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Excavators work recently to prepare the building site where Helen's Restaurant used to stand.

Helen’s Restaurant gets permit to rebuild

MACHIAS, Maine — The Machias Planning Board quickly approved a permit Monday night to allow the owners of Helen’s Restaurant to rebuild after a fire …

Police: Saco man shot and killed wife, three children

SACO, Maine — State police said Monday afternoon that 33-year-old Joel Smith shot and killed his wife and three children before killing himself on Saturday …
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Cate Street CEO’s wife to be questioned about assets she may be holding for him

PORTLAND, Maine — Lawyers seeking to collect about $2.4 million from Cate Street Capital CEO John Halle will be allowed to question Halle’s wife, Sharon, …

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Woman suffers serious injuries in Saco crash

SACO, Maine — A Scarborough woman suffered “serious internal injuries” …

East Millinocket man burned by kitchen grease fire recovering in Portland

EAST MILLINOCKET, Maine — A local man was recovering in …

Rockland Republican re-enters Maine House race

ROCKLAND, Maine — Republican James Kalloch is back in the …

80-year-old bicyclist hit by a car in York

YORK, Maine — An 80-year-old York man riding a bicycle …


Cannabis from Brigid Farms was shown at the Home Grown Maine Medical Marijuana Trade Show at the Spectacular Event Center in Bangor last April.

‘This is medicine’: Maine nurse practitioners can recommend marijuana starting Aug. 1

PORTLAND, Maine — Nurse practitioners in Maine can legally certify patients to use medical cannabis beginning Friday. Nurse practitioners will join physicians as medical professionals …


A sizable crowd shops at the Bangor Farmers' Market in this June 2012 file photo.

More farmers markets accepting SNAP this season

On Sundays, the farmers market in Bangor bustles with customers. Brilliant yellow squash, rich red beets, fresh green lettuces and a rainbow of other fruits …



Where in the woods am I?

My most recent hiking adventure was actually a two-day trip that included camping at a designated tent site a few thousand feet above sea level. See if …



Gather blueberries while you may

Nothing lingers in summer. Things bloom, fruit and fade so quickly I feel as though I am living in a time-lapse video. I gather chanterelles, …


The Bangor Band prepares for a concert under the new "Clam-phitheatre" concert shell
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Bangor Band Summer Concert, Chapin Park

Tuesday, July 29, 2014 6:45 p.m. to 7:45 p.m. Location: Chapin Park, Forest Ave. & State St., Bangor, Maine For more information: 207-944-4193; The …

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