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  • Published
    August 16, 2011

    House 121 election under way

    Democrat Kim Monaghan-Derrig and Republican Nancy Thompson are running for the seat that was vacated in May by Cynthia Dill.

  • Published
    August 11, 2011

    Local veterans, service members upset at commissary closing

    TOPSHAM — Like thousands of other veterans and military family members in southern Maine, Gregory Dunn heard rumblings that the Brunswick-Topsham Commissary would close this year along with the Brunswick Naval Air Station.

  • Published
    August 10, 2011

    Panetta urged to keep commissary open

    In a letter to the secretary of defense, Maine’s congressional delegation calls the decision to close the Brunswick-Topsham Commissary “unjustified and imprudent.”

  • Published
    August 10, 2011

    Brunswick-Topsham military commissary to close

    Sens. Snowe and Collins, along with Reps. Chellie Pingree and Mike Michaud, said they will fight the closure that is now scheduled for Oct. 8.

  • Published
    August 1, 2011

    Access to state’s beaches often a battle for residents

    On a recent Friday, a day when temperatures soared above 90 degrees across Maine, cars started to line up long before the gates opened at Scarborough Beach State Park.

  • Published
    July 31, 2011

    Battle at the beach

    On a recent Friday, a day when temperatures soared above 90 degrees across Maine, cars started to line up long before the gates opened at Scarborough Beach State Park.

  • Published
    July 30, 2011

    Judge allowing DNA comparison in Dechaine case

    PORTLAND — A judge has ordered the state’s crime lab to compare a partial DNA profile — collected from the thumbnail of a 12-year-old murder victim in 1988 — against Maine’s database of 21,000 DNA samples from convicted felons.

  • Published
    July 30, 2011
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    Dechaine wins right to compare DNA

    PORTLAND — A judge has ordered the state’s crime lab to compare a partial DNA profile — collected from the thumbnail of a 12-year-old murder victim in 1988 — against Maine’s database of 21,000 DNA samples from convicted felons.

  • Published
    July 29, 2011

    Dechaine gets DNA legal victory

    PORTLAND – A judge has ordered the state’s crime lab to compare a partial DNA profile – collected from the thumbnail of a 12-year-old murder victim in 1988 – against Maine’s database of 21,000 DNA samples from convicted felons. Friday’s ruling by Justice Carl O. Bradford at Cumberland County Superior Court was seen as a […]

  • Published
    July 29, 2011

    Preliminary hearing today for Dechaine’s bid to get new trial

    PORTLAND — A preliminary hearing is scheduled today in Dennis Dechaine’s long-running bid to get a new trial in his murder case.

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