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Oil prices decreasing, folks in Maine may see savings

Oil prices decreasing, folks in Maine may see savings

| July 29, 2015

According to the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries, the price of crude oil has dropped by almost 50%. “The Saudi’s are still holding their production levels high, there’s some speculation that the Chinese economy is not as strong as it used to be,” said Jamie Py, President of the Maine Energy Marketers Association. “And you […]

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Maine Police Keeping an Eye on Goodell’s Coastal Home

Maine Police Keeping an Eye on Goodell’s Coastal Home

| July 29, 2015

SCARBOROUGH, Maine (AP) – Police have been asked to keep an eye on NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell’s home on the Maine coast following his decision to uphold the four-game suspension of New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady. Scarborough Police Chief Robbie Moulton tells the Portland Press Herald that the NFL reached out Tuesday to alert […]

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Maine fisherman catches bright orange lobster

Maine fisherman catches bright orange lobster

| July 23, 2015

  RAYMOND, Maine – A Maine lobsterman has caught a rare bright orange lobster, the second time he’s pulled an odd-colored crustacean from state waters. Bill Coppersmith, of Windham, tells the Portland Press Herald (http://bit.ly/1MJXgxp) he was out on the Gulf of Maine on Wednesday when he caught the orange lobster. Robert Bayer, executive director […]

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State Police respond to Brittany Irish’s criticism

State Police respond to Brittany Irish’s criticism

| July 22, 2015

Chief of the Maine State Police Colonel Robert Williams has released a statement about their actions in last week’s shootings, in which Anthony Lord allegedly killed two people, and injured several others. “State Police wish to express sympathy and condolences to all of the victims of the events last week in Benedicta, Silver Ridge and Lee.  Brittany Irish […]

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Most Maine crimes drop in 2014 even as drug arrests grow

Most Maine crimes drop in 2014 even as drug arrests grow

| July 22, 2015

AUGUSTA, Maine – The Maine Department of Public Safety says crime dropped nearly 15 percent last year. This is the largest drop in the four decades that the state has kept detailed records. Commissioner John Morris said Wednesday every crime category tabulated by the state’s Uniform Crime Reporting division went down in 2014, a year […]

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