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Riverview Hospital Seeks Additional Staff

Riverview Hospital Seeks Additional Staff

| February 12, 2015

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) – The Maine Department of Health and Human Services is requesting money to hire more than two dozen new workers at Riverview Psychiatric Center to help deal with what some call dangerous conditions. Agency Commissioner Mary Mayhew appeared Wednesday before the Legislature’s Appropriations and Financial Affairs Committee to discuss the 92-bed, state-run […]

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Facebook Killing Trial

Facebook Killing Trial

| February 12, 2015

BANGOR, Maine (AP) – Jury selection is winding down in the trial of a Maine man who’s accused of using a phony Facebook profile to lure a teenager to her death. The pool of 100 potential jurors has been winnowed to a small number who’ll be questioned Thursday as the judge seeks to seat a […]

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Sex Offender Arrest

Sex Offender Arrest

| February 10, 2015

A man formerly from Presque Isle has been arrested for alleged sexual abuse of a minor. 33-year old Kyle Green who now lives in Saco was arrested in Saco by Presque Isle Police Detective Bill Scull and Saco Police. An investigation was launched upon allegations that Green engaged in a sexual relationship with a 14-year […]

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Mars Hill Man Arrested

Mars Hill Man Arrested

| February 9, 2015

A Sheriff’s deputy went to a home in Mars Hill Sunday to arrest a female on an outstanding warrant. The female was not at the home, but 37-year old ¬†Aaron Jones was. Jones is on bail for trafficking in bath salts and conditions of his bail require him to allow law enforcement to search him […]

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Poliquin Brushes Off Criticism

Poliquin Brushes Off Criticism

| February 6, 2015

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) – U.S. Rep. Bruce Poliquin is brushing off criticism he’s getting from some conservatives for not voting to repeal President Barack Obama’s health care law. Poliquin was one of three Republicans in the House to vote this week against repealing the law. The freshman congressman says he opposes it but believes a […]

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