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Man Drowns in Lake at Maine Campground

| June 30, 2014

SCARBOROUGH, Maine (AP) – Authorities say a man has drowned while swimming in a lake at a Maine campground. Police say the 45-year-old man, who had been drinking, tried to swim to a small island in the lake at Wassamski Springs Campground, which is in Scarborough and Gorham. The man began to have difficulty at […]

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Maine Officials Continue Cleanup of Spilled Fuel

| June 12, 2014

GORHAM, Maine (AP) – Maine officials are working to clean up thousands of gallons of fuel that were spilled after a truck crashed in Gorham. The Maine Department of Environmental Protection is helping the Maine Department of Transportation and Gorham Public Works in the cleanup effort on Thursday. A tractor-trailer spilled most of its 9,500 […]

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Sex Trafficking Arrests

| March 18, 2014

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) – Three people face sex trafficking charges in Maine, accused of exploiting a 19-year-old girl and requiring her to engage in commercial sex acts with strangers. Police said the girl was taken to multiple locations in Cumberland, York and Androscoggin counties for the purpose of having sex. She fled from the defendants […]

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Former USM Student Arrested in Connection With Dorm Fire

| January 21, 2014

GORHAM, Maine (AP) – The state fire marshal’s office has arrested a former University of Southern Maine student in connection with a dorm fire on the Gorham campus in 2012. Twenty-three-year-old Thomas “TJ” Williams was arrested Monday at his home on Harlow Hill Road in Mexico. He was charged with two counts of arson following […]

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