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Gov. Paul LePage addresses the audience during a town hall meeting Sept. 29 at Bucksport Middle School.

LePage staff won’t appear before Good Will-Hinckley watchdog panel

The governor’s legal counsel and senior policy advisor offer to take written questions in lieu of testifying before legislative watchdog panel.

Community shows support for missing Rockland mariners

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Hundreds of people turned out in a show of support for the family and friends of two Rockland merchant mariners who were aboard the cargo ship El Faro, which is believed to have gone down in a hurricane last week off the Bahamas.
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Paul LePage, left, and Winston Churchill

Who said it? Paul LePage or Winston Churchill?

Maine Gov. Paul LePage has been known for his blunt approach and sometimes politically incorrect delivery. His opponents have blasted him for being insensitive with …

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Car crash closes section of Route 1 in Scarborough

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A section of Route 1 in Scarborough is closed in both directions Tuesday morning because of a car crash.

When your 7-year-old daughter worries that she's fat

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Being a parent is hard. But parenting young girls today seems like it is nearly …

Boothbay Harbor police identify man found dead near footbridge

Boothbay police have identified the 25-year-old man whose body was found in the inner harbor near Boothbay Harbor’s footbridge Saturday morning.

LaGrange home fire believed to be caused by pellet stove

A fire believed to have been caused by a pellet stove heavily damaged a two-story home on Bennoch Road, a Fire Department member said Monday.


Stearns players watch from the sidelines as their teammates attempt to stop a Medomak Valley play during their game on Sept. 11 in Millinocket.

Maine high school football’s battle for safety, survival

“More schools are playing football, but fewer kids are playing football per school,” said Steve Waceken, who has coached football in Millinocket for nearly two decades.



Wet weather may be a game changer for early bird hunters

For much of August and September, warm, dry weather dominated, and heading into upland bird hunting season, biologist Brad Allen was ready to pass along …

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