BANGOR- The number of people killed by drug overdoses is on the rise. 378 people died from drugs in 2016 alone. Congressman Bruce Poliquin and Penobscot County Sheriff's Office Troy Morton spent Thursday afternoon together, discussing what Penobscot County is facing and what's being done to try and stop it.
EXCLUSIVE: Sheriff and Congressman meet to discuss opioid epidemic FeaturedWritten by Ashley Paul
Evening News Anchor/Reporter
Ashley joined the WVII ABC 7 and WFVX Fox 22 in April 2015. After working as an intern at Fox 29 in Philadelphia, Fox 25 and Channel 7 in Boston, and The Today Show in Australia, she is so excited to officially kick off her career as a reporter here in Maine!
Growing up in the suburbs of Philadelphia, Ashley has had an interest in news since anchoring the morning broadcast at her elementary school at the age of 10. Ashley is also a graduate of Boston University, with a degree in Journalism. At BU, she participated in various BUTV programs and reported live from the democratic headquarters during the election day coverage.
When not at the station, Ashley enjoys working out, spending time with family and friends, traveling, and watching movies. She is so excited to enjoy all that Maine has to offer, so if you see her out be sure to say hello!
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