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An ice jam starting at the St. John River bridge in Allagash stretches nearly 4 miles up the river to the head of the "big rapids" in this picture taken Thursday, April 16, 2015.

Flooding reported in parts of Aroostook County

CARIBOU | Recent above-freezing temperatures have started to melt and move the thick ice built up in the St. John and Aroostook rivers, which …

Young Maine couple give up city life, take on challenge at Monroe farm

Editor’s Note: This is the first in an occasional series about a young couple beginning a farming life in Monroe. Sign up for the weekly …
Valerie Chiasson's tiny house in Brooklin.

Living in a tiny house: ‘The hardest thing about it … is finding a place for the cat’s litter box’

Valerie Chiasson moved into her 230-square-foot house in Brooklin in November. Unlike many tiny houses, this one is set on a foundation. Here she shares more details …

Maine bill to limit gun access for domestic abusers advances

AUGUSTA | A bill expanding the reach of Maine law that makes it illegal …

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NH parents overdose on heroin while bathing boy, 3

MANCHESTER, New Hampshire — Two parents are accused of overdosing on heroin while giving their …

Maine principal warns students may be using new app to share nude pics

YORK | The York High School principal is warning parents about a new app …

Search underway off Old Orchard Beach

The U.S. Coast Guard and several area fire departments are …


Brian Doran (20) of the University of Maine, pictured during a March 29 game against Albany, knocked in four runs with two clutch hits on Saturday to spark the Black Bears to a doubleheader sweep of Hartford at Mahaney Diamond in Orono.

Doran propels UMaine baseball team to sweep of Hartford

ORONO | With the Isley Brothers’ “Shout” blaring in the locker room, the University of Maine baseball team celebrated on Saturday afternoon. Brian Doran …



As Maine weighs e-cigarette limits, ‘vaping’ among U.S. teens triples

Add this to the list of electronics consuming teenagers’ attention: cigarettes. Use of electronic cigarettes tripled among American middle and high school students over the course of just …

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