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The Lobster Pound Restaurant in Lincolnville is closed for good.

Lobster Pound shutters, ending long run for midcoast ‘icon’

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An iconic midcoast eatery in Lincolnville that served up seafood and ocean views to tourists and locals for nearly a century has called it quits.
A woman walks along the Western Prom in Portland.
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Maine’s urban counties lag nation for attracting foreigners

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Maine’s urban centers are far behind in attracting immigrants to the state where the native population is dwindling.

Police: Bodies of man, woman found in Hebron house

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The bodies were discovered by a neighbor.

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88-year-old pedestrian dies after being struck by car in Madawaska

A 2002 Honda driven by 38-year-old Sesie Young of Madawaska struck Reginald Boucher on Wednesday.

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Downtown Greenville, Nov. 15, 2016

Rural Maine towns that take charge have a better shot at success

Editorial: There’s no blueprint for them to follow, but the towns that can agree on what they want to be, that can work in concert with their neighbors, and that can let their local champions take charge have a better shot at success than those that let decline happen to them and hope for improbable help from the outside.

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Members of the Community Union of Ellsworth and Hancock County joined the striking FairPoint Communications workers at the corner of Harlow and State Street in Bangor in this December 2014 file photo.
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What FairPoint’s sale means to Maine customers

The company said it plans to ditch the FairPoint name some time after the expected close of the sale in mid-2017, though it said billing and FairPoint-issued email addresses will remain the same.


Darla Morales (right), 21, and her boyfriend, Alonzo McCain, 22, who both play basketball at Husson University, talk about moving from California to study and play at the same college in Maine on Tuesday in Bangor.

California couple’s cross-country adventure produces basketball bliss in Bangor

“My plan was to go somewhere where we both could play,” said Alonzo McCain. “Darla wanted to stick together, and I was all for it as well, so wherever we ended up, we were going to do it together.”

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