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FBI Looking for Man Wanted in Maine Bank Robbery

| July 2, 2014

HALLOWELL, Maine (AP) – The FBI and Maine law enforcement agencies are looking for a man wanted in connection to a robbery at a Hallowell bank last week. The FBI’s Boston Division said Wednesday that it’s searching for John Slater of Augusta. It says a federal arrest warrant was issued for Slater by the U.S. […]

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Two Maine Public Colleges Among Most Expensive

| July 2, 2014

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) – A U.S. Department of Education report puts the University of Southern Maine and Maine Maritime Academy among the most expensive public colleges for in-state students. USM came in 23rd for four-year colleges with $18,177 a year in net costs, or the amount students paid after grants and scholarships. The report lists […]

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Sheriff’s Office Charges Caribou Man with Drug Trafficking

| July 1, 2014

Sheriff’s Deputies have arrested Ward Ballard, 49, of Caribou, charging him with two counts of felony trafficking in scheduled drugs. The charges are a result of an investigation by Aroostook County Sheriff’s Deputies that began with a traffic stop, on Route 1 in Mars Hill, on the evening of June 18th. At that time, Ballard […]

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Pit Party Busted

| July 1, 2014

On Friday, June 27,  the Aroostook County Underage Drinking Taskforce was given information of a pit party just off of the Albair Road in Caribou. A response team was formed, a plan was initiated and at approximately 11:00pm, the team responded to the underage drinking pit party. Approximately 60 people from the central Aroostook County […]

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Women’s Clinic Opens at Augusta VA Facility

| July 1, 2014

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) – A new clinic for women veterans has opened at the VA Maine Healthcare Systems-Togus in Augusta. U.S. Sen. Susan Collins and U.S. Rep. Mike Michaud were among the dignitaries who attended the ribbon-cutting ceremony Monday. The number of women served by Togus and other VA hospitals has been increasing, and the […]

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