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ME Supreme Court Upholds 2012 Murder Conviction

ME Supreme Court Upholds 2012 Murder Conviction

| April 24, 2014

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) – The Maine Supreme Judicial Court has upheld the 2012 murder conviction of a Norridgewock man found guilty of fatally shooting another man over a drug dispute. The court affirmed Justice John Nivison’s decision on Thursday. Nivison found Robert Nelson guilty of killing Everett Cameron in his pickup truck in Anson on […]

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Maine Gets Sewage Funds, But Says it Needs More

Maine Gets Sewage Funds, But Says it Needs More

| April 24, 2014

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) – Maine officials say the $29.7 million they’re receiving for wastewater treatment upgrades in seven facilities is a small portion of the more than $1 billion needed for similar projects over the next 20 years. The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced the funding this week. Nationwide, 40 states and Puerto Rico are […]

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Threat to Hartland Community School Confirmed as Hoax

Threat to Hartland Community School Confirmed as Hoax

| April 24, 2014

Thursday,¬†at approximately 8 a.m., Woodstock RCMP received a call about a threat at the Hartland Community School. Officers were sent to the school to investigate. As a precaution, in and out access was restricted for most of the day as the RCMP were onsite conducting an investigation to ensure the building was secure. This precaution […]

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Close, Wilkerson to Receive Degrees From Bates

Close, Wilkerson to Receive Degrees From Bates

| April 24, 2014

LEWISTON, Maine (AP) – Pulitzer Prize winning author Isabel Alexis Wilkerson and Oscar-nominated actor Glenn Close are among four people scheduled to receive honorary degrees at the Bates College commencement. The Lewiston college announced that Wilkerson, author of “The Warmth of Other Suns,” has been selected to deliver the keynote address at ceremonies scheduled for […]

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Fairgrounds Accident

Fairgrounds Accident

| April 24, 2014

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) – An Oakland man injured by a malfunctioning starting gate during a harness race at the Windsor Fairgrounds in 2010 has filed a lawsuit after efforts to reach an out-of-court settlement failed. Christopher Charrier filed suit last week in Kennebec County Superior Court. The suit says the 43-year-old Charrier was one of […]

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