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  1. Is Maine too soft on vicious dogs?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 17 | Bangor Daily News

    Before the husky named Dakota started making headlines, Maine Welfare Advisory Council was already planning to advise the Legislature on whether Maine's "dangerous dog" law should be tougher. The council is set to take up the issue at its April 27 meeting at the State House complex in Augusta, according to Rep. Catherine Nadeau, D-Winslow, a council member who argues the state is not doing enough to protect its residents and their pets from vicious dogs.

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  2. Is Maine too soft on vicious dogs?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 17 | Bangor Daily News

    Before the husky named Dakota started making headlines, Maine Welfare Advisory Council was already planning to advise the Legislature on whether Maine's "dangerous dog" law should be tougher. The council is set to take up the issue at its April 27 meeting at the State House complex in Augusta, according to Rep. Catherine Nadeau, D-Winslow, a council member who argues the state is not doing enough to protect its residents and their pets from vicious dogs.

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  3. Former employee charged with arson in Etna business fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 7 | Bangor Daily News

    A former employee at the Hill View Mini Barns along Route 2 and his friend have been charged with arson for a Wednesday morning blaze that caused an estimated $50,000 in damages, the state fire marshal's office announced Thursday. David Underhill, 23, of Etna, who once worked at the business that sells sheds, storage building, gazebos and other items, and Mark Littlefield, 18, of Corinna were charged with arson.

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  4. Power company scooping up land for new Chester-Pittsfield lineRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 31 | Bangor Daily News

    Maine Electric Power Co. has started courting landowners between Chester and Pittsfield as the utility pursues a new regional transmission line.

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  5. Savvy Caregiver Program TrainingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 31 | Bangor Daily News

    Wednesday, May 17, 2017 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday, May 24, 2017 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday, May 31, 2017 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday, June 7, 2017 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday, June 14, 2017 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday, June 21, 2017 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. The Savvy Caregiver Program is designed to train caregivers in the basic knowledge, skills, and attitudes needed to handle the challenges of caring for a family member with memory loss, dementia, or Alzheimer's disease, to be an effective caregiver. This is a 12-hour training program/course that is delivered in 2-hour sessions over a 6-week period.

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  6. For some, annual garden show a harbinger of springRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 26 | Bangor Daily News

    Edie Jordan smalls a container of basil at the Through the Garden Gate booth during the 2017 BDN Garden Show at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor Friday. BANGOR, Maine - Vicki Grant of Bangor smiled Saturday as she watched her 6-year-old granddaughter, Brenna Hurd, plant a pumpkin seed in a tiny terracotta pot that she decorated with stickers in the children's area of Through the Garden Gate's display at the 2017 BDN Maine Garden Show at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor.

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  7. Woman who ran Dexter-area drug ring with father to serve 14 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2017 | Bangor Daily News

    A woman convicted of running a drug distribution ring with her father for a dozen years in the Dexter area was sentenced Monday in U.S. District Court to 14 years in federal prison. Kelli Mujo, 41, of Wellington and Central Falls, Rhode Island, and Roger Belanger, 59, of Corinna were found guilty in August by a jury of one count each of conspiracy to distribute and to possess with the intent to distribute at least 5 kilograms, or 11 pounds, of cocaine and an unspecified amount of oxycodone and with using or maintaining a drug-involved place between Jan. 1, 2002, and Nov. 22, 2014.

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  8. Tsothohrha Tree FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2017 | Bangor Daily News

    MidMaine Lacrosse will host our 4th Annual Tsothohrha Tree Festival on Sunday, December 4th at the Palmyra Community Center 3pm-6pm. Admission is free.

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  9. Winners of 2016 Spirit of America Foundation tributes for community service announcedRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 23, 2016 | Bangor Daily News

    Some of the honorees were : Shelley Blocker of Maine Highlands Federal Credit Union, Tom Goulette, Debbie Cross of Maine Highlands FCU, Corinna Town Manager Serena Bemis-Goodall, Sebec Town Clerk Carol Cress, Jacqueline Emerson, Ruth Nason, Robert Conary of Orland Fire Department, Julia Gray of Orland Fire Department, and Sebec Selectman Walter Emmons. BANGOR, Maine - Hancock, Penobscot and Piscataquis county town winners of the 2016 Spirit of America Foundation Tribute for outstanding community service were recognized during an Oct. 7 ceremony held at the Bangor Grange.

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  10. Fire destroys Corinna home, displaces sixRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2016 | Bangor Daily News

    When firefighters arrived at a home on Hilltop Drive that caught fire early Friday, they knew there was little chance of saving the home, firefighter Jim Emerson said. "It was all aflame - fully involved," Emerson, who drove a tanker truck to the scene to douse the flames, said.

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  11. Winthrop stops Mount View in C North field hockey quarterfinalRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2016 | Bangor Daily News

    Penalty corners, as they do in many field hockey games, played a big role in determining who would win Tuesday's Class C North quarterfinal between No. 3 Winthrop and No.

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  12. Massive fire in Exeter destroys feed store warehouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2016 | Bangor Daily News

    The remains of a Perkco Supply store's warehouse smolder Monday morning in Exeter. "Luckily no one was hurt and everything else is replaceable," store owner Gary Perkins said.

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  13. Newport-area school budget rejected againRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 27, 2016 | Bangor Daily News

    Voters in RSU 19's eight member towns again defeated a proposed budget for the current school year during a districtwide referendum on Tuesday. After the ballots in each of the member towns were counted, the final tally stood at 678 in favor and 993 opposed, Superintendent Mike Hammer said after the polls closed Tuesday night.

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  14. Blaze destroys home of Levant assistant fire chiefRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 6, 2016 | Bangor Daily News

    A fire that began during a family gathering on Labor Day leveled the home of the town's assistant fire chief. The blaze at the Quinn Road residence of Mark and Darolyn McKay, their two teenage daughters and 4-year-old son began about 6:30 p.m. Monday, after the family had been cooking on a deck out back, Fire Chief Eric Strout said Tuesday evening.

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  15. One dies in crash in CorinnaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 4, 2016 | Bangor Daily News

    James Maloney was driving a Jeep along Route 7 toward Corinna from Dexter around 12:30 a.m. Saturday when a pickup truck got onto Route 7 from the Amsden Road and struck his vehicle, according to an online statement from the Maine State Police. Maloney was ejected from the Jeep, suffering a fatal injury, according to the state police.

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  16. Lincoln hosts candlelight vigil to fight addictionRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 31, 2016 | Bangor Daily News

    Leslie Perry and Christi Woodruff, both of Corinna, brought a picture of Michael Ranke, who died of an overdose of heroin cut with the painkiller fentanyl, to a candlelight vigil on Wednesday in Lincoln. Buy Photo Jessica Osnoe of Lincoln organized a candlelight vigil as part of International Overdose Awareness Day activities on Wednesday in Lincoln.

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  17. Corinna Elementary School briefly locked downRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 29, 2016 | Bangor Daily News

    Students at Corinna Elementary School were kept inside and no one was allowed in the building at the request of Maine State Police during a "soft lockdown," a school official confirmed Monday afternoon. A state police dispatcher said the lockdown request was made to the school as part of "a health and safety check."

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  18. Medical examiner's report released in dog attack that killed 7-year-old boyRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 24, 2016 | Bangor Daily News

    After an adult male pit bull attacked a visiting 7-year-old Bangor boy in early June, the father of the injured child tried unsuccessfully to save his son's life, according to the medical examiner's report released Wednesday. The pit bull, named Koda, attacked Hunter Bragg of Bangor on June 4 while the boy played outside with two other children at the home of Gary Merchant Jr. at 207 Moody's Mills Road.

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  19. Jury finds father/daughter duo guilty of operating drug ringRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 19, 2016 | Bangor Daily News

    Roger Belanger, 58, of Corinna and his daughter, Kelli Mujo, 40, of Wellington and Central Falls, Rhode Island, were found guilty Friday in U.S. District Court of running a drug distribution ring for a dozen years in the Dexter area. A jury of eight women and four men deliberated for 2A1 2 hours before finding the duo guilty on all counts.

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  20. Testimony: Father, daughter hid drugs from RI in cars brought to MaineRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 15, 2016 | Bangor Daily News

    A father and daughter smuggled cocaine and oxycodone pills to the Dexter area for 12 years by hiding it in the gas tanks, door panels, speaker boxes and taillights of cars they purchased in Rhode Island, according to testimony Monday. Roger Belanger, 58, of Corinna and his daughter, Kelli Mujo, 30, of Wellington and Central Falls, Rhode Island, each are charged with conspiracy to distribute and to possess with the intent to distribute at least 5 kilograms, or 11 pounds, of cocaine and an unspecified amount of oxycodone and with using or maintaining a drug-involved place between Jan. 1, 2002, and Nov. 22, 2014.

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