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Hallowell votes on sex harassment policy changes

| October 13, 2014

HALLOWELL, Maine (AP) – The Hallowell City Council is scheduled vote this week on a proposal to ban romantic relationships between city supervisors and their subordinates. The proposed change scheduled to be voted on Tuesday comes after it was revealed that police Chief Eric Nason had a romantic relationship with a female officer of lower rank. […]

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Maine man gets 2 years in fatal crash

| October 10, 2014

ALFRED, Maine (AP) – A Sanford resident who was drunk and driving 40 miles per hour over the speed limit when his car crashed, killing his wife, will spend two years in prison. The Journal Tribune reports that Peter Hall was sentenced this week after pleading guilty to manslaughter in York County Superior Court. He received […]

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Clowns take over the Nordic Heritage Center for the 2014 Haunted Woods Walk

| October 10, 2014

    Looking for a good scare? “This year’s theme is Circus Freak Show. It’s basically the fear of clowns that I’m going after,” says Head Chair of the Haunted Woods Walk Committee, Matt Clifford. Clifford is talking about the Haunted Woods walk. It’s happening this weekend at the Nordic Heritage Center. This year, Upward […]

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US adds extra level of airport screening for Ebola

| October 9, 2014

WASHINGTON (AP) – President Barack Obama calls it a “belt and suspenders” approach – an extra level of screening at five major U.S. airports to try to catch any travelers from Ebola-ravaged countries who may be carrying the disease. About 150 travelers a day will have their temperatures checked using no-touch thermometers, and health officials expect […]

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US drug czar coming to Bangor to discuss abuse

| October 8, 2014

BANGOR, Maine (AP) – The nation’s drug czar is coming to Maine to lead a town hall discussion on opioid abuse. Michael Botticelli, acting director of the White House’s Office of National Drug Control Policy, is traveling to Bangor for the event Wednesday evening. It’s being hosted by Bangor Mayor Ben Sprague and Bangor Region Chamber […]

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