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Sanford, Maine, Family Missing After Camping Trip

Sanford Police are looking for a family that did not return from a camping trip as scheduled on Thursday. Jill Sidebotham, Lydia Hansen, and Nicholas Hansen were camping in the Phillips area and did not return home as expected. Family and friends have not heard from the family since. They...
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Three people injured after crash in Oakland

OAKLAND, Maine (WABI) - A head-on crash in Oakland Monday afternoon has injured three people. It happened around noon on High Street near the Kingdom Life Church. It’s not known right now the extent of their injuries or what may have caused the crash. The Morning Sentinel says the...
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Skowhegan man to plead guilty to fraud charge Tuesday

SKOWHEGAN, Maine (WABI) - A Skowhegan man facing federal charges for alleged paycheck protection program fraud will plead guilty tomorrow to some of the charges against him. That according to the Bangor Daily News. 44-year-old Nathan Reardon is accused of obtaining a nearly $60,000 loan early in the pandemic intended...
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Sanford, Maine, Family Missing After Camping Trip

Sanford Police are looking for a family that did not return from a camping trip as scheduled on Thursday. Jill Sidebotham, Lydia Hansen, and Nicholas Hansen were camping in the Phillips area and did not return home as expected. Family and friends have not heard from the family since. They...
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Sanford family missing since June 29, last seen in Rumford

SANFORD (WGME) — Police in Sanford are asking the public’s help in locating a family that was last seen in the Rumford area on Wednesday, June 29. Police say they could possibly be in the Phillips area camping. They were due back on Thursday but friends and family have not heard from them.
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Reardon to plead guilty to bank fraud

The first Mainer accused of fraudulently obtaining a Paycheck Protection Program loan, intended to help businesses pay employees and other expenses during the early days of the pandemic, will plead guilty to bank fraud charges Tuesday in U.S. District Court in Bangor. Nathan Reardon, 44, of Skowhegan and Plymouth pleaded...
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Morgan White ’21

Unity College Alum, Morgan White, works for Bear Brook State Park. “Unity College’s Distance Education Online Masters program gave me the flexibility to earn a Masters of Professional Science degree in Environmental Studies and Sustainability while also working full-time for the state of New Hampshire. Since each term ran for eight weeks, it also allowed me to work at my own pace and furthered my skills in understanding more of our natural resources through sustainable practices.
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Clinton celebrates 4th of July with a 2-day event

CLINTON, Maine (WABI) - A 4th of July celebration on the fairgrounds in Clinton. It’s the largest celebration in central Maine, and day two started with a parade. Locals gathered on the street corners to watch the parade that started at TradeWinds Market and continued to the fairgrounds. Newlyweds Nancy and Jim Verderese say it was everything they hoped for.
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Sanford police searching for missing family of three

SANFORD, Maine — Sanford police are searching for a family of three who has not been seen since Wednesday. Officials say 28-year-old Jill Sidebotham, 2-year-old Lydia Hansen and 38-year old Nicholas Hansen may have been camping in the Phillips area and were due back on Thursday. Family and friends have not yet heard from them.
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Skowhegan man pleads guilty to bank fraud charges

BANGOR, Maine (WABI) - A Skowhegan man who had been facing federal charges for alleged paycheck protection program fraud pleaded guilty on Tuesday to some of the charges against him. Nathan Reardon, 44, is accused of obtaining a nearly $60,000 loan early in the pandemic intended for business and payroll...
SKOWHEGAN, ME
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Maine man charged with arson for 2017 fire at Farmington general store

The Maine State Fire Marshal’s office has made an arrest in connection with a fire set at a Farmington business five years ago. 34-year-old Kurt Searles of Phillips was arrested without incident at his home on Friday and charged with arson for a fire at the Falls General Store in Farmington in April 2017. The store has since been demolished.
FARMINGTON, ME

Central Maine Has Another New Restaurant

In the wake of all of the COVID-caused closures, it is great to see so many new hospitality businesses open in the State of Maine. In Central Maine, we have seen close to a dozen new restaurants and bars open within the last six months. And, there are even more scheduled to open in the next year.
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