Hundreds turn out at Hall-Dale to fight genetic disease
Two years ago Joyce Newman didn't know Ethan or Emily Bessey and had never heard of spinal muscular atrophy.
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Wed Feb 26, 2014
The Free Press
USM mourns the loss of three students
University officials will hold two community gatherings Thursday for students, faculty, and staff following the deaths of three USM students that occurred in the past two weeks.
Winslow woman accused of wrestling team booster club theft sheduled for court
Wendi Willette has pleaded not guilty to stealing thousands from the Winslow High School Wrestling Booster Club and the China Girls Field Hockey Team, setting the stage for a trial.
Tue Feb 25, 2014
Former Sidney man denies possessing sexually explicit images of children
A former Sidney man on Tuesday formally denied charges of possession and distribution of images of children under 12 engaged in sexually explicit conduct.
Mon Feb 24, 2014
Bangor Daily News
Police seek suspect in Winslow Rite Aid robbery
Police are investigating a robbery of the Rite Aid Pharmacy located at 36 China Road, which occurred Monday afternoon, according to a release from Winslow police Lt.
Sun Feb 23, 2014
Waterville protesters want Obama, Kerry to kill the tar sands oil pipeline
AGAINST: For the second time in February, this group of concerned citizens hold vigil against the proposed Keystone XL Pipeline on Sunday, Feb. 23, 2014, in front of the Universalist Unitarian Church in Waterville.
Augusta District Court
Michael F. Breglio, 26, of Valley Stream, N.Y., operating a vehicle without a license Jan. 3 in Litchfield; $200 fine.
Fri Feb 21, 2014
Winslow man dies in China car crash
A 22-year-old Winslow man died early Friday morning when the car he was driving crashed into a utility pole on Maple Ridge Road, police said.
Sun Feb 16, 2014
Central Maine towns struggle with road salt addiction
The state wants towns to pre-wet roads with brine to reduce sand and salt and stop lake pollution, but many communities are reluctant.
Winslow family's myeloma awareness effort reaches new heights
Nate Poulin's run up the stairs at the Empire State Building came days before Tom Brokaw's announcement that he has multiple myeloma, putting a public face on the rare cancer.
Sat Feb 15, 2014
Landlords in Augusta area scrambling to test for radon
State law requires all Maine landlords to test for radon, the second leading cause of lung cancer, by March 1. If you rent an apartment or house, you should hear from your landlord by the end of March about the results of a radon test for the air in your home.
Fri Feb 14, 2014
New Kennebec County sheriff's program puts police in rural schools
Sheriff's Capt. Dennis Picard spoke Wednesday night with school administrators, teachers and parents at a parent-teacher organization meeting in Albion, explaining the importance of police establishing relationships - and communication - with students.
Tue Feb 11, 2014
Former Vassalboro man wins new trial on OUI charge
The Maine Supreme Judicial Court ruled that there were not enough warnings about the risks of proceeding to trial without a defense attorney.
Sun Feb 09, 2014
Woman's book chronicles growing up in Waterville's South End
Rhea Cote Robbins describes the alcoholism, abuse and prejudice that tainted her coming of age as a child of French heritage in the 1960s.