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Grandmother Killed

| January 26, 2015

WILTON, Maine (AP) – A 22-year-old man charged with killing his grandmother with a hammer is due in court for a bail hearing in Maine this week. Police say Dana Craney told investigators he attacked 67-year-old Joanne Goudreau in her bed and then dragged her body outside. He is due in court in Farmington on […]

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Gas Prices Continue to Fall

| January 26, 2015

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) – The average price of gasoline in Maine has fallen 4.3 cents a gallon in the last week. Website GasBuddy.com reports the average price was $2.11 per gallon, according to a daily survey of 1,228 Maine outlets. The website says the national average fell 2.3 cents per gallon in the last week […]

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UMaine Consolidation

| January 26, 2015

BANGOR, Maine (AP) – The chancellor of the University of Maine system is launching a campaign to streamline its seven-campus system by consolidating administrative functions. The Portland Press Herald reports Chancellor James Page told the board of trustees Monday in Bangor that the streamlining will maintain all seven campuses and their presidents. Page says consolidating […]

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Blaine Man Pleads Guilty

| January 23, 2015

A Blaine man pleaded guilty Friday in U.S. District Court in Bangor to conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute bath salts. 34-year old Nate Brewer faces up to 20 years in prison and a $1,000,000 fine. He will be sentenced after the completion of a pre-sentence investigation report. According to court records, Brewer conspired […]

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MAINE COMMUNITY COLLEGE SYSTEM BOARD APPOINTS INTERIM PRESIDENT

| January 23, 2015

AUGUSTA, ME—The Maine Community College System (MCCS) Board of Trustees Friday appointed Derek Langhauser to serve as Interim President of the MCCS, effective February 16, 2015. Langhauser serves as General Counsel of the MCCS and is a senior member of the System’s leadership team. He replaces Dr. John Fitzsimmons who announced earlier this month that […]

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