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Great Northern Paper Co., LLC in East Millinocket recently.

‘We would like to have a job’: Stress increases for workers laid off from Great Northern Paper Co.

EAST MILLINOCKET, Maine — As the owners of a local paper mill negotiate with their electricity supplier on a revenue-sharing agreement and ponder whether to …
Richmond mother Kathleen Leopold (from left) hugs her daughter Zoe Hadjaissa, 8, while playing outside with her other children Lily, 10, Sam, 15, and Oscar Hadjaissa, 13. Leopold has four children, three of whom are autistic. Leopold recently had one of her stories published in a &quotChicken Soup" book. She also blogs about her life as a mom to several children with autism.

‘Our lives are not tragedies’: Richmond mom raising awareness of autism

RICHMOND, Maine — Kathleen Leopold is first and foremost a mother of four children. Three of them have autism spectrum disorders. To raise awareness and …
Six Mile Falls tips another team during the Kenduskeag Stream Canoe Race on Saturday. The participants are Peter Delong, Kristyn Frohock and Catherine Rich, all of Orono.

Nova Scotia’s MacLean captures sixth straight Kenduskeag Stream Canoe Race

KENDUSKEAG, Maine — Trevor MacLean of Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, continued his dominance of the annual Kenduskeag Stream Canoe Race as he triumphed for the sixth …
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‘Oh my God, we are dead meat’: NH snowmobilers face off with Maine moose

2 hours ago JACKMAN, Maine — This is the story of two longtime …
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Easton voters approve $1 million municipal budget

EASTON, Maine — During the annual town meeting earlier this …

Aroostook broadcaster lends voice to nationwide radio ads

HOULTON, Maine — The voice of WHOU-FM’s morning program may …

75 years after ‘Grapes of Wrath,’ we need a Ma Joad in Washington

After its publication 75 years ago this month, “The Grapes …

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Debra Heintz, an inmate at the Washington Corrections Center for Women, talks recently during an "If Project" session about prison and the things she's missing. The project asks questions of inmates and former inmates, then carries the heartfelt responses to at-risk youth.
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How Maine can shut the revolving door of incarceration for young adult offenders

The Maine Department of Corrections is pioneering a new incarceration approach for young adult offenders. Launched April 2 at Mountain View Youth Development Center in …

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