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Carnival Company Owner, Worker Charged in Ride Accidents

Carnival Company Owner, Worker Charged in Ride Accidents

| July 7, 2015

WATERVILLE, Maine (AP) – The owner of a Maine carnival company has been charged by the state’s Fire Marshal’s Office in connection with two ride accidents that injured four people. Jeannette Gilmore, owner of Smokey’s Greater Shows in Waterville, faces a civil, non-criminal charge of improperly training an employee. Officials say a woman fell off […]

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Police are Investigating the Cause of Roller Coaster Accident

Police are Investigating the Cause of Roller Coaster Accident

| June 13, 2015

WATERVILLE, Maine (AP) – Police in Waterville, Maine, say three children suffered minor injuries – with one of them taken to a hospital – after an accident involving a carnival roller coaster ride. New England Cable News reports the children were among numerous carnival-goers on the “Dragon Wagon” ride when it came apart in the […]

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Missing 82-Year-Old Waterville Man Found

Missing 82-Year-Old Waterville Man Found

| July 2, 2014

WATERVILLE, Maine (AP) – An 82-year-old man who disappeared from a car while his brother was in the grocery store has been found. Waterville Police Sgt. Daniel Goss tells WZON-AM that Wesley Johnston was found sitting under a tree in the woods Tuesday night. He suffered from severe dehydration after spending eight hours in the […]

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Arrest Made in 92-Year-Old Man’s Death in Waterville

Arrest Made in 92-Year-Old Man’s Death in Waterville

| June 6, 2014

WATERVILLE, Maine (AP) – Police say a Maine man who used to do household chores for a 92-year-old man has been charged in his death. State and Waterville police arrested 44-year-old Roland Cummings on Friday and took him to the Kennebec County Jail, where he’s being held on a murder charge. Investigators say Cummings stabbed […]

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Maine Teens Aid Elderly Woman Who Fell

Maine Teens Aid Elderly Woman Who Fell

| June 4, 2014

WATERVILLE, Maine (AP) – Two Waterville teenagers came to the aid of an 86-year-old woman who fell on the side of the road after leaving a senior living facility. The Morning Sentinel reports Iesha Blakeslee and Billie Stone found the woman, whom police did not identify, lying near a softball field early Tuesday morning. The […]

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