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Man injured in 60-foot fall at Acadia National Park

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A man who fell approximately 60 feet in the park Friday morning has been rescued and brought to a Bangor …
Abe Dufort walks up and down a median panhandling, which he says he spends eight hours a day doing for money Tuesday, June 30, in Portland.

Supreme Court rulings may nix Portland panhandling law

The U.S. Supreme Court quietly reversed a decision Monday in a Massachusetts anti-panhandling case that most likely will keep a similar law off the books …
Outdoors
The Red, White, Blue Finale at Phantom Fireworks in Holden.

The complete guide to where and when you can shoot fireworks in Maine

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TALES OF A HARDWORKING MOM

Do you have trouble getting pumped up for a morning workout? Read this letter

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You know the morning (or afternoon, or evening) you are sitting there thinking: I really …

Union ratifies new contract with Emera

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Emera Maine and a union representing about 175 of the utility’s employees ratified a new …

Pioneer Broadband transitioning from cable to fiber

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Houlton-based Pioneer Broadband will start replacing its copper cable lines in the towns of Sherman …

Opinion

Spectators watch fireworks from Jones Park in Gulfport, Mississippi, on Wednesday July 4, 2012. The park has been almost completely rebuilt since being destroyed by Hurricane Katrina in 2005.
EDITORIALS

Happy Independence Day

Two-hundred thirty-nine years ago, representatives in the Continental Congress met in Philadelphia and adopted their Declaration of Independence. It expressed frustration and anger with the …

Outdoors

Emily Neil of Westborough, Massachusetts, used her ears more than her eyes to identify and locate grassland birds in northern Maine last month, serving as a field technician for a survey to assess the need for conservation of declining species.
KATHRYN OLMSTEAD

A rare birder indeed

The email was titled “rare birder.” It described a woman sent to Aroostook County by Massachusetts Audubon and other organizations to survey grassland bird species. …

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