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LePage commutes 17 prisoner sentences

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On Friday afternoon, LePage commuted the sentences of 17 prisoners who the Department of Corrections deemed to be “lower-risk offenders,” according to a statement from the governor’s office.
The monument opened on Thursday to a sparse crowd, but National Park Service officials hope for a better showing this weekend.
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North Woods national monument opens fully to the public

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Amid an ongoing federal review and contention over the signs advertising it, Maine’s national monument opened fully for its first full year on Thursday with a handful of visitors more interested in nature than politics.

One person dead, two injured in South Thomaston crash

Alcohol is believed to be a factor in the crash.

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The monument opened on Thursday to a sparse crowd, but National Park Service officials hope for a better showing this weekend.
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North Woods national monument opens fully to the public

Amid an ongoing federal review and contention over the signs advertising it, Maine’s national monument opened fully for its first full year on Thursday with a handful of visitors more interested in nature than politics.

Homestead

PAJAMAS, BOOKS, AND CHICKENS

5 strange but fascinating facts about your backyard chickens

I do spend quite a bit of my time reading research about chickens and telling stories to anyone who will listen about chicken behaviors I observe. Maybe I’m a little bit obsessed with chickens, but they are fascinating.

Food

MAINE COURSE

Plan the perfect summer party with these recipes

Spend less time planning your summer party and more time enjoying it with this list of recipes that are perfect for barbecues, picnics, graduations or family reunions.

Crime & Courts

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