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Fairpoint Losses

Fairpoint Losses

| March 4, 2015

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) – Representatives for FairPoint Communications say a lengthy strike and bad weather caused the company’s $43.6 million in losses in the final three months of 2014. The North Carolina-based company operates the largest landline telephone network in northern New England. It made $6.1 million in the same quarter in 2013. The Portland […]

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Dube Trial

Dube Trial

| March 2, 2015

BANGOR, Maine (AP) – The ex-girlfriend of a Maine man accused of using Facebook to lure a teenager to her death says he confessed he committed the killing. Twenty-one-year-old Kyle Dube, of Orono, is accused of using a phony Facebook account to kidnap 15-year-old Nichole Cable, of Glenburn, and kill her in May 2013. WZON-AM […]

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Body Found in Shiretown

Body Found in Shiretown

| March 2, 2015

  State and Houlton Police are investigating the discovery of a man’s body inside a home on Hillview Avenue in Houlton late Sunday night.  Police are labeling the death suspicious and are working to confirm the man’s identity. The body was found at the home at 412 Hillview after Houlton Police had received a report […]

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Easton community celebrates their town turning 150 years old

Easton community celebrates their town turning 150 years old

| February 24, 2015

Few can say they’ve been to a birthday party for someone turning 150 years old, but the town of Easton reached that milestone on Tuesday…and the community couldn’t help but celebrate. “Doesn’t happen everyday, it’s a chance for the people to go back and review their history…why we’re here..why we want to continue to be […]

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Road Rage “Criminal Matter”

Road Rage “Criminal Matter”

| February 24, 2015

CASCO, Maine (AP) – Police say they are treating a road rage incident that caused a vehicle to crash into a Maine river as a “criminal matter.” The Cumberland County Sheriff’s Office says the crash occurred off of Route 302 on Monday afternoon near the border of Casco and Naples. Three occupants of the vehicle […]

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