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Police Investigating Death of Teacher

| February 24, 2014

State Police are investigating the death of a Bucksport teacher as an apparent suicide.¬† The body of 46 year old Traci Merriam was recovered¬† Sunday morning about 7 a.m. from the Penobscot River in Prospect by Troopers and the Maine Marine Patrol. It appears she jumped from the Penobscot Narrows Bridge sometime during the night.¬† […]

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Penobscot Narrows Bridge Reopens

| December 31, 2013

VERONA ISLAND, Maine (AP) – The Penobscot Narrows Bridge has reopened to traffic a day after it was closed when large chunks of ice fell off the cables and damaged cars. The bridge that carries U.S. Route 1 over the Penobscot River and connects Verona Island to Prospect reopened Monday night after some ice was […]

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