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Crews worked Friday to recover the engines from a plane that crashed into a man-made pond off the White Settlement Road early Thursday morning. Late Friday officials identified the pilot as 30-year-old Bakary Doucoure of Le Blanc, France.

Pilot found dead in Houlton plane crash identified

The pilot found dead after his twin-engine plane crashed early Thursday morning in Houlton under foggy conditions has been identified as 30-year-old …
A Florida woman was rescued from her burning car by a bicyclist from Argentina after her car went off the side of the Park Loop Road on Thursday and fell 20 feet, according to park rangers. The woman, who also was summoned on possession of marijuana, suffered minor injuries.

Woman rescued by bicyclist after car tumbles off Acadia road

ACADIA NATIONAL PARK | A Florida woman has been summoned on a federal charge of possession of marijuana after her car went off the …
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Mary McKillop has been a librarian at the Ellsworth Public Library for about 10 years. She has a background in gerontology and said she enjoys connecting older adults with books and one another.

Loneliness can kill. This Maine librarian is doing something about it

Loneliness is as bad for people’s health as smoking. Here’s the story of one library that’s trying to bring people together.
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9-year-old missing from Mattawamkeag wilderness park

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Law enforcement personnel from the region are searching for a 9-year-old girl …

Rangers searching for overdue hiker in Baxter State Park

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Baxter State Park rangers were searching backcountry hiking trails Friday for a 78-year-old Virginia man …
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Fairfield man dies after Waterville motorcycle crash

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A Fairfield motorcyclist died at the hospital a day after slamming into …

Health

Portland Community Health Center medical assistant Shelby Heggeman (right) prepares a vaccination on March 9, 2015.

CDC: Fewer Maine parents rejecting vaccines

Fewer Maine parents are refusing immunizations for their kindergartners, according to new federal data indicating a reversal in a growing trend toward skipping children’s shots. …

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Margaritas closes in Portland, building is sold

For 18 years, Margaritas in Portland turned out reliable nachos, quesadillas, and colorful tequila drinks to hungry gringos. Last week the large brick expanse off …

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