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  1. Here is the latest Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont news from The Associated PressRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | WCAX-TV Burlington

    ... called a friend saying he was going to kill himself. The man was identified as 61-year-old William Wakefield of Skowhegan. ROCKPORT, Maine (AP) - A Maine event that bills itself as the largest marine trade show north of Boston is opening this coming ...

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  2. Skowhegan man's fiery death ruled suicide, police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Bangor Daily News

    A 61-year-old Skowhegan man doused himself with gasoline and set himself on fire inside his car Saturday morning along Route 201, said Maine Department of Public Safety spokesman Stephen McCausland in a news release Saturday night. Passing motorists reported the fire just before 10 a.m. and police and firefighters went to the weigh station on Route 201 and found a 2000 Chevrolet Cavalier engulfed in flames with a deceased person inside, Fairfield police Sgt.

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  3. Somerset County deputies seeking Fairfield man in burglary, theft at campRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | Bangor Daily News

    ... wood stove was recovered and additional information gathered led to the recovery of the propane cook stove from a Skowhegan residence. Wallace remains at large and it is expected others will be charged in connection with the case, which remains ...

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  4. Saturday, Jan. 28, 2015: Fossil fuel subsidies, new Maine economy, Skowhegan mascotRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | Bangor Daily News

    ... he suddenly became solicitous and asked her not to do what she had done ever again and left. Regarding the Skowhegan High School mascot issue , I have this question to pose. What part of "no means no" don't people get? If the use of the image, name ...

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  5. Brakey bill makes concealed carry without permit legal in MaineRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Sun Journal

    ... on the legislation is state Rep. Michael Shaw, D-Standish. Brakey also said House Majority Leader Jeff McCabe, D-Skowhegan had signed on as a sponsor to the legislation. "This is a moderate proposal. It allows law-abiding citizens, who are already ...

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  6. Bill to simplify funding of Maine charter schools backed by education committeeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Bangor Daily News

    ... officials over how charter school funding is handled and how it affects local budgets. Brown cites the example of Skowhegan-area SAD 54, which lost an estimated $1 million in state and local aid to charter schools. More than 100 other school ...

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  7. Say-co? Sko-hee-gun? YouTube video features creative butchering of Maine place namesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Bangor Daily News

    ... "aisle," not "eel." Ah, Mainers. Sometimes I think we're just trying to screw with people. 2. Movoto claims that Skowhegan is pronounced "Skuh-we-g'n". Now, whether you're attempting the original pronunciation used by the Norridgewock tribe of ...

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  8. Carl D. Adams Sr.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Herald Gazette

    Carl Dana Adams Sr., 56, born July 3, 1958, passed away peacefully in his home Feb. 22, 2015. He was born in Skowhegan to Alvord and Edith Adams.

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  9. Ellen B. MagoonRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | Bangor Daily News

    Ellen B. Magoon, 94, of Harmony, passed away at Cedar Ridge Center in Skowhegan on February 21, 2015. She was born on October 17, 1920, in St. Leonard, New Brunswick, Canada, the daughter of Alfred and Annie Byram.

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  10. Littlejohn pins down New England championship berthRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | Republican Journal

    ... in the qualifier. 113 pounds - Austin Merando (36-16 second record), Bel, was pinned by Samson Sirois, Skowhegan, at 1:35; and lost to Calvin Thompson, Monmout Academy, 9-2. 120 pounds - Chase Curry (39-15), Bel, lost to Jon Bell, Skowhegan, 4-2; ...

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  11. Saturday morning headlines from WMTW News 8Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | WMTW-TV Auburn

    ... IN CENTRAL MAINE OVER THE PAST TWO YEARS, AND POLICE BELIEVE ONE MAN IS RESPONSIBLE. THE FIRST HAPPENED IN SKOWHEGAN IN DECEMBER 2012, THERE WERE ALSO ROBBERIES IN PITTSFIELD AND WATERVILLE WITH THE MOST RECENT ON FEBRUARY 12 OF THIS YEAR. POLICE ...

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  12. Central maine police search for serial bank robberRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | Sun Journal

    The man who held up TD Bank on Main Street earlier this month is a suspect in three other bank robberies in central Maine. According to Waterville Deputy Police Chief Charles Rumsey, the robberies have occurred over a 26-month span, starting in December 2012, when the Franklin Savings Bank in Skowhegan was held up.

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  13. March workshops at the Skowhegan CareerCenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 18 | Bangor Daily News

    For those who are looking to make a change in careers or get a new job, the Skowhegan CareerCenter will be offering a variety of programs for job seekers in March. Workshops and events are held at the CareerCenter unless otherwise noted.

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  14. C1S Paper offers labeling solution for cans and bottles.Read the original story

    Wednesday Feb 18 | ThomasNet

    ... fully qualified by leading label converters in the U.S. and Canada and is produced at Sappi's Somerset Mill in Skowhegan, Maine. It will be sold directly to label printers and converters. LusterCote is initially available in both 55lb and 60lb basis ...

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  15. Herbert J. LePage Jr.Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 17 | Bangor Daily News

    Herbert J. LePage, Jr. of Skowhegan and Edgewater, FL peacefully went home to the Lord on Feb. 12, 2015, after his courageous fight with cancer. He was born May 4, 1945, to Herbert J. LePage Sr. and Frances M. LePage in Millinocket.

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  16. Pittsfield area Jobs and Resources Fair Feb. 18Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 17 | Bangor Daily News

    ... Opportunity Center (MEOC); Maine Stream Finance & Penquis Community Action Program; Peoples United Bank; Skowhegan CareerCenter; Somerset Economic Development Corporation (SEDC); UMA - Bangor; Women Unlimited; Women, Work, and Community; and ...

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  17. Sappi NA launches Packaging Group, debuts label productRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 15 | Food Production Daily

    ... and asked, 'Why aren't you making more (packaging) products here in North America? We know your Somerset mill (in Skowhegan, Maine) has the capacity and produces good quality.'" Thompson recalled. So Sappi's R&D team, led by Thompson, developed ...

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  18. Marshwood captures its fourth straight Class A state wrestling titleRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 14 | Bangor Daily News

    ... a Class A state title, putting everything they've worked for all on the mat. All eyes were on Marshwood, Noble and Skowhegan high school's, as the programs have proved dominance through the winter season. However, it was Marshwood that captured its ...

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  19. NAACP asking school to change logoRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 10 | WMTW-TV Auburn

    ... NAACP IS CALLING ON REMAIN SCHOOL DISTRICT FOR USING THE NAME "INDIAN." THE PRESIDENT OF THE BANGOR CHAPTER ASKING SKOWHEGAN HIGH SCHOOL TO DROP THE NICK NAME AND IT LOGO. KATIE THOMSEN TAKES A CLOSER LOOK SKOWHEGAN. KATIE: ON THE WALLS OF THE ...

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  20. NAACP asks Skowhegan H.S. to change Indians nicknameRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 10 | Sun Journal

    The president of the Greater Bangor Area NAACP has formally asked school officials to stop using the name and image. In a letter dated Friday, accompanied by a petition, NAACP President Michael Alpert writes: "The implications of cultural violence embedded in Skowhegan High School's nickname and mascot are deeply offensive to native people."

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