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Park proponent Joe Pratt of Sherman listens intently to the national park debate at Schenck High School of East Millinocket on Thursday, June 18, 2015.
POLL QUESTION

Now what? After anti-park votes, a crossroads in the Katahdin region

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With two recent votes in East Millinocket and Medway rejecting the idea of a national park adjacent to Baxter State Park, the area faces a …
Amish women make doughnuts and other glazed sweets on Wednesday at the Community Market in Unity.
Homestead

‘Part of the community': Amish finding welcome acceptance in Unity

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Fresh-faced young women wearing pristine white caps, long plain cotton dresses and flip-flops bustled around the kitchen Wednesday morning, the insistent, delicious …

Quiz: Which famous Mainer are you?

Over its history, Maine has produced its share of stars, from actors and athletes to politicians and poets. Answer the following 12 questions to determine which …
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Backpack prompts bomb scare in downtown Camden

A camouflage backpack led to a section of downtown Camden being shut …

Reports: Chesterville teen pulled from Rome pond dies

BANGOR | The Chesterville teen who was involved in a swimming accident Thursday afternoon …
CONVERSATIONS WITH MAINE
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The last of Glendarragh Farm's 2014 crop hangs in an old restored barn on the property of owners Lorie and Patrick Costigan.

Maine’s only lavender farm carries scents of history

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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 …

Food

THE DAILY SIMMER

Bangor’s newest restaurant opening

The much anticipated new restaurant in Downtown Bangor, Evenrood’s, is opening its doors tonight (July 2) at 5 p.m. Patrons are encouraged to call for …

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