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Maine Tribes Ask High School to Drop Indian Nickname

Maine Tribes Ask High School to Drop Indian Nickname

| April 14, 2015

Courtesy:  WMTW Skowhegan, Maine (AP) – Ten people representing four Maine Indian tribes have met with a Skowhegan school panel to urge its members to drop Indians as the local high school’s mascot. Members of the Penobscot, Passamaquoddy, Maliseet and Micmac tribes went before the education policy program committee Monday night to say that using […]

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Fire Chief Theft

Fire Chief Theft

| April 3, 2015

SKOWHEGAN, Maine (AP) – A prosecutor is giving a former Skowhegan fire chief time to consider a plea agreement for felony charges that he stole from a New Hampshire town. The Morning Sentinel reports Richard E. Fowler Jr. will face a trial in Superior Court if he does not take the plea. Strafford County, New […]

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Heroin Arrests

Heroin Arrests

| May 14, 2014

Maine Drug Enforcement Agents from the South Central Task Force in Augusta arrested and charged 24 year old Dominic Deon Currie,  and 52 year old David Sincyr, both of Skowhegan, with Class A, Aggravated Trafficking in Schedule W Drugs (heroin) Wednesday. The Maine Drug Enforcement Agency, with substantial assistance from the Skowhegan Police Department, Somerset […]

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Man Charged with Watching Sleeping Woman

Man Charged with Watching Sleeping Woman

| April 11, 2014

SKOWHEGAN, Maine (AP) – A Skowhegan man who has spent time in jail for breaking into women’s homes and standing over their beds watching them sleep has been arrested for allegedly doing it again. Police charged 46-year-old Douglas DeWalt with aggravated criminal trespass for allegedly entering a 48-year-old woman’s home through an unlocked door about […]

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Skowhegan Woman Sentenced for Drug Trafficking

Skowhegan Woman Sentenced for Drug Trafficking

| February 26, 2014

Bangor, Maine:  United States Attorney Thomas E. Delahanty II announced that Tara Pelletier, 33, of Skowhegan, Maine, was sentenced Wednesday to four years in prison and three years of supervised release for conspiring to possess with intent to distribute and to distribute oxycodone and cocaine.  Pelletier pled guilty to the charge in April, 2013. Pelletier’s […]

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