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  1. Love, Hegarty help SHS place runner-up at county meetRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2015 | Foster's Daily Democrat

    Nick Love placed first in the discus event and Peter Hegarty captured the pole vault to help the Sanford High boys track team place second to Thornton Academy in the annual York County Track Meet at Thornton Academy on Saturday, May 23. Thornton won the meet with 146 points, followed by Sanford with 98, Noble with 93, and Marshwood with 88. Others competing included Biddeford with 78 points, Bonny Eagle with 41 and Massabesic with 39. Also picking up valuable points for Sanford were Peyton Wiegand, who placed second in the triple jump and fifth in both the 100 and the long jump, and Adam Pierce, who placed second in the high jump and third in the 400.

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  2. Biddeford holding meeting about police sex abuse allegationsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2015 | Foster's Daily Democrat

    The city council in Biddeford, Maine is set to host an anticipated public meeting to hear more comments about allegations of sexual abuse against former police officers. Biddeford officials say the meeting will take place on Thursday at 6:30 p.m. at Biddeford High School.

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  3. 5K raises $6,000 for YCCAC's childrena s services programsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2015 | Foster's Daily Democrat

    More than 175 runners turned out for York County Community Action Corporation's first-ever Care4Kids 5K Run-Walk at Camp Ellis on Sunday, April 12. The event raised more than $6,000 to support YCCAC's programs that most benefit children from low-income households in York County. "We couldn't have been more pleased with the weather, the course, the number of runners, the wonderful sponsorships that were provided - with everything about the race," said Brad Bohon, YCCAC's community relations director.

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  4. Auger wins regional speech contestRead the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2015 | Foster's Daily Democrat

    Andrew Auger, Stacy Taylor and Lindsey Brown took the top three spots when St. Thomas School recently held its annual speech contest sponsored by Modern Woodmen of America - and one of them, Auger, rose to first place when the association held its regional competition at the St. Ignatius Parish Hall on Riverside Avenue on Monday, May 4. To compete at the regional level, students needed to deliver a speech about an interesting landmark before a panel of three judges. Auger's speech focused on the monument to Buddha in Asia.

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  5. Five arrested on heroin chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 13, 2015 | Foster's Daily Democrat

    For the past two months, agents from the Maine Drug Enforcement Agency's York District Task Force and detectives from the Sanford Police Department conducted an investigation into the illegal distribution of heroin throughout greater Sanford, according to Steve McCausland, the spokesman for the state's department of public safety. During this investigation, undercover agents reportedly were able to buy heroin from Derrick Gerrish, 25, Cynthia Powers, 49, and Donald Nordmann, 48. All of the heroin purchases were conducted within the three suspects' residence at 7 North Street in Sanford, according to McCausland.

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  6. Five in a RowRead the original story w/Photo

    May 13, 2015 | Foster's Daily Democrat

    Sanford Junior High School's eighth-grade baseball team has opened the season with five straight wins during the past two weeks. One of the games included a 12-1 win over Kennebunk that saw Sanford's Nick Liston belt a single, a triple and a 350-foot grand-slam home run.

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  7. Former Maine Aquarium owner suing lawyerRead the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2015 | Foster's Daily Democrat

    The old owner of a once-beloved aquarium in Maine is suing his former attorney with a claim that the lawyer intentionally mishandled a bankruptcy case stemming from an attempt to resurrect the facility. Former Maine Aquarium owner Raymond Cronkite hoped to reopen the long-shuttered facility in Biddeford before seeking Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in 2009.

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  8. Pierce, Hegarty finish strong; Saing leads girls in the javelinRead the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2015 | Foster's Daily Democrat

    First-place finishes by Adam Pierce and Peter Hegarty helped the Sanford High boys track team compete on pretty even terms in a meet held at Windham High School last week. Pierce placed first in the high jump event and Hegarty captured the pole vault.

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  9. Coast Guard: 2 people go missing on Saco River; search onRead the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2015 | Foster's Daily Democrat

    The U.S. Coast Guard says Biddeford police notified the Sector Northern New England Command Center that it received a report about two people who disappeared late Tuesday at the mouth of the river, near the University of New England Campus.

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  10. Maine police search for third suspect in Biddeford murderRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 29, 2015 | Foster's Daily Democrat

    Maine State Police are searching for a third man in connection with the shooting death of a Biddeford man two years ago. Detectives are asking for the public's help in locating Mohamud Mohamed, 21, whose last known address was in Portland.

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  11. Suspect in Biddeford, Maine shooting death heads to courtRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 29, 2015 | Foster's Daily Democrat

    A second suspect in what police say was a drug-related killing in a Biddeford parking lot in 2013, has been arrested. Police say 20-year-old John Lopez of Old Orchard Beach, is scheduled to face a judge Wednesday in York County Superior Court.

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  12. Piping plover nests spotted in Maine as feds urge cautionRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 29, 2015 | Foster's Daily Democrat

    Maine Audubon and Rachel Carson National Wildlife Refuge say the nests were found in Biddeford and Kennebunk. The federal Fish and Wildlife Service and state Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife are asking beachgoers and landowners from Ogunquit to Georgetown to assist in a productive nesting season for the birds.

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  13. Maine police charge second suspect in 2013 shooting deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2015 | Foster's Daily Democrat

    Authorities say a 20-year-old man from Old Orchard Beach is in custody following his arrest in connection with a 2013 shooting death in a Biddeford parking lot. Twenty-year-old John Lopez is the second person to be charged with Charles Raybine's death.

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  14. Driver facing multiple charges in rollover crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2015 | Foster's Daily Democrat

    A Maine woman suffered a head injury and faces multiple charges after being involved in a rollover crash on Route 16 in Milton on Friday. The accident resulted in stopped traffic and a head injury to the driver, according to a press release from N.H. State Police.

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  15. Police: Biddeford man sold heroin near schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2015 | Foster's Daily Democrat

    Authorities say 34-year-old Edward Matthewson turned himself in this week after a months-long investigation that included the sale of heroin to undercover Maine Drug Enforcement Agency agents. Police say he is facing a charge of aggravated trafficking in heroin because he allegedly sold drugs within 1,000 feet of Saint James School, a small parochial school.

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  16. Welcome to the WorldRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2015 | Foster's Daily Democrat

    The following babies with ties to the Sanford News coverage area recently were born at Southern Maine Health Care's birthing center in Biddeford. A daughter, Aoife Kathleen McGucklin-Welsch, on March 28, 2015, to James Welsch and Roisin McGuckin, of Springvale.

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  17. Team faces Mustangs in next week's season openerRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2015 | Foster's Daily Democrat

    SANFORD  - Coach Mike Bailey's Sanford High School softball team will open it 2015 season on Wednesday, April 22, with a game at Massabesic High School at 11 a.m. Last year's team ended with a 6-10 record, finishing 12th in the standings to qualify for a preliminary game that resulted in a 5-0 loss to Scarborough. Several of the losses were by two runs or less, however.

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  18. Burglary suspect now facing drug charges tooRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 4, 2015 | Foster's Daily Democrat

    According to Steven McCausland, the spokesperson for the Maine Department of Public Safety, State Police Troopers Kyle Wells and Dave Coflesky responded to a home in Dayton on Thursday, April 2, to assist Biddeford Police in apprehending Chase Hasty, 20, of Springvale, who was wanted on several burglary charges. They reportedly found Hasty hiding in the garage and took him into custody without incident.

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  19. LePage brushes off ex-lawmaker's outburst at town hallRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2015 | Foster's Daily Democrat

    Republican Gov. Paul LePage says an outburst by a former Democratic lawmaker at his most recent town hall meeting isn't going to stop him from talking to residents about his plan to overhaul the tax code. The Saco town hall on Thursday ended abruptly after former Biddeford mayor and lawmaker Joanne Twomey angrily confronted LePage and tossed a jar of Vaseline in his direction, apparently a reference to a crude remark he made about a lawmaker in 2013.

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  20. Four arrested for local theftsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2015 | Foster's Daily Democrat

    Three of the four local residents charged last week in connection with a series of home burglaries in York County remain in jail this week. Brian Cerullo, 25, of Alfred, Carleton Young, 23, Marissa Vieira, 23, and Cathy Carle, 21, all from Sanford, were arrested following a March 25 burglary of a home in Alfred.

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