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Foster's Daily Democrat
Firefighters collecting clothes and toys for local children
At this time each year, the Acton Fire Department operates an “Acton's Santa Fund,” with the goal of collecting winter clothes and gifts to distribute to local needy children during the holiday season.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
WCSH 6 Portland
Sandwich shop robbed in Biddeford
Police in Biddeford are investigating another armed robbery -- and this time officials are releasing a photo of a person of interest.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Rash of robberies continues across southern Maine
Just before 9 p.m., an employee at the Family Dollar Store at 321 Elm St. in Biddeford called police to report that two men wearing disguises had entered the business, shown a weapon and left with a small amount of money, police said.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
12 Semi-Finalists named for Fitzpatrick Trophy
The 12 semi-finalists for the Fitzpatrick Trophy have been released. The list will be whittled down to 3 finalists and then the winner will be announced on January 19th at the Holiday Inn By the Bay in Portland.
Speed, snow blamed for fatal Maine crash
TOWNSHIP 2, RANGE 9 - Maine State Police say speed and weather likely contributed to a fatal crash on Interstate 95 south in rural Maine.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
Bangor Daily News
Biddeford man accused of manufacturing methamphetamine
Joshua St. Jernquist, 28, is accused of trafficking and manufacturing methamphetamine, a Class B felony which could send him to prison for up to 10 years.
Thu Nov 28, 2013
Foster's Daily Democrat
Program recognizes sites supporting healthy lifestyles
Let's Go! York County, a program of Goodall Hospital and Southern Maine Medical Center, recently recognized 26 “Sites of Distinction” in York County that are supporting healthy lifestyles for children and families.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
Maine Transportation Forums Need Your Voice
How would you change our transportation system? That is the topic for you to speak about at one of our forums coming up soon.
Mon Nov 25, 2013
Crack, Heroin Seized in Middlebury Drug Bust
Middlebury Police arrested two men from Maine with alleged possession of crack cocaine and heroin near Yale Ave. Monday afternoon.
Sun Nov 24, 2013
Sat Nov 23, 2013
American Legion Magazine
Honored veteran to lead parade
Richard Giroux will be the grand marshal for the annual Twin Cities Veterans Council parade, which takes place in Biddeford and Saco on Monday, Nov. 11. Giroux served in the U.S. Army for 20 years and retired as a staff sergeant.
1893 recording of black vocal group auctioned off
A 120-year-old wax-covered cylinder containing the earliest known recording of a black vocal group in the U.S. has been sold at an auction in Maine.
Fri Nov 22, 2013
State of Maine
Maine Unemployment Rate 6.7 Percent in October
Survey of Households - The preliminary seasonally adjusted unemployment rate estimate for Maine was 6.7 percent in October-the lowest figure since November 2008-down from 6.9 percent in September and 7.2 percent one year ago.
Maine weekend music scene
Holly Nunan joined us again this morning to go over some of the local bands performing across the state this weekend.
Thu Nov 21, 2013
Green crab summit to address uptick in the invasive species' presence
Green crabs inside a lobster trap, hauled by participants in Stonington's green crab survey in mid-November.
Rare 19th century music recording up for auction
A rare music recording from 1893 is up for auction along with other historic items.
Bangor Daily News
Biddeford police searching for driver who struck nun in hit-and-run accident
Sister Viola Lausier, 89, is recovering from her injuries at Maine Medical Center in Portland, according to Biddeford Deputy Chief JoAnne Fisk.
Wed Nov 20, 2013
911 transcripts released in killing of Biddeford couple
Maine's attorney general released the transcripts Wednesday of the emergency call made by Derrick Thompson moments before he was murdered last year.
Wednesday Evening headlines from WMTW News 8
HELLO AND WELCOME BACK TO NEWS 8 NOW, I'M STEVE MINICH AND I'M TRACY SABOL BIDDEFORD POLICE SAY THEY CHASED A MAN OVERNIGHT, THINKING HE JUMPED INTO THE SACO RIVER, ONLY TO HAVE HIM TURN HIMSELF IN JUST MOMENTS BEFORE A DIVE TEAM BEGAN TO SEARCH FOR HIM.
1893 recording of black vocal group up for auction
This photo released Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2013 by the Saco River Auction Co., shows a wax-covered cylinder etched with an 1896 recording of the song, "Who Broke the Lock ?" by the Unique Quartet, which is up for auction in Biddeford, Maine.