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Official Says Prisons Safer Despite Recent Slaying

Official Says Prisons Safer Despite Recent Slaying

| March 7, 2014

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) – A Maine official says prisons are safer than they were three years ago despite last week’s slaying of an inmate at the Maine State Prison. WMTW-TV reports that Maine Department of Corrections Commissioner Joseph Ponte says little could be done to prevent the murder of Micah Boland. Boland died after he […]

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Though Late in Season, Game Wardens Still Checking Boats

Though Late in Season, Game Wardens Still Checking Boats

| September 2, 2013

Cloudy skies and rain in the forecast didn’t make for an ideal Labor Day to be out cruising the waters — but weather didn’t stop game wardens from patrolling our area’s lakes to make sure those who were out there this holiday were being safe. Ed Christie, District Game Warden says, “Some of the things […]

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Caribou Police Setting Up Safety Checkpoint

Caribou Police Setting Up Safety Checkpoint

| June 28, 2013

The Caribou Police Department is concerned about people operating under the influence. After already making a few arrests this summer, they’re getting ahead of the game this weekend. News Source 8′s Katie Zarrilli reports.   Caribou Police Contact Information: (207) 493-3301 25 High St  Caribou, ME 04736  

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Teens Encouraging Prom Safety Among Peers

Teens Encouraging Prom Safety Among Peers

| May 24, 2013

Prom season is in full swing. But before your teens leave the house DRESSED TO KILL, make sure they understand the DO’s and DON’T’s of prom safety so that THEY and NO ONE ELSE gets put in harm’s way.  As Shawn Cunningham reports, prom is supposed to be a night they’ll remember, but for the […]

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Christmas Decorating Safety Tips

Christmas Decorating Safety Tips

| November 27, 2012

‘Tis the season to start putting up those wreaths, lights, and of course the Christmas tree. But while decorating your house may make it look festive and bright- there’s a couple of things one needs to keep in mind. News Source 8′s Jenna Callari has a few rules to follow this holiday season to keep your […]

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