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Jay men arrested, charged with unlawful trafficking of illegal drugs(0)

June 29, 2016

JAY – A traffic stop by police on Tuesday resulted in the arrest of two local men charged with unlawful trafficking in a substance suspected to be heroin. According to Detective Michael Mejia of the Jay Police Department, on Tuesday afternoon local officers and a Maine Drug Enforcement Agency agent “observed suspicious circumstances in which […]

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School board fails to set budget, next meeting Thursday

FARMINGTON – After more than two hours of discussion by the board and those attending the meeting Tuesday night, the Mt. Blue Regional School District directors failed to set a new budget as planned. An additional meeting is scheduled for 7 p.m. Thursday to accomplish the task. After a proposed $32.9 million was voted down […]

Selectmen approve TIF agreement for memory care facility

FARMINGTON – The Board of Selectmen voted unanimously to approve a 10-year tax increment financing agreement for a $4 million memory care facility Tuesday evening. That agreement will require voter support at a special town meeting, tentatively scheduled for July 26. Lon and Matthew Walters, co-owners of the Woodlands Senior Living company, have proposed to […]

Updated: Crews continue to battle Mt. Abram’s fire; second fire on Spruce Mt. extinguished

Updated: While fire fighters work to extinguish the fire on Mt. Abram, a second fire was discovered on Spruce Mountain in Temple (originally reported as on Mt. Blue in Weld). About a third of an acre burned and was extinguished by eight area fire departments on Tuesday afternoon. KINGFIELD – Rangers with fire fighters from […]


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