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Penobscot Indian Nation President Kirk Francis, seen here in June 2013, said his nation endorses a national park proposal originally made by entrepreneur Roxanne Quimby.

Penobscot Indian Nation announces support of Roxanne Quimby national park plan

42 mins ago INDIAN ISLAND | The Penobscot Indian Nation has endorsed a proposed 150,000-acre national park and recreation area, saying the parks would protect the Penobscot …
The MacMaster family (from left) Tripp, Scott, Parker and Jake, poses with a drawing of the boys' mother, Cyndi MacMaster, on Wednesday. Cyndi MacMaster died on Dec. 19.

Father, three young sons searching for new Christmas normal less than a week after mother’s death

DRESDEN | Cyndi MacMaster was the kind of woman who knew what had to be done today to ensure a better tomorrow. With young …
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Paige Lento, 9, right, is pictured with her younger sister Chloe Lento, 7, of Easton, in a Christmas card shot in mid-December at their home. Paige was born with Jeune syndrome, a rare genetic disorder that affects the way a child’s cartilage and bones develop, and underwent a 12-hour surgery last year to transplant her with a new liver and kidneys.

A year after organ transplants, Easton girl, 9, ‘feels healthy enough to be a kid’

For Pete and Kristina Lento and their two daughters, 9-year-old Paige and 7-year-old Chloe, it has been a year of firsts for …

Pedestrian struck in crosswalk in Rockland

A pedestrian was struck in a crosswalk on Christmas Eve. Valerie Wells, …

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Former UMaine basketball standout Nate Fox killed in Chicago suburb

49 mins ago A former University of Maine men’s basketball standout reportedly was shot and killed Monday night …

Well-known Portland theater actor dies in Mass. car crash

CHARLTON, Mass. – A well-known Portland woman was killed after a multi-car crash on the …

Central Aroostook group paying it forward, one random act of kindness at a time

FORT KENT | There’s been a lot of sadness and tragedy depicted in the …

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