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Elsa Theobald and Sidney Young, students at the Miles Lane School, took a Smarter Balanced field test on April 28, 2014.
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Testing the test: Mainers push back against standardized testing

BELFAST | High school student Madison Cook is not looking forward to the upcoming round of standardized tests Maine students soon will need to …
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Steve Renner of Alton, New Hampshire, rounds a corner with his dogs during the Fort Kent Outdoor Center skijor races Sunday. Renner took first place in the 15-kilometer event.

Skijoring adds another day of dog-powered sports to Can-Am weekend

FORT KENT | On Saturday, Vermont musher Heather D’Arcy and her team of six Siberian huskies placed seventh in the Can-Am Crown 30-mile sled …
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Skowhegan man’s fiery death ruled suicide, police say

FAIRFIELD | A 61-year-old Skowhegan man doused himself with gasoline and set himself on …

Loud-mouth bird spurs East Millinocket to consider anti-rooster ordinance

Pepe the Rooster wasn’t around long, but he made such a …

Bangor team headed to D.C. after winning Maine Regional Science Bowl

Five high school students and their coach are headed to Washington, D.C., …
POSTCARDS FROM A WORK IN PROGRESS (blog)

No, the bartender’s name is not “Baby”

HE SAID, SHE SAID (blog)

Maine’s governor and attorney general need to join forces against DHHS incompetence.

The “top stayer” at a Portland homeless shelter caused quite a stir this week when …

Health

CATCHING HEALTH (blog)

A Hard-Learned Lesson about Shingles

It was the beginning of a Labor Day weekend when Al felt a strange sensation on his right buttock, just underneath his back pocket where …

Business

CONSUMER FORUM

There’s no doctor-patient confidentiality on the Internet

Internet watchers have long been warning consumers about the privacy implications of tracking. Now, one researcher says simple online searches for health information could be …

Food

IF MY COASTER COULD TALK (blog)

American on Tap – Bangor Edition

I heard about America on Tap in mid-December, that’s when I started emailing them to find out about their organization and about the two events …

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