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LePage orders his chiefs to give him final say on new hires

AUGUSTA | In a memo sent to members of his Cabinet on Wednesday, Gov. Paul LePage demanded that no new hire be made without …
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Bald eagle takes to the skies in Orrington after rehabilitation

A bald eagle has returned to the wild. Mary Bird, transport volunteer with Avian Haven, and Maine Game Warden Dave Georgia Jr. …
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The Red, White, Blue Finale at Phantom Fireworks in Holden.

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Man injured in 60-foot fall at Acadia National Park

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A man who fell approximately 60 feet in the park …
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Spectators watch fireworks from Jones Park in Gulfport, Mississippi, on Wednesday July 4, 2012. The park has been almost completely rebuilt since being destroyed by Hurricane Katrina in 2005.

Happy Independence Day

Ms. 4th of July pageant miscounts ballots, crowns wrong girl

WINSLOW | Organizers of the Ms. 4th of July pageant say a math error …

Outdoors

Emily Neil of Westborough, Massachusetts, used her ears more than her eyes to identify and locate grassland birds in northern Maine last month, serving as a field technician for a survey to assess the need for conservation of declining species.
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A rare birder indeed

The email was titled “rare birder.” It described a woman sent to Aroostook County by Massachusetts Audubon and other organizations to survey grassland bird species. …

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THE DAILY SIMMER

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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