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  1. A Maine Bucket List for a Maine NativeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | Capital Weekly

    ... it out. Fishing. In lakes and ocean alike. The most fun times was when I rowed out a ways with my father in Spruce Head to catch a mackerel if we could. One time we put our lines in the water over the end of a wharf and only caught crabs. We caught ...

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  2. Robert M. PerryRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 17 | Herald Gazette

    ... their home together in the same house in which Robert grew up for more than 29 years, until they built their Spruce Head home. From 1967 to 1980, he worked driving trucks for Martin-Marietta at the Thomaston Cement Plant. The next 14-plus years, he ...

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  3. Co-conspirators in lobster case now focused on own legal battleRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 18 | Capital Weekly

    ... Price were involved in a years-long scheme to to unlawfully buy and sell lobsters from the 56-fishermen owned Spruce Head Fisherman's Cooperative. The money from these sales was not added to the co-op's accounts, where Thompson previously worked as ...

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  4. Teen indicted on manslaughter charge in connection with fatal Warren crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 13 | Bangor Daily News

    A 19-year-old Spruce Head man was indicted Friday on a charge of manslaughter in connection with a March 2014 head-on crash on Route 1 in Warren that claimed the life of a 38-year-old woman. Simmons was driving north on Route 1 at about 7:30 a.m. March 20, when his 1997 GMC Sierra pickup truck crossed the center line near the intersection of Western Road and struck a southbound 2003 Subaru Forester driven by Alison Low of Warren .

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  5. Spruce Head teen charged with manslaughter for March crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 13 | Herald Gazette

    A 19-year-old Spruce Head man was indicted Feb. 13 for manslaughter and driving to endanger for his role in a collision on Route 1 that killed one person and severely injured two others. According to the 20-person Knox County Grand Jury's decision, Samuel Simmons did recklessly, or with criminal negligence, cause the death of Alison Low, 38, when his 1997 GMC Sierra truck, crossed the center line and struck the 2003 Subaru Forester Low was driving March 20. The vehicles collided head-on near the intersection of Western Road.

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  6. Ishmael had the sea for a cureRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 12 | Herald Gazette

    ... in his weekly newspaper column. Another friend, one of the endless Snows who live in the mysterious non-town of Spruce Head, told me on Monday he has photos of a project he is undertaking, and that looking back at the pictures he found that the ...

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  7. Gloria D. BealRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 10 | Capital Weekly

    ... Alisa, and Michael Beal, all of Tenants Harbor; two daughters, Bonnie Beal and her companion, Darrel Guptil, of Spruce Head, and Melony Beal of Rockland; a brother, Timothy Fields, of Hope; three sisters, Betty Pease and her husband, Douglas, of ...

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  8. Robert E. AndersonRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 2 | Capital Weekly

    ... of Winslow. Surviving are a son, William L. Anderson, and his wife, Cynthia Hatcher, of Palm Coast, Fla., and Spruce Head; three grandchildren, Joshua, Ryan and Miriam Anderson, all of Kansas; sister-in-law Martha Mansfield Noddin, and her husband, ...

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  9. Midcoast art on Peaks IslandRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2015 | Herald Gazette

    ... show are Pam Cabanas of Friendship, showing monochromatic ink wash on paper; and Katharine Cartwright, NWS, of Spruce Head, showing paintings in oil, watercolor and mixed media. Also featured are works by Jeffrey Ackerman, Rob Anderson, Amy ...

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  10. George M. Myers Sr.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2015 | Capital Weekly

    ... survived by two sons and their wives, George M. Jr. and Elaine Myers of Rockport, and John F. and Edith Myers of Spruce Head; two daughters, Gloria M. Britto and Betty C. Davis and her husband, Steven Sr., all of Rockland; a brother, Philip Myers, ...

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  11. Tackling the lobster challengeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2015 | The Times Leader

    ... while I held the lid down and tried not to whimper. No, the credit for trapping it off the coast of Maine's Spruce Head Island belongs to a colleague's father-in-law, who earns his living as a lobsterman. When Times Leader business writer Eileen ...

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  12. Maritime Energy is proud to be a partner and supporter of this annual eventRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2015 | The Harbor Times Soup

    ... Program include Appleton, Camden, Cushing, Friendship, Hope, Owl's Head, Rockland, Rockport, South Thomaston, Spruce Head, St. George, Tenants Harbor, Thomaston, Union, Vinalhaven, Warren, and Washington. This means that those attending the Pies on ...

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  13. Lynn M. StanleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2014 | Herald Gazette

    ... by her husband, Bruce Stanley, of St. George; her daughter, Ashlee Reynolds, and her husband, Travis, of Spruce Head; her twin sister, Elaine Carter, and her husband, Mark, of Rockland, sister Cheryl Mancini and her husband, Raymond, of Yuba City, ...

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  14. Fish fraud expected to go from bad to worseRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2014 | National Fisherman

    The case of Robert Thompson proves that people don't just steal lobster out of traps. Thompson was the manager of the Spruce Head Fishermen's Cooperative in South Thomaston, Maine, and in that job he was in charge of buying and selling lobsters for one of the state's largest lobster cooperatives.

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  15. Former lobster co-op manager guilty of tax evasion, selling lobsters unlawfullyRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2014 | Herald Gazette

    The former manger of the Spruce Head Fisherman's Cooperative pleaded guilty to one count of tax evasion and one count of violation of the Lacey Act Dec. 11 in federal court. As part of the agreement, Robert Thompson, 53, now of Rockwood, will serve no more than five years in prison for the crimes and will not pay more than a $250,000 fine.

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  16. Feds offer more details in court papers on illegal lobster salesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 13, 2014 | Bangor Daily News

    ... those lobsters to J.P. Shellfish in Eliot. J.P. Shellfish was the largest legitimate buyer of lobsters from the Spruce Head cooperative. John Price, the owner of J.P. Shellfish, would record those purchases. He sent cash payments to Thompson via ...

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  17. Community Band Christmas concert Dec. 14Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2014 | Capital Weekly

    ... Christmas" by Irving Berlin and a "Christmas Sing-Along". Fournier is a voice student of Parker and lives in Spruce Head. Admission to the band's last concert of the calendar year is free, but there will be a basket for donations at the door to help ...

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  18. Re: Five Questions for the 'Head Honeybadger'Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2014 | Herald Gazette

    As founder of Dream Local Digital, Shannon Kinney is doing exactly what she set out to do. The Maine native grew up in Spruce Head, graduated from Georges Valley High School, and earned a degree in journalism and advertising from the University of Maine at Orono.

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  19. Woman who spat in agent's eye to serve 33 monthsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2014 | Herald Gazette

    A Spruce Head woman was sentenced Dec. 3 to serve 33 months in prison for spitting in a drug agent's eye and violating her probation several times by using drugs. Becky Condon, 25, pleaded guilty to assaulting Maine Drug Enforcement Officer Scott Quintero, and violating her conditions of release.

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  20. Woman convicted of spitting in agent's eye to serve 33 monthsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2014 | Herald Gazette

    A Spruce Head woman was sentenced Dec. 3 to serve 33 months in prison for spitting in a drug agent's eye and violating her probation several times by using drugs. Becky Condon, 25, pleaded guilty to assaulting Maine Drug Enforcement Officer Scott Quintero, and violating her conditions of release.

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