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  1. 'We don't want to end up like that': Tenants lodge...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Bangor Daily News

    A Portland landlord whose building was the site of Maine's deadliest fire in four decades is being taken to task by residents in another of his properties this week. Tenants in landlord Gregory Nisbet's building at 188 Dartmouth St. told Portland television station WGME, CBS 13 , they believe the building is dangerous.

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  2. Bath-area school district weighs rebuilding or renovating 85-year-old Morse High SchoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 9 | Bangor Daily News

    The 85-year-old high school ranks 11th on the latest state funding list, four slots down from Mount Ararat High School in nearby Topsham, and both schools have been approved for funding. RSU 1 has formed a nine-person building committee, composed of three members each from the central office, school board and community, Superintendent Patrick Manuel said Dec. 3. He called the group a "kickoff committee" before additional panels are formed to provide additional community participation.

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  3. Winter Tree Identification WalkRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 8 | Bangor Daily News

    Brunswick-Topsham Land Trust invites you to enjoy the afternoon with a winter tree identification walk - learning to differentiate tree species when there are no green leaves to guide us.

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  4. Twin brothers arrested, charged in Topsham armed robberyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 29 | Bangor Daily News

    Topsham police arrested a second twin brother Saturday in connection with an armed robbery he allegedly helped his brother commit at an athletic field last weekend. Alexander Laurelez, 18, was arrested Friday night at the police station, according to a department post on Facebook.

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  5. 'We are certainly radicals': Vietnam veteran from Deer Isle...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 27 | Bangor Daily News

    It's been nearly half a century since Dud Hendrick crawled through the jungles of Vietnam searching for unexploded bombs to detonate. "Have you ever seen the 'Hurt Locker?'" Hendrick asked recently, referring to the film about the grueling task of safely detonating unexploded bombs in Iraq, as he described his mission with the U.S. Air Force explosive ordnance disposal team he served with in Vietnam from 1966 to 1967.

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  6. 'Cinema pub,' shoe store and jeweler to move into Topsham mallRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 25 | Bangor Daily News

    Smitty's Cinema, Lamey-Wellehan shoes and Day's Jewelers are all coming to the regional shopping center off Route 196. Smitty's and Lamey-Wellehan will occupy part of an approximately 73,000-square-foot building formerly leased by Village Candle.

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  7. Teenage twins charged with armed robbery at Topsham athletic field, one brother still wantedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 25 | Bangor Daily News

    Topsham police say twin 18-year-old Topsham men robbed another man at gunpoint Saturday evening at a Topsham athletic field, and officers continue to search for one of the brothers. One twin, Matthew Laurelez, was arrested Sunday night and charged with two counts of Class A felony armed robbery, two counts of tampering with a victim, criminal threatening with a dangerous weapon and theft.

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  8. Bar Harbor Bank & Trust Branches Host Holiday Open HousesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 23 | Bangor Daily News

    Between Thanksgiving and Christmas, each branch of Bar Harbor Bank & Trust will host a holiday open house. All customers, friends and neighbors are invited to gather as a community at their local branch on the following dates from 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM to celebrate the season and enjoy holiday refreshments.

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  9. Portland names Boston fire official to inspections task force in wake of deadly blazeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 21 | Bangor Daily News

    Acting City Manager Sheila Hill-Christian has named 11 people to a task force to review the city's fire and codes inspection policies, a group that includes a decorated leader with the Boston Fire Department. The review, which will seek to make policy recommendations in time for any changes to be accommodated in the fiscal year 2016 budget, comes partly in response to a Nov. 1 fire on Noyes Street that claimed the lives of six people .

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  10. Topsham developer plans to turn South Portland armory into gas station, cafeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 21 | Bangor Daily News

    The former Maine Army National Guard Armory, a fixture on Broadway for more than 70 years, may have a new future as a convenience store and cafe. City Manager Jim Gailey this week said the city has been offered $700,000 for the armory by Topsham-based Priority Real Estate Group .

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  11. Topsham firefighters quickly extinguish stove fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 18 | Bangor Daily News

    Firefighters were able to save a house at 5 Green St. on Tuesday morning after a stove fire extended to the second floor. Lt. Justin Emmons of the Topsham Fire Department said flames were showing from the side of the house when firefighters arrived at the home just before 11 a.m. A hood vent on the stove sent flames out the side of the building, according Emmons.

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  12. Maine education commissioner placed on indefinite medical leaveRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2014 | Bangor Daily News

    Jim Rier, the state's education commissioner, has been placed on indefinite medical leave, according to Department of Education spokeswoman Samantha Warren. Warren did not provide details about Rier's condition, but she said his absence is expected to be temporary and that Rier remains in close contact with department leadership.

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  13. Three men thrown from car in Sunday rollover crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2014 | Bangor Daily News

    Three men were ejected as the car they were riding in rolled into a field along Beedle Road on Sunday just prior to the Interstate 295 overpass. Richmond police got a call Sunday at 1:35 p.m. from a Beedle Road resident reporting there had been a car rollover accident, which occurred near 808 Beedle Road.

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  14. Building where deadly Portland fire took place subject of multiple complaintsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2014 | Bangor Daily News

    Portland Fire Chief Jerome LaMoria fields questions during a news conference Monday late afternoon about the ongoing investigation into a Saturday morning fire in the city that killed six. PORTLAND, Maine - The city of Portland on Friday released a history of complaints filed against 20-24 Noyes St. stretching back more than 11 years, including two this year by neighbors who said the building was falling into disrepair and becoming cluttered with trash and debris.

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  15. Former Brunswick town manager, dismissed in February, hired in North CarolinaRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2014 | Bangor Daily News

    Brunswick's former town manager, Gary Brown, who in February was dismissed by the Brunswick Town Council, has been hired as administrator for the town of St. James, in Brunswick County, North Carolina. Brown will earn $70,000 a year, significantly less than the $109,000 he earned as Brunswick's town manager.

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  16. Republican Baker unseats incumbent Vitelli for Sagadahoc-area senate seatRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2014 | Bangor Daily News

    Republican Linda Baker scored an approximately 1,000-vote lead over the incumbent Tuesday in a race for State Senate District 23. Baker, of Topsham, had 7,979 votes, compared with 7,509 from Sen. Eloise Vitelli, D-Arrowsic, and 2,004 from Green Independent candidate Alice Knapp, of Richmond. Eloise dominated in Bath with 2,096 votes, compared with 1,319 for Baker and 317 for Knapp.

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  17. Democrat Denise Tepler wins 3-way race for state House District 54Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2014 | Bangor Daily News

    Democrat Denise Tepler defeated Republican Kim Talbot and Green Independent Daniel Stromgren Tuesday to secure the state House District 54 seat vacated by Rep. Andrew Mason, D-Topsham. Tepler received 2,217 votes, followed by 2,130 by West Schoolhouse Crossing Road resident Talbot and 535 by Stromgren, who lives on Coombs Road.

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  18. Rockland man dies of injuries from Portland house fire, becoming 6th fatalityRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2014 | Bangor Daily News

    A Rockland man died Tuesday from injuries he suffered in a weekend house fire in Portland that killed five other people, officials confirmed. Steven Summers, 29, died at 5:29 p.m. at Massachusetts General Hospital, according to Maine State Police spokesman Stephen McCausland.

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  19. 'They were such loving people': Survivor of Portland fire haunted by what-ifsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2014 | Bangor Daily News

    The charred remains of a bicycle sit on the porch at 20 Noyes St. in Portland on Monday. Five people died in a fire at the house on Saturday.

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  20. #RememberNoyes campaign launched to aid victims of tragic Portland fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2014 | Bangor Daily News

    Lately, I've devoted most of my columns to the various political races that will finally be decided on tomorrow. So naturally I planned on writing something about Election Day for this post.

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