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POLL: Should Maine Cigarette Taxes Be Increased?

Maine legislators want to raise the taxes on cigarettes from $2.00 per pack, to $3.50 per pack.

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No Joke: April Fools’ Day Storm Headed for Maine

It's not a joke... according to local meteorologists, southern Maine could find itself under another pile of snow, 11 days after the official start of spring.

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Maine Craigslist Missed Connections – Can You Help?

I took a very daring and bold move and decided to check out the Missed Connections category on Craigslist.  What is this about?  People develop a crush...but leave no information on how to 'spark' a relationship with the person they are interested in.  It's almost creepy in a 'I see you but you don't see me' stalker type message that you might NEVER see if you don't go looking for it.

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Houlton Police Department Launches A New Smart Phone App

If you want to contact local law enforcement officer in Houlton, you can do so in an easy way with the new application they've launched for Apple and iPhones.

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Shoplifter at Augusta Hannaford Tries to Steal $760 Worth of This Unusual Item

While he might have thought he would get away with it, this guy is definitely not all smiles now.

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Driver Escapes Rollover Crash in Castle Hill

Slippery roads have led to a number of accidents in the area, including a rollover crash Monday night in Castle Hill.

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Maine State Police Troop F Weekly Report (March 20 -26)

Troop F of the Maine State Police responded to 109 calls for service over the past week in and around Aroostook County. Here is the Troop's weekly report:

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NMCC Diesel Hydraulics “Greens” Its Program

Northern Maine Community College has purchased two new pieces of equipment that will have significant positive environmental impact.

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Local Man Creates Beautiful Snow Art In Central Maine!

Not going to lie...my family drove by one of these awesome masterpieces, created by Jason Cote, and thought they were elaborate crop-circles of some sort.  The first one we saw was at the Elks Club in Augusta.  A week later, we noticed one further up the road from our original discovery.  That's when I knew it wasn't aliens!

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Presque Isle Girl Wins New England Foul Shooting Contest

A seventh-grade student at Presque Isle Middle School won the Elks’ New England regional Hoop Shoot contest on Saturday at Westbrook High School.

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