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Holden Accident
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[UPDATE] Local Man Killed In Holden Crash

A crash Thursday afternoon on Route 1A in Holden took the life of a local man, according to media reports.

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Category: Local News, Maine, News
Police Officer Killed In Paris Shooting
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1 Police Officer Shot, 2 Wounded on Paris Street; Gunman Dead

The streets of Paris were the site of violence Thursday night, when a gunman opened fire on a parked police van, killing one officer and wounding two more.

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Son Of Local Business Owners Killed In Crash

Layn Wilbur, the son of the owners of Hancock seafood restaurant Ruth & Wimpy's, and his partner, Cinnamon Riddell, were killed Monday in an accident on I-95 in South Carolina, police said.

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Category: Articles, Local News, Maine, News

Meteorologist Tom Johnston Died Of Exposure

The State Medical Examiner's Office says Southern Maine Meteorologist Tom Johnston died of exposure.

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Which Maine Company Is The Top Employer In The State?

Retail?  Medical?  Yes to both.

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Category: Articles, Maine, News
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Agaz

Hancock County Drug Bust Nets $15K Worth Of Heroin

A resident of Peru (the country, not the city in Maine) was arrested last week for trafficking in heroin out of a Hancock County motel.

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Bar Harbor Construction Week Ending April 15

Here's the latest update from the Maine Department of Transportation on the Route 3 Bar Harbor Construction Project. Here's what's planned for the week ending April 15. The work is weather dependent.

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Category: Bar Harbor, News
Plastic shopping bag
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Should Plastic Shopping Bags Be Banned? [POLL]

Several southern Maine communities have banned the use of plastic shopping bags, so we're interested to hear what you think. Should they be banned altogether?

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Category: Local News, Maine, News
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Google

Payless Announces Closure of Bangor, Presque Isle, Ellsworth Locations

Payless ShoeSource company on Tuesday filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy and announced the immediate closure of 400 stores, including four Maine locations.

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Category: Articles, Local News, Maine, News
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Chip Somodevilla, Getty Images

Wet Snow Is Causing School Delays This Morning

Wet snow and slippery conditions are causing some schools to delay their openings this morning.

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Category: Articles, Local News, Maine, News

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