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Portland School Evacuated

Portland School Evacuated

| May 22, 2015

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) – Officials say a Portland middle school has been evacuated because of smoke. Officials say smoke filled the King Middle School gymnasium when power was restored following an outage Friday morning. The Portland Fire Department said in a tweet that there was a fire in ductwork. Patty Apon from the superintendent’s office […]

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Vaccination Debate

Vaccination Debate

| May 22, 2015

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) – A legislative committee has endorsed a bill that seeks to increase vaccination rates in Maine. The Health and Human Services Committee voted 9-3 in support of Democratic Rep. Linda Sanborn’s bill on Friday. It would require parents to consult with their doctor and get a form signed if they wish to […]

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Kittery Heroin Arrest

Kittery Heroin Arrest

| May 22, 2015

The Maine Drug Enforcement Agency and Kittery Police arrested a Wells man Thursday night and charged him with selling heroin. Arrested is 29 year old Cole Dalton, who was charged with Aggravated Trafficking in Heroin For the past month the MDEA York District Task Force and Kittery Police have been involved in an investigation into […]

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Presque Isle Welcomes New Business

Presque Isle Welcomes New Business

| May 21, 2015

  Presque Isle-Wednesday was opening day¬†for the new Save a Lot in Presque isle. They started construction back on January 1st. Construction took a little longer than planned due to some heating issues. Store Owner Kevin Kinney says, the store in Presque Isle is 600 square feet bigger than the Caribou location, and they carry […]

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New Website Will Help Promote Food Safety

New Website Will Help Promote Food Safety

| May 21, 2015

Maine officials say a new state website will assist farmers and food producers with information about changes to federal food safety regulations. The Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation & Forestry says the information on the website will pertain to the federal Food Safety Modernization Act, which was signed into law in 2011. Maine Agriculture Commissioner […]

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