered broken bones and head, back and neck injuries.

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