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Tuesday | Bangor Daily News

Franklin County man accused of stealing check from ex-roommate

A local man is facing a felony theft charge after allegedly stealing a check worth more than $600 from his former roommate, according to police.

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Related Topix: Wilton, ME, Farmington, ME

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Bangor Daily News

Franklin County man accused of making threats with firearm

Maine State Police received a call from a resident of Foster Hill Road who said Glendon Ladd had been making threats with a firearm during a dispute, according to state police Sgt.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

Sun Journal

Maine considers plans to preserve Crocker Mountain area

Maine officials are crafting a management plan for the use of the 12,000-acre Crocker Mountain Public Lands Unit in Franklin County.

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Tue Jul 15, 2014

WMTW-TV Auburn

Fast-moving storms cause major flooding, damage

In Madison, the National Weather Service is reporting the police department is flooded.

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Related Topix: Weather, Madison, ME, Natural Disasters, Flood, St. Albans, ME, Farmington, ME

WMTW-TV Auburn

Tuesday Evening headlines from WMTW News 8

AND, I'M STEVE MINICH. MOST OF US SPENT THE EVENING UNDER A TORNADO WARNING, NOW WE'RE ASSESSING WHAT IF ANY DAMAGE OCCURED AND NATHAN BACKUS FROM THE FARMINGTON AREA SENT US THIS PICTURE.

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Related Topix: Phillips, ME, Old Orchard Beach, ME

Mon Jul 14, 2014

Bangor Daily News

Hallowell man sentenced to 3 years after pleading guilty to Jefferson burglaries

A Kennebec County man was sentenced to three years in prison after pleading guilty June 26 to burglarizing two Jefferson homes on Nov. 10, 2013.

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Related Topix: Hallowell, ME, Kennebec County, ME, Lincoln County, ME

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Bangor Daily News

Motorcyclist injured in New Sharon crash

A local motorcyclist was injured Friday afternoon when he tried to pass a vehicle, went off Starks Road/Route 134 and crashed in a field, Franklin County Deputy Nicholas Zecher said.

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Related Topix: New Sharon, ME

Fri Jul 04, 2014

WFAA-TV Dallas

Grim brotherhood: Oil train firefighters reuniting

Pagers beeped around 4 a.m. across rural western Maine, rousing firefighters during their July Fourth vacations with reports of a rail disaster in Quebec.

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Related Topix: Train Disaster, Canada, Rangeley, ME

Wed Jul 02, 2014

Bangor Daily News

Severe thunderstorm watches, warnings issued statewide

Severe thunderstorm watches and warnings have been issued statewide and are in effect until late this evening, according to the National Weather Service.

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Related Topix: Weather, Penobscot, ME, Oxford County, ME

Tue Jun 24, 2014

Sun Journal

Sheriff updates Franklin County commissioners on increased jail payment

Franklin County Sheriff Scott Nichols Sr. updates Franklin County commissioners on Tuesday about the Maine Board of Corrections action June 17 to reduce the county jail's operation budget for 2014-15 by $100,000.

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Related Topix: New Sharon, ME, Strong, ME, Farmington, ME, Somerset County, ME

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