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  1. Norridgewock man arrested after making threats with knivesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 11 | Bangor Daily News

    A Norridgewock man was arrested Sunday night after allegedly threatening to harm an ex-girlfriend and her children with knives and using those knives to damage vehicles, a Somerset County Sheriff's Office official said Monday. Noah Weeks, 32, of Pine Street is charged with criminal threatening with a dangerous weapon, a Class C felony punishable by up to five years in prison and a fine of up to $5,000, as well as criminal mischief and assault, Chief Deputy James Ross said in a news release.

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  2. Helen Linda (Cook) MunsonRead the original story

    Friday Jul 8 | Bangor Daily News

    "God looked around His garden and saw an empty place. He then looked down upon the earth and saw your tired face.

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  3. The 14th Colony - Maine and the Invasion of Canada, 1775Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 6 | Bangor Daily News

    This past week saw the celebration of Independence Day in the US, of course, but also Canada Day north of the border. Over the winter of 1775-6, Maine was the setting for an audacious but ultimately failed bid that, if successful, would have had drastic ramifications for the history of both countries.

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  4. Less trash than projected may shrink $69M waste plant in HampdenRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 4 | Bangor Daily News

    The Maine Department of Environmental Protection has approved draft permits for a $69 million waste-to-energy plant in Hampden proposed by a consortium of towns, the Municipal Review Committee , and a Maryland company, Fiberight LLC. The draft permits cover air emissions, solid waste processing , stormwater management and compliance with the Natural Resources Protection Act . The Department of Environmental Protection is accepting comments on the drafts until 5 p.m. Tuesday, after which the permits will be reviewed for final approval.

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  5. Waterville woman dies in Norridgewock boating accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 1 | Bangor Daily News

    A Waterville woman died Thursday after apparently falling out of a boat she was riding in along the Kennebec River, officials said. Barbara York, 53, was a passenger in a 15-foot powerboat driven by Jeffrey Smith, 50, of Norridgewock, according to a statement from the Maine Warden Service.

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  6. Robert Sezak is candidate for Somerset County CommissionerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2016 | Bangor Daily News

    Robert Sezak of Fairfield has announced his candidacy for Somerset County Commissioner for the District 1 towns of Fairfield and Norridgewock. "I am running for county commissioner because I believe a person working very hard can make a difference in finding solutions to the problems facing our towns and county," Sezak said in his announcement.

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  7. Bringing history to life in a children's novelRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2016 | Bangor Daily News

    Barbara Winslow's new book, Kittery Ghost , published by North Country Press, blends history with a fascinating tale involving a young boy, his blended family, the ghost of a Civil War officer, hidden treasures - well, you get the idea. This is a wonderful tale, and I particularly appreciated the way Barbara utilized the very real story of Brigadier General Mark Wentworth, a colonel of the 27th Maine and the 32nd Maine during the Civil War, to fashion this novel that will entertain your kids - and you too! Barbara, who lives in Norridgewock, has written three children's books after 36 years of teaching school in South Dakota, Alaska, and Maine.

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  8. In campaign season, fighting to enforce a 75-year-old law is a 'major victory'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2016 | Bangor Daily News

    Republican Rep. Bruce Poliquin is celebrating what he calls a major victory in Washington Thursday, when he led an effort to defeat an attempt from within his own party to erase a decades-old law that requires the military to buy American-made clothing and shoes. The so-called Berry Amendment , passed originally in 1941 to promote the purchase of certain U.S.-made goods, was made permanent in 1994 but debates over it come up periodically.

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  9. Poliquin helps derail GOP bid to gut amendment aimed at aiding Maine shoemakersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2016 | Bangor Daily News

    A move by some Republicans in the U.S. House to strip out language enforcing the decades-old law requiring clothing and shoes used by the military to be made in the U.S. was defeated 265 to 155 on Thursday. Maine 2nd District Rep. Bruce Poliquin, a Republican seeking re-election to a second term representing northern and central Maine, sponsored the original language - part of the National Defense Authorization Act - which mirrors similar language in the Senate version of the bill, authored by Maine Sen. Angus King.

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  10. Sheriff: Bingham man may have sexually assaulted more womenRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2016 | Bangor Daily News

    The Somerset County sheriff expressed concern Friday that a man charged recently in connection with two separate sexual assaults may have victimized more women. Sheriff Dale Lancaster in a press release Friday urged women who may have been victims of Christopher C. Cates, 41, of Bingham to come forward.

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  11. Audrey Jean DamonRead the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2016 | Bangor Daily News

    Audrey Jean Damon, 84, passed away peacefully May 6, 2016, at Madigan Estates in Houlton, with her family by her side. She was born September 19, 1931, in Anson, the daughter of Gerald and Florence Thomas.

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  12. UMF graduating senior and alumni win prestigious Fulbright AwardsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2016 | Bangor Daily News

    The University of Maine at Farmington is proud to announce that the Fulbright U.S. Student Program has awarded a UMF graduating senior and two UMF alumni with 2016 Fulbright Fellowships. This highly competitive national program, sponsored by the U.S. State Department to promote good will internationally, enables college graduates, young professionals and artists to conduct research, teach English as a foreign language or pursue a creative project in more than 150 countries.

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  13. Skowhegan man arrested after leading police on high-speed chaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 10, 2016 | Bangor Daily News

    A Skowhegan man faces several charges after leading police on a high-speed chase through three towns that ended in a cornfield in Norridgewock early Saturday morning. Orlando Harry Perkins, 46, faces charges of operating under the influence, eluding an officer, criminal speeding, operation after suspension, operating without a license and possession of scheduled drugs.after he led police on a chase through Waterville, Fairfield and Norridgewock.

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  14. How a blind moose helped this man become Maine Game Warden of the YearRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2016 | Bangor Daily News

    Tom McKenney didn't take a traditional path into a career as a Maine game warden. In fact, if it hadn't been for a blind moose, he might never have donned the green uniform of the state's fish and wildlife law enforcement agency.

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  15. Franco-Americans' Veins Run with Maple SyrupRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 29, 2016 | Bangor Daily News

    A beverage very pleasing to drink, the color of Spanish wine, but not so good. It has a sweetness which renders it of very good tastea This is the drink of the Indians, and even of the French, who are fond of it.

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  16. Catching up with Bob Mallard, fishing activist and writerRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 26, 2016 | Bangor Daily News

    Bob Mallard is a well-known advocate for Maine's native fish. He once owned a fly shop in Skowhegan, and he's now a popular speaker and outdoor writer.

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  17. Maine Guard chief urges lawmakers to boost recruitment toolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2016 | Bangor Daily News

    The leader of the Maine National Guard told the Maine House and Senate on Tuesday that though the Pentagon has plans to reduce the number of military reservists nationally, the big challenge in Maine in the coming years will be recruiting and retaining enough personnel. Brig.

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  18. Lauded by business group, Bruce Poliquin says Congress a 'mess'Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2016 | Bangor Daily News

    Maine's 2nd District U.S. Rep. Bruce Poliquin was lauded by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce during the monthly breakfast meeting of the Lewiston Auburn Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce on Thursday. Poliquin, a Republican, learned Thursday that he would receive the national business advocacy group's "Spirit of Business" award for his work and voting record in Congress during a short ceremony at the Franco Center in Lewiston's Little Canada neighborhood. 1 comment

  19. Ruth Ann SawyerRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2016 | Bangor Daily News

    Ruth Ann Sawyer died unexpectedly at Redington-Fairview General Hospital in the early hours of Thursday, March 3, 2016. She was born in Skowhegan, Maine on February 23, 1929, the daughter of Royce C. Tuscan and Wyona Tuscan.

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  20. Fire marshal investigating Cornville apartment fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2016 | Bangor Daily News

    The state fire marshal's office is investigating an early Friday morning fire that displaced three families from a local apartment building, according to a Somerset County emergency services dispatcher. The fire on West Ridge Road was reported around 1:30 a.m., according to the county's online emergency dispatch log.

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