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Cariana Venible, who aspires to join a professional break dancing group one day, sits on Commercial Street on Tuesday, June 30, holding a sign asking for money.

In Portland, panhandlers cause friction amid growth of tourism, homelessness

With the U.S. Supreme Court declaring last week that bans on panhandling are unconstitutional, what’s seen as growing visibility of panhandlers in Portland has some …

Maine barn built for animals houses growing granola empire

BROWNFIELD | Looming large in the woods on the western edge of Maine, the elongated 1908 barn with a gambrel roof has been used …
The oft under-appreciated radish is a versatile little vegetable.

Top 10 reasons new gardeners fail

If you’ve been gardening for years and years, you’ve probably made many mistakes — and hopefully learned from them. Wouldn’t it be nice if newer …

Man killed in fireworks mishap in Calais

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A local man was killed instantly Saturday when he placed a fireworks …

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Amish women make doughnuts and other glazed sweets on Wednesday at the Community Market in Unity.

‘Part of the community': Amish finding welcome acceptance in Unity

Fresh-faced young women wearing pristine white caps, long plain cotton dresses and flip-flops bustled around the kitchen Wednesday morning, the insistent, delicious …



Deposit checks electronically? Here are some mobile banking cautions

Today we’ll learn about the term “remote deposit capture.” You might hear it also called mobile remote deposit capture. In a nutshell, it’s the ability …



Bangor’s newest restaurant opening

The much anticipated new restaurant in Downtown Bangor, Evenrood’s, is opening its doors tonight (July 2) at 5 p.m. Patrons are encouraged to call for …

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