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Maine gubernatorial candidates Democrat U.S. Rep. Mike Michaud (left), Republican Gov. Paul LePage (center) and independent Eliot Cutler face each other in a televised debate on Oct. 20  in Portland.

Cutler to Michaud: Bow out. Michaud to Cutler: You’re the only thing keeping LePage campaign alive

1 hour ago AUGUSTA | Independent candidate for governor Eliot Cutler has challenged Democratic nominee Mike Michaud to release his voters to Cutler prior to Election Day …
Justin Davis body surfs down the Kenduskeag Stream Thursday in Bangor. &quotWe go out whenever the water comes up," said Davis. &quotWhen the water comes up, it brings the magic."

Thrill seekers enjoy body boarding Kenduskeag Stream after heavy rain

37 mins ago BANGOR | The threat of a Nor’easter kept many Mainers inside the last few days. But two thrill seekers braved the elements to enjoy …

Maine ghost stories to tell in the dark

From Kennebunk to Damariscotta, Skowhegan to Harpswell, and even into the woods of Randolph and on the roads of Maine, stories of haunted happenings can …

As more Maine parents reject vaccines, public health experts consider a new pitch

2 hours ago Kelly Marshall’s son was just a baby five years ago when news coverage about a …

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Dedham house destroyed by fire

1 hour ago A two-story raised ranch home on Jellison Hill Road was gutted by …
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Erin Donovan

A most painful breakup — with cable

Police: Student opens fire at Washington state high school, now dead

37 mins ago SEATTLE — A student opened fire at a high school in Washington state on Friday, …

Question 7 asks Maine voters to borrow $7 million to bolster marine products industry

2 hours ago Editor’s Note: This is the last in a series of articles examining the bond questions …


Emily Yoffe

Dear Prudence: Do I have to give candy to poor kids?

Dear Prudence, I live in one of the wealthiest neighborhoods in the country, but on one of the more “modest” streets — mostly doctors and …


Aaron Baker of Glenburn poses with his first deer, a button buck he shot while hunting with his father, David Baker. The duo had an unsuccessful Youth Deer Day, but cashed in a couple of days later.

Rainy week may lead to Youth Deer Day success stories

For the past dozen years, Maine’s youth hunters have kicked off deer season by heading into the woods on a special day set aside for …

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