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Residents around northern Maine kicked off Memorial Day weekend -- the traditional start to the summer season - with a fresh dusting of snow.

Snow graces The County on Memorial Day weekend

It’s hard to believe this is Memorial Day weekend, the unofficial start of summer, considering snow is accumulating in northern Maine. The National Weather Service …
Nate Hicks (left) of the Bangor High School ROTC distributes flags Wednesday afternoon on the gravestones of veterans around Mount Pleasant Cemetery in Bangor. Raymond Willins (right), a World War II veteran and a member of American Legion Post 12 in Bangor, was the leader of Hicks’ group. American Legion Post 12, the Bangor High School ROTC, Bangor Boy Scout Troops 301 and 10, and community volunteers gathered at the cemetery for a brief ceremony and the placement of flags for Memorial Day.

Maine Frame: Remembrances from Maine Memorial Days

Memorial Day is a federal holiday to remember the men and women who died while serving our country in the military. Many people visit cemeteries …
MAINELY THOUGHTS

My favorite vet wanted to stand up and salute before being taken off life support. I miss him everyday

Last year I wrote an essay that was heard on the Maine Public Broadcasting Network, and another version appeared in the Kennebec Journal. I wrote it …

Sealcoating spill coats vehicle in Casco

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A tank loaded with 500 gallons of asphalt sealcoating material ruptured Friday …
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State police add patrols over holiday weekend

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SEABROOK, New Hampshire — New Hampshire and Maine State Police want motorists to know they …

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JOURNEYS OVER A HOT STOVE

Two great hanger steak marinades

What’s so fetching about the word “fetch”? Mainers use it in more ways that anywhere else… plus two killer hanger steak marinades we just tried – with great success.

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