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Man Accused of Putting Toddler in Clothes Dryer

| September 9, 2014

Photo Courtesy: Penobscot County Jail (AP)- A man is accused of putting a 2-year-old Maine toddler in a clothes dryer and turning it on, burning the boy. WABI-TV reports that police say the boy’s mother left him with her boyfriend, Adam Morton, while she went to work. According to court documents, the Bangor boy suffered second-degree […]

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Governor LePage in New Jersey for fundraiser with Christie

| September 8, 2014

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) – Republican Governor Paul LePage is in New Jersey this morning to raise money alongside Governor Chris Christie. The breakfast fundraiser is being held in Benardsville, with attendees paying $3,000 for the event at the Benards Inn. Christie, chairman of the Republican Governors Association, has already visited Maine twice to campaign for LePage this […]

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Power Outages Affect More Than 2,700 Customers in the County

| September 5, 2014

Emera Maine crews have been dispatched and are patrolling lines to determine the cause of a power outage affecting more than 2,700 customers in Fort Fairfield, Ashland, Masardis, Portage, Westfield, Oxbow Plantation and surrounding areas. Those crews and other technicians will work to restore service to all customers as safely and quickly as possible. Emera […]

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Farmers and Gardeners Across the County See An Excess of Many Types of Vegetables

| September 4, 2014

Farmers and gardeners across the County are very happy with this years growing season. There’s an excess of vegetables like cucumbers, zucchini, squash, and much more. And as News Source 8′s Angela Christoforos reports, it’s due to a lot of sunshine and good pollination. Daniel Stewart is picking cucumbers. He’s got a whole lot of […]

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Gorham Police Investigate After Officer Shoots Cat

| September 4, 2014

WESTBROOK, Maine (AP) – Gorham police are investigating after an officer shot a stray cat he thought had rabies, but turned out to be healthy. The cat is recovering at a Westbrook shelter from shattered front leg bones caused by pellets from the 16-gauge shotgun the officer used to shoot the cat last month. The Portland Press […]

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