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THE POINT

Maine’s political heavyweights: Paul LePage vs. Janet Mills

22 mins ago
AUGUSTA | Republican Gov. Paul LePage and Democratic Attorney General Janet Mills have been at odds for more than two years, and their stormy …
Homestead

Plant this with that: The science and folklore of companion planting

PITTSFIELD | In Iroquois legend, three sisters — namely corn, beans and squash — are inseparable, growing and thriving together. But more than a …
The Point
32 mins ago

More Mainers are rising above middle class, but that’s not as good as it sounds

Last week we reported that you need to earn $31K and $93K a year to be “middle class” in Maine — that is to say, earning somewhere between 67 …

Maine bill to limit gun access for domestic abusers advances

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

NH parents overdose on heroin while bathing 3-year-old boy

33 mins ago
MANCHESTER, New Hampshire — Two parents are accused of overdosing on heroin while giving their …
CONSUMER FORUM
2 hours ago

Home repair scam artists grow more devious

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 …

Sports

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 …

Health

VITAL SIGNS

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 …

Crime & Courts

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