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  1. State approves rezoning 700 acres in Hancock County for use as a solar farmRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 11 | Bangor Daily News

    ... in 2020. The largest solar array currently active in Maine is Cianbro's 9.9-megawatt project on Route 2 in Pittsfield, which was completed late last year . But bigger solar projects are on the horizon. Installation of a 50-megawatt project planned ...

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  2. Unity woman killed in Burnham crash identifiedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 6 | Bangor Daily News

    ... crash, which remains under investigation, Trafton said. Both men were treated at Sebasticook Valley Hospital in Pittsfield. Judkins was released, and the 16-year-old was later transported to Eastern Maine Medical Center in Bangor. Trafton did not ...

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  3. Man who said he could not get fair trial from all-white Maine jury found guiltyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 3 | Bangor Daily News

    ... Massachusetts, and picked up bundles of the drugs, according to trial testimony. Jamie Akerson, 56, of Pittsfield told the jury Tuesday that a low estimate of the amount of heroin brought into Maine from out of state was between 6,000 and 8,000 ...

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  4. Heroin dealer identifies Mass man as drug supplier he knew as TemplerRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 31 | Bangor Daily News

    A Pittsfield man Tuesday told a federal jury in Bangor that between May 2015 and January 2016, he and others purchased 6,000 to 8,000 bundles of heroin from a man they knew as Templer to sell Newport and Pittsfield. Jamie Akerson, 56, said that was a low estimate of the amount of heroin brought into Maine from out of state.

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  5. Legal Notices, Week of July 26, 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 25 | Town Line

    ... Road, Hartland, Maine 04943 appointed Co-Personal Representatives. 2018-201 - Estate of JOYCE B. SALLEY, late of Pittsfield, Me deceased. Steven H. Salley, 313 Somerset Avenue, Pittsfield, Maine 04967 appointed Personal Representative. 2018-203 - ...

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  6. Rindfuss, Hall Lead Pittsfield Babe Ruth 14s in Must-Win GameRead the original story

    Monday Jul 23 | IBerkshires

    Patrick Rindfuss threw 6-1/3 innings of one-hit ball, and the Pittsfield Babe Ruth 14-year-old all-stars Sunday edged Tri-County, Maine, 6-5, to stay alive at the New England Regional. Rindfuss pitched around four errors before giving the ball to Steve Zuccolo, who picked up the last two outs to earn the save.

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  7. Rindfuss, Karl Lead Pittsfield Babe Ruth 14s in Must-Win GameRead the original story

    Sunday Jul 22 | IBerkshires

    Patrick Rindfuss threw 6-1/3 innings of one-hit ball, and the Pittsfield Babe Ruth 14-year-old all-stars Sunday edged Tri-County, Maine, 6-5, to stay alive at the New England Regional. Rindfuss pitched around four errors before giving the ball to Steve Zuccolo, who picked up the last two outs to earn the save.

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  8. Legal Notices, Week of July 19, 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 18 | Town Line

    ... Road, Hartland, Maine 04943 appointed Co-Personal Representatives. 2018-201 - Estate of JOYCE B. SALLEY, late of Pittsfield, Me deceased. Steven H. Salley, 313 Somerset Avenue, Pittsfield, Maine 04967 appointed Personal Representative. 2018-203 - ...

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  9. Single-sex education is on the brink of extinction in MaineRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2018 | Bangor Daily News

    ... from three employees in reaction to dipping enrollments and revenues. In April, Maine Central Institute in Pittsfield announced it would be "reducing" some faculty, staff and administrative positions , and cutting its freshman basketball program as ...

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  10. Big Gay Ice Cream comes home to MaineRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2018 | Bangor Daily News

    Pittsfield native Doug Quint, the co-founder of New York City-based Big Gay Ice Cream, has the kind of ebullient confidence that remains unflappable even in the most challenging of times. Such as when the Westboro Baptist Church, known for its extreme homophobic views, attacked him on Twitter.

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  11. Evelyn M. DuffRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2018 | Herald Gazette

    ... taught for six years at the institute, and Evelyn directed the school choir. In 1958, Harold and Evelyn moved to Pittsfield to start a private Christian high school. The following year, the school moved to the newly acquired property in Glen Cove, ...

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  12. LTC football builds 2018 schedule around opponents to stay competitiveRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2018 | Bangor Daily News

    ... said Jim Leonard, athletic administrator at reigning Class C North and state champion Maine Central Institute of Pittsfield. "To be honest, with every conference representative at that (athletic directors') meeting we were able to come to a ...

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  13. Another Maine academy makes cuts as international student numbers dipRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2018 | Bangor Daily News

    ... crackdowns and negative international press have exacerbated the problem . In April, Maine Central Institute in Pittsfield announced it would be "reducing" some faculty, staff and administrative positions and cutting its freshman basketball program ...

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  14. Mattanawcook Academy track star adds confidence to his arsenal heading into big meetsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2018 | Bangor Daily News

    The Mattanawcook Academy of Lincoln junior, already a high school All-American indoors in the triple jump, broke a 41-year-old state record in the long jump outdoors last Saturday. His leap of 23 feet, 1 3/4 inches during the Class C state meet at Massabesic High School in Waterboro topped the 22-8 3/4 set by Ricky Thompson of Maine Central Institute in Pittsfield in 1977.

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  15. Moose on the loose in Pittsfield's Manson ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2018 | Bangor Daily News

    Pittsfield police are keeping an eye on a moose that has been roaming around Manson Park all morning, the chief said. "We've got a Bullwinkle on the loose," Chief Peter Bickmore said.

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  16. Police seize $30k worth of drugs in PittsfieldRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2018 | Bangor Daily News

    Police in Somerset County arrested a 21-year-old man with nearly $30,000 worth of illicit street drugs and prescription pills at a home in Pittsfield early Thursday morning, the sheriff's office said. Sheriff's detectives, Pittsfield police, and officers from the State off of Probation and Parole seized heroin, fentanyl, cocaine and oxycodone pills with a street value of $29,000 when they executed a search warrant at the Nichols Street home around 5:50 a.m., Sheriff Dale Lancaster said.

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  17. Massive solar project planned near wind farm in coastal MaineRead the original story w/Photo

    May 30, 2018 | Bangor Daily News

    ... investment. The largest solar array currently active in Maine is Cianbro's 9.9-megawatt project on Route 2 in Pittsfield, which was completed late last year . But bigger solar projects are on the horizon. Installation of a 50-megawatt project ...

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  18. Insource Renewables, LLC Achieves Prestigious NABCEP Company AccreditationRead the original story

    May 2, 2018 | PR.com

    Installation Company is the First Maine-Based Solar Company to Achieve Company Accreditation by North American Board of Certified Energy Practitioners Pittsfield, ME, May 02, 2018 -- -- Insource Renewables, LLC has just received Company Accreditation by the North American Board of Certified Energy Practitioners . NABCEP awards accreditation to companies that meet a rigorous set of standards around installation, employee training and qualification, safe work practices, and customer accountability.

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  19. Cianbro Chair to Receive Honorary Doctorate From Husson UniversityRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2018 | Construction Equipment Guide

    ... calling in the construction industry. In 1970, he accepted an entry-level position at Cianbro in his hometown of Pittsfield, Maine - the town where Cianbro was founded and where the firm maintains its corporate headquarters to this day. Over the ...

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  20. Police investigating broken windows, graffiti in Pittsfield 'crime spree'Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2018 | Bangor Daily News

    Vandals broke the windows of two businesses and the library's glass door Tuesday night and also damaged two police vehicles in a downtown Pittsfield "crime spree," police said. They also spray painted the sign and pavement in front of Manson Park with "a picture of a guy's you-know-what and then they wrote some disparaging words - naughty words," said Police Chief Pete Bickmore.

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