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Most Maine crimes drop in 2014 even as drug arrests grow

Most Maine crimes drop in 2014 even as drug arrests grow

| July 22, 2015

AUGUSTA, Maine – The Maine Department of Public Safety says crime dropped nearly 15 percent last year. This is the largest drop in the four decades that the state has kept detailed records. Commissioner John Morris said Wednesday every crime category tabulated by the state’s Uniform Crime Reporting division went down in 2014, a year […]

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Easton Fatal

Easton Fatal

| July 21, 2015

Shortly before 4:00 this afternoon, State Police were notified of a single vehicle roll over crash on the Conant Road in Easton, with a male lying in the roadway. 27-year old Jamey Kennedy, from Fort Fairfield, was driving his 2004 Toyota east on the Conant Road. As Jamey started into a corner he lost control […]

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UMaine System faces $16M loss for last budget year

UMaine System faces $16M loss for last budget year

| July 21, 2015

BANGOR – The University of Maine System is facing a $16 million operating loss for the budget year that just ended because of $11 million in new retirement and severance costs. The seven-campus system also saw a $3.5 million loss in one of its investment funds. The Portland Press Herald reports that the $519 million […]

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Anthony Lord Latest

Anthony Lord Latest

| July 20, 2015

Anthony Lord made his first appearance in court Monday morning via video conference. Lord has been charged with two counts of murder and one count of kidnapping. He did not have to enter a plea. His next hearing is on July 23rd in Houlton, and more charges are expected. Lord also requested a mental health […]

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Skowhegan man knocked unconscious, robbed

Skowhegan man knocked unconscious, robbed

| July 13, 2015

SKOWHEGAN, Maine – Skowhegan police are seeking the public’s help in identifying the person who knocked a man unconscious and robbed him of his money and prescription medication. Police Chief Ted Blais tells the Morning Sentinel (http://bit.ly/1MplHjM) that the victim, James Fletcher, of Skowhegan, told investigators he was at a storage facility at about 2:45 […]

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