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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.

  • Published
    April 6, 2011

    Repeat sex offender to return to court

    SKOWHEGAN — A three-time convicted sex offender is scheduled to appear in court next month for allegedly exposing himself to two women in downtown Skowhegan in March.

  • Published
    April 5, 2011

    Skowhegan organic farmer to talk policy in Congress

    SKOWHEGAN — Sarah Smith of Grassland Farm likes to talk about organic foods and the $36.6 million in sales it generates annually in Maine.

  • Published
    April 4, 2011

    Local grain key to economic health, says corporation

    SKOWHEGAN — The Somerset Economic Development Corp. sees a future in which local farmers raise food for local people, providing jobs and business support while relieving poverty and improving nutrition in rural Maine.

  • Published
    April 2, 2011

    Foundation donates $15K to opera’s sprinkler fund

    SKOWHEGAN — A foundation established by the former president and chairman of Shaw’s Supermarkets is donating $15,000 toward the installation of a sprinkler system at the Skowhegan Opera House.

  • Published
    April 2, 2011

    Wilton man in custody after standoff

    WILTON — A Wilton man was taken into custody Thursday night after an armed stand off with police.

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