Doug Harlow is a veteran Morning Sentinel reporter now covering Skowhegan municipal government and police, court activity and general news from around Somerset County. In his spare time he raises chickens for eggs, cayenne peppers, fingerling potatoes, garlic and other organic vegetables with his wife, Mary Lou, who also maintains lovely flower gardens. Their little farm also produces maple syrup and heritage apples. Doug and Mary Lou moved to Maine in 1987 Doug, a Stone Soup Society poet and cab driver in Boston in the 1970s, was hired as a contracted correspondent for the Sentinel in January, 1988. His interests include baseball, especially the Boston Red Sox, and feeding the wild birds that visit them in the winter.

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  • Published
    February 26, 2012

    Metal theft becoming an epidemic

    SKOWHEGAN — Retired school teacher Jane Arthur said she was terrified to go back into her house this month after thieves broke in and stripped the vacant two-story building of its copper plumbing.

  • Published
    February 26, 2012

    Bill moves in Legislature

    An emergency bill to deter copper thefts is headed for votes in the Maine House and Senate.

  • Published
    February 22, 2012

    Skowhegan man charged with promoting prostitution

    SKOWHEGAN — Boothbay Harbor Police charged a Skowhegan man Tuesday with promoting prostitution.

  • Published
    February 22, 2012

    Man charged with being fugitive held

    SKOWHEGAN — A Skowhegan man was ordered held without bail Tuesday on a fugitive-from-justice warrant from South Daytona Beach, Fla.

  • Published
    February 22, 2012

    Man charged with promoting prostitution

    SKOWHEGAN — Boothbay Harbor police charged a Skowhegan man Tuesday with promoting prostitution.

  • Published
    February 22, 2012

    Man wanted for theft in Florida awaits extradition

    SKOWHEGAN — A Skowhegan man was ordered held without bail Tuesday on a fugitive-from-justice warrant from South Daytona Beach, Fla.

  • Published
    February 19, 2012

    No charges filed in Jones’ killing

    SKOWHEGAN — It’s been almost four months without developments since former Skowhegan body builder Aaron L. Jones was shot to death in the southern Maine town of Lebanon.

  • Published
    February 19, 2012

    No charges filed in Jones’ killing

    SKOWHEGAN — It’s been almost four months without developments since former Skowhegan body builder Aaron L. Jones was shot to death in the southern Maine town of Lebanon.

  • Published
    February 18, 2012

    Former trooper Pop Hall dies at 80

    SKOWHEGAN — Pop Hall, a retired state trooper whose barber shop and bail bondsman service was ideally located across from the old Somerset County jail, died Friday morning at his home on Court Street. He was 80.

  • Published
    February 17, 2012

    Chamber of Commerce awards tonight

    SKOWHEGAN — A longtime community volunteer and a high school student are among this year’s Skowhegan Area Chamber of Commerce annual award winners, which will be presented tonight.

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