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The Rev. Peter Remick points to the steeple of the East Bucksport United Methodist Church as the sun illuminates it during a sunrise Easter service outside the 158-year-old church that overlooks Route 46.

Hope of Easter sparks call for forgiveness in Bucksport community in wake of fatal crash last year

EAST BUCKSPORT, Maine — The rising sun illuminated the steeple of the East Bucksport United Methodist Church before it reached the nearly 50 worshippers gathered …
Richmond mother Kathleen Leopold (from left) hugs her daughter Zoe Hadjaissa, 8, while playing outside with her other children Lily, 10, Sam, 15, and Oscar Hadjaissa, 13. Leopold has four children, three of whom are autistic. Leopold recently had one of her stories published in a &quotChicken Soup" book. She also blogs about her life as a mom to several children with autism.

‘Our lives are not tragedies’: Richmond mom raising awareness of autism

RICHMOND, Maine — Kathleen Leopold is first and foremost a mother of four children. Three of them have autism spectrum disorders. To raise awareness and …
POLL QUESTION
St. Francis Elementary School has been targeted for closure by the SAD 27 Board of Directors as part of a plan to cut $1.8 million from next year's budget.

Should the Fort Kent-area district close a school to balance a budget?

ST. FRANCIS, Maine — District residents on the western edge of School Administrative District 27 in northern Maine acknowledge the need for substantial budget cuts …

Two Ellsworth girls reunited with family after taking wrong trail in Acadia on Easter Sunday outing

ACADIA NATIONAL PARK, Maine — Two girls were reunited with …
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Deer shot on Broadway after being hit by car

BANGOR, Maine — A deer had to be shot by …

Teenager survives flight to Hawaii in jet’s wheel well

2 hours ago A teenage boy who ran away from home survived a …

Washington, DC, theater cancels Russian festival amid chilled relations

10 mins ago WASHINGTON — The dire turn in Russian-American relations has forced …

Smartphone kill switches are coming

Smartphones need kill switches. It’s a relatively easy solution to …

Opinion

Marathoner Jemima Sumgong takes a friendly lap around school grounds as elite runners from the Kenyan team meet students at Elmwood Elementary School in Hopkinton, Mass., April 17, 2014.
EDITORIALS

The Boston Marathon isn’t just a test for runners

The feeling at the start of a marathon is usually one of anticipation, nerves. You know the pain ahead: the blisters, cramps, muscle aches and, …

Sports

The University of Maine's Liz Wood (right) goes up for a shot over Yale University's Zenab Keita during their game at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor in January.

UMaine basketball teams attract larger crowds in first season at Cross Insurance Center

BANGOR, Maine — The University of Maine men’s hockey team may have experienced its lowest attendance in 22 seasons last winter, but things appear to …

Food

MY SALTY KITCHEN (blog)

Rigatoni with Lamb and Mint Ragu

Okay, so this recipe was inspired by one I tried from Giada De Laurentiis. Truth be told, I was reticent to try it because I …

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