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Governor LePage Causes Controversy with Racist Remarks

Maine Governor Paul LePage has attracted a large amount of national criticism recently. In early January, LePage made headlines when he complained about drug dealers “by the name of D-money, Smoothie, and Shifty” who bring heroin into Maine, “half the time impregnat[ing] a young, white girl before they leave.” In response, reporters and pundits on the right and left characterized […]

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Drug Bust at Waterville’s Beehive

On January 27, Waterville detectives successfully concluded a several-week long drug investigation. On Wednesday night, police searched an apartment at 24 Elm Street, in Waterville, known as “the Beehive,” where they seized nearly $32,000 in cash and placed a 2-year-old child in state custody. Waterville Police Detective Duane Cloutier explained to The Echo that confidential police informants had bought drugs, […]

by Brooke Gary· · 0 comments · Local