Skowhegan (United States)

Type: City
Name: Skowhegan (United States)
Country: United States
Latitude: 44.77
Longitude: -69.720001
population: 9,531
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 20 hours ago - 1 reports

World War II pilot earns warm salute

NEWMARKET — They came to thank him for his military service, but 94-year-old Air Force veteran Dean Flemming Sr. wanted everyone to know how thankful he was that people cared enough to honor him."I appreciate so much you all gathering. I do thank you ... [Published Seacoast Online - 20 hours ago]
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 1 reports

Nokomis teacher facing domestic assault charges free on $10,000 bail

SKOWHEGAN, Maine — A Nokomis Regional High School music teacher facing multiple assault charges, including a trio of felonies, made his first court appearance on Wednesday.A judge set bail at $10,000 for Andrew Maderios, 28, although Somerset County District ... [Published Bangor Daily News - Aug 14 2014]
First reported Aug 13 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 1 reports

Collins, King Announce Grants for Three Maine Fire Departments

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senators Susan Collins and Angus King today announced that three Maine fire departments will receive federal grants through the Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program (AGF) for vehicle acquisition and operations and safety purposes. ... [Published Noodls - Aug 13 2014]
First reported Aug 13 2014 - Updated Aug 13 2014 - 1 reports

Michaud Announces Nearly $400,000 in Firefighting Grants to Bridgewater, Brownfield, and Skowhegan

WASHINGTON, D.C.  – U.S. Rep. Mike Michaud today announced nearly $400,000 in FEMA Assistance to Firefighter Grants to the towns of Bridgewater, Brownfield, and Skowhegan. The Bridgewater Fire Department will receive approximately $25,000 for personal ... [Published Congressman Mike Michaud - Aug 13 2014]
First reported Aug 13 2014 - Updated Aug 13 2014 - 1 reports

Rep. Michaud Announces DoD Meeting with Athletic Footwear Manufacturers

Following years of advocacy and leadership from Rep. Michaud, DoD recently announced plans to ensure service members wear American-made footwearWASHINGTON, D.C.  – U.S. Rep. Mike Michaud announced today that the Department of Defense (DoD) will be holding ... [Published Congressman Mike Michaud - Aug 13 2014]
First reported Aug 12 2014 - Updated Aug 12 2014 - 1 reports

Value of Madison paper mill drops $150 million

Citing a decline in the demand for paper across North America, a representative of the board of assessors said Monday that the value of Madison Paper Industries, the local paper mill, will be decreasing by about $150 million in the upcoming year.The mill, ... [Published Pulp and Paper Technology - Aug 12 2014]
First reported Aug 10 2014 - Updated Aug 10 2014 - 1 reports

Special-needs creatures wow Skowhegan fairgoers

The Staples Safari Zoo proves that even cast-off animals have their place ‘in the scheme of things.’SKOWHEGAN — Staples Safari Zoo is all about peace, love and harmony.When Brian Staples, a third-generation zoologist from Spokane, Washington, who runs ... [Published Portland Press Herald - Aug 10 2014]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 1 reports

August Calendar

Go here. Do this. See that. Native American Summer MarketNow in its sixth year, the brings together award-winning craftspeople from the Penobscot, Passamaquoddy, Micmac, and Maliseet tribes for demonstrations of traditional Wabanaki art forms, including ... [Published Down East - Jul 31 2014]
First reported Jul 26 2014 - Updated Jul 26 2014 - 1 reports

Skowhegan man accused of 'barking like a dog' at his supervisor files federal lawsuit

By Judy Harrison, Bangor Daily News, Maine McClatchy-Tribune Information ServicesJuly 25 -- BANGOR, Maine -- A Skowhegan man on Wednesday sued his former employer, Pan Am Railways, Inc. , in U.S. District Court alleging that the corporation medically ... [Published Insurance News Net - Jul 26 2014]
First reported May 16 2014 - Updated May 16 2014 - 1 reports

Power

by zic In 1897 in the small paper-mill town Skowhegan, Maine, a girl named Margaret Chase was born into a world where her mother could not vote. Luckly, that would change before she became an adult. And even more luckily, our Margaret married Clyde ... [Published The League of Ordinary Gentlemen - May 16 2014]

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"Not only do we thank you for keeping our freedoms, but also that you brought all your crew back safe and sound. We're proud of your service, not only for what you did for the country, but ... also for safeguarding your crew. There aren't too many people who can land on the water and everybody be safe" Wholey said
...Bridgewater, as well as the dedicated fire and rescue personnel who serve our communities," Senators Collins and King said in a joint statement. "These funds will help provide rescue personnel with the appropriate resources necessary to perform their important duties."
He asked in the lawsuit that the judge grant a permanent injunction against Pan Am to prevent it from "engaging in any employment policy or practice which discriminates against Crockett on the basis of disability or is retaliatory against [him]."

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World War II pilot earns warm salute [Published Seacoast Online - 20 hours ago]
Nokomis teacher facing domestic assault charges... [Published Bangor Daily News - Aug 14 2014]
Rep. Michaud Announces DoD Meeting with Athleti... [Published Congressman Mike Michaud - Aug 13 2014]
Michaud Announces Nearly $400,000 in Firefighti... [Published Congressman Mike Michaud - Aug 13 2014]
Collins, King Announce Grants for Three Maine F... [Published Noodls - Aug 13 2014]
Value of Madison paper mill drops $150 million [Published Pulp and Paper Technology - Aug 12 2014]
Special-needs creatures wow Skowhegan fairgoers [Published Portland Press Herald - Aug 10 2014]
August Calendar [Published Down East - Jul 31 2014]
Skowhegan man accused of 'barking like a dog' a... [Published Insurance News Net - Jul 26 2014]
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