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James Kuhn

Maine dad who assaulted children with shock collar accused of making explosives

By Nick McCrea on Dec. 02, 2016, at 5:36 p.m.
James Kuhn, 30, faces charges of criminal use of explosives, reckless conduct and endangering the welfare of a child.
Guido Hernandez

Augusta man charged with sex crimes against minor

By J.W. Oliver on Dec. 02, 2016, at 12:15 p.m.
A 24-year-old Augusta man accused of committing sex crimes against a minor in Wiscasset was arrested Wednesday.

Unity Yuletide tree lighting on Dec. 4

on Dec. 01, 2016, at 5:04 p.m.

Police: Suspicious item in Whitefield determined to be ‘a fake device’

By Beth Brogan on Dec. 01, 2016, at 4:46 p.m.
Officials said it was “a fake device” and will be analyzed at the state police crime lab in Augusta.
A downtown merchant attempts to keep ahead of Thursday’s storm that closed schools and many businesses in Presque Isle and most of Aroostook County.

Second storm this week ups snowfall total to 22 inches in County

By Anthony Brino on Dec. 01, 2016, at 8:41 a.m.
The second major snowstorm to hit Aroostook County this week already had the total snow depth at 22 inches in Caribou by late Thursday afternoon.
Steve Sherman demonstrates how his skidder, nicknamed Matilda, works in Oxbow, Maine.

The forces pulling apart the lives of Maine’s loggers

on Dec. 01, 2016, at 6:28 a.m.
Three loggers fight to survive as the world shifts around them.
This conceptual drawing, released by the State of Maine Judicial Branch in February 2016, shows the expected scale of a new courthouse that the state hopes to build in Belfast. State officials say that now that a specific downtown site has been selected, architects might come up with an entirely new design for the building proposal.

State picks downtown Belfast site for future courthouse

By Nick McCrea on Nov. 30, 2016, at 5:11 p.m.
The Maine Judicial Branch has chosen a site near the Superior Court building for Belfast’s new downtown courthouse.

Camden’s 30th annual Christmas by the Sea slated for Dec. 2-4

on Nov. 30, 2016, at 3:35 p.m.
A snapshot of Sunday's New York Times featuring Camden Harbour Inn chefs.

Midcoast chefs’ marriage makes the New York Times

By Kathleen Pierce on Nov. 29, 2016, at 12:56 p.m.
“We’re like fresh, warm bread, and soft, sweet butter.”
The U.S. Navy Blue Angels fly in formation over Brunswick at the Great State of Maine Air Show in 2015.

Blue Angels to visit Brunswick Thursday

By Beth Brogan on Nov. 29, 2016, at 10:23 a.m.
Six Blue Angels F-18 Hornets will be the featured performers.
Steve Sherman, the first assessor in Oxbow Plantation, led his community through the process of deorganizing, culminating in a final town vote Nov. 8. He’s pictured on his Christmas tree farm in Oxbow on Nov. 7.

How the decline of Maine’s rural places changes the people left behind

on Nov. 29, 2016, at 6:01 a.m.
Three people grapple with the decline of the communities that made them.
The annual Pen Bay Christian School Christmas program "The Good News Flash," will be held Friday, December 9th. From left, Charlotte Callahan, Zachary Woodman, Maggie Callahan, Vivian Odone, Levi Smith.

Pen Bay Christian School Christmas play

on Nov. 28, 2016, at 1:31 p.m.

Massachusetts woman seriously injured in collision with Topsham police cruiser

By CBS 13 on Nov. 28, 2016, at 9 a.m.
A Mass. woman suffered a broken back and cracked ribs after her car collided with a Topsham police cruiser.
The first major snow of the season hit northern Maine over Thanksgiving weekend. By early Sunday, the National Weather Service reported that 10 inches of snow had fallen in some parts of Aroostook County.

Rain to fall across most of the state Tuesday, with snow in The County

By Judy Harrison on Nov. 27, 2016, at 1:27 p.m.
A fast moving wave of low pressure is expected to sweep across Maine, bringing 2 to 3 more inches of snow to northern Aroostook County and rain to the rest of the state.

Mozart’s THE MAGIC FLUTE as Met Opera High Definition Broadcast on Dec. 22

on Nov. 25, 2016, at 4:55 p.m.

National Theatre high definition broadcast on December 15: No Man’s Land

on Nov. 25, 2016, at 4:50 p.m.
Belfast City Hall

Belfast grapples with state over welfare program overhauls

By Nick McCrea on Nov. 25, 2016, at 4:21 p.m.
City officials say the increase in the city’s General Assistance costs came in large part due to a dramatic, threefold increase in welfare applications.

Waldo County rallies for employees after Liberty store fire

By Nick McCrea on Nov. 25, 2016, at 6:29 a.m.
“It’s unbelievable,” Jackie Boulay said. “I know there are people who have less than I do that are donating. It’s heartwarming.”

Two Bridges Regional Jail administrator pleads not guilty to OUI

By Lincoln County News on Nov. 24, 2016, at 9:45 a.m.
Mark Westrum of Bath entered the plea through an attorney.

Topsham man dies after Thanksgiving Day crash

By CBS 13 on Nov. 24, 2016, at 9:36 a.m.
Nicholas Oram, 22, failed to negotiate a curve on Foreside Road just after midnight.