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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

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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 …
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Golf tips to help you get out of sand, rough

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BANGOR | A wayward tee shot or approach shot has landed in a bunker or in the deep rough. The next shot probably will …
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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 …
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Sealcoating spill coats vehicle in Casco

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A tank loaded with 500 gallons of asphalt sealcoating material ruptured Friday …

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 …

Mother stands in at graduation of son killed in prom night crash

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CHICAGO — A Chicago-area woman whose 18-year-old son was killed in an alleged drunken driving …

Sports

Bangor Municipal Golf Course golf pro Rob Jarvis chips a shot of of the sand trap Wednesday.
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Golf tips to help you get out of sand, rough

BANGOR | A wayward tee shot or approach shot has landed in a bunker or in the deep rough. The next shot probably will …

Outdoors

For about a month every year alewives make their way up rivers and streams from the Gulf of Maine back to their birthplace to spawn. These alewives are traveling up Blackman Stream to get back to Chemo Pond, where the generation before them was stocked by Maine fish biologists.
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Alewives return to Blackman Stream, inspire celebratory festival

BRADLEY | Ten miles downriver in Bangor, the Penobscot River meanders, wide and proud, showing little evidence of the epic change that’s taking place …

Health

Drew Gattine, D-Westbrook

Bill to fight vaccine misinformation clears legislative health panel

AUGUSTA | A bill designed to ensure parents have reliable, accurate information before deciding not to have their children vaccinated won a green light …

Food

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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