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Toddler dies after drowning in Clinton

A 1-year-old boy who was found unresponsive in Clinton on Tuesday has died. Shannon Moss with the Maine Department of Public Safety says the child who lived at a home on Elwood Drive was found unresponsive Tuesday evening in a plastic tote that had water in it. He was found...
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Update: Clinton child found unresponsive has died

CLINTON, Maine — A 1-year-old boy found unresponsive in Clinton Tuesday evening has died, Maine Department of Public Safety spokesperson Shannon Moss said in an update Thursday. The Clinton Police Department responded to a report of a drowning Tuesday evening at approximately 6:58 p.m. where the boy was found...
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Child dies, found in plastic bin full of water

CLINTON, Maine (AP) — A 1-year-old Maine boy who was discovered inside a water-filled plastic container has died, officials said Thursday. Police in Clinton received a call about the child on Tuesday evening. They said they responded to a home and learned that the boy was found by his mother outside in a plastic bin that had filled with water.
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1-Year-Old Clinton Boy Dies After Falling Into Water-Filled Tote

A toddler from Kennebec County succumbed to injuries he sustained earlier this week when his mother found him submerged in a tote filled with water. According to Maine Department of Public Safety Information Officer, Shannon Moss, State Police were called to a Clinton home on Ellwood Drive just before 7 PM on Tuesday, to respond to a report that someone had drowned.
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Toddler in Kennebec County listed in critical condition

A one-year-old boy from Clinton is in critical condition after being found unresponsive in a plastic tote that had water in it. On Tuesday, June 28, at 6:58 P.M, officers from the Clinton Police Department responded to a call on Elmwood Drive after a report of a drowning. The boy’s mother discovered her son after being alerted by another child. A Clinton Police Officer and rescue crew arrived and performed life saving measures.

Developer Wants To Build Massive Central Maine Apartment Complex

There is no doubt that Maine, like much of New England, is currently going through a housing crisis. During the pandemic, Maine saw a big influx of people from outside the state. Not only did this cause a shortage of available homes, condos, and apartments, it also drove up the price on available housing.
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UPDATE: Maine Toddler Dies After Drowning in Plastic Bin

UPDATE: Maine State Police on Thursday reported that a one-year-old boy has died in the hospital after a drowning incident Tuesday evening in central Maine. Maine State Police are investigating after a woman found her one-year-old son unresponsive in a plastic bin containing water in the Kennebec County town of Clinton.
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Greater Portland Council of Governments plans 200 housing units for asylum seekers

The Greater Portland Council of Governments is aiming to spur the creation of 200 transitional housing units for asylum seeker families over the next two years. The council plans to raise $1.5 million to support new construction, and will also rely on grants and financing from real estate developers. The group is considering several potential sites between York and Brunswick.
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Former Lewiston mayor sued over 2019 crash involving pedestrian

A former Lewiston woman hit in a crosswalk by a car driven by former Lewiston Mayor Mark Cayer in 2019 has filed a civil lawsuit seeking damages. Julianne Dawson, now of Massachusetts, filed a civil complaint in Androscoggin County Superior Court late last month alleging Cayer was "careless and negligent in failing to yield the right of way" to Dawson when he struck her on Oct. 24, 2019, as she crossed Pine Street in a crosswalk, the Lewiston Sun Journal reported.
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Hobby Lobby & Harbor Freight Could Soon Have Locations in Augusta, Maine

Two incredibly popular, and quite large, retail stores may soon be planting new roots in Maine's Capital city. According to the Kennebec Journal, their are currently documents that have been placed on file with the City of Augusta that reveal the two retail giants have shown interest in the building that used to house Sears at the Turnpike Mall.
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Woman sues former Lewiston mayor for hitting her with van in crosswalk in 2019

LEWISTON (BDN) -- A woman has sued Lewiston’s former mayor for alleged negligence when he struck her in a crosswalk more than two years ago. Julianne Dawson — formerly of Lewiston, now of Salem, Massachusetts — filed a complaint against Mark Cayer in Androscoggin County Superior Court in late May, according to the Lewiston Sun Journal.
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LIST | 4th of July fireworks, parades, and celebrations around Maine

If you're looking for Fourth of July firework displays, parades or celebrations near you, CBS 13 has compiled a list of locations across the state. All events happen on July 4 unless otherwise noted. Below is a list of some of the locations offering fireworks and celebrations:. Augusta. July 4th...
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Clinton baby on life support after falling into tub of water

CLINTON, Maine (WABI) - An infant from Clinton is on life support after falling into a plastic tote full of water on Tuesday night. Authorities say the one year old boy was playing at an Elwood Drive residence when he fell into the tote outside the home. They say it...
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