The Medical Examiner’s office is using DNA to positively identify a middle-aged woman whose body was found lying near the road on route 193 in Cherryfield Wednesday morning. Investigators have received several calls about the incident and are hoping for more to help them piece together what happened. A black 2017 Chevrolet Impala with Maryland plates that was found crashed fifteen miles from the body is said to have been involved in the incident.

Some Maine lawmakers are asking the Governor for clarification about the state's proposed child care rules and the care of incarcerated young people with mental illness. Child advocacy groups are troubled by steps taken by the legislature’s health and human services committee to relax parental rights for child care facilities with little transparency and about the placement and treatment of mentally ill young people at Long Creek Youth Development Center.

The street dance planned for Sunday outside Cap’s Tavern in Brewer has been canceled due to a licensing issue. Organizers say police notified them that the bar’s liquor license was lost along with the business when it went up in flames last week. They’re in hopes of putting together another event in the future at a different location.

Maine will once again have a minor league hockey team, which will bring revenue to the state. The Portland Press Herald reports the new deal between the state and the recently-purchased Alaskan hockey team will benefit both the tax-payer backed Cross Insurance Arena and its managing company. The team expects to play in Portland for the 2018-19 season.

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