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Biddeford Journal Tribune (Newspaper) - December 13, 2012, Biddeford, Maine �?�4ee9w#-�iix pm choose the wine to go with your Holiday feast now celebrating our 40th year 2b4 07n -206 main st Saco me must be 21 or older. Proof of id required York county s Only daily Nei simper est. 1884 vol 128, no. 291 thursday december 13, 2012 inside it state amp Region a judge declares mistrial in corruption Case of former Massachusetts treasurer.i5 w0rld&nat10nal to police and witnesses the Oregon mall killer was a Man on a Mission a7 i up pow to brei. Biddeford area forecast a mainly Clear weather.a2 Index local Region a3 Community a4 obituaries As opinion a6 world Nat l a7 sports b1-3 arts entertain. B4 family b5 comics b6 television b7 classified b8 90090 00001 Mother of murder victims wins judgment Byrdina Mesoros staff writer Biddeford Tammy Cole suffered a mothers worst Nightmare when two of her sons were gunned Down on the streets of Biddeford on june 30, 2009. On nov. 3,2010, when Rory Holland of Biddeford was convicted of two counts of murder for the deaths of Biddeford Brothers Gage and Derek Greene in front of his South Street Home. Cole received some Justice. And when he was Given two life sentences on feb. 7, 2011 by Justice Roland a. Cole she said at the time that she was very pleased. Now Cole May even receive a judgment in civil court. On dec. 10, Superior court Justice Andrew m. Horton granted a motion for partial summary judgment. This order proves that Holland is liable As a matter of Law for the Greene Brothers deaths said coleus attorney see Cole judgment Page a3 Man arrested in Givin tree the by Tammy Wells senior staff writer Limerick the Long Arm of the Law has caught up with the Man who police believe is the a a Grinch who made off with the giving tree from outside Limerick supermarket last weekend. Noah Paul Reynolds 24, of Limerick was arrested by sgt. David Chauvette of York county Reynolds sheriffs office and charged with Misdemeanour theft wednesday according to maj. Bill King. Reynolds was booked at York county jail but a corrections officer this morning said he was no longer at the facility. Bail information was not available. The decorated tree bearing tags with requests for gifts for the needy was stolen at about see Reynolds arrest Page a3 60 cents Job manager to stay on the Job Council chairwoman plans to discuss pearsons termination rejected Byli Gotthelf staff writer old Orchard Beach a a Council discussion of the town managers contract did not take place after it failed to get enough votes for an executive session but the Issue generated much Public discussion. Town Council chairwoman Sharri Macdonald called an executive session wednesday night a concerning the towns Legal rights duties and responsibilities related to the continuation or termination of the town managers contract with possible discussion and action to follow a she said. Councilor Michael Coleman said he received a Voicemail on Friday from Macdonald in which she said that the majority of see Job meeting Page a3 ii go Tiff if Roumal Tribune top Council chairwoman Sharri Macdonald Speaks to the Public at a town Council meeting wednesday As councilor Linda Mailhot looks on. Above town attorney Rob Crawford addresses the Council wednesday. Biddeford amp Saco water co. Merger completed Byrdina Mesoros staff writer Biddeford Biddeford amp Saco water company is now part of the Maine water company a merger that representatives say should Lead to infrastructure improvements for local customers. The merger began earlier this year with regulatory approval granted by the Maine Public utilities commission on nov. 7. The Maine water company announced the its a very Good thing for our future Jerry Mansfield Biddeford amp Saco water company completion of the merger on monday. With the two companies merging the new entity is now twice As big As either of the previous entities. The Maine water company served about 15,500 customers across the state while Biddeford amp Saco water serves 16,000 customers in Biddeford Saco old Orchard Beach and Scarborough. A we Are excited to have Biddeford and Saco water join the Maine water family a said Judy e. Wallingford president of Maine water. A the a Sec employees Are being retained and customers will continue to be served by the employees at the Biddeford office. In addition we look Forward to working with customers and Community leaders to prioritize infrastructure investment and see water merger Page a3 Kennebunk Byeff Lagasse staff writer Kennebunk the economic development committee and the planning Board in Kennebunk Are making a push for the Kennebunk sewer District to expand its boundaries to include the West Kennebunk Village. The groups cite the need to be prepared in the event of both residential and commercial growth. Expanding the boundaries within which the kid May operate does not ensure that k mulls sewer District expansion sewer development would necessarily occur there according to Marc Brunelle co chairman of the Edc. In a letter dated sept. 13 and addressed to the Board of selectmen Brunelle said the purpose of the proposed expansion a is not to encourage nor require additional sewer connections but rather prepare in Advance for the possibility of any kind of economic development in those areas not currently authorized to be served by the Brunelle goes on to cite a subsection of a policy in the towns comprehensive plan that recommends sewer and water Utility service boundaries a existing and projected a should be consistent with the towns growth areas. In late november planning Board chairman Robert Metcalf sent his own letter to selectmen saying the expansion of the area within which the kid May operate a is important to the successful development of commercial uses and supports the West Kennebunk Village Metcalf also echoed Brunelle a assertion that the expansion would not necessarily translate into additional sewer facilities being implemented saying that Public sewer would not be available in certain areas of West Kennebunk a due to constraints that include environmental Cost and devel Pable on tuesday night selectmen voted unanimously to continue discussions with the kid and to determine a timeline the Cost of potential a fit sewer District Page a3 sheriff seeks part time court Deric to handle cases smaller Daims by Tammy Wells senior staff writer Alfred a York county sheriff Maurice Ouellette is hoping to hire a part time court officer who would also be tasked with taking reports of some crimes when it is determined that dispatching a Deputy Isnit necessary. Currently a detective is serving As the court officer of the department said Ouellette. He explained to York Coli qty budget committee members wednesday that the court officer is the person tasked with getting All the necessary information to the court and working with the District attorney on scheduled cases. But with no recent increase in the number of deputies at the sheriffs office and the expected loss of a Domestic violence investigators position when a Grant expires at the end of the year Ouellette said the detectives time could be used More efficiently for crime solving. The budget committee finished its initial review of the six month and 12-month county budgets wednesday and is expected to set a Public hearing for Early january when they meet at 6 30 . Wednesday dec. 19 at York county court House. The budgets include a $9.1 million spending plan for Jan. 1 through june 30 and another $18.3 million budget for july 1, 2013 to june 30, 2014 As the county moves from a Calendar year to fiscal year system. Of the total the sheriffs department is proposed at $1.16 million for the six month budget and $2.41 million for the 12-month spending plan. Ouellette told the budget committee that the court officer would also be a part time Call taker taking reports of crime that May not require the presence of a Deputy. A a we re getting Calls for parenting issues and for some crimes that done to reach the threshold of rolling a Deputy 30 Miles a said Ouellette referring to reports of incidents like smashed mailboxes which could be reported and entered into databases Over the sheriff request Page a3

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