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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
    July 7, 2011

    Victim of violence at parade: ‘People started freaking out’

    WEST ATHENS — A victim in one of several fights at this year’s Fourth of July parade in West Athens said Wednesday that he and a friend were set upon inside their truck by a mob of 15 to 20 people who kicked, punched and beat them with a metal pipe.

  • Published
    July 6, 2011

    Is the party over in West Athens?

    WEST ATHENS — About 40 years ago, the first West Athens Fourth of July parade featured painted faces, kazoo bands and flowers in hair.

  • Published
    July 6, 2011

    Violence mars parade

    WEST ATHENS — About 40 years ago, the first West Athens Fourth of July parade featured painted faces, kazoo bands and flowers in hair.

  • Published
    July 4, 2011

    Code of Ethics offers Skowhegan officials guidelines

    SKOWHEGAN — The town’s recently updated Code of Ethics For Elected and Appointed Officials has yet to be put to the test, but it’s in place to make sure residents and business owners are treated fairly by their local government.

  • Published
    July 4, 2011

    Remembering the Maine men who helped save the Union

    CORNVILLE — On July 4, 1863, Lt. Edwin Barlow Dow, commander of the 6th Maine Artillery Battery, rode across the blood-soaked fields of Gettysburg, Pa., where on the previous three days the most famous and most important battle of the Civil War had raged.

  • Published
    July 4, 2011

    Cornville man moved by ancestor’s valor in Civil War

    CORNVILLE — On July 4, 1863, Lt. Edwin Barlow Dow, commander of the 6th Maine Artillery Battery, rode across the blood-soaked fields of Gettysburg, Pa., where on the previous three days the most famous and most important battle of the Civil War had raged.

  • Published
    July 2, 2011

    ‘Silver Alerts’ to aid searches for elderly

    AUGUSTA — Maine is using a new “Silver Alert” system to search statewide for a missing elderly person suffering from dementia, Alzheimer’s disease or other illness.

  • Published
    July 2, 2011

    ‘Silver alerts’ find elderly

    AUGUSTA — Maine is using a new “Silver Alert” system to search statewide for a missing elderly person suffering from dementia, Alzheimer’s disease or other illness.

  • Published
    April 18, 2011

    10-mile yard sale is a very, very long flea market

    CORNVILLE — Theresa Blake-Ireland of Oakland already has her calendar marked for May 21-22.

  • Published
    April 18, 2011

    Fairfield pizzeria has secret admirer

    FAIRFIELD — Is Sonny’s Superfan the new Postcard Jack?

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