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Bangor Daily News
Woman, 18, crashes into moose in CountyAMITY, Maine — A woman was injured Sunday evening when her vehicle struck a moo
Woman, 18, crashes into moose in County
Bangor Daily News / Posted 15 hours ago
AMITY, Maine — A woman was injured Sunday evening when her vehicle struck a moose head-on on Route 1, Maine State Police said in a press release. Adreanna Phillips, 18, of Danforth was heading south when the moose entered the road shortly before 9... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Pilot found dead in Houlton plane crash identifiedDoucoure was the sole occupant of the Piper PA34, which had taken off the previ
Pilot found dead in Houlton plane crash identified
Bangor Daily News / Posted 3 days ago
Doucoure was the sole occupant of the Piper PA34, which had taken off the previous evening from an airport in Goose Bay, Labrador, and was bound for Merritt Island, Florida, Houlton Police Chief Joe McKenna said early Friday evening. The plane... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
FAA, NTSB on scene of Houlton plane crash, plane’s engines recoveredThe pilot was the lone occupant of the twin engine Piper PA34 that had taken of
FAA, NTSB on scene of Houlton plane crash, plane’s engines recovered
Bangor Daily News / Posted 3 days ago
The pilot was the lone occupant of the twin engine Piper PA34 that had taken off the previous evening from an airport in Goose Bay, Labrador, and was bound for Merritt Island, Florida. His body was recovered from the wreckage late Thursday afternoon... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
In The County, a museum of the people, by the peopleLITTLETON, Maine — On a recent sunny Sunday afternoon, the mowed field in front
In The County, a museum of the people, by the people
Bangor Daily News / Posted 3 days ago
LITTLETON, Maine — On a recent sunny Sunday afternoon, the mowed field in front of the Southern Aroostook Agricultural Museum was crowded with antique automobiles, trucks and farm equipment for a one-day show. Hundreds of enthusiasts of all ages... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Houlton man charged with murder to undergo psychological exam“He said he needed to see someone quickly because he was not in his right mind,
Houlton man charged with murder to undergo psychological exam
Bangor Daily News / Posted 4 days ago
“He said he needed to see someone quickly because he was not in his right mind,” Zainea, who is prosecuting the case against Lord, told Superior Court Justice Ann Murray at a hearing about whether a psychological evaluation was needed. Lord, who has... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
County native’s book recalls college life in 1960sWhen members of the Colby College Class of 1965 gathered in Waterville for thei
County native’s book recalls college life in 1960s
Bangor Daily News / Posted 4 days ago
When members of the Colby College Class of 1965 gathered in Waterville for their 50th reunion celebration in June, they received a special gift from one of their classmates. Houlton native Barbara McGillicuddy Bolton of Brooklyn, New York, presented... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Presque Isle High School to incorporate iPads into classroomPRESQUE ISLE, Maine — Area high school students are getting acquainted with new
Presque Isle High School to incorporate iPads into classroom
Bangor Daily News / Posted 4 days ago
PRESQUE ISLE, Maine — Area high school students are getting acquainted with new iPads this week and will soon be taking them home — if their parents let them. Ben Greenlaw, principal of Presque Isle High School, hopes parents won’t be frightened by... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Firefighters draining pond to get at cockpit following crash in HoultonHOULTON, Maine — The wreckage of a small plane that had gone missing early Thur
Firefighters draining pond to get at cockpit following crash in Houlton
Bangor Daily News / Posted 4 days ago
HOULTON, Maine — The wreckage of a small plane that had gone missing early Thursday morning was found just before 9 a.m. in a wooded area about a half mile from the runway at Houlton International airport. Parts of the plane were found in a small... Read more
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Horncastle Today
Greene King IPA invites tattershall residents for a pint and to star in new adGreene King IPA is calling for local Tattershall residents to head to Tattersha
Greene King IPA invites tattershall residents for a pint and to star in new ad
Horncastle Today / Posted 4 days ago
Greene King IPA is calling for local Tattershall residents to head to Tattershall Park in Sleaford Road this Friday (August 28) for their chance to appear on screen as part of its new ground breaking creative ad campaign. Celebrating the very best... Read more
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WMTW Portland
Wreckage of small plane found in Houlton pond, pilot condition unknownThe wreckage of a small plane that was reported missing has been found in a pon
Wreckage of small plane found in Houlton pond, pilot condition unknown
WMTW Portland / Posted 4 days ago
The wreckage of a small plane that was reported missing has been found in a pond in Houlton. Maine State Police said the wreckage was found shortly before 9 a.m. The crash site is off White Settlement Road, according to state police. Officials said... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Overdue plane may have crashed south of HoultonHOULTON, Maine — Multiple state and local agencies are involved in a ground and
Overdue plane may have crashed south of Houlton
Bangor Daily News / Posted 4 days ago
HOULTON, Maine — Multiple state and local agencies are involved in a ground and air search in southern Aroostook County on Thursday morning for a missing and possibly crashed aircraft. The plane, a twin-engine Piper PA44, was due in to the Houlton... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Car flips, catches fire after driver falls asleep on I-95SHERMAN, Maine — A 73-year-old Endicott, N.Y. man and his wife escaped injury T
Car flips, catches fire after driver falls asleep on I-95
Bangor Daily News / Posted 4 days ago
SHERMAN, Maine — A 73-year-old Endicott, N.Y. man and his wife escaped injury Tuesday evening when their vehicle crashed and caught fire on Interstate 95. According to Maine State Police Sgt. Jeffrey Clark, Arthur Fawthrop and his wife Ellen were... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Missing plane in Houlton, believed to have crashedHOULTON, Maine — A search is underway right now for a missing airplane in Hoult
Missing plane in Houlton, believed to have crashed
Bangor Daily News / Posted 4 days ago
HOULTON, Maine — A search is underway right now for a missing airplane in Houlton. WAGM, the CBS affiliate in Presque Isle, reports the plane coming from Canada was due into the Houlton International Airport around 1 a.m. Thursday. The plane was... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Corrigan coaching Caribou boys soccerCARIBOU, Maine — One of the best schoolboy soccer players in recent Caribou Hig
Corrigan coaching Caribou boys soccer
Bangor Daily News / Posted 5 days ago
CARIBOU, Maine — One of the best schoolboy soccer players in recent Caribou High School history is back as the Vikings’ head coach for the 2015 season. Kyle Corrigan, who earned All-New England honors in his senior season at Caribou, replaces... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Houlton man accused of rampage that left 2 dead indicted in Penobscot CountyAnthony Lord, 35, of Houlton was indicted on one count each of intentional or k
Houlton man accused of rampage that left 2 dead indicted in Penobscot County
Bangor Daily News / Posted 5 days ago
Anthony Lord, 35, of Houlton was indicted on one count each of intentional or knowing murder, aggravated assault with a firearm and eluding an officer and three counts of reckless conduct with a firearm. Lord also has been charged with murder and... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Bangor-Brewer football rivalry set to be renewedBANGOR, Maine — The start of the high school football season remains more than
Bangor-Brewer football rivalry set to be renewed
Bangor Daily News / Posted 5 days ago
BANGOR, Maine — The start of the high school football season remains more than a week away — officially. But the enthusiasm level for the coming campaign suggests there will be high interest in this weekend’s exhibition games, those final dress... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Commission staff recommends against new Emera power linePORTLAND, Maine — Staff for Maine’s utility regulatory commission have recommen
Commission staff recommends against new Emera power line
Bangor Daily News / Posted 6 days ago
PORTLAND, Maine — Staff for Maine’s utility regulatory commission have recommended against allowing Emera to build a new $15.4 million power line from Monticello to New Brunswick to expand capacity of the regional power grid. The proposed 138... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Man charged with arson in Presque Isle house firePRESQUE ISLE, Maine — A mother of three is trying to find a place to live and s
Man charged with arson in Presque Isle house fire
Bangor Daily News / Posted 6 days ago
PRESQUE ISLE, Maine — A mother of three is trying to find a place to live and struggling to understand why her adopted brother allegedly set her rental home ablaze. Nikki Goodblood, her partner and three children were driving to Aroostook State Park... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Presque Isle men nabbed on drug charges on way to Phish concertHOULTON, Maine — A wrong turn while traveling to see the musical group Phish in
Presque Isle men nabbed on drug charges on way to Phish concert
Bangor Daily News / Posted 7 days ago
HOULTON, Maine — A wrong turn while traveling to see the musical group Phish in New York resulted in arrests and drug charges against two Aroostook County residents over the weekend. Charges also may be filed against two others in the vehicle,... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Outside funds arrive to support Houlton tourist center“Things are progressing slowly, but we are making progress,” Town Manager Butch
Outside funds arrive to support Houlton tourist center
Bangor Daily News / Posted 7 days ago
“Things are progressing slowly, but we are making progress,” Town Manager Butch Asselin said on Tuesday, speaking of the center, which offers maps, brochures and other information about Houlton, Aroostook County and the rest of the state. “We really... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Citing costs, Monticello opts to sell shuttered schoolTown Manager Ginger Pryor and Town Selectman Terry Wade both said in interviews
Citing costs, Monticello opts to sell shuttered school
Bangor Daily News / Posted 10 days ago
Town Manager Ginger Pryor and Town Selectman Terry Wade both said in interviews earlier this week that the town feels they have no other choice than to put the building on the market. “We’ve had a committee working for about a year trying to find... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
County women biking for brother’s disease to stay in MainePRESQUE ISLE, Maine — Sphen Johnson’s revised bike tour may be somewhat less ep
County women biking for brother’s disease to stay in Maine
Bangor Daily News / Posted 10 days ago
PRESQUE ISLE, Maine — Sphen Johnson’s revised bike tour may be somewhat less epic than originally planned, but she hopes pedaling 1,200 miles around her home state will still be a rewarding journey and a way to raise awareness of her brother’s rare... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
The County battered by damaging summer hail, windHOULTON, Maine — John McIntosh of Houlton said Wednesday that after more than t
The County battered by damaging summer hail, wind
Bangor Daily News / Posted 11 days ago
HOULTON, Maine — John McIntosh of Houlton said Wednesday that after more than three years of having a recreational vehicle he never imagined it would be damaged while he was not even using it. But that is what happened in early August, when severe... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
USDA to help with $3 million loan for new Patten medical facilityPATTEN, Maine —- The U.S. Department of Agriculture Rural Development announced
USDA to help with $3 million loan for new Patten medical facility
Bangor Daily News / Posted 12 days ago
PATTEN, Maine —- The U.S. Department of Agriculture Rural Development announced Wednesday that it plans to make a substantial loan in partnership with a local bank to build a new medical facility in the community. The $3 million community facility... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
New chief takes reins of U.S. Border Patrol in MaineBANGOR, Maine — The U.S. Border Patrol in Maine welcomed a new chief Wednesday
New chief takes reins of U.S. Border Patrol in Maine
Bangor Daily News / Posted 12 days ago
BANGOR, Maine — The U.S. Border Patrol in Maine welcomed a new chief Wednesday in 29-year law enforcement veteran Daniel Hiebert. “This is the culmination of a long career. I still have quite a ways to go,” said Hiebert after a change-of-command... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Boy on bicycle hits moving car in Island FallsISLAND FALLS, Maine — The sheriff of Aroostook County said Tuesday in a written
Boy on bicycle hits moving car in Island Falls
Bangor Daily News / Posted 13 days ago
ISLAND FALLS, Maine — The sheriff of Aroostook County said Tuesday in a written statement that a Dixfield boy is lucky to have escaped more serious injuries after he struck a moving car while riding a bicycle on Monday. Sheriff Darrell Crandall said... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Co-head coaches to guide Dexter football teamDEXTER, Maine — Football is a sport founded upon cohesion at many levels, inclu
Co-head coaches to guide Dexter football team
Bangor Daily News / Posted 13 days ago
DEXTER, Maine — Football is a sport founded upon cohesion at many levels, including the relationship between the defensive line and the linebackers or the linebackers and secondary. And that’s just the defense. That same need for chemistry applies... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Houlton man competent to stand trial on threat chargeDushko Venelinov Vulchev, 38, a native of Bulgaria who is a naturalized U.S. ci
Houlton man competent to stand trial on threat charge
Bangor Daily News / Posted 13 days ago
Dushko Venelinov Vulchev, 38, a native of Bulgaria who is a naturalized U.S. citizen, was charged in U.S. District Court in March with one count of threats in foreign commerce. “I will kill you like chickens,” Vulchev allegedly said in an email to a... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
New book explores Bangor’s important role in WWIIIn the mid-1940s, Dow Field in Bangor became a processing center for soldiers h
New book explores Bangor’s important role in WWII
Bangor Daily News / Posted 18 days ago
In the mid-1940s, Dow Field in Bangor became a processing center for soldiers heading to fight in World War II. It was there, in an effort to expedite aircrews to the European Theater, that men delivered their records for processing and updating,... Read more
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5 Eyewitness News St. Paul
5 Things to Know ThursdayUpdated: 08/13/2015 7:27 AM Created: 08/13/2015 6:15 AM KSTP.com By: Scott Th
5 Things to Know Thursday
5 Eyewitness News St. Paul / Posted 18 days ago
Updated: 08/13/2015 7:27 AM Created: 08/13/2015 6:15 AM KSTP.com By: Scott Theisen Man Accused in Coffman Union Incident Due in Court A Minneapolis man accused of leaving a bag of explosive materials on the University of Minnesota campus earlier... Read more
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News 8000
Adult, child hurt when privately owned tram falls on cliffSt. Croix County authorities say an adult and child were hurt when a privately
Adult, child hurt when privately owned tram falls on cliff
News 8000 / Posted 19 days ago
St. Croix County authorities say an adult and child were hurt when a privately owned tram that takes people up and down a cliff malfunctioned and fell to the bottom. The sheriff's office says the accident happened about 3 p.m. Wednesday at a private... Read more
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KTTC Rochester
Adult, child hurt when privately owned tram falls on cliffHOULTON, Wis. (AP) - St. Croix County authorities say an adult and child were h
Adult, child hurt when privately owned tram falls on cliff
KTTC Rochester / Posted 19 days ago
HOULTON, Wis. (AP) - St. Croix County authorities say an adult and child were hurt when a privately owned tram that takes people up and down a cliff malfunctioned and fell to the bottom. The sheriff's office says the accident happened about 3 p.m.... Read more
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WAOW Wausau
Adult, child hurt when privately owned tram falls on cliffHOULTON, Wis. (AP) -- St. Croix County authorities say an adult and child were
Adult, child hurt when privately owned tram falls on cliff
WAOW Wausau / Posted 19 days ago
HOULTON, Wis. (AP) -- St. Croix County authorities say an adult and child were hurt when a privately owned tram that takes people up and down a cliff malfunctioned and fell to the bottom. The sheriff's office says the accident happened about 3 p.m.... Read more
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5 Eyewitness News St. Paul
2 Injured When Private Tram Malfunctions on St. Croix River BluffUpdated: 08/12/2015 5:00 PM Created: 08/12/2015 4:20 PM KSTP.com By: Dave Aei
2 Injured When Private Tram Malfunctions on St. Croix River Bluff
5 Eyewitness News St. Paul / Posted 19 days ago
Updated: 08/12/2015 5:00 PM Created: 08/12/2015 4:20 PM KSTP.com By: Dave Aeikens An adult and child were hurt when an electronic tram that takes people up and down a cliff malfunctioned and fell to the bottom, the St. Croix County Sheriff's... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Medomak Valley poised for inaugural varsity football seasonWALDOBORO, Maine — When Matt Lash attended Medomak Valley High School during th
Medomak Valley poised for inaugural varsity football season
Bangor Daily News / Posted 20 days ago
WALDOBORO, Maine — When Matt Lash attended Medomak Valley High School during the early 1990s, varsity football was something played at other schools. At Medomak Valley, football may have been of the pickup variety back then, but it will be a varsity... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Houlton Humane Society regroups board, denies online rumorsLate last week, however, social media began to turn against them, Houlton Human
Houlton Humane Society regroups board, denies online rumors
Bangor Daily News / Posted 21 days ago
Late last week, however, social media began to turn against them, Houlton Humane Society Executive Director Heather Miller said Monday, after news got out that three people had resigned from the organization’s seven-member board of directors. Rumors... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Newly trained couple takes helm of Houlton Salvation ArmyHOULTON, Maine — The Salvation Army in Houlton is back to full strength with th
Newly trained couple takes helm of Houlton Salvation Army
Bangor Daily News / Posted 21 days ago
HOULTON, Maine — The Salvation Army in Houlton is back to full strength with the addition of Lts. Dominic and Elizabeth Nicoll. After spending the last two years at the Salvation Army College for Officer Training in Suffern, New York, the two were... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
The County Federal Credit Union adds jobs, new office in Presque IsleRising over the lobby of The County Federal Credit Union’s newest branch in Hou
The County Federal Credit Union adds jobs, new office in Presque Isle
Bangor Daily News / Posted 24 days ago
Rising over the lobby of The County Federal Credit Union’s newest branch in Houlton is a wall-to-wall replica of nearby Gateway Crossing footbridge, which stretches across the Meduxnekeag River to give walkers access to the historic downtown Market... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Houlton couple continues to help special needs animalsConfined to a special custom kitty wheelchair, Emerson had become the shelter’s
Houlton couple continues to help special needs animals
Bangor Daily News / Posted 25 days ago
Confined to a special custom kitty wheelchair, Emerson had become the shelter’s mascot and was spending his days greeting people at the door with his signature “head bonks.” I caught up with Heather this week to get an update on the County’s coolest... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Few leads on vandals who destroyed woman’s walkerHoulton Police Chief Joe McKenna said Wednesday the vandals left very few clues
Few leads on vandals who destroyed woman’s walker
Bangor Daily News / Posted 26 days ago
Houlton Police Chief Joe McKenna said Wednesday the vandals left very few clues behind on their trail of destruction. Several members of the community, however, have provided a few tips on the police department’s Facebook page and offered to assist... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Court overturns ruling, allows evidence in County drug caseHOULTON, Maine — The state’s highest court has overturned a lower court ruling
Court overturns ruling, allows evidence in County drug case
Bangor Daily News / Posted 26 days ago
HOULTON, Maine — The state’s highest court has overturned a lower court ruling that prevented prosecutors from using as evidence drugs that were seized by police from a passenger during a traffic stop. The ruling hinged on whether the justices... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
I wanted to raise awareness about addiction by biking across Maine. I found all these storiesDuring the three years I worked part time as a counselor associate at Wellsprin
I wanted to raise awareness about addiction by biking across Maine. I found all these stories
Bangor Daily News / Posted 26 days ago
During the three years I worked part time as a counselor associate at Wellspring Women’s House, a residential treatment facility in Bangor for women in recovery, the courage of the clients and the talent of their counselors never failed to impress... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
I wanted to raise awareness about addiction by biking across Maine. Instead, I found all these storiesDuring the three years I worked part time as a counselor associate at Wellsprin
I wanted to raise awareness about addiction by biking across Maine. Instead, I found all these stories
Bangor Daily News / Posted 26 days ago
During the three years I worked part time as a counselor associate at Wellspring Women’s House, a residential treatment facility in Bangor for women in recovery, the courage of the clients and the talent of their counselors never failed to impress... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Vandals crush Houlton woman’s walker with ATVHOULTON, Maine — Local police are looking for two men who are suspected of crus
Vandals crush Houlton woman’s walker with ATV
Bangor Daily News / Posted 29 days ago
HOULTON, Maine — Local police are looking for two men who are suspected of crushing a woman’s walker Friday evening while joy-riding on an all-terrain vehicle. The walker belonged to a local 78-year-old woman who used it to get around, according to... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Ebola Death in Sierra Leone Leads to Mass QuarantineA health worker stands with a woman grieving over the lost of a relative at a c
Ebola Death in Sierra Leone Leads to Mass Quarantine
AllAfrica.com / Posted 30 days ago
A health worker stands with a woman grieving over the lost of a relative at a cemetery for victims of Ebola virus in Liberia. A village in northern Sierra Leone has been placed under quarantine after a post-mortem test revealed a man had died from... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Cary Plantation moves forward with plan to dissolve townCARY PLANTATION, Maine — By a unanimous vote of residents, the town of Cary Pla
Cary Plantation moves forward with plan to dissolve town
Bangor Daily News / Posted a month ago
CARY PLANTATION, Maine — By a unanimous vote of residents, the town of Cary Plantation will move forward with its plans to deorganize. Last month, the neighboring town of Bancroft officially deorganized, ending a three-year process. About 50 Cary... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Wind project near Bridgewater to grow industry employmentBRIDGEWATER, Maine — A large proposed wind farm near Bridgewater could lead to
Wind project near Bridgewater to grow industry employment
Bangor Daily News / Posted a month ago
BRIDGEWATER, Maine — A large proposed wind farm near Bridgewater could lead to a host of new work opportunities building and then running and supporting the 119 electricity-producing turbines. The American division of Madrid, Spain-based EDP... Read more

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