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New Sharon couple charged with meth trafficking, child endangerment(3)

March 28, 2015

NEW SHARON – A couple was arrested Friday afternoon after investigators said they found a methamphetamine lab inside their home. Nearly one year ago, the pair was found unresponsive by a child returning home. Police later said it was due to a heroin overdose by both adults. On Friday, the Maine Drug Enforcement Agency’s lab […]

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Motion to revoke mill hostage taker’s probation denied, following statement during anger management

FARMINGTON – The Norridgewock man that entered the Verso Paper Mill in 2012 with two guns and held hostages for six hours will not face additional jail time due to statements he made during an anger management course in prison, a Superior Court justice ruled today. Francis Smith III, 53, pleaded guilty to kidnapping, a […]

All welcome to this year’s Poetry Day event at the State House

AUGUSTA – This year, Maine Poet Laureate Wesley McNair will celebrate his final Poetry Day event in the Hall of Flags at the State House on April 7. The event has traditionally been an invitation-only affair hosted at the Blaine House. This year’s celebration, sponsored by the Maine Arts Commission with assistance from the Maine […]

Jay student wins Maine Environmental Education Association award

AUGUSTA – A Spruce Mountain High School student has been named Student of the Year by the Maine Environmental Education Association, with the organization honoring the junior at its annual conference last Friday. Amber Delaney, a member of the high school’s Envirothon Team and an officer in Science Explorer Post #897, was described by the […]


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