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Maine man accused of mailing cyanide to England seeks dismissal of indictment stemming from recipient’s death

A previous version of this report incorrectly stated that James Billings, not Sidney P. Kilmartin, was found not criminally responsible for crimes committed in 2007.

SunEdison finalizes $2.4 billion purchase of First Wind

A previous version of this story incorrectly stated that an appeal of a permit denial of First Wind's Bowers Mountain project was pending before the Maine Board of Environmental Protection. It is pending before the Maine Supreme Judicial Court.

BSO takes classical music to community, despite soloist’s cancellation because of illness

An earlier version of this story spelled Abigail Szewc's name wrong in a cutline.

Five things to do this weekend

Due to the impending storm, South Portland postponed its Winterfest to February 6 & 7. The schedule remains the same.

Judge to consider change of venue motion in case of Orono man charged with killing teen

An earlier version of this story incorrectly identified the superior court justice who is presiding over this case.

Maine Audubon seeks return of stolen wildlife exhibits; hare, turtle mounts, red fox pelt taken from instructor’s truck

A previous version of this story included incorrect information about the pond slider turtle that was stolen. It was not found in Maine.

Topsham-area schools face dropping enrollments, increasing payroll costs

An earlier version of this story incorrectly identified the number of students enrolled at Mt. Ararat High School in 2008.

Former Millinocket manager hired for Hancock County post

An earlier version of this story used the wrong term for the top administrative position in Hancock County. The position is called county administrator, not county manager.

The Irish are generous with their stories

A previous version of this story contained a spelling error on a well-known author’s name. The name is correctly spelled Mr. Yeats.

Flights canceled, plows readied, shoppers hit stores before blizzard

An earlier version of this story misidentified a grocery store in Hampden. The store is Hannaford.

Animals seized from alleged illegal breeding operation in Aroostook County cleared for adoption

An earlier version of this story incorrectly identified the number of dogs the Bangor Humane Society took in from the seizure. A previous version of this story also incorrectly stated that the Animal Welfare Society was in Kennebec. It is in Kennebunk.

LePage to propose adding lieutenant governor, dropping secretary of state

An earlier version of this report incorrectly stated that amendments to the Maine Constitution require two-thirds approval by voters. A simple majority in a statewide vote is needed to pass an amendment.

UMaine football will earn $750,000 by playing two FBS opponents in 2015

An earlier version of this story contained two errors. UMaine is 2-10 against FBS opponents since 2004, including a win over Massachusetts in 2013. The date of the Rhode Island game is Sept. 26.

Teen gets jail time for setting fire to portable toilets

This previous version of this story erroneously indicated Spear had been sentenced to six months at a juvenile correctional facility on the arson charges.

Bill to limit drivers’ THC levels concerns Maine medical marijuana growers

A previous version of this story misspelled Steve Ruhl's name.

York professor explores potential ties between Salem witch trials, early raid on Maine town

A previous version of this story erroneously stated 25 people were put to death. Nineteen people were executed, and six others died by other means. It also stated that Snowshoe Rock was on Emerson Baker's property, but it is owned by the York Land Trust.

International papermaker wants to buy Bucksport mill, according to court documents

A previous version of this story misspelled the name of the India-based company interested in buying the closed Bucksport mill. It is spelled Kejriwal.

Maine supreme court justice reverses reprimand of Portland lawyer in connection with foreclosure ‘robo-signing’ scandal

A previous version of this story erroneously stated that Philip Mancini, the ethics officer for Drummond & Drummond, received a warning. The complaint against Mancini was dismissed, according to information posted on the board’s website.

Nova Star spent $30.2 million in first season, gets another $2.5 million

A previous version of this story overstated the total spent by the Nova Star in its first sailing season. The province and company have since that report Friday clarified and confirmed the spending of Nova Star Cruises from startup through Sept. 30, 2014.

Maine officials search for ways to ‘slingshot’ state from back of pack on Internet speed

An earlier version of this story misspelled Belle Ryder's name and incorrectly stated Rep. Norman Higgins lives in Milo, a town in his district. He lives in Dover-Foxcroft.

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