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Parity or parachute? Political appointees, LePage staff earned extra vacation time under new state policy

3 hours ago AUGUSTA, Maine — A new policy instituted by Gov. Paul LePage in February substantially increased paid vacation time for 54 political appointees and governor’s office …
A Orono Police cruiser leaves the Grove Apartment complex in Orono on Thursday, May 2, 2013 . Police have been called to the complex three times over the past week responding to complaints of loud noise and large crowds said Sgt. Scott Lajoie.

Orono eyes stiffer policies for housing complexes with mounting problems at The Grove

ORONO, Maine — If the company that owns the largest student-housing complex in town doesn’t address numerous violations of local rules and ordinances, hundreds of …
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Matt Goodman (center) of Winterport is presented with the Military Order of the Purple Heart by other Army officers during his recuperation from a bomb blast while serving in Afghanistan in 2013.

Winterport native survives IED attack in Afghanistan, pursues passion for soccer as Brewer coach

BREWER, Maine — Matt Goodman is passionate about soccer and is pursuing the sport he loves as a first-year girls soccer varsity assistant and junior …

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Portland officer sued over arrest of Bar Harbor couple videotaping police action

PORTLAND, Maine — A civil rights group has filed a …

Maine schools targeted by fake invoice scam

ATHENS, Maine — A quick-thinking school administrator kept Athens Community …

Massachusetts teen missing from class trip on Hermit Island located after two-hour search

2 hours ago PHIPPSBURG, Maine — The Maine Warden Service and Maine Marine …

Augusta officers hurt in motorcycle crash during charity ride recovering

2 hours ago AUGUSTA, Maine — Two Augusta police officers involved in a …

Texas set to execute woman convicted of starving 9-year-old

A woman convicted of the 2004 starving death of a …


Gubernatorial candidate Mike Michaud unveiled a 10-point healthcare plan in Portland on Monday which includes lowering costs by expanding Medicaid.

Building a healthy Maine: Michaud plan calls for comprehensive approach

A 10-point health care plan unveiled this week by Rep. Mike Michaud sets the right priorities by taking a holistic view of health and medical …

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