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Memo: LePage seeks to reduce state workforce to cut taxes

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A memo that was sent to commissioners earlier this month and obtained by Maine Public Radio reveals that the governor has set three goals for the budget-writing process that is already underway.

The ‘only human-powered tour boat’ on the East Coast

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It’s the ultimate multi-tasking adventure: Get out on the water, sip a beer and tone those glutes. Who needs the gym, the bar, or a …
The view from a window inside of 73 Central St. in Bangor on Tuesday.

Here’s a look inside the run-down building at 73 Central in Bangor

Perhaps no other large building in downtown Bangor has inspired so many hypothetical conversations as 73 Central, the long-empty, multi-story structure near the corner of Central and Main streets. What could go into that space?

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Maine man survives 60-foot fall from tree

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“He barely missed falling onto the owner’s walkway, which was made out of flat stones,” Mark Carrothers said. “It was very close.”


Erin Parisien looks over her herd of Black Angus beef cattle at Aroostook Beef Co. with some on the ground help from one of her chickens.

Couple gambles on beef cattle in northern Maine

Erin Parisien has the heart and soul of a gambler. Now she and her husband, Richard Nielsen, have gone all in, raising and selling beef cattle in northern Maine, and they’re betting the area’s appetite for locally produced beef will pay off.

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