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Threat Made to Hartland Community School Turns Out to Be A Hoax

| April 24, 2014

“I’ve been upset all morning,” said Joan McCready. Parents and grandparents anxiously crowded around the entrance of the Hartland Community School on Thursday afternoon..each of them waiting to take their kids home early, after a threat was put into the school in the morning. Student Adam Shannon said, “there was a lot of thoughts in […]

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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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Sinking Boat Call A Hoax

| January 17, 2014

BRISTOL, Maine (AP) – The Coast Guard has ended its search in the waters off Bristol, Maine, after officials determined that a 911 call about a sinking boat was a hoax. Petty Officer Matthew Couling said the search began Friday morning after a 911 call. A Coast Guard helicopter and vessels on the water launched […]

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Attempted Abduction a Hoax

| December 12, 2013

BATH, Maine (AP) – Police in Bath say a 12-year-old boy made up a story about a man in a minivan trying to abduct him. The Brunswick Times Record reports that after interviewing the boy again, police have determined the story was a hoax. The boy, who was not identified, initially said the man approached […]

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