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55 min ago | SFGate

Cornish PTA president charged with stealing

The president of the Cornish Elementary School Parent Teacher Club has been charged with stealing about $3,000 from the group.

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Related Topix: Parsonsfield, ME

6 hrs ago | SeacoastOnline

Local Democrats, Republicans select their candidates

The longtime director of the Seacoast Democrats received her party's nod to run for state representative from York this fall.

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Related Topix: US News, York, ME, US Politics, Ron Paul, Republican, US House of Representatives, Kittery, ME, South Berwick, ME

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Bangor Daily News

Sanford police: Abduction report was fabricated

A report of an abduction in York County on Tuesday turned out to be a hoax, Sanford police said Thursday.

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Related Topix: Sanford, ME

Foster's Daily Democrat

YCCAC to host ice-cream social

Every year since 2001, the staff and board of York County Community Action Corporation has held a neighborhood cookout for local residents on the second Saturday in September at the agency's office complex on Spruce Street in Sanford.

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Related Topix: Sanford, ME, Life, Food, Food Festival

Foster's Daily Democrat

Veggie stand opening on Grammar Road on Friday

Sanford, Springvale and many surrounding towns have been through a succession of business openings, closures and mergers over the years.

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Related Topix: Springvale, ME, Life, Food, Vegetables, South Sanford, ME, Sanford, ME

Foster's Daily Democrat

Grant will help LVGS with shelter project

Literacy Volunteers of Greater Sanford is pleased to announce that it has been awarded a one-year grant of $7,000 by the Narragansett Number One Foundation of Buxton.

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Foster's Daily Democrat

Sources of Support

The Sanford Unitarian Universalist Church, 5 Lebanon St., opens its nonfood pantry, the Corner Cupboard, at Goodall Hall on the third Saturday of each month from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The pantry will be open next on Saturday, Aug. 16. According to the church's website, the Corner Cupboard is dedicated to “honoring the integrity and worth of all ... (more)

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Reflexology, Springvale, ME, Circulation, South Sanford, ME, Sanford, ME

SeacoastOnline

Chef indicted on manslaughter, OUI charges

A Kennebunkport chef has been indicted by a York County Grand Jury on charges of manslaughter and operating under the influence following an accident last fall that killed a coworker.

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Related Topix: Kennebunkport, ME, Old Orchard Beach, ME, Sanford, ME

Thu Jul 17, 2014

SeacoastOnline

York County Coast Star calendar of events

LIFE BETWEEN THE TIDES WALK: 9 a.m. at the Wells Reserve at Laudholm. Explore the intertidal zone at Laudholm Beach on a walk that covers about one mile.

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Related Topix: Kennebunk, ME, Ogunquit, ME, Moody, ME, Painting, Arts, Theater

Foster's Daily Democrat

United Way honors young volunteers

United Way of York County, in partnership with Kennebunk Savings, was pleased to announce that Porter David Washington, of Saco, has recently been awarded the 2014 York County Youth Spirit of Service Award for commitment to service and impact in our community.

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Related Topix: Kennebunk, ME, Saco, ME, North Berwick, ME, York, ME, Biddeford, ME

Foster's Daily Democrat

York still picking up the pieces after storm

Emergency crews are still hard at work assessing and picking up the damage that Tuesday night's storm left in its wake.

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Related Topix: York, ME, Tornado, Natural Disasters, Hurricane, Weather

Foster's Daily Democrat

Accused a serial predatora indicted for Class A crime Zachary Garrison ...

A Sanford man arrested and charged with gross sexual assault on April 1 was indicted last week by a grand jury in York County Superior Court.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Sanford, ME, Biddeford, ME

Wed Jul 16, 2014

WMTW-TV Auburn

Community comes together to clean up in York

W NEWS 8'S 10 MINUTES. W-M-T-W NEWS 8'S LINDSAY LIEPMAN IS LIVE IN YORK COUNTY WITH SOME PRETTY STUNNING VIDEO OF THE DAMAGE.

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Related Topix: York, ME, Tornado, Hurricane, Natural Disasters, Pop/Rock, The Call, Eliot, ME

Bangor Daily News

'Fluoride is a pollutant': York County residents want to remove fluoride from drinking water

The Board of Selectmen heard differing opinions on fluoride in the town's drinking water last week and has scheduled a special meeting to continue discussions.

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Related Topix: Kennebunk, ME, Kennebunkport, ME, York, ME, Ogunquit, ME, Biddeford, ME

SeacoastOnline

Millie Rennie meets George H.W. Bush as a dream comes true

It's a wish more than 20 years in the making, and on Tuesday, 105-year-old Millie Rennie's wish was granted - to meet President George H.W. Bush.

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Related Topix: Kennebunkport, ME, Kennebunk, ME

Tue Jul 15, 2014

WMTW-TV Auburn

Possible microburst slams York

WHILE THERE WEREN'T THE TORNADO WARNINGS,,, SOUTHERN MAINE WAS NOT SPARED EITHER.

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Related Topix: York, ME, Tornado, Natural Disasters, Weather

SeacoastOnline

Kittery Foreside gets $810K grant for transportation upgrades

KITTERY, Maine - The town of Kittery has received an $810,000 federal transportation grant that will be used for improvements to the Foreside - news that the town manager termed "fantastic."

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Related Topix: Kittery, ME

Bangor Daily News

Waterboro man injured after rolling pickup truck

Speed and alcohol were possible factors in a single-vehicle accident that sent a Waterboro man to the hospital Sunday night, police said.

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Related Topix: Waterboro, ME

Sun Jul 13, 2014

WMTW-TV Auburn

Sunday headlines from WMTW News 8

YOU ARE WATCHING NEWS 8 NOW. I'M NORM KARKOS. YORK COUNTY SHERIFF'S HAVE IDENTIFIED THE MAN WHO DIED IN A PLANE CRASH SATURDAY AFTERNOON, AS 52- YEAR-OLD CLARKE TATE OF GRAY.

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Related Topix: Train Disaster, Boat Disaster, Air Accidents

Sat Jul 12, 2014

WMTW-TV Auburn

Nicole's Run

Runners and walkers will take part in a 5K run and walk to raise money and awareness for domestic violence programs in the name of a young wife and mother killed in an act of domestic violence.

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Related Topix: Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law

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