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Local News – September 20, 2017

Wanted Man Arrested   (Machias) – Drug agents got word that a suspected drug dealer from Connecticut was back in Machias after he posted bail and skipped town last February.  They called in the heavily armed tactical team and raided a Center Street home late Monday.  Sure enough, 19-year old Rafael Santiago-Salazar was there, but […]

Local News – September 19, 2017

Lighthouse – Park (Acadia National Park) – The Coast Guard wants to give away the iconic Bass Harbor Lighthouse to Acadia National Park.  Park officials are contemplating acceptance, looking at the potential costs to repair and maintain the lighthouse which many had presumed was already part of the park.  Advisory commission members warned that costs […]

Eight new state troopers graduate

From Public Safety Department spokesman Steve McCausland: Maine’s eight newest state troopers have received their badges in ceremonies at the Maine Criminal Justice Academy in Vassalboro.  The new troopers completed ten weeks of specialized State Police training, which is in addition to the eighteen weeks of training required for all Maine police officers.  State Police […]