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  1. Wayne A. SiroisRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Herald Gazette

    ... following a brief illness, Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014. His loving family was at his side. Born July 19, 1950 in Skowhegan, he was the son of Able and Doris Vigue Sirois. Wayne grew up on Halifax Street in Winslow, and was a 1968 graduate of Winslow ...

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  2. 'If you allow groups like this, you have to allow Satanists':...Read the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Bangor Daily News

    Some parents in Skowhegan are upset over a Christian after-school club being allowed to meet in the town's elementary schools. Citing Thomas Jefferson's stated "separation of church and state," those parents think religious beliefs should not be taught in a school setting.

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  3. Maine ghost stories to tell in the darkRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Bangor Daily News

    From Kennebunk to Damariscotta, Skowhegan to Harpswell, and even into the woods of Randolph and on the roads of Maine, stories of haunted happenings can be found in every corner of the Pine Tree State. "I think a lot of the stories started with some fact.

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  4. Ex-Farmington fire chief accused of stealing town fundsRead the original story

    Thursday | Foster's Daily Democrat

    Former Fire Chief Richard Fowler was indicted this month on a charge of theft by unauthorized for allegedly taking more than $1,500 in town funds. Fowler, 48, of 333 North Avenue in Skowhegan, Maine, could face 7½ to 15 years in prison if convicted of the Class A felony.

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  5. Made in Maine: Professional wooden batsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 22 | WMTW-TV Auburn

    ... THANKS TO A COMBINATION OF GOOD MAINE WOOD AND EXPERT CRAFTSMANSHIP THE BASEBALL BATS MADE BY JESSE LACASSE IN HIS SKOWHEGAN WORKSHOP ARE IN DEMAND ALL ACROSS THE COUNTRY. 'GOING TO MAKE A 33 WHICH IS BY FAR THE MOST COMMON' JESSE LACASSE HAS ALWAYS ...

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  6. Theft charge for ex-New Hampshire chief from MaineRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Concord Monitor

    The former fire chief in Farmington has been indicted on charges he stole at least $1,500 in town funds. reported that 48-year-old Richard Fowler of Skowhegan, Maine, was charged with taking the money between November 2009 and June of this year.

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  7. Damariscotta Man Named Maine EMS of the YearRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Lincoln County News

    CLC Ambulance Service attendant John Gallagher receives the 2014 Maine State Grange Community Service Award for Outstanding EMS from Community Service director Christine Corliss. John Gallagher, of the Central Lincoln County Ambulance Service, was named EMS of the Year at the Maine State Grange convention in Skowhegan Oct. 16. Gallagher, of Damariscotta, was nominated for the Maine State Grange Community Service Outstanding EMS award for his lifetime commitment to the ambulance service by Willow Grange, of Jefferson.

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  8. Police: Grenade found at Skowhegan motel was toyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 22 | Sun Journal

    Part of the Towne Motel was evacuated on Tuesday after a maintenance worker found the device wedged between the building and an oil tank and alerted authorities. Police arrested and charged a man with criminal trespass after he tried to get past the yellow police tape at the scene and refused to cooperate with officers, who tackled and handcuffed him.

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  9. Former N.H. Fire Chief Indicted on Theft ChargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 22 | FireHouse.com

    Oct. 22--DOVER -- Former Farmington Fire Chief Richard Fowler was indicted this month on a charge of theft by unauthorized for allegedly taking more than $1,500 in town funds. Fowler, 48, of 333 North Avenue in Skowhegan, Maine, could face 7 1/2 to 15 years in prison if convicted of the Class A felony.

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  10. Former Skowhegan fire chief accused of stealing NH town fundsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 22 | Bangor Daily News

    Former Farmington Fire Chief Richard Fowler was indicted this month on a charge of theft for allegedly taking more than $1,500 in town funds. Fowler, 48, of 333 North Ave. in Skowhegan, Maine, could face 7A1 2 to 15 years in prison if convicted of the Class A felony.

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  11. According to website ESRI, most of Maine is a desert - if you analyze it by ZIP codeRead the original story

    Wednesday Oct 22 | Bangor Daily News

    ... of less than 100 per square mile is classified as a desert. As in, nobody actually lives there. This means Skowhegan (04976), with a population of around 8,800, is a desert. So isn't Old Town (04468), population 7,700, Farmington (04838), population ...

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  12. Former Farmington fire chief indicted on theft chargeRead the original story

    Tuesday Oct 21 | UnionLeader.com

    ... for the town were misdirected away from the town," he said. Fowler took a full-time position as fire chief in Skowhegan, Maine, in May. He was fired in August. No reason was publicly stated. A call to Fowler's residence was unanswered Tuesday ...

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  13. Brewer Girls Soccer 6 at Skowhegan Area 0Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 21 | Bangor Daily News

    Gretchen Wright, Haley Robertson and Sydney Hewes also recorded goals while Wright, Robertson and Alyssa Vargo added assists for 7-5-2 Brewer. Rose McLaughlin recorded 8 saves and also scored on a penalty kick for Brewer. Tara Bernard recorded 9 saves on 19 shots for Skowhegan (1-13).

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  14. Four Miss Maine Field Hockey finalists namedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 21 | Bangor Daily News

    Three players from Kennebec Valley Athletic Conference schools and Scarborough High School's Maddy Dobecki have been named finalists for Miss Maine Field Hockey. Cony High School of Augusta's Arika Brochu, Skowhegan's Rylie Blanchet and Mount View of Thorndike's Kersey Boulay joined Dobecki as finalists for the state's top senior player.

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  15. Re: And that's final: Boulay candidate for Miss Maine Field HockeyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 21 | The Harbor Times Soup

    Mount View High School senior field hockey player Kersey Boulay certainly had a good day at practice on Friday, Oct. 17. At that practice Boulay, who is the Mustangs' center midfielder, was informed by veteran coach Gloria Hewett that she is a finalist for the state's highest honor for her sport. Boulay, along with Skowhegan's Rylie Blanchet, Cony of Augusta's Arika Brochu and Scarborough's Maddy Dobecki, are finalists for the Miss Maine Field Hockey Award, presented annually to the top senior player in the state.

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  16. Bomb squad investigates report of grenade at Skowhegan motelRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 21 | Sun Journal

    The Maine State Police bomb squad has been called to a Skowhegan motel following a report that a grenade was found. The Online Sentinel reports that part of the Towne Motel was evacuated on Tuesday .

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  17. Leslie A. MillerRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 21 | The Harbor Times Soup

    Leslie Anne Miller, 49, of Skowhegan, left us, after a valiant battle with breast cancer, Friday, Oct. 17, 2014. She was born Feb. 10, 1965, in Framingham, Massachusetts, the daughter of Leon A. Soule and the late Marcia E. Soule Hall.

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  18. Firefighters on scene of Hartland tannery fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 20 | Bangor Daily News

    ... set County emergency dispatcher confirmed. In addition to Hartland firefighters, crews from St. Albans, Canaan and Skowhegan were sent to the fire scene, as were personnel from Sebasticook Valley Ambulance and the Somerset County Sheriff's Office.

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  19. Sculptor talks about his workRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 19 | The Bennington Banner

    ... He worked as an assistant in the sculpture department at Bennington College from 1969-73. He studied art at the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, the University of California at Berkeley, the Rhode Island School of Design and the City ...

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  20. Listen up: city seeks input for cultural planRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 18 | Capital Weekly

    ... Art, offered an overview of the visual arts in Maine, past and present. Among other things, he pointed out how the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, Haystack Mountain School of Crafts and the Midcoast's Maine Photographic Workshops, now ...

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