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Local News – December 9, 2016

Preacher – Porn (SW Harbor) – A former preacher in Tremont who stepped down from the pulpit abruptly earlier this year faces child porn possession accusations. The Mt. Desert Islander reports police issued a summons to 62-year old Wayne Buchanan for class “C” child porn possession. Investigators searched computers and other electronic storage devices and […]

Local News – December 8, 2016

Pot Shops (Ellsworth) – Mixed feelings in Ellsworth on what to do about selling legalized marijuana. The Ellsworth American reports city officials have fielded calls from pot retailers in the west about opening shops in Ellsworth. Should the vote to legalize sales hold up in a recount, the state has 9-months to put in specific […]

128th Maine Legislature sworn in

From the Office of the Maine Senate President: AUGUSTA- The 128th Maine Senate officially convened for the first time today as new and returning Maine senators joined at the State House to take the oath of office. Although the elections occurred only a month ago, Senate Republicans, who maintained a majority in the Senate for a […]