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Richmond mobile home park residents ordered to vacate Several photos included in this story

The water was shut off at Meadowbrook Trailer Park to prevent leaking sewage from contaminating the water supply.

Water shut off to Richmond mobile home park to prevent contamination

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Red Sox win 5-1 after Yankees pitcher ejected for pine tar Several photos included in this story

Boston’s John Lackey dominates with 11 strikeouts, while Michael Pineda faces his second controversy in two weeks.

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Today’s editorial cartoon

April 24, 2014 From today’s newspaper

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TRAVELIN’ MAINE(RS) Several photos included in this story

We’ve scheduled some terrific trips this summer. How about you?

April 16

Authors to give workshop at Gardiner Public Libary

GARDINER — A workshop with authors John Ford and Mark Nickerson will take place from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 29, at Gardiner Public Library’s Hazzard Reading Room, 152 Water St.

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Top Stories

Boss says 18-year-old killed in crash was ‘a superstar’

Investigators say it could be months before they know what caused Aundria St. Amand’s car to crash into the woods last week in Vassalboro.
Police name woman, 18, killed in Vassalboro crash

Maine seeks whistleblower’s health files in document-shredding case

A judge limits the request. Her lawyer says it’s likely an attempt to portray the Maine CDC employee as unstable.
Maine agency reviewing contradictions in document-shredding testimony

Oakland man sues over 2010 injuries from Windsor Fair starting gate

Christopher Charrier’s attorney estimates medical bills were $100,000 after gate struck spectators.

Franklin County inmates once again going to Somerset County Jail

Franklin County Sheriff Scott Nichols said the move does not fix problems created when the jail became a 72-hour holding center.

Maine river drivers recall spring on the Kennebec

A new exhibit at Skowhegan History House features the role of river drivers riding logs down the Kennebec River to paper mills lining the banks.

Maine emergency officials discuss Lac-Megantic response

U.S. first responders to the July train explosion say they will bring French speakers with them next time they respond to a Quebec emergency.

Federal grant will be used for sewer repair in Gardiner

A grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture will fund 30 percent of a $550,000 project to replace an exposed sewer pipe along Cobbossee Stream.

In Waterville, Shakespeare’s 450th birthday celebrated with sonnets, song

Several photos included in this story About 150 people turn out to celebrate, some in costumes, as Shakespeare’s 154 sonnets are read aloud.

Juncos’ return is sure sign of spring

Dana Wilde writes that they arrive in huge crowds and remind us, as Thoreau wrote, ‘the coming in of spring is like the creation of Cosmos out of Chaos.’

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Jackman pair arrested on heroin charges in Bingham

Daniel Dubois and Alicia Goodwin were arrested Friday on U.S. Route 201 after police stopped and searched their Chevrolet Equinox.

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Isabel Alexis Wilkerson, Glenn Close to receives degrees from Bates

Wilkerson, the Pulitzer Prize winning author of “The Warmth of Other Suns,” will also deliver the keynote address at commencement ceremonies on May 25.

New Hampshire priest gets jail time for thefts

He could spend up to 20 years in prison for stealing from the bishop, a hospital and the estate of a dead priest.

Bart Stevens to receive Waterville chamber service award

The chamber’s Elias A. Joseph Award was created to honor Joseph for his dedication of more than 28 years of volunteering.

Couple charged by moose under investigation by Maine Warden Service

Video clip included The New Hampshire couple say they were not chasing the moose, which is against the law.



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