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  1. East Millinocket voters reject national park by wide marginRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Bangor Daily News

    ... to the congressional delegation. They [delegation members] have a much larger constituency than Medway or East Millinocket." Through its nonprofit foundation, Elliotsville Plantation Inc., the Quimby family owns about 87,500 acres within the ...

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  2. East Millinocket vote on national park draws 'excellent' turnoutRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Bangor Daily News

    ... Clair and noted entrepreneur Roxanne Quimby receives support from the state's congressional delegation. The East Millinocket vote count is approximate. The precise count will begin at the sole polling place, the town office on Main Street, after ...

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  3. Millinocket BMV Exams Office RelocatingRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | State of Maine

    MILLINOCKET – Effective July 1, 2015, driver license examinations in the Katahdin region will be offered at the American Legion in Millinocket, located at 970 Outer Central St. Until July 1, exams will continue to be offered at the East Millinocket Fire Station at 125 Main Street. Secretary of State Matthew Dunlap, in announcing the move, noted the new location will consolidate services for driver licensing in the area, which will result in overall cost savings.

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  4. East Millinocket to vote on national park proposalRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Sun Journal

    East Millinocket is slated to hold a nonbinding referendum about a controversial proposal to create a national park east of Baxter State Park. Town residents are scheduled to vote on the proposal on Monday.

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  5. East Millinocket, Maine, to vote on national park proposalRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Foster's Daily Democrat

    East Millinocket, Maine, is slated to hold a nonbinding referendum about a controversial proposal to create a national park east of Baxter State Park. Town residents are scheduled to vote on the proposal on Monday.

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  6. Lewis D. "Lew" PelkeyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Bangor Daily News

    ... Post #13 of the American Legion. Lew was an active and beloved member of the Tri-Town Baptist Church in East Millinocket. He loved playing games, and hosting "cribbage nights" at his home, where he turned cheating at cribbage into an art form! He ...

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  7. Maine's highest peak is not for sissiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    ... - a day that made me grateful, for many reasons, to be alive. Mount Katahdin: Located in Baxter State Park, near Millinocket, Maine, about 220 miles from Portland. Warnings, tips, reservations and trail descriptions: ...

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  8. Larry H. LandRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | Bangor Daily News

    ... and his paternal grandparents Wiley and Effie Land. He is survived by his wife, Gladys Mae (Pelkey) Land of Millinocket; three daughters, Tracy Lee Land and her significant other Gary Whittington II of Brewer, Tina Lee Land and her significant other ...

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  9. East Millinocket preps for national park straw voteRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | Bangor Daily News

    ... felt that [the recent Medway straw vote] would be a tossup because Medway's selectmen were for the park and East Millinocket was more solidly against it, but you never know," O'Meara said. "We think the Medway vote was very convincing, and we're ...

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  10. On Deck, a sports calendar for July 26, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | Bangor Daily News

    ... at www.chevroletbaseball.com MEDWAY - Joe Montgomery runs a summer baseball league for kids ages 13-16 in Millinocket, East Millinocket, and Medway, and is seeking teams to play against. Contact him at 723-4944 at home and 447-0950 on cell. HAMPDEN ...

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  11. Millinocket man indicted for allegedly trying to drown womanRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | Bangor Daily News

    A Millinocket man was indicted Thursday by the Piscataquis County grand jury in connection with the alleged attempted drowning of a woman April 15 in Greenville. Galen Thibodeau, 44, was indicted on one count each of attempted murder, a Class A crime, aggravated assault, a Class B crime, and assault, a Class C crime.

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  12. Climbing Katahdin in Maine: This mountain's not for sissiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | Daily Journal

    ... - a day that made me grateful, for many reasons, to be alive. MOUNT KATAHDIN: Located in Baxter State Park, near Millinocket, Maine, about 220 miles (354 kilometers) from Portland. Warnings, tips, reservations and trail descriptions: ...

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  13. Medway, Maine, residents oppose national park planRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 24 | Foster's Daily Democrat

    The majority of residents voted against the project in the non-binding Tuesday vote. East Millinocket residents are slated to vote in a similar non-binding referendum on Monday.

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  14. Medway rejects national park proposal by wide marginRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 23 | Bangor Daily News

    ... change his campaign's focus or tactics as it moves on to address another nonbinding referendum set for East Millinocket on Monday. "I think the election showed there is a lot of interest in this issue. A lot of people came out to have their voices ...

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  15. Maine town to vote on national park proposal on TuesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 23 | NewsOK.com

    ... 't want to turn land over to the National Park Service. Medway's vote will take place from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. East Millinocket is slated to hold a similar vote on June 29.

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  16. District 2 all-star tourneys on-deck for Midcoast teamsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 22 | Capital Weekly

    ... Field on Watts Avenue. The winner will move on to the state tournament, which will begin Saturday, July 25 in Millinocket. The 9-10 baseball tournament, which will be held at Sukeforth Field in Waldoboro, will include scrimmages Saturday through ...

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  17. Medway gearing up for national park straw vote on TuesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 22 | Bangor Daily News

    ... National parks have never failed to bring substantial economic benefits to their neighbors, he said. Some East Millinocket and Medway residents have described the the issue as divisive and pro-park signs have been reported stolen or torn from yards ...

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  18. Nostalgia isn't an economic development plan for the Katahdin regionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 22 | Bangor Daily News

    In communities such as East Millinocket, Millinocket, Medway and Stacyville, the unemployment rate is two or three times the state average. While there are many positive signs of economic recovery and growth in Bangor, Portland and along the coast, things are very different inland and in rural areas.

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  19. Medway, Millinocket to have nonbinding votes on proposed national parkRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 22 | Sun Journal

    Two Maine towns will soon host nonbinding referendums about a controversial proposal to create a national park east of Baxter State Park. Medway's vote is scheduled for Tuesday and East Millinocket's is slated for Monday, June 29. The park would be made up of 75,000 acres owned by Roxanne Quimby, founder of Burt's Bees.

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  20. Updated with link to photosRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 21 | Republican Journal

    ... in the bottom of the eighth inning proved the difference in a tight game between Seasrport and Stearns of Millinocket as Mitchell Philbrook motored in for the winning run in a thrilling 4-3 win that clinched the coveted state crown for the Vikings ...

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