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4th suspect arrested in connection with murder of teen in Maine

Four men have been arrested in connection with the murder of a teenager in Machias. Early Friday morning, 41-year-old Jorge Pagan-Sanchez of Taunton, Massachusetts was arrested after trying to run away from his home in Massachusetts, according to police. Pagan-Sanchez is charged with felony murder in connection with the drug-related...
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Maine State Police confirm standoff ongoing in Dover-Foxcroft

DOVER-FOXCROFT — Maine State Police were on scene at a police standoff in Dover-Foxcroft earlier today that shut down part of Route 15. Maine State Police say their tactical team and crisis negotiation team were both called to the scene. We are told the incident is over and we are...
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There’s an Invasive Tree in Maine That Smells Like Rotting Fish

We all know by now that looks aren't everything and that also applies to nature. The Bradford Pear tree is certainly a pretty tree with white flowers that bloom in the springtime. Despite the pretty flowers, this particular tree is invasive and when you get close you aren't met with a beautiful woodsy or floral aroma, rather rotting fish.
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Mainers seeing last-minute vax cancellations

STATEWIDE — Last-minute COVID-19 vaccine cancellations have some Mainers scrambling for a backup. And it’s not just for boosters but appointments for kids, too. WGME looked at why some pharmacies are turning people away even after they have an appointment. “We were very excited to get her first shot,” said...
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Babichuk Overtime Winner Lifts Men’s Hockey to Win Over Maine

ORONO, Maine – Sophomore defenseman Cory Babichuk scored 2:48 into overtime Friday night to deliver a 1-0 win for Vermont over Maine in Hockey East action from Alfond Arena. Sophomore goaltender Gabe Carriere earned his first career shutout making 23 saves for the Catamounts. RELATED LINKS. COACH'S QUOTE. "What started...
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NY man wants Maine murder conviction tossed over pandemic-delayed trial

BANGOR, Maine — A New York man convicted of killing a woman in Maine wants his conviction to be tossed because his trial was delayed during the pandemic. Carine Reeves contends his murder trial should've been held within 120 days of his extradition from New York to Maine, and that the judge had no legal authority to delay beyond that.
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300 long-missing historic photo negatives have come home to Maine

Kevin Johnson put the tattered cardboard boxes in the back seat of his Toyota Highlander, snuggling them between seat cushions borrowed from his boat and hoping for the best. Johnson then drove nearly 300 miles – from Warren, Massachusetts, back to his office at the Penobscot Marine Museum in Searsport – with the delicate and irreplaceable cargo.
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Central Maine schools adjust schedules to help teachers avoid burnout

READFIELD (WGME) -- Some schools in central Maine are adjusting their schedules to help teachers avoid burnout. Inside the classroom, the pandemic is taking a toll on teachers. “It’s difficult,” Readfield Elementary Principal Jeffrey Boston said. “People are super stressed out, they’re tired,” RSU 38 Superintendent Jay Charette said. “I’ve...
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Mainers are struggling to get COVID booster shots

Zach Hefferen took his father Peter to the Walgreens in Windham to get his booster shot earlier this week. The 77-year-old had come under Zach’s care two weeks before, and he wanted to ensure that his father had the added protection of a Johnson & Johnson booster shot. But when...
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