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The research isn’t with D.A.R.E — but police love it, and Maine schools still use it

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Around 60 schools in Maine still use D.A.R.E., more than any other packaged program.
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A happy birthday hunt pays off on Maine moose hunt opening day

Monday marked the opening day of the first session of this year’s moose hunt in Maine, with 72 bull permits allocated in eight Wildlife Management Districts in the northern part of the state.
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Giant clammers come to life outside a Portland bar

Artist Susan Bartlett Rice of Walpole started the project — commissioned by the building owner — more than a week ago. This morning, she said, if the weather stays nice, she should finish by the end of the week.

Hancock County man dies in Ellsworth rollover

A Fletcher’s Landing Township man died Sunday after the pickup he was driving crossed the centerline, left the roadway and went airborne, ejecting him as it rolled over several times.

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