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Steam locomotive 470 chugged into Union Station marking the last visit to Bangor of a Maine Central steam train in this 1954 file photo. The locomotive was scrubbed and painted for a farewell journey and carried many dignitaries on the Bangor-Portland round trip.
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Lawmaker hopes to bring passenger rail service back to Bangor

A Maine lawmaker wants to bring passenger trains to Bangor for the first time in more than half a century, but an …
Hermon High School performs during the East Maine Class B regional cheerleading competition Saturday at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor.

Hermon shakes off challenges to repeat as Eastern B cheering champ

8 mins ago BANGOR | Like most high school athletic teams this week, the Hermon cheering squad came face to face with end-of-semester stresses and mid-winter illness. …
Dale Sparrow unloads fish from the Isabella-Ava on Jan. 18 at the Portland Fish Exchange in Portland. If Mayor Michael Brennan gets his wish, folks in Portland will be eating more local fish.

Portland mayor wants cafeterias to serve more local fish, boost demand for commercial fishing

Portland Mayor Michael Brennan wants students, hospital patients and jail inmates to eat more fish — particularly, locally caught fish. Entering the …
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