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Thomas Hayden (right) talks about using the Veterans of Foreign Wars in Old Town as a place to seek consul from other veterans who can relate to his military experiences. Members of the VFW in Old Town have had a difficult time recruiting younger members.

Fading away: How Maine’s veterans groups are being tested by time

BANGOR | Retired Navy veteran Ashley Wilson, who served two tours in Iraq, said joining the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 3381 in …

1-minute hike: B-52 crash site near Moosehead Lake

Difficulty: Easy. The trail leading through the crash site and the side trails through the scattered wreckage adds up to less than 0.5 mile in …
Participates get covered with color during the Color Bangor May 17 run to benefit the American Folk Festival Sunday in Bangor. Participates were covered in color at different color zones during the fun run.

5 ways to keep recent college grads in the Bangor area

For a state that has a population as old as Maine, retaining recent college graduates is a serious concern. It has profound implications for workforce …

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Spuds ditched when farm truck spills its load Sunday

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LINNEUS | A truckload of seed potatoes ended up in a ditch Sunday and …

Waldoboro motorcyclist badly hurt in I-95 crash

SIDNEY | A motorcyclist suffered life-threatening injuries Sunday afternoon and was taken to Eastern …

Longliner concept hooked state agency for $2 million in 1980s

I cannot remember which Rockland city councilor it was. In exasperation, he said, “All you …

Fighter jets escort Air France flight to New York after threat

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NEW YORK — An Air France flight from Paris was escorted by U.S. fighter jets …

NH teen to lose leg in effort to become cancer-free

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ROCHESTER, New Hampshire — This Wednesday 18-year-old Alicia Wade will say goodbye to cancer, but …

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