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Certified Professional Midwife, Laura Donnelly, listens to the heartbeat of Kathryn Bronson's baby while Bronson's dog, Murphy, watches over her.
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Midwives once again pursue licensing, birth rights bill

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While pregnant with her first child in Portland, Oregon, Bangor resident Marie Schramke sought a birthing environment that was private, supportive and personal. She ended …
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Steve Renner of Alton, New Hampshire, rounds a corner with his dogs during the Fort Kent Outdoor Center skijor races Sunday. Renner took first place in the 15-kilometer event.

Skijoring adds another day of dog-powered sports to Can-Am weekend

FORT KENT | On Saturday, Vermont musher Heather D’Arcy and her team of six Siberian huskies placed seventh in the Can-Am Crown 30-mile sled …

Early morning fire damages Biddeford apartment building

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An overnight fire in Biddeford damages part of an apartment building, forcing …
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HE SAID, SHE SAID (blog)

Maine’s governor and attorney general need to join forces against DHHS incompetence.

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The “top stayer” at a Portland homeless shelter caused quite a stir this week when …
STATE & CAPITOL (blog)

Daily Brief: Public health advocates headed to Augusta in force

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March is coming in a bit like a lion in Augusta, where a public health …

Loud-mouth bird spurs East Millinocket to consider anti-rooster ordinance

Pepe the Rooster wasn’t around long, but he made such a …

Skowhegan man’s fiery death ruled suicide, police say

FAIRFIELD | A 61-year-old Skowhegan man doused himself with gasoline and set himself on …

Bangor team headed to D.C. after winning Maine Regional Science Bowl

Five high school students and their coach are headed to Washington, D.C., …

Health

Certified Professional Midwife, Laura Donnelly, listens to the heartbeat of Kathryn Bronson's baby while Bronson's dog, Murphy, watches over her.
POLL QUESTION

Midwives once again pursue licensing, birth rights bill

While pregnant with her first child in Portland, Oregon, Bangor resident Marie Schramke sought a birthing environment that was private, supportive and personal. She ended …

Business

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There’s no doctor-patient confidentiality on the Internet

Internet watchers have long been warning consumers about the privacy implications of tracking. Now, one researcher says simple online searches for health information could be …

Food

IF MY COASTER COULD TALK (blog)

American on Tap – Bangor Edition

I heard about America on Tap in mid-December, that’s when I started emailing them to find out about their organization and about the two events …

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