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~Zone forecast from Maine.gov~

Maine is considering an increase of over 25% on deer hunting permits. The Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife are recommending nearly 85,000 "any deer" permits according to US News.

A jury handed down a guilty verdict to a Fairfield man accused of shooting his ex-girlfriend in Oakland last year according to WABI.

Waterville has a new fire chief, Shawn Esler will assume the job July first according to a department Facebook post.

As a precaution Oakhill High School in Wales will be closed today after a threat was found in a bathroom. They are investigating with officials. A message at their website said they plan for class on Friday.

A judge decided there wasn’t enough evidence to convict New York man of personally carrying out the murder in Augusta in 2015 but centralmaine.com reports he was convicted for felony murder and robbery.