Monday May 13
Two men arrested in robbery of Kingfield general store
Two men believed to be involved with the robbery of a general store in June confessed to the crime Monday.
East Madison woman opens garden for Mother's Day swap
An East Madison woman plans to open her perennial gardens to the public Friday and Saturday for an open-house flower swap for Mother's Day.
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Couple accused of stealing $500 worth of Walmart merchandise with four children in tow
A man and a woman were arrested over the weekend for attempting to steal more than $500 worth of merchandise from Walmart while accompanied by four children, according to police.
Maine gives Androscoggin County Jail more money to prevent closure
The Maine Board of Corrections on Tuesday averted a possible shutdown of the Androscoggin County Jail by approving a payout to the jail of about $210,000. The state board, which oversees Maine's network of 15 county jails, voted to withhold all or partial funding from several other jails, including those in Somerset, Knox and Cumberland counties.
Michelle Corson, of Skowhegan, held without bail on New Hampshire murder charges
A Skowhegan woman was ordered held without bail Monday morning in a New Hampshire courtroom on charges that she was an accessory and co-conspirator in the murder of her brother's former wife.
Big honor for low-key ex-Marine in Norridgewock
So when he first was told that he had been named statewide Marine of the Year by the Maine Marine Corps League, Gordon, now a school bus driver, accepted the award quietly and continued his work as adjunct paymaster for his local detachment, called Maine Leathernecks.
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Skowhegan woman accused of helping brother kill wife in N.H. waives extradition
A local woman accused of helping her brother kill his ex-wife in New Hampshire waived extradition Wednesday at a hearing in Somerset County Superior Court, according to the district attorney.