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Smyrna Man Fatally Shot During Confrontation with Police

Smyrna Man Fatally Shot During Confrontation with Police

| February 11, 2015

SMYRNA, Maine (AP) – Authorities say a man was shot and killed during an armed confrontation with a state trooper and a deputy sheriff. State police spokesman Steve McCausland says the shooting happened just before 8 p.m. Tuesday in a home on Smyrna Center Road. No other details were disclosed. The names of those involved […]

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Portland Man Faces Charges After 7-hour Bangor Standoff

Portland Man Faces Charges After 7-hour Bangor Standoff

| February 10, 2015

BANGOR, Maine (AP) – A Portland man accused of firing shots at police during a standoff in Bangor is being held on $100,000 bail. Officers who arrived at the scene Sunday morning were fired on and returned fire. Two hostages were eventually released, and Condon gave up after police fired tear gas into the home. […]

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Angie’s List- How to Get the Right Bling for Your Buck

Angie’s List- How to Get the Right Bling for Your Buck

| February 9, 2015

About 6 million Americans popped the question on Valentine’s Day last year and this year should see more of the same kind of romance. If you or someone you know is getting down on one knee soon, or if you’re in line for fine jewelry shopping, today’s Angie’s List report is for you. Think you […]

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Businesses Closing Create More Vacant Spaces in Presque Isle

Businesses Closing Create More Vacant Spaces in Presque Isle

| February 5, 2015

Another business has closed it’s doors in Presque Isle, which has resulted in another vacant space in the downtown area. News Source 8’s Angela Christoforos reports on how this effects the economic climate of Presque Isle… Property Manager Leigh Smith said, “Star City Coffee is shut, as property manager right now we are looking to lease […]

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Maine Man Charged with Raping Teen he Met Online in Delaware

Maine Man Charged with Raping Teen he Met Online in Delaware

| February 5, 2015

(photo courtesy Georgetown Police Department) GEORGETOWN, Del. (AP) – Georgetown Police say a man from Maine has been charged with raping a 14-year-old runaway he met online. Thirty-four-year-old James I. Allen of Dresden, Maine, was arrested Sunday and charged with three counts of second-degree rape, two counts of fourth-degree rape and sexual solicitation of a […]

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