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Willette steps down from committee chairman position after Facebook post controversy

Willette steps down from committee chairman position after Facebook post controversy

| March 25, 2015

(AP)- Senator Michael Willette is stepping down from his post as chairman of a legislative committee. A Senate Republican spokeswoman says Willette offered to resign his chairmanship on the State and Local Government Committee today. Willette was criticized for a Facebook post that linked President Barack Obama to the Islamic State group. The Maine Democratic Party called […]

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Man Lucky to be Alive After Accident on Chapman Road

Man Lucky to be Alive After Accident on Chapman Road

| March 24, 2015

A roll over on the Chapman road outside Presque Isle closed the road for 15 to 20 minutes.  Twenty-one year old Dillon J. Hadfield, was driving east on the road when he struck some slushy snow. According to the state police that snow and slush caused him to lose traction. The tires left the roadway […]

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Chapman celebrates 100th anniversary

Chapman celebrates 100th anniversary

| March 24, 2015

It’s a big year for a little town. Chapman will be celebrating its 100th anniversary throughout 2015. “It is a big deal. You only get to turn 100 once so we’re taking advantage of the opportunity to celebrate the centennial,” said town manager for Mapleton, Castle Hill and Chapman Jon Frederick. A farming and logging […]

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LePage Postpones Press Conference on Budget Proposal

LePage Postpones Press Conference on Budget Proposal

| March 24, 2015

Republican Gov. Paul LePage has postponed a meeting with reporters to discuss additional law enforcement positions to address the state’s drug problem. The decision to postpone Tuesday’s press conference came moments before the governor announced that he had fired Brig. General James Campbell of the Maine National Guard. LePage was supposed to speak about his […]

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Ouellette’s Variety

Ouellette’s Variety

| March 24, 2015

Caribou, Me – Ouellette’s Variety is closed due to what the owner calls “revamping”. WAGM went to Ouellette’s and talked to the owner who says they are closed for now while they clean, and reorganize the business. He did not give a date that the business would be reopened.

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