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Lincoln starts prep work on $1.8M widening of West Broadway

LINCOLN, Maine — Town and state officials said Wednesday that they hope to begin a $1.8 million widening of West Broadway by fall 2015. They said it will effectively free nearly 254 acres for business development along that road. Town leaders and town traffic consultant David Cole met with Maine …

Sony cancels Dec. 25 release of ‘The Interview’ after theaters bail

LOS ANGELES — Sony Pictures on Wednesday canceled the Dec. 25 theatrical release of its North Korea comedy “The Interview,” after major U.S. theater chains pulled out of showing the film following threats from hackers. Regal Cinemas and AMC Theaters were among the cinema chains announcing they will not show …

Patriots defensive end placed on injured reserve

The New England Patriots placed first-round draft pick and defensive end Dominique Easley on injured reserve Wednesday. The Patriots also signed tight end Steve Maneri to the 53-man roster. Easley, 22, was drafted by New England in the first round of the 2014 draft out of Florida with the 29th …

Mercy credits EMHS merger with financial turnaround in 2014

PORTLAND, Maine — Portland-based Mercy Health System announced Wednesday it finished with a net financial gain during its first year as a part of Brewer-based Eastern Maine Healthcare Systems, reversing two years of losses before the affiliation. For the hospital system’s fiscal year, which ended in September, Mercy recorded $3.4 …

14 charged in deadly 2012 meningitis outbreak

BOSTON — Two pharmacists from Massachusetts were charged with second-degree murder in connection with a deadly 2012 meningitis outbreak that killed at least 64 people and injured about 750, according to an indictment made public Wednesday. The 131-count indictment accuses 14 people who either worked or acted as owners of …

14 charged in deadly 2012 meningitis outbreak

BOSTON — Two pharmacists from Massachusetts were charged with second-degree murder in connection with a deadly 2012 meningitis outbreak that killed at least 64 people and injured about 750, according to an indictment made public Wednesday. The 131-count indictment accuses 14 people who either worked or acted as owners of …

14 charged in deadly 2012 meningitis outbreak

BOSTON — Two pharmacists from Massachusetts were charged with second-degree murder in connection with a deadly 2012 meningitis outbreak that killed at least 64 people and injured about 750, according to an indictment made public Wednesday. The 131-count indictment accuses 14 people who either worked or acted as owners of …

14 charged in deadly 2012 meningitis outbreak

BOSTON — Two pharmacists from Massachusetts were charged with second-degree murder in connection with a deadly 2012 meningitis outbreak that killed at least 64 people and injured about 750, according to an indictment made public Wednesday. The 131-count indictment accuses 14 people who either worked or acted as owners of …

‘Pink Snofighter’ fundraiser shovels $10,000 toward cancer research at EMMC

FRANKFORT, Maine — A limited-edition run of “Pink Snofighter” shovels by Mt. Waldo Plastics of Frankfort resulted in the donation of more than $10,000 to Eastern Maine Medical Center’s “Champion the Cure Challenge” on Wednesday. The money will directly benefit research at EMMC’s Cancer Care operation. Mt. Waldo Plastics, which …

‘Pink Snofighter’ fundraiser shovels $10,000 toward cancer research at EMMC

FRANKFORT, Maine — A limited-edition run of “Pink Snofighter” shovels by Mt. Waldo Plastics of Frankfort resulted in the donation of more than $10,000 to Eastern Maine Medical Center’s “Champion the Cure Challenge” on Wednesday. The money will directly benefit research at EMMC’s Cancer Care operation. Mt. Waldo Plastics, which …