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Man Charged With Mailing Cyanide Has Court Hearing

| December 8, 2014

BANGOR, Maine (AP) – A Maine resident accused of sending poison to a depressed Englishman who used it to kill himself is headed for a bail hearing in Bangor. Sidney Kilmartin’s hearing is scheduled for 1:30 p.m. Monday. The Windham resident is accused of sending potassium cyanide to Andrew Denton of Hull, England. Police say […]

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All Aroostook Chorus Festival to Take Place Saturday

| December 5, 2014

A lot going on this weekend from the Holiday Light Parade to the Festival of Trees– and there’s also an event that appeals to music enthusiasts. The annual All Aroostook Chorus Festival is taking place at the Presque Isle Middle School tomorrow– News Source 8’s Angela Christoforos got a preview today… These students have spent hours […]

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WHOU DJ Loses Home in Late Night Fire

| December 5, 2014

Photo Courtesy: whoufm.com According to WHOU 100.1 FM’s website, WHOU DJ Chris Putnam lost his home on the South Shore of Drews Lake to a late night fire last night. He lost everything but managed to escape unharmed. He also was able to get his dogs out of the burning building but in the chaos […]

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Maine High School Students’ Test Scores Up Slightly

| December 5, 2014

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) – Maine high school students are doing slightly better in math, writing and science, but the majority of students aren’t performing at grade level. The Maine Department of Education reports Thursday that nearly 1 percent more juniors achieved proficiency or above in math on the SAT last school year than they did […]

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Schools Locked Down in Augusta for an Hour

| December 4, 2014

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) – Police say an hour-long lockdown has been lifted at two schools in Maine’s capital city. The Kennebec Journal reports that an unsubstantiated report of a suspicious man forced the lockdown of Cony High School and Farrington Elementary on Wednesday. Police say the schools were locked down after students reported seeing a […]

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