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  1. Windjammer girls sit atop mountain through day one of KVAC racesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Capital Weekly

    ... of Farmington 58, Spruce Mountain of Jay 84, Hampden Academy 87, Oxford Hills 103, Maranacook of Readfield 106, Skowhegan 139 and Leavitt of Turner no score. The booys Alpine team results through day one were: Mount Blue 29, Edward Little 31, ...

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  2. Skowhegan wrestlers roll to 4th straight 'A' regional crownRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 7 | Bangor Daily News

    The Skowhegan High School Indians turned in a dominating performance to capture their fourth straight Class A wrestling regional title at their high school gym Saturday. Eight Skowhegan wrestlers won individual Class A North titles, and two more finished in the top four to advance to next Saturday's state championship at Noble High School in North Berwick.

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  3. Ted Widmer: How Margaret Chase Smith stood up to Joseph McCarthy - and wonRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 7 | Boston.com

    ... privilege that she earned in the extremely male sanctuary of the Senate. She had grown up in the small town of Skowhegan, with both English and French-Canadian ancestry, and had begun working at the age of 12, in a five-and-dime store. After ...

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  4. Wood suppliers talk about decline of pulp millsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 6 | The Harbor Times Soup

    ... they don't buy wood chips." Fowler sells wood chips to the Verso mill in Jay and hardwood to SAPPI Fine Paper in Skowhegan. But there are fewer outlets than there used to be, which means less demand. "All these mills are full now," he said. When you ...

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  5. The Unfavored Daughter: When Margaret Chase Smith Ran in the New Hampshire PrimaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 6 | New Yorker

    ... there through her husband. The oldest of six children born to George and Carrie Chase, Margaret Chase grew up in Skowhegan, Maine, a mill town situated alongside the banks of the Kennebec River. The town was prosperous during the early twentieth ...

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  6. House Dems adjourn in middle of tax conformity debateRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | Bangor Daily News

    ... business make investments in Maine and grow jobs in Maine." But House Majority Leader Jeff McCabe, a Democrat from Skowhegan, said other spending issues are worrying Democrats in the House. He said the list of spending requests from the governor ...

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  7. Renowned Pemaquid Beach Sculptor RememberedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | Lincoln County News

    ... the war, Lyford returned to Cornell University with the intention to complete his degree, however, a summer at the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture sent him on a different path. Lyford changed his major to study art and sculpture instead. ...

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  8. State free throw champs advance to New England competitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 1 | Bangor Daily News

    Faith Sjoberg of Presque Isle and Luke Carey of Embden captured the top awards at the Maine State Elks Association State Hoop Shoot free throw competition held Sunday at Bangor High School. Sjoberg, representing Presque Isle Lodge #1954, earned the Alan W. Richard Award, which went to the top overall female shooter, and Carey, representing Skowhegan/Madison Lodge #2531, won the Hon.

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  9. Pantry Project: Good as GoldRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 1 | Bangor Daily News

    ... Youth Center; Camden National Bank, Waterville; Elanco; Kennebec Federal Savings; Huhtamaki; Children's Center, Skowhegan; MaineGeneral, Thayer Campus; Lakewood Continuing Care; Maine Children's Home; Best Western Plus, Waterville; People's United ...

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  10. Banner day for Midcoast mat athletes, coaches at KVACsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 31 | Herald Gazette

    ... top four in the meet in which Class A and B wrestlers are combined for competition. The overall team results were: Skowhegan 224.5, Nokomis of Newport 124, Cony of Augusta 119, Camden Hills of Rockport 109, Winslow 96, Oxford Hills of South Paris ...

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  11. Skowhegan dominates KVAC wrestling championships; Winslow wins Class BRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 30 | Bangor Daily News

    The three-time defending Eastern Maine Class A champion Skowhegan wrestling team remained unbeaten on the season Saturday, rolling to victory at the Kennebec Valley Athletic Conference championships at Cony High School. The Indians crowned five individual champions and amassed 224.5 points, far ahead of runner-up Nokomis of Newport, which finished second with 124.

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  12. Former MVHS Principal Ronald Dolloff Passes AwayRead the original story

    Friday Jan 29 | Lincoln County News

    ... Waldoboro, followed by a Celebration of Life at 2 p.m. A reception will follow in the MVHS cafeteria hosted by the Skowhegan Federated Church Women's Fellowship and members of the Waldoboro United Methodist Church.

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  13. Hampden Academy Boys Basketball 64 at Skowhegan 35Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 28 | Bangor Daily News

    At Skowhegan, Nick Gilpin led all scorers with 19 points and had eight assists to lead Hampden Academy to the win.

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  14. Augusta is either one of the best small towns or one of the worst places to live in MaineRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 28 | Bangor Daily News

    ... , this one sponsored by Roadsnacks.com. According to Roadsnacks, it's the second worst place in Maine to live. Skowhegan is No. 1. The site says the designations are crime-based, and I've written in previous post about Augusta being deemed one of ...

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  15. Panthers finish dual-meet season 11-18Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 28 | Herald Gazette

    As it gears up for the Kennebec Valley Athletic Conference Class B championship meet on Saturday, Jan. 30 at 9 a.m. at Cony High School in Augusta, the Medomak Valley wrestling team competed in two final recent regular-season meets. On Monday, Jan. 25, the Panthers traveled to Skowhegan to face the host Indians and Winslow.

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  16. Brewer-Hampden basketball rematch sells out in two hoursRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 28 | Bangor Daily News

    ... A North. Defending state champion Hampden is ranked first with a 15-0 record heading into Thursday night's game at Skowhegan, while No. 2 Brewer is 13-2 entering its game Thursday at Cony of Augusta. The Feb. 4 schedule at Brewer High School begins ...

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  17. Maine wrestling postseason begins with conference championshipsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 27 | Bangor Daily News

    ... High School. The only northern Maine team that has experienced more success than Foxcroft Academy this winter is Skowhegan, which is favored to win the KVAC championship. The three-time defending Eastern Maine Class A champions, who have yet to lose ...

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  18. Mother charged with murdering newborn son appears in courtRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 25 | WMTW-TV Auburn

    ... COURT APPEARANCE TODAY. THERE ARE A LOT OF QUESTIONS SURROUNDING THE BABY'S DEATH. JIM KEITHLEY JOINS US FROM SKOWHEGAN WITH AN UPDATE. JIM: COURT DOCUMENTS ARE SEALED AND FAMILY MEMBERS SAID "NO COMMENT" WHEN THEY WERE LEAVING THIS AFTERNOON, BUT ...

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  19. Maine mom charged in baby's death does not enter pleaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 25 | Foster's Daily Democrat

    A woman charged with murder in connection with her newborn son's death did not enter a plea during a video court appearance. A criminal complaint filed by the police accuses 20-year-old Kayla Stewart with killing the baby around Dec. 31. She appeared in Skowhegan District Court via video on Monday.

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  20. Fairfield woman accused of killing newborn son held without bailRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 25 | Bangor Daily News

    The Fairfield mother charged in the death of her newborn son on Dec. 31 made her first court appearance Monday on a murder charge. Kayla Stewart, 20, who appeared via video conference, was not asked to enter a plea at Skowhegan District Court because she has not been indicted by the Somerset County grand jury.

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