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Sidney, Litchfield sex trafficking busts reflect a change in thinking about prostitution

Key to the difference between sex trafficking and prostitution, especially when vulnerable women are targeted, is who is in control, according to District Attorney Maeghan Maloney.

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BOSTON MARATHON: Hometown favorite Flanagan wants win

Marblehead, Mass., resident Flanagan wants to be first U.S. winner since 1985.

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April 18

‘Noah’ ... singin’ in the rain

“Raindrops keep falling on my head.”

April 18

Land trust explores spring on evening walk

UNITY — Sebasticook Regional Land Trust has planned an evening walk for 5 p.m. Saturday, April 26.

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6:00 PM

Waterville pay-per-bag proposal used in other Maine communities

Officials in Sanford and Presque Isle say some still don’t like it, but say paying for municipal trash bags has worked well.

6:14 PM

Patriot’s Day or Patriots’ Day? Punctuation confusion continues

Maine law still acknowledges only one patriot after a bill to move the apostrophe went nowhere.

5:32 PM

Patriot’s Day Notice

Morning Sentinel and Kennebec Journal offices will be closed Monday, April 21.

6:34 PM

State approves Monmouth Middle School for funding

Several photos included in this story Renovation or replacement is likely years away to resolve the problems posed by the aging, hodgepodge building.

6:58 PM

Classical music is a gift

Amy Calder says DaPonte String Quartet’s performance at the Waterville Opera House reminded her of why music is so important.

7:04 PM

Chamber to honor Doreen Brown with customer service award

Brown, 59, of Norridgewock, has worked at Hampton Inn nine years.

7:26 PM

Charges in Cambridge home invasion upgraded to felony robbery

Two men with bandannas covering their faces allegedly invaded Ripley Road home, assaulted woman and made off with drugs in getaway car driven by woman, according to police.

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12:30 PM

Maine schools slash heating bills with stimulus project

The Forest Service credits its program with replacing 900,000 gallons of heating oil in 2012 and 2013 with Maine wood chips and pellets.

10:02 AM

Women and children’s home in Maine to get $20,000

Gov. Paul LePage is designating $20,000 from his contingency fund to the Penquis Journey House in Dexter.

9:18 AM

Grants available to help Maine communities

The grant will fund projects designed to boost job creation in struggling communities.

7:28 PM

Morning Sentinel police log

Waterville area police reports for April 20, 2014.

10:00 AM

Dad of Massachusetts boy found dead plans funeral

The 5-year-old boy’s body was found off a Massachusetts highway.

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