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  1. Skowhegan police chief says homeless shelter adds to crime rateRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WMTW-TV Auburn

    ... to crime because here we have strict rules." In addition to curfews and a zero-tolerance policy, the shelter gives Skowhegan police a list of every person staying at the shelter. "The alternative would be to leave them on the streets with their ...

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  2. Skowhegan police chief says homeless shelter adds to crime rateRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WMTW-TV Auburn

    ... to crime because here we have strict rules." In addition to curfews and a zero-tolerance policy, the shelter gives Skowhegan police a list of every person staying at the shelter. "The alternative would be to leave them on the streets with their ...

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  3. Windjammers Pohlman, Vannorsdall swing to Round of 48Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | Republican Journal

    ... Waterville, 8-4; and Josiah Krul, CH, lost to Trevor Mayo, Mount Ararat, 3-8. Pohlman beat Lyric Deagle, Skowhegan, 6-1, 6-1; Thorbjornson lost to Nick Gorey, Boothbay Region, 0-6, 0-6; and Berry lost to Mayo, Mount Ararat 7-5, 1-6, 1-6. Becca ...

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  4. How Common Core standards improved teaching and learning in my classroomRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | Bangor Daily News

    Jennifer Dorman, who teaches grade 7-8 English language arts at Skowhegan Area Middle School, is the 2014 Somerset County Teacher of the Year and 2015 Maine State Teacher of the Year. It is impossible to discuss education today without uttering the words, "Common Core."

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  5. Bangor softball team erupts early to beat Mt. BlueRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | Bangor Daily News

    ... Maine - The Bangor High School softball team stunned defending state Class A champ and previously undefeated Skowhegan 15-1 on Friday. And the bats picked up where they left off against Mt. Blue of Farmington in a makeup game on Tuesday. The Rams ...

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  6. Lots of Jobs Available - Come to the Jobs & Resources Fair in Pittsfield on Wed., May 13Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 11 | Bangor Daily News

    ... resume review and job hunting tips. There will be four Free Training Opportunities (Computer lab - the Augusta and Skowhegan CareerCenters will be available to assist people with job searches, signing up for the Maine Job Bank, etc.; Maximizing ...

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  7. Bell to jury open-call - Abstract'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 11 | The Harbor Times Soup

    ... Bell, a Maine native, studied art with Neil Welliver in the University of Pennsylvania MFA program and at the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture. Since her first solo show in 1987, she has appeared in 30 solo and two-person exhibits in New ...

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  8. Severe weather, vaccination debate: 8 things to know MondayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 11 | WMTW-TV Auburn

    Severe storms devastate parts of the country, the vaccination debate heats up in Augusta and Gov. LePage is heading to Skowhegan tonight. Here are the 8 things you need to know on this Monday, May 11th.

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  9. Alberta (Sheerer) MullenRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 10 | Pocono Record

    She was born in East Stroudsburg on Nov. 23, 1924. Alberta was preceded in death by her parents, Wilmer and Mary Sheerer of East Stroudsburg; brothers Clifford and Raymond; brother-in-law H. Bruce Sherman of Skowhegan, Maine; and her beloved husband, Foster Wayne Mullen of Bradenton, Fla.

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  10. Brown survives late charge by Matchett to win Sportsman class at Speedway 95Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 10 | Bangor Daily News

    Fifteen-year-old Trey Brown of Winterport was the points champion in Speedway 95's Stars of Tomorrow class for youngsters 17 and under a year ago before moving up to the Sportsman class this year. Brown finished third in his Sportsman debut a week ago before notching his first win in the division Saturday night as he held off Skowhegan's Kris Matchett by less than a car-length.

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  11. Monday, May 11, 2015: Keep Indian mascot, trash solutions, harness racing memoriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 9 | Bangor Daily News

    ... in mind. The future of our state is not better off in such hands. It's unfortunate the Maine tribes find the "Skowhegan Indians" offensive . The definition of a mascot is a person, animal or object adopted by a group as a symbolic figure. When ...

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  12. Jobs & Resources Fair on Wed., May 13 in Pittsfield from 3:30 pm -Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 8 | Bangor Daily News

    ... information. Opportunity for a free resume review. Free Training Opportunities (Computer lab - the Augusta and Skowhegan CareerCenters will be available to assist people with job searches, signing up for the Maine Job Bank, etc.; Maximizing Social ...

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  13. Bangor Softball 15 at Skowhegan 1Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 8 | Bangor Daily News

    At Skowhegan, Skylar Cassum pitched a five-inning two-hitter, striking out 14, to propel the Rams to the pointworthy win over the Indians. Cassum struck out the first nine batters she faced.

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  14. Media Advisory: Governor LePage to Visit Somerset County to Talk TaxesRead the original story

    Friday May 8 | State of Maine

    AUGUSTA – Governor Paul R. LePage has announced he will hold a town hall meeting on Monday, May 11 in Skowhegan to answer questions about his comprehensive Tax Reform and Relief Plan. The town hall meeting will be held from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Monday in the auditorium at Skowhegan Area High School, 61 Academy Circle, Skowhegan.

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  15. Softball Eliminates Albany with 10-7 VictoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 7 | Maine Black Bears

    ... runs in the home half of the second. With two outs and two on, Leonard ripped a triple, scoring both Shelby Obert (Skowhegan, Maine) and Nikki Byron (Tracbuco Canyon, Calif.). Leonard would score soon after on a wild pitch, giving the Black Bears a ...

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  16. Jobs & Resources Fair on Wed., May 13 in Pittsfield from 3:30 -Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 7 | Bangor Daily News

    ... information. Opportunity for a free resume review. Free Training Opportunities (Computer lab - the Augusta and Skowhegan CareerCenters will be available to assist people with job searches, signing up for the Maine Job Bank, etc.; Maximizing Social ...

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  17. Skowhegan to keep mascotRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 7 | WMTW-TV Auburn

    ... more phone calls from student athletes, begging me to keep the name. As a former student athlete and a former Skowhegan student, I am a Skowhegan Indian. That will not change," said school board member Valerie Coulombe. "When somebody threatens my ...

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  18. Skowhegan reacts to mascot voteRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 7 | WMTW-TV Auburn

    WMTW News 8's Courtney Sturgeon talks to a member of the SAD 54 school board and a local resident about the vote to keep the Indian as the Skowhegan High School mascot. The vote was held Thursday night.

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  19. Police: Former VFW head made illegal gambling payoutsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 7 | Foster's Daily Democrat

    Authorities say the former head of a Somerset County Veterans of Foreign Wars post made illegal payouts to patrons who played a video poker game at the facility, then tried to hide evidence from police. Louis Padula entered no plea to charges of unlawful gambling, tampering with a witness, and falsifying physical evidence Wednesday in Skowhegan District Court.

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  20. Man who threatened pastor with gun in Skowhegan gets month in jailRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 7 | Sun Journal

    A man who brought a gun to a church-based homeless shelter in Skowhegan and used it to threaten the church's pastor has been sentenced to a month in jail. Authorities say 24-year-old Raymond Lewis was sentenced to serve 30 days of a one-year sentence and a year of probation after pleading guilty to terrorizing with a dangerous weapon.

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