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Auburn Man Sentenced For Choking Girlfriend

| September 10, 2014

AUBURN, Maine (AP) – An Auburn man who choked his girlfriend with an electrical cord until she passed out has been sentenced to four years in prison. Mack Williams Jr. was sentenced Tuesday in Androscoggin County Superior Court after pleading guilty to two counts of aggravated assault. The Sun Journal reports that Williams also received a five-year […]

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Two Dead Bodies Found in a Biddeford Motel

| September 10, 2014

  BIDDEFORD, Maine (AP) – State and local police are investigating the discovery of two dead bodies in a Biddeford motel. The bodies in a room at the Sleepy Hollow Motel on U.S. Route 1 were reported at about 5:30 p.m. Tuesday. The cause of death has not been disclosed and police have not said whether the […]

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100 Onions Grown by Kids Stolen

| September 9, 2014

WATERVILLE, Maine (AP) – It was supposed to be a lesson in growing your own food, healthy eating and helping the less fortunate, but instead, a group of Maine fifth-graders got a lesson in the harsh realities of life. When students at the Albert S. Hall School in Waterville went out last week to harvest the […]

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Composite Deckhouse Arrives at Bath Iron Works

| September 8, 2014

BATH, Maine (AP) – A composite deckhouse for the second Zumwalt-class destroyer has arrived at Bath Iron Works in Maine. The deckhouse and helicopter hangar built at a shipyard in Mississippi arrived by barge on Friday. The structure will house radar and sensors, along with the bridge and combat operations center. The 900-ton deckhouse will eventually be […]

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Portland Museum of Art Purchases Land

| September 8, 2014

SCARBOROUGH, Maine (AP) – The Portland Museum of Art has purchased the land around the Winslow Homer Studio in Scarborough, protecting the artist’s view from development. The sale, for $2.3 million, closed Aug. 29. The museum placed a conservation easement on the property and donated the easement to the Scarborough Land Trust, which will enforce it. Museum director […]

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