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Maine Flu Cases Triple Over Last Flu Season

Maine Flu Cases Triple Over Last Flu Season

| January 30, 2015

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) – There has been triple the number of confirmed cases of the flu in Maine so far this season when compared to the same time last year. The Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention says Maine has seen 2,322 confirmed cases of influenza as of last Sunday. Last year on the […]

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Apartment Fire

Apartment Fire

| January 29, 2015

Authorities say two people were hurt and 24 mostly older residents were displaced by a blaze in an Old Orchard Beach apartment building that’s being blamed on a cooking accident. The blaze at Centennial Plaza apartments was reported at about 1 a.m. Thursday. Investigators say the blaze began in the kitchen of a first-floor unit, […]

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Burglary Arrest

Burglary Arrest

| January 29, 2015

A Saco man has been charged by State Police with breaking into a house in Hollis last week and stealing $10,000 worth of antique jewelry and coins. On Friday, January 23, a resident on the Old Alfred Rd. in Hollis arrived home to find that somebody had entered their home by breaking out a window […]

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Maine Man Indicted for Killing Grandmother with Hammer

Maine Man Indicted for Killing Grandmother with Hammer

| January 28, 2015

WILTON, Maine (AP) – A grand jury is indicting a 22-year-old man charged with killing his grandmother with a hammer. The Morning Sentinel reports a grand jury finds there is probable cause for the case against Dana Craney to go to trial. Police say he told investigators he attacked 67-year-old Joanne Goudreau in her bed […]

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Grand Falls man Charged with Impaired Driving

Grand Falls man Charged with Impaired Driving

| January 28, 2015

On January 26, a 23-year-old Grand Falls man was charged with impaired driving and firearms related offences stemming from a traffic stop on Route 190 in Carlingford, N.B. On January 21, just before midnight, Perth Andover RCMP pulled over a driver for impaired driving on Route 190 in Carlingford, N.B. The driver was arrested and his vehicle was searched. During […]

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