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Quick action by residents saves Madawaska structure from fire

Quick action by residents saves Madawaska structure from fire

| April 16, 2015

A fire in Madawska on Wednesday night could have been a lot worse had it not been for the quick action of some residents. A dumpster in the garage of an apartment building at 325 Main Street caught on fire. According to Madawaska fire chief Jim Soucy, a few residents moved the dumpster outside before […]

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Maine Marijuana Compliance Check

Maine Marijuana Compliance Check

| April 16, 2015

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) – Maine Sheriffs’ Association inspectors are reporting no major issues in the month and a half since the state hired them to conduct compliance checks on medical marijuana caregivers. The checks are unpopular with some caregivers, who grow marijuana for medical use. The Kennebec Journal (http://bit.ly/1CPOk3J ) reports caregivers say the checks […]

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Guidelines for Future Casino Growth

Guidelines for Future Casino Growth

| April 16, 2015

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) – A group of lawmakers from both sides of the aisle says Maine must create a competitive bidding process to guide the further expansion of casinos and ensure the state gets the best deal. Casino development so far has been steered by citizen initiative so the state has had no say on […]

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For the 14th Year, UMPI Holds University Day

For the 14th Year, UMPI Holds University Day

| April 16, 2015

These students are celebrating University Day! A day that showcases student work over the years. “There’s a lot of students doing a lot of work both inside and outside of class, that even on the campus community we don’t know all the work the students are doing in different departments, as well for the university […]

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Hannaford Recalling Pine Nuts

Hannaford Recalling Pine Nuts

| April 16, 2015

Hannaford Supermarkets is recalling packages of pine nuts it says might be contaminated with salmonella. The Portland Press Herald ┬áreports the pine nuts are packaged by Superior Nuts & Candy of Chicago and are sold in store produce departments in packages with a clear front and a tan label on the back. The label says […]

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