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Union: LePage administration is laying off DHHS workers

The Maine State Employees Association has confirmed that more than a dozen state employees recently received layoff notices.
Bangor High School students check in to vote during classes on Tuesday in a statewide mock election.

In ‘tense election,’ Maine teachers challenged to keep classrooms civil

55 mins ago
For teachers, the task of showing children how to interpret the hyperbole and communicate their political beliefs in a civil, productive way has been an enormous challenge during what many believe is the most divisive and unpredictable presidential race in modern U.S. history.

This Maine man made a fortune with chewing gum

He began by boiling down spruce sap on his parents wood stove in Bangor. Then he came down to Portland to try and sell it. Nobody much bit on his idea.

Education technician charged after gun found at school

2 hours ago
A loaded Glock .380 handgun she had forgotten in her lunch bag fell out onto the floor in a staff lounge.

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Maine to get second detox center as Bangor nonprofit awarded 10-bed contract

21 mins ago
“We are pleased to be expanding social detox options to the state of Maine,” Samantha Edwards, a DHHS spokeswoman, said.

Nine neglected horses on the mend in Windham

46 mins ago
“Soon, all nine horses will complete their courses of rehabilitation and be available for adoption.”

I-95 northbound reopens after US mail truck rollover

The northbound lane reopened to traffic shortly before noon Friday after an overturned tractor-trailer was towed away.

Cross Insurance Center advises concert, chamber meeting attendees to plan ahead for traffic congestion

31 mins ago
With two major events set for this evening, the management at the Cross Insurance Center is advising attendees to leave extra time to arrive and find parking.

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