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Log a Load Golf Tournament Friday; Loggers Still Seeking Donations

Log a Load Golf Tournament Friday; Loggers Still Seeking Donations

LINCOLN – The team roster is full for the 19th annual “Log a Load Golf for Maine Kids Tournament”, but they could still use some help.   The tournament takes place at Jato Highlands in Lincoln on Friday. And they still need sponsors and donations.     There will be a bar-b-que and raffles throughout the event. Last years … Read More

A Motorcycle Ride This Weekend Will Benefit the Dodge Family

A Motorcycle Ride This Weekend Will Benefit the Dodge Family

BANGOR – Earlier this summer Corey Dodge was tragically killed while working as a government contractor overseas in Afghanistan.   He left behind is wife and four children. Now a group of citizens who heard the family’s story has decided to take action and will raise money with a ride this Sunday.     “He died while serving our … Read More

Hire a Vet Campaign Kicks off; 6

Hire a Vet Campaign Kicks off; 6,000 – 8,000 Veterans Unemployed in Maine

AUGUSTA – Governor Paul LePage and First Lady Ann LePage are lending their support to the Maine “Hire-a-Vet” campaign.   Right now there are between 6 and 8 thousand unemployed veterans in the state. A number the Governor says is not acceptable.     Governor LePage says he wants veterans to be able to come home and not only … Read More

Public Safety Receives Federal Grant; Will Help Fight Crime in the State

Public Safety Receives Federal Grant; Will Help Fight Crime in the State

AUGUSTA – Some new funding will help the Maine Department of Public Safety fight crime in the state.   The Department of Justice is awarding Maine almost 64,000 dollars.     The money comes as part of the “Paul Coverdell Forensic Science Improvement Grants Program”.     The hope is to use the money to improve the state’s forensic science services – … Read More

Asset Test Added to Benefits; Snap Benefits to Be Cut to Some

Asset Test Added to Benefits; Snap Benefits to Be Cut to Some

AUGUSTA – The state announces a controversial new change to the food stamp program.   The Department of Health and Human Services announced people who have assets topping 5,000 dollars and who don’t have children will no longer be able to get the assistance.     The change could impact approximately 8,600 people who currently rely on food stamps.     Here … Read More

A Woodland Man Has Pleaded Guilty to Drug Charges

A Woodland Man Has Pleaded Guilty to Drug Charges

HOULTON – 51 year old Preston Brown is convicted of conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute bath salts.   Court records say Brown conspired with others in Aroostook County to obtain and sell bath salts between June 2012 and June 2014.     Brown ordered the drug online for personal use – and to sell – on multiple … Read More

Supreme Court Hears Wilson Appeal; Found Guilty in July 2014

Supreme Court Hears Wilson Appeal; Found Guilty in July 2014

AUGUSTA – The attorney for a former Maine disc jockey arguing in court there was “insufficient evidence” for a conviction.   Dana Wilson was found guilty of possessing child pornography last July. He was sentenced to nine months in jail.     Wilson is currently free on bail and was not present today in Augusta. His lawyer argues the … Read More

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