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Calming traffic in Sanford | Journal Tribune

Motorists in a couple of downtown Sanford locations will notice some traffic calming measures — like this one at the intersection of Washington Street and Riverside Avenue. The measures are temporary and designed to slow traffic so pedestrians and bicyclists can navigate the crosswalks more safely.

JOURNAL TRIBUNE - 2018-09-21 08:00:02

Family of N.H. man killed in Saco asks police to reopen investigation

Saco and Maine State Police were at 26 Nye St. in Saco on Oct. 30, after Michael Burns, 53, of Rochester, N.H., was fatally shot there.Staff photo By Carl D. Walsh

PRESSHERALD.COM - 2018-09-21 15:47:43

Fentanyl powder spills on Maine officers making traffic stop

WESTBROOK, Maine (AP) -- Officials say two Maine police officers were briefly hospitalized after being exposed to the dangerous synthetic opioid fentanyl while performing a traffic stop.Westbrook police say the officers pulled over 36-year-old Maria Bowie early Tuesday.Authorities say Bowie struggle

WGME - 2018-09-21 10:41:52

Sanford acquires new 'quint' fire truck | Journal Tribune

Sanford firefighter Dale Bourque has been training to use of the new “quint” firetruck recently acquired by the city. All Sanford Fire Department firefighters will be trained on various aspects of the new apparatus, which replaces Engine 1 and Ladder 37, before it is put into service. The vehicle wa


Public meeting to be conducted Wednesday on Sanford mill demolition | Journal Tribune

SANFORD — The demolition of the rear tower of Stenton Trust mill that burned June 23, 2017, is expected to begin soon.

JOURNAL TRIBUNE - 2018-09-21 08:00:09

Scarborough Police Beat: Sept. 21

9/10 at 2:31 a.m.Gregory A. Caiazzo, 36, of Pleasant Avenue, was arrested on Pleasant Avenue by Officer Daniel Donovan on a charge of domestic violence assault.

THEFORECASTER.NET - 2018-09-21 04:00:00

Saco tells Feds: Pay for Camp Ellis erosion fix

The jetty at Camp Ellis has caused nothing but problems in recent years, and councilors passed a resolution saying federal money, not local, should pay for a long awaiting fix.

WGME - 2018-09-21 18:03:31

Fugitive surrenders at Belknap Courthouse after statewide alert

LACONIA — A local fugitive turned himself in at the Belknap County Courthouse Wednesday hours after the U.S. Marshal’s Service broadcast a statewide alert naming him as the agency’s Fugitive of the Week.Trevor Bond, 34, last known to be a transient in the Laconia area, was wanted for failure to appe

LACONIADAILYSUN.COM - 2018-09-21 04:15:00

Family of man killed in Saco shooting says police conclusion of self defense 'unbelievable'

An attorney representing the family of a New Hampshire man killed nearly a year ago in a Saco shooting said Wednesday "we respectfully but strongly take issue with [the] official story" that the shooter was acting inself-defense. A Maine State Police spokesman told the Bangor Daily News on Monday th

TOPIX - 2018-09-21 04:17:28

Protective order, bail conditions violations items on Wells Police Log | Journal Tribune

WELLS — The following people were arrested or charged by Wells Police Sept. 12 to 17. If there is no listing for a specific date, it means no one was arrested or charged on that day, according to police logs provided by the agency:

JOURNAL TRIBUNE - 2018-09-21 07:58:30

Maine man killed when he crashes motorcycle into New Hampshire building

NEWINGTON, N.H. – Police say a man was killed when he lost control of his motorcycle while doing a “wheelie” and crashed into a closed restaurant in Newington, New Hampshire.

PRESSHERALD.COM - 2018-09-20 22:41:54

Really Maine? Why are Sour Patch Kids the top candy given to trick-or-treaters? - Lewiston Sun Journal

On Thursday,CandyStore.com released the three most popular Halloween candies by stateafter combing through 11 years of its own sales data and in Maine, Sour Patch Kids took the top spot.

SUN-JOURNAL - 2018-09-20 15:54:00

Former UNE student guilty of criminal restraint, domestic violence assault | Journal Tribune

After a few hours of deliberation Thursday evening, a jury found Nicholas Norton, 20, of Massachusetts, guilty of criminal restraint and domestic violence assault, according to Daria Bishop, mother of victim Summer Bishop. He was found not guilty on two additional charges of aggravated assault.

JOURNAL TRIBUNE - 2018-09-21 08:00:11

Hampton woman charged with killing dog at grooming business | New Hampshire

On Aug. 28, police received a complaint from dog owner Joanne Schwope, saying her five-year-old dog named Teddy died while being cared for at Mrs. Doolittle’s Bath House on Lafayette Road.


Sanford pie-eating contest seeking contestants | Journal Tribune

SANFORD — Love pie? Those who do may want to consider entering the pie-eating contest at the Great Pumpkin Festival, set for 2:30 p.m. Sept. 29 at Number One Pond in Sanford.


Motorcycle rider killed in crash into closed restaurant

NEWINGTON, N.H. (AP) — Police say a man was killed when he lost control of his motorcycle while doing a "wheelie" and crashed into a closed restaurant in Newington, New Hampshire.Police Chief Michael Bilodeau said the motorcycle smashed into the front entrance of the shuttered building Wednesday nig

CALEDONIAN RECORD-NEWS - 2018-09-20 20:42:51

Former bus driver charged with assault for allegedly striking autistic teenager

CBS 13 spoke with the superintendent for SAD 15, and he says Files drove for the district from January 2014 until August 16, 2018, two days after the incident happened.

WGME - 2018-09-20 18:27:45

Invasive insect causing big problems for Maine's trees

White ash trees are the only tree you can use as firewood right after you cut it down, but right now, they're under attack.


Teen applying to be substitute teacher charged with sex assault of girl, 13, met at school where he interned | New Hampshire

Andrew Samoisette, 18, has been banned from the school after he was charged following a Fremont police investigation that began in early August after authorities received a report that he was allegedly involved in a relationship with a female student.

UNION LEADER - 2018-09-20 10:10:00

Police: Owner faces charges after dog found abandoned in 100-degree heat, suffering from fleas and worms

The Recorder of Greenfield reported that Timothy Rivers, who has addresses in Deerfield, Greenfield and Orange, is free on personal recognizance after pleading not guilty. He refused comment when reached by the newspaper but told police the dog got loose and has a disorder that makes it hard for it

EAGLE-TRIBUNE - 2018-09-20 14:20:00