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  1. It's time for Cleveland Indians to drop racist logo, not shift blameRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Bangor Daily News

    Our campaign to end the use of Native American nicknames and mascots by Maine's public schools has reached the last community, Skowhegan , still clinging to the tenets protected by acceptable institutional racism. But more formidable examples of mascot racism remain.

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  2. 'It's been a long winter': Bangor Home Show spurs spring projectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Bangor Daily News

    Karen and Greg Bisson of Skowhegan, who are adding a sun room to their home, stopped to talk to carpenter Eric Bean and Troy Pearl of Pearl Contractors of Corinth. "We're just getting information and ideas after thinking about it all winter," she said.

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  3. Maine National Guard cancels 136th's deployment to KuwaitRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | Sun Journal

    ... Stickney said. The 136th was notified by the National Guard Bureau in December that all 160 members of the Skowhegan and Lewiston-based unit would be heading to Kuwait in support of the drawdown of U.S. forces in Afghanistan. "The deployment ...

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  4. Solon woman dies when her SUV loses left rear tireRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Sun Journal

    Police say a fatal traffic accident in Madison may have been caused when an SUV lost its left rear wheel. Police say Bowman was heading south on U.S. Route 201 when she lost control, swerving to the left and into the path of a flatbed tow truck near the Skowhegan town line.

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  5. Police identify Madison crash victim, say lost wheel may be causeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Bangor Daily News

    Moores said the accident happened shortly before 11 a.m., when Bowman lost control of her 1990 Ford Explorer and skidded into the path of a 2011 Dodge flatbed wrecker driven by Kenneth Ashe, 39, of Skowhegan. It appears a vehicle defect was a factor in the accident because Bowman's sport utility vehicle lost its left rear wheel, Moores said.

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  6. Hospice Volunteers of Somerset County dinner and auctionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | Bangor Daily News

    ... ejay Cory King. Tickets of $30 for all events and $10 for dance only will be available at the HVOSC office and the Skowhegan Chamber of Commerce. For information, call 474-7775.

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  7. Blagg: Wrapping up as Recorder Editor with goodbyeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 22 | The Recorder

    ... - and more importantly was fulfilling the needs of its readers. Across a wide swath of Maine, from Farmington to Skowhegan to the outskirts of Augusta, it was the newspaper of record. And in fact, just a year or so after I left there, it made the ...

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  8. Cape Elizabeth, Yarmouth take top honors at state drama festRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 22 | Bangor Daily News

    ... were: Falmouth High School, Camden Hills Regional High School, Windham High School, Waterville High School and Skowhegan Area High School. In the Class B division, Deer Isle/Stonington High School, Stearns High School, Mount Desert Island High ...

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  9. Maine DOT proposes investing $125 million in passenger and freight railRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 11 | Sun Journal

    ... Forest products still make up the bulk of the demand for shipping on rail lines. Projects at Sappi Fine Paper in Skowhegan, Woodland Pulp in Baileyville, Hancock Lumber in Pittsfield and Irving Forest Products in Ashland receive a share of the money ...

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  10. LePage opens Maine's maple season by tapping Blaine House treeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 10 | Bangor Daily News

    ... Rep. MaryAnne Kinney, R-Knox, House Speaker Mark Eves, D-North Berwick, and House Democratic Leader Jeff McCabe, D-Skowhegan. AUGUSTA, Maine - With the assistance of a swarm of young children, Gov. Paul LePage tapped the looming maple tree on ...

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  11. Wilton lawmaker, environmental groups want LePage to release conservation fundsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 10 | Sun Journal

    ... the statement from Maine Coast Heritage Trust and The Nature Conservancy. House Democratic Leader Jeff McCabe, D-Skowhegan, said Tuesday that he had spoken with members of LePage's administration within the last month about getting the LMF projects ...

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  12. Winter term at Weathering Hypes CollegeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 10 | Capital Weekly

    ... Hypes College a few years later. The school, which trains TV weather forecasters in the dramatic arts, moved to Skowhegan, Maine, in 1995. The Winter Term at WHC: Any meeting of a course described below will be canceled if and when its instructor is ...

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  13. Sports briefs for March 9, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 9 | Bangor Daily News

    The field is down to four finalists for the Travis Roy Award, which is presented to the state's top high school hockey player. Isac Nordstrom of Falmouth, Andrew Whipple of South Portland/Freeport/Waynflete have been selected as West finalists while Brad Berube of St. Dominic Academy and Cody Martin of Lawrence/Skowhegan have been named East finalists.

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  14. Sappi says Skowhegan $100 million tax valuation drop not enoughRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 9 | Bangor Daily News

    Paper maker Sappi North America has filed a formal request for Skowhegan to lower the value of its mill there, arguing the $100 million drop in value the town approved last year was not enough. It's one of three mills in the state that is contesting or has contested that its property is valued too high, alongside UPM's Madison mill and Verso's Jay mill.

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  15. An Artist Talk with Gordon HallRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 9 | Bangor Daily News

    ... Museum, Kent Fine Art, Foxy Production, and at Chapter, New York. This artist talk is made possible by the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture. The Masters of Fine Arts in Intermedia at the University of Maine provides substantial advanced ...

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  16. High school drama troupes rehearsing for state finalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 8 | Bangor Daily News

    ... Camden Hills Regional High School of Rockport, Cape Elizabeth High School, Falmouth High School, Fryeburg Academy, Skowhegan Area High School, Waterville Senior High School and Windham High School, officials said. In Class B, which features schools ...

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  17. Saturday, March 7, 2015: Skowhegan mascot, seat belt law, highway maintenanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 6 | Bangor Daily News

    A number of years ago, a Skowhegan High School history teacher asked me to come to his history classes to speak about tribal court, where I was a judge. I asked for a show of hands as to how many students had "Indian blood."

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  18. Aaron Desjardins to be sentenced in death of ex-wifeRead the original story

    Friday Mar 6 | Foster's Daily Democrat

    ... Desjardins was scheduled to appear in Rockingham County Superior Court on Friday. His sister, Michele Corson of Skowhegan, Maine, pleaded guilty last to conspiracy charges. Desjardins' current wife, Sarah Desjardins, is expected to face trial in ...

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  19. NH Man To Be Sentenced For Murdering Ex-WifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 6 | CBS Local

    ... Desjardins was scheduled to appear in Rockingham County Superior Court on Friday. His sister, Michele Corson of Skowhegan, Maine, pleaded guilty last year to conspiracy charges. Desjardins' current wife, Sarah Desjardins, is expected to face trial ...

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  20. UMaine Extension Offers Free Family Fun Cooking ClassRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 3 | WVII

    University of Maine Cooperative Extension and FoodCorps are offering a free cooking class for income-eligible families 5-6 pm. Wednesdays, April 29-May 20, at the UMaine Extension Somerset County office, 7 County Drive, Skowhegan.

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