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LDA Official Speak On Recent China Trip Spearheaded By Governor LePage

| July 14, 2014

The head of the Loring Development Authority says a recent delegation trip to China spearheaded by Governor LePage did move talks to bring economic development to Limestone forward. Although a concrete deal has yet to be signed…as Shawn Cunningham reports, LDA officials are hopeful an arrangement will materialize. Limestone Loring Development Authority CEO Carl Flora […]

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Man Sentenced for Importing Bath Salts

| March 18, 2014

BANGOR, Maine (AP) – A Maine man has been sentenced to 15 years in prison for conspiracy to import bath salts, launder money and being a felon in possession of firearms. Court records say 29-year-old Ryan Orton of Hudson, who was sentenced Monday, illegally obtained the drugs from China over the Internet and had them […]

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Man Dies After Striking Utility Pole

| February 21, 2014

CHINA, Maine (AP) – Maine State Police say a 22-year-old man has died after the car he was driving crashed into a utility pole. Jordan Maroon from Winslow was found dead at the scene. The accident happened at about 4:30 a.m. Friday in the town of China. Police said Maroon entered a left-hand curve and […]

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Presque Isle High School Will Welcome At Least 5 Exchange Students in the Fall

| January 30, 2014

Superintendent Gehrig Johnson says five students from China are enrolled to attend SAD 1 in the fall, and he is hoping to enroll another five students. Johnson says it’s a very long process, but well worth it. Back in October, he traveled to China and visited various cities where he gave presentations to thousands of […]

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Home Without Power Catches Fire

| December 27, 2013

CHINA, Maine (AP) – A China, Maine, man who has been without power since Monday says he believes candles caused a fire that killed three dogs in his home. Neil Harrington told the Kennebec Journal he had gone out to buy a generator Friday morning and returned home to see smoke pouring from the home. […]

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