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9th Drunk Driving Conviction

9th Drunk Driving Conviction

| July 2, 2015

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) – An Augusta man has been sentenced to seven years behind bars for his ninth drunken driving conviction, a longer prison term than prosecutors sought. Peter Dubord was sentenced Wednesday by a judge who said he “represented significant danger to himself and others on the road” when he drove a motorcycle drunk […]

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Effort to change Maine ballot initiative requirements fails

Effort to change Maine ballot initiative requirements fails

| June 22, 2015

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) – A proposal that could make it harder for groups to get a ballot question before voters has failed in the Maine House of Representatives. The 92-54 vote on Monday fell several votes short of the two-thirds support necessary to pass such a measure. It sought to amend the constitution to require that […]

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Augusta Child Porn Arrest

Augusta Child Porn Arrest

| January 19, 2015

An Augusta man was arrested Friday afternoon by State Police and charged with possessing child porn.   41 year old Randy Marquis was charged by the Computer Crimes Unit.  Marquis was arrested at his home at 183 Northern Ave. in Augusta and taken to the Kennebec County Jail.  An initial inspection of his computer showed hundreds […]

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Tractor Trailer Cleanup

Tractor Trailer Cleanup

| January 14, 2015

Work continues to remove the wreck of a tractor trailer garbage truck that overturned along I-95 in Augusta Tuesday.  The northbound lanes remain down to one lane and backups are expected to continue throughout the day. The driver of yesterday’s wreck is 42 year old Matthew Blackburn of Portland, who was not injured. Two wreckers […]

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Leaders Encouraging Aroostook Development Meet With Aroostook Delegation Lawmakers to Discuss Important County Issues

Leaders Encouraging Aroostook Development Meet With Aroostook Delegation Lawmakers to Discuss Important County Issues

| December 10, 2014

County leaders of industry and economic development held an important meeting of the minds today with members of the Aroostook delegation. Shawn Cunningham reports. FILE A new state legislature will convene in January, 00:05 Caribou but before it does Aroostook state lawmakers are getting an earful from from this roundtable of county LEADERS, Leaders Encouraging […]

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