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Waterville Man Reunited With Restaurant Workers Who Saved His Life

Terry Stackhouse

Updated 1 week ago

When a customer collapsed at a Waterville restaurant last month, a waitress and security guard rushed to his side and performed CPR.

Friday night, that man had the chance to thank the people he credits with saving his life.

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Bradford Family Reunited With Responders Who Helped Revive Newborn

Terry Stackhouse

Updated 1 week ago

A Bradford family was recently reunited with first responders who helped revive their newborn baby, after an earlier-than-expected birth.

“It was the scariest moment of our life and then all of a sudden it was the happiest moment of our life,” said Grandmother Jane Dufour.

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Mainers to Rally at the Capitol Against Abortion

Catherine Pegram

Updated 1 week ago

Mainers opposed to abortion will gather in Augusta Saturday.

The group Maine Right to Life is hosting the event called Hands Around the Capitol.

Abortion was legalized in the United States 42 years ago this month.

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Month of Awareness Prompts Encouragement for Testing

Tania Morales

Updated 1 week ago

With a nod to National Cervical Cancer Awareness Month, woman over 21 are being encouraged to schedule their routine pap test.

Director of Maine CDC, Dr. Sheila Pinette says 93% of cervical cancers could be prevented by screening and HPV vaccination.

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Former Jail Guard to Prison for Sex Crimes Against Female Inmates

Catherine Pegram

Updated 1 week ago

 

A former Knox County jail guard is going to prison for one year for sexually assaulting three female inmates.

62-year-old Richard Wellingon pleaded no contest Friday to unlawful sexual contact and unlawful touching.

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Wellington, Richard 4-10-14


Changes Could Come for Rockland’s Camden Street

Adrienne DiPiazza

Updated 1 week ago

Camden Street in Rockland may be seeing renovations.

Camden Street is a busy section of Route 1 North of the downtown area.

Rockland’s Interim City Manager, Tom Luttrell, says engineers have laid out a $4 million plan to make the street look better.

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Rockland Quarries Could Be Filled, Brings Sadness to Some

Adrienne DiPiazza

Updated 1 week ago

A plan is in the works to fill-in the old quarries in Rockland.

“Now they’re just big holes in the ground filling with water,” says Tom Luttrell, Interim City Manager.

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Belfast Project Celebrates 10 years

Tania Morales

Updated 1 week ago

A project based out of Belfast is giving many a new life.

It’s giving those in prison a chance, from being an inmate, to a resident, to a productive member of society.

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Arrest Made in Shooting Death of Former UMaine Basketball Star

Updated 1 week ago

An arrest has been made in connection with the shooting death of former U-Maine basketball star Nate Fox.

According to the Chicago Tribune, 51-year-old Jeffrey Keller of Chicago is CEO of an internet company.

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Big Act of Kindness at Waterville Gas Station

John Krinjak

Updated 1 week ago

“I never met the lady in my life. Never,” said Bill Exner of Waterville.

Exner and Maryann Stevens were both getting gas at this Cumberland Farms earlier this month.

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Beal College Launches Medical Scribe Degree Program

John Krinjak

Updated 1 week ago

Beal College in Bangor is launching of a new degree program.

The school will offer an associate medical scribe degree.

Medical scribes, we’re told, are becoming more and more common in doctor’s offices, because they allow physicians to focus more on patients instead of writing down information.

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Chicago Man Arrested For Death of UMaine Basketball Player

Updated 1 week ago

An arrest has been made in connection with the shooting death of former UMaine basketball star Nate Fox.

According to the Chicago Tribune, 51-year-old Joseph Keller of Chicago is CEO of an internet company.

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Fire Marshal: Cause of Hermon Fire Undetermined

Updated 1 week ago

Fire investigators say they will never know what caused the attic fire that damaged a home on Route 2 in Hermon yesterday.

It was called in just before noon and caused Route 2 traffic to be detoured.

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Riverview Worker Charged With Sexual Assault of Patient

Updated 1 week ago

An employee of Riverview Psychiatric Center has been arrested and charged with sexually assaulting a patient.

According to court documents, 65-year-old Wayne Lewis worked directly with patients at Riverview.

Police say he had sex with a patient that had been committed to the facility after being found not criminally responsible for a 2009 murder.

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NJ Man to Prison for Trying to Extort Hampden-Based Business Executive

Catherine Pegram

Updated 1 week ago

A New Jersey man is going to federal prison for trying to extort money from an executive at a Hampden-based company.

51-year-old Patrick Curley was also ordered to serve one year of supervised release.

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Well-Known Waldoboro Lawyer Could Be Suspended or Disbarred

Catherine Pegram

Updated 1 week ago

A well-known lawyer from Waldoboro could be suspended or disbarred.

A committee with The Maine Board of Overseers of the Bar has issued that recommendation regarding 45-year-old Philip Cohen.

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Bail Denied for Brewer Man Accused of Sexually Abusing Minor

Catherine Pegram

Updated 1 week ago

A man from Brewer accused of sexually abusing a minor is now being held in jail without bail.

21-year-old Kirk Panther is charged with sexual exploitation and sexual abuse of a minor.

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Panther, Kirk 11-19-14


Man from Solon Indicted for Sex Crimes Involving Boy

Catherine Pegram

Updated 1 week ago

A man from Solon accused of molesting a 12-year-old boy has been indicted by a grand jury.

24-year-old William Quattrocchi is charged with gross sexual assault and unlawful sexual contact.

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Quattrocchi, William 12-23-14


Investigators: Fire That Destroyed Milo Home Was Accidental

Updated 1 week ago

Investigators say a fire that destroyed a Milo home was accidental.

Crews were called to the three story house at Elm and Belmont Streets around 6 pm Wednesday.

No one was home at the time.

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Quick Acting Fire Crews Save Richmond Home

Updated 1 week ago

The quick actions of a Richmond fire crew saved a home on Main Street this morning.

According to the fire chief, first arriving units could see flames through the windows and heavy smoke conditions.

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