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Members of the Patriot Guard Riders lead the way during the funeral procession for Corey Dodge, a contract worker killed in Afghanistan. The procession went from Cornerstone Baptist Church in Exeter to the Mt. Pleasant Cemetery in Dexter on Wednesday.

Hundreds pay respects to Garland man killed in Afghanistan

EXETER | Hundreds of friends, family members, colleagues and complete strangers paid their final respects Wednesday to a Maine man whose lifelong passion for …

Efforts fail to save 24-foot shark beached in Lubec

A number of local people tried to save a 24-foot long basking shark that washed up on shore Wednesday morning in Lubec. …
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Verso Paper mill workers leave the mill one last time Dec. 17, 2014, in Bucksport.

The state of manufacturing in Maine in 5 charts

The loss of mill jobs is often in Maine news. On Monday, Lincoln’s mill announced it may cut 20 to 25 workers with the closure of one …

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Coast Guard: Boats collided off Maine coast

BOOTHBAY HARBOR — The U.S. Coast Guard is investigating a collision between a lobster boat …

Castine buys water from Bucksport to meet shortage

Because the community is consuming more water than its water department can …

Harpswell man dead after crash on I-95 in NH

PORTSMOUTH, New Hampshire — A 54-year-old Harpswell man died Tuesday from injuries he suffered in …

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Doing continues to supplant making in Maine

There are plenty of individual makers in Maine, but a new data set from the Bureau of Economic Analysis shows continued gains for service industries as growth in industries like …

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