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New Report Details Serious Deficiencies At South Portland Youth Corrections Facility - Maine Public

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New Report Details Serious Deficiencies At South Portland Youth Corrections Facility
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A newly released review of the Long Creek Youth Development Center in South Portland has found serious deficiencies, including conditions described as dangerous and harmful to staff and residents. It also recommends that the state completely reassess

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Portland driver, 82, who hit pedestrian in parking lot had suspended license - Press Herald

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Portland driver, 82, who hit pedestrian in parking lot had suspended license
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Carson was charged with operating after suspension, operating an unregistered motor vehicle and operating a motor vehicle without a valid certificate of inspection. A public copy of Carson’s driving record in Maine indicates his license had been
Elderly driver charged after hitting pedestrian in parking lot, police sayWCSH-TV
Person badly hurt after being pinned between cars in PortlandWMTW Portland

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Elderly driver charged after hitting pedestrian in parking lot, police say - WCSH-TV

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Elderly driver charged after hitting pedestrian in parking lot, police say
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PORTLAND, Maine (NEWS CENTER) — An 82-year-old man has been charged after crashing into a woman in a Pratt Abbott parking lot Wednesday evening, according to police. Police say Robert Carson of Portland struck 60-year-old Mary Anthoine of Portland as
Person badly hurt after being pinned between cars in PortlandWMTW Portland

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Report urges state to overhaul Maine's entire juvenile justice system - Bangor Daily News

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Report urges state to overhaul Maine’s entire juvenile justice system
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A detailed, independent review of Maine’s youth prison has found that the facility’s low staffing and high population of teens with mental illness have created “dangerous and harmful conditions” and urged officials and lawmakers to rethink the state’s
Review finds Long Creek youth center understaffed, ill-equippedPress Herald

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Review finds Long Creek youth center understaffed, ill-equipped - Press Herald

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Review finds Long Creek youth center understaffed, ill-equipped
Press Herald
An independent review of Maine’s only youth correctional facility has found that too many young people with serious, unmet mental health needs are being housed at Long Creek Youth Development Center in South Portland and urged a top-to-bottom
Staffing crisis at Maine’s youth prison created unsafe conditions, report findsBangor Daily News

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Maine Turnpike Authority throws a birthday party for itself and takes a moment to ponder its existence - Press Herald

Maine Turnpike Authority throws a birthday party for itself and takes a moment to ponder its existence
Press Herald
During the birthday party, staff shared old photographs, postcards and memories. One postcard, which was posted on the MTA’s Facebook page, read, “When the Maine Turnpike opened on 12/13/47, driving 60 mph was a first for most drivers. And Maine’s

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Thousands Of Mainers Signing Up For ACA Coverage - Maine Public

Thousands Of Mainers Signing Up For ACA Coverage
Maine Public
PORTLAND, Maine – Thousands of Mainers are signing up for individual health plans under the health care overhaul that’s under threat by President Donald Trump’s administration. Figures released by the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services on

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Longtime hockey official from Maine scores international role in Winter Olympics - Press Herald

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Longtime hockey official from Maine scores international role in Winter Olympics
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Leclerc, a Sanford resident, is a leader in youth hockey officiating in the state, serving as referee in chief for the Maine Amateur Hockey Association. She estimates that she officiates 15-20 games a month, from the NCAA Division III level – men and

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Mother looks to cheer son after they fled California wildfires - Press Herald

Mother looks to cheer son after they fled California wildfires
Press Herald
The toy fund uses donations from readers to provide toys to thousands of Maine children who might otherwise not receive holiday gifts because of hardships faced by their parents. Now in its 68th year, the fund is accepting applications for toys from

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Maine processors who make pot products facing state crackdown - Press Herald

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Maine processors who make pot products facing state crackdown
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Maine plans to start cracking down on the growing number of labs and kitchens that specialize in turning cannabis into a product that doesn’t have to be smoked. The state Department of Health and Human Services says processors, labs and kitchens that

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