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Good News for McLain Family

Updated 6 years ago

Pam McLain says national forensic experts will be in Maine later this week to examine her daughter, Joyce McLain’s remains.

McLain says Joyce’s body will be exhumed from a Medway cemetery Thursday morning. It will be taken to the Maine state crime lab in Augusta where Dr. Michael Baden and Dr. Henry Lee will perform the second autopsy.

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Reynolds to be Tried Before a Judge

Updated 6 years ago

Reports say Justice Nancy mills has granted a motion by Richard Reynolds’s attorney to have evidence heard by a judge instead of a jury.

Reynolds is accused of shooting Rhonda Wakefield-Reynolds to death last January, while she was staying with her brother in Fairfield.

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New Trial for Dechaine?

Updated 6 years ago

Dennis Dechaine’s lawyer tells TV-5 he’ll file a motion for a new trial in Knox County Superior Court.

Dechaine was convicted of killing 12-year-old Sarah Cherry of Bowdoin 20 years ago.

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Animals Rescued

Updated 6 years ago

40-year-old Mark McIntosh and 31-year-old Jennifer Stanley are expected to be in court in October.

The animals were taken from a home on the Oliver Hill Road in Garland last Thursday.

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Hannaford Suit

Updated 6 years ago

Millions of customers’ credit and debit card numbers were exposed to computer hackers.

The lawsuit is being called one of the largest data breach cases in the nation.

Peter Murray of the law firm Murray, Plumb, and Murray out of Portland: and Lewis Saul, with offices in Portland and New York City, will represent the affected group on at least an interim basis.

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Vietnam Veterans Honored

Updated 6 years ago

THE SECOND ANNUAL &quot:MAINE VIETNAM VETERANS RECOGNITION DAY&quot: CEREMONY WAS HELD AT THE COLE LAND TRANSPORTATION MUSEUM SUNDAY…

VETERANS WERE SHOWN COPIES OF THEIR MILITARY DISCHARGE PAPERS.

AND, THEY COULD REGISTER FOR A WARTIME WALKING STICK AND A WARTIME SERVICE CERTIFICATE…

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Route 52 Roadwork

Updated 6 years ago

CREWS WITH THE MAINE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION WILL BE WORKING INTO OCTOBER TO REPAIR AND RE-PAVE A LENGTHY SECTION OF THE ROAD.

THE WORK BEGINSMONDAY, AT THE INTERSECTION OF ROUTES 52 AND ONE IN CAMDEN…HEADING NORTH ALL THE WAY TO THE BELFAST TOWN LINE.

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ATV Accident

Updated 6 years ago

State police say it happened around 5:00 p.m. on the palmer road.

46-year-old John Sylvia of Bristol, Rhode Island was trying to make a hard right turn when he rolled his ATV.

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Glenburn Man Indicted

Updated 6 years ago

Harold Ramsey Jr. is charged with 22 counts of gross sexual assault and 22 counts of unlawful sexual contact.

Deputy District Attorney Mike Roberts says the crimes took place over a three-year time frame.

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Vigue Indicted

Updated 6 years ago

19-year-old Brian Vigue is charged with theft and forgery.

Police arrested him in July, after pulling him over on Hammond St. in Bangor.

They say he stole an SUV and two rifles from his family’s home in Glenburn.

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Grindstone House Fire

Updated 6 years ago

FIRE FIGHTERS BATTLED AN EARLY MORNING HOUSE FIRE IN GRINDSTONE MONDAY.

CREWS FROM MEDWAY, EAST MILLINOCKET AND MATTAWAMKEAG WERE CALLED TO ROUTE 11 A LITTLE AFTER 2AM.

WE’RE TOLD NO ONE WAS INSIDE THE HOME AT THE TIME.

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Governor Reacts to Obama’s VP Choice

Updated 6 years ago

Maine Gov. John Baldacci hails Sen. Joe

Biden as a ticket-helping talent who would serve well as a sounding

board in a Barack Obama White House.

Baldacci, who originally supported Sen. Hillary Clinton for the

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CAT Ferry to Cut Back Service

Updated 6 years ago

The company that runs a high-speed

ferry between Maine and Nova Scotia is cutting back service due to

higher fuel costs and fewer travelers.

Bay Ferries announced Friday that after Labor Day it will reduce

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Folk Festival Underway

Updated 6 years ago

The music continues as the American Folk

Festival enters its second day along the Bangor waterfront.

The riverfront celebration features music and dance from

different cultures. The focus this year is musical acts, crafts and

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School Consolidation Update

Updated 6 years ago

A state official says about half of

Maine’s students attend schools in newly consolidated districts.

A school consolidation law, passed in 2007, requires districts

to form regional school units to reduce administrative costs and

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Bangor Shooting Latest

Updated 6 years ago

Robert Smith has been charged with criminal threatening with a weapon.

Police arrested him at around 10 o’clock Wednesday night outside his apartment on Fourth Street.

About at hour earlier, police received a number of 911 calls about a possible shooting in an apartment on Curves Street, which is near the Bangor Federal Building.

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More Money for Red Shield

Updated 6 years ago

That’s when a federal bankruptcy judge will rule on a multi-million dollar bailout plan to restart the mill.

On Thursday, that judge gave the okay for Red Shield to borrow $220,000 to cover the company’s bills through September 2nd.

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Safer Highways

Updated 6 years ago

The state police say 101 people have been killed on Maine’s roads so far this year, 10 fewer than up to this time last year.

But not everyone has safety in mind on the state’s highways.

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Rockland Baby Death Latest

Updated 6 years ago

24-year-old Robert Harford was arrested Wednesday night after being interviewed by detectives.

His infant daughter, Ava Harford, died Tuesday night at Maine Medical Center.

She was originally brought to the hospital Sunday night. She was unresponsive when she arrived.

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Kenduskeag Fire Update

Updated 6 years ago

Fire marshals say a person was burning grass near Rick’s Auto Repair on the Town House Road, when the fire got out of control.

We’re told the owner was outside working in the yard when he spotted the flames and called for help.

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