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Randel Agrella, looking through basil plants in his greenhouse in Fort Fairfield in late June, grows rare and heirloom seeds for Baker Creek Seeds.
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Heirloom seed farmers make a home in Fort Fairfield

“We think agriculture is at the beginning of a renaissance,” Randel Agrella said.
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Homesteading at sea: Rockland family comes of age on 1927 schooner

“It’s a very simple lifestyle. There is no TV, there is no Wi-Fi. We simplify things as much as we can,” the ship’s captain and patriarch said.
A sign in front of the Portland Police Department can be seen on Friday in Portland.

Here’s what Portland’s police watchdog group actually does

“We do not have a lot of power as a subcommittee,” said Portland lawyer Kelly McDonald, who chairs the Police Citizen Review Subcommittee.
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Youths, distracted by Pokemon Go, illegally cross Canada-US border

“Both juveniles were so captivated by their Pokemon Go games that they lost track of where they were,” a spokesman for U.S. Customs and Border Patrol said.

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Medomak Little League pitcher Garrett Hutchins eyes the catcher's signal during the sixth inning of Saturday's opening game of the state Little League baseball tournament in Orrington against Biddeford. Biddeford won 7-4.

Little League state tournament a big event for small-town Orrington

The road to Little League national and international contests in Williamsport, Pennsylvania, travels through Orrington this year for the top 11- and 12-year-old Little League baseball teams from around Maine.

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