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Attorney General Mills welcomes increased resources for drug enforcement and the investigation of unsolved homicides

From the Maine Attorney General’s Office:  Attorney General Janet T. Mills applauds the initiatives in the new state budget to fight drug trafficking and to fund the Cold Case Homicide Unit. Among the scores of items funded in the $6.7 billion two-year budget plan are initiatives to address Maine’s drug epidemic.  The budget funds up […]

Fire officials say Franklin fire was arson

Investigators say a fire that damaged a home on Route 182 in Franklin overnight was set intentionally. Maine State Fire Marshal’s Sgt. Tim York tells Star 97.7, the fire at a home on Blackwoods Road was caused by an incendiary fire or arson.   Dispatchers tell Star 97-7 they sent firefighters from Franklin, Hancock, Sullivan, […]

Child killed in Hermon house fire

From the State Fire Marshal’s Office:  The State Fire Marshal’s Office says one child has been killed and another seriously injured in a mobile home fire this morning in Hermon. A third child was able to escape the burning home and flagged down motorists to help. The fire was at 292 Wing Road in Hermon […]