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21 hrs ago | Bangor Daily News

Maine high court upholds the manslaughter conviction of Waldo County man

A Waldo County man convicted in 2012 of manslaughter for the shooting death of his friend was not successful in his effort to appeal the judgment against him, according to a decision handed down Tuesday by the Maine Supreme Judicial Court.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime

Yesterday | Bangor Daily News

Thorndike farmers bring traditional cheeses from the hills of Turkey to the fields of Maine

Left to right, farmer's cheese, ricotta and halloumi by Lor Farm, on sale at the Bangor Farmer's Market in July 2014.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Cheese, Thorndike, ME, Orono, ME, Bangor, ME

Yesterday | The Harbor Times Soup

Fifth District Court

Daniel G. Danforth, II, 36, of Swanville, violating condition of release, sentenced to 48 hours in Waldo County Jail, stayed until July 24; possession of marijuana up to 1 A1 4 ounce, dismissed.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Unity, ME, Belfast, ME, Searsport, ME

Mon Jul 21, 2014

The Harbor Times Soup

Waldo County hosts mass casualty exercise training

Local law enforcement and emergency personnel tested their response readiness to a mass casualty scenario as part of a training exercise conducted at the Mount View Complex in Thorndike.

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Related Topix: Thorndike, ME

Bangor Daily News

Carter/Thompson Fundraiser a Success

Becky Carter, an RN who has worked for The Commons for 10 years was recently in a car accident.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

Republican Journal

Free Benefits Check-up July 23rd, 2014 at the Montville Town Office

Spectrum Generations, central Maine's Area Agency on Aging and Aging and Disability Resource Center, is hosting a free Benefits Check-up at the Montville Town Office on Wednesday, July 23rd, 9 AM - 4 PM.

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Republican Journal

Grant will bring - Bomb' star to poetry fest

The Belfast Poetry Festival has been awarded a $1550 grant from the Waldo County Fund of the Maine Community Foundation.

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Related Topix: Arts, Poetry, Belfast, ME

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Bangor Daily News

Waldo County drill tests emergency response to rural school shooting

Emergency medical staff and people portraying victims of a school shooting during an emergency drill at Mount View High School in Thorndike.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Thorndike, ME

The Harbor Times Soup

Honors list at the New England School of Communications

The New England School of Communications has announced the spring 2014 honors list, which named several students from Waldo County including, Carl Pillitteri, of Belfast, Conner Schmidt, of Thorndike, Susan Gossett, of Belfast, Jordan Cust, of Winterport, and Madeline Sim, of Winterport.

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Related Topix: Belfast, ME

Fri Jul 18, 2014

The Harbor Times Soup

Dale Hustus and Friends' at Marsh River

The community is invited to join Marsh River Theater Saturday, July 26, at 7 p.m. when it hosts one of Waldo County's favorite performers in "Dale Hustus and Friends."

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

The Harbor Times Soup

Spaghetti Supper to Benefit Becky Carter

On Thursday, July 17th, 2014, Tall Pines will be sponsoring a Spaghetti Supper at the Waldo County Shrine Club.

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Related Topix: Belfast, ME

Tue Jul 15, 2014

The Harbor Times Soup

Police summon Jackson man on assault, terrorizing charges

Waldo County Sheriff's deputies summoned Albert J. Ludden III, 59, Sunday, July 13, on charges of assault, terrorizing and disorderly conduct.

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Mon Jul 14, 2014

The Harbor Times Soup

Fifth District Court

Gerald R. Allen, 32, of Plymouth, violating condition of release, $200 fine; operating while license suspended or revoked, $500 fine.

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Related Topix: Orland, ME

The Harbor Times Soup

Waldo County Sheriff's blotter

A 2004 Dodge passenger car driven by George Baker, of Windsor, was backing up in the parking lot of Ride Top on North Knox Ridge Road in South Knox at 5:17 a.m. Baker accidentally hit the gas pedal instead of the brake, which caused his vehicle to strike and damage the building, according to the accident report by Deputy Jonathan Shaw.

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Herald Gazette

Summertime Silver Tea is Thursday

A Summertime Silver Tea is being held Thursday, July 17, from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m., at the former Anne Crosby Johnson manor at 18 Bayside Drive, Belfast.

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Related Topix: Belfast, ME, Home Listing, Home, Penobscot, ME, Searsport, ME

The Harbor Times Soup

Homegrown talent wanted

The Belfast Creative Coalition is looking for local talent from Waldo County to participate in a telethon-style "Inspire-a-Thon" Sunday, Sept.

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Related Topix: Belfast, ME

The Harbor Times Soup

Walker Elementary students open farm stand as part of service learning project

Two students at Walker Elementary School decided to open a farm stand offering fresh vegetables as part of a service learning project focused on making Waldo County a healthier place to be.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Life, Food, Vegetables, Home Gardening, Home, Medicine, Nutrition

Fri Jul 11, 2014

The Harbor Times Soup

Resident escapes reentry center, prompts two-county police search

Police in Knox and Waldo County are searching for a resident of the Maine Coastal Regional Reentry Center who left the facility without permission the evening of July 10. A team of investigators is looking for 23-year-old Tyler Malmstrom, who left the recreational yard of the reentry center shortly before 9 p.m., according to a news release from ... (more)

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Related Topix: Knox County, ME

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Herald Gazette

District hires superintendent, Oceanside principal

The board also appointed Renee Thompson as the principal of Oceanside High School East.

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Related Topix: University of Maine, Maine, University of Southern Maine, Unity, ME, Belfast, ME

The Harbor Times Soup

The Midcoast Economic Development District Names New Leadership

The Midcoast Economic Development District named Officers for its fiscal year 2015 at a June 27 Board of Directors meeting in Damariscotta.

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Related Topix: Damariscotta, ME, Camden, ME, Knox County, ME, Cumberland County, ME, Boothbay, ME

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