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  • Three sent to hospitals from Route 1, Edgecomb accident

    Edgcomb accident

    Three people were taken to hospitals with apparent minor injuries Saturday after a three-car accident on Edgecomb’s Route 1, Lincoln County sheriff’s officers said at the scene.

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  • AG's office gets federal funding to analyze violent deaths

    Maine has received funding from the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to gather critical data on violent deaths in Maine using the National Violent Death Reporting System (NVDRS) over the next five years, according to Maine Attorney General Janet T. Mills.

    Among other things, this grant will allow the state to gather detailed information about the relationship between domestic abuse, homicide and suicide.

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  • Superior Court

    Alna woman charged with assault on 4-year-old

    An Alna woman has been charged with felony domestic violence assault after she allegedly struck a four-year-old child with a toy train.

    Cashel Fanslau, 33, of Alna, was charged with Class C assault of a child under six years of age. Class C crimes are felonies, and are punishable by up to 5 years in prison or up to a $10,000 fine. Fanslau has reportedly said the incident was an accident.

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  • CTL students participate in Maine’s Student Mock Election

    Over the past two weeks, students at the Center for Teaching and Learning have enjoyed hearing from some special visitors at Morning Meeting.

    Maine Senate candidates Chris Johnson and Les Fossel — both running to represent District 13 — appeared on separate days to speak to the student body and answer questions posed by the seventh and eighth graders about their positions.

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  • Students perform ‘Jekyll & Hyde, The Musical’

    Each year, Heartwood Theater and Lincoln Academy (LA) mesh resources, providing exceptional opportunities for students to learn the rigors and rewards of live performance, while being nurtured, encouraged and challenged both on-stage and backstage. This fall, the 11th annual youth collaboration will culminate on stage, as 30-plus Midcoast students present the Broadway musical, "Jekyll & Hyde, the Musical.”

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  • What’s Cooking

    Pumpkins, pumpkins everywhere

    If you haven't found the your pumpkin either for decorating your front steps or for making pumpkin puree, try heading out to Peoria, Illinois and I'll bet you can find pumpkin perfection thereabouts.

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  • Banjo artist headlines St. Andrews Village concert

    Banjo and accordion artist Jeff Grosser will bring a band of some of the state’s best jazz musicians to St. Andrews Village on Nov. 2 for a concert featuring Dixieland, swing and popular musical standards from the 1970s and 1980s.

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  • A Bird’s Tale

    Is it a migrant?

    We looked out the back window this morning and saw a flock of about 15 black-capped chickadees passing from treetop to treetop in a southerly direction. A glance at our feeders showed that the local neighborhood individuals still seemed in residence, and that they didn’t pay the slightest attention to the group hop-scotching through the yard.

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