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Leon Gorman, grandson of L.L. Bean founder Leon Leonwood Bean, died Thursday, Sept. 3, after a battle with cancer. He was 80. The company unveiled the above portrait by artist Jon R. Friedman during a celebration of Gorman's time as president of the retailer in May.

Leon Gorman, longtime leader of LL Bean, dies at 80

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Leon Gorman, grandson of L.L. Bean and longtime leader of the iconic outdoors store, has died from cancer. He was 80.
Republican presidential candidate Carly Fiorina speaks at a Maine Heritage Policy Center luncheon in South Portland Thursday.

Carly Fiorina tells Maine audience she wants to cut government

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The former Hewlett-Packard CEO called for reducing government expenses, and restoring accountability and leadership …

How deadly moose really are in Maine, in 4 charts

Crashing a car into a moose is a fear held by most Mainers. And each year about 436 people will see their fear come true.

Police investigate source of explicit photos of Maine girls on Facebook

The Maine law enforcement agencies have worked to track down the person or persons responsible for Facebook pages on which nude photos of Maine teens were posted …

Scarborough could limit beach parking, tables proposal to ban undressing in lot

Town councilors Wednesday took what could be the first steps toward restricting …

Old Town police seek woman in connection with heroin raid

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A search warrant at a Brunswick Street residence Tuesday allegedly yielded 370 packets of heroin, and police are searching for the renter.

South Portland study reveals rise in poverty rate

Preliminary findings from an Economic Development Committee study show the city’s …

Longtime Holden police chief resigns

Police Chief Gene Worcester resigned earlier this week citing health reasons, according to a town official.

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