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How more Maine lobsters can be cracked by the Japanese market

In 2014, Japan was the second most lucrative export destination for Maine seafood exports after Canada. Maine exported $25 million in seafood that year to Japan.

Lincoln food pantry gears up in wake of mill bankruptcy

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“We help each other out when it’s needed,” Steve Clay said. “That’s the way it’s always been.”

Body of missing Pleasant Point canoeist recovered

The body of a 23-year-old man missing since Sunday when his …

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Woman with cancer wins in court to get ID card to buy marijuana in Maine

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A judge ruled the state must process without delay her application for a registry identification card, which she plans to use to obtain medical marijuana in Maine.

What do the national park proposal and the junk food ban request have in common?

As citizens, we need to accept part of the reason Congress can’t meet our needs is because we are expecting too darn much.


Shoppers walk in downtown Bangor during Small Business Saturday, the day after Black Friday.

Where will you buy your gifts this holiday season?

“So, what are people spending money on? Gifts, of course. Survey respondents say they planned to spend an average of $487 on gifts, a 6 percent increase over last year.”

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