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Fifty-six police officers earned their badges Friday during graduation exercises at the Maine Criminal Justice Academy.

Five new Bangor police officers among 56 Maine Criminal Justice Academy graduates

16 mins ago VASSALBORO | Five new Bangor police officers were among 56 who earned their badges at the Maine Criminal Justice Academy’s commencement ceremonies on Friday. …
Bernie, an old English sheepdog, plays with Bowdoin College students during an animal therapy session at the college library on Monday, Dec. 15.

‘Fuzz therapy’: Bowdoin College uses cuddly dogs to ease stress of finals week

29 mins ago BRUNSWICK | Like celebrities evading paparazzi, six furry guests were quietly slipped through a side door into a nondescript first-floor reading room at the …
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Piper Mountain Christmas Trees owner Jim Corlissin waits for customers Thursday in Newburgh. Piper Mt. Farm has been a Christmas tree destination for 25 years and is steeped with Christmas tradition.

The County leads the Northeast in Christmas tree sales

Here’s a holiday season jewel for Maine’s crown: Aroostook has topped every other county in the Northeast for Christmas tree sales. State by state, well-wooded …

Police: Man who killed himself in school parking lot had sexually assaulted girl

WATERVILLE | A local man who took his own life in the parking lot …

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13,000 T-Mobile cellphone customers in Maine eligible for part of $90 million national settlement

1 hour ago AUGUSTA | Some 13,000 Mainers who are former and current customers of cellphone carrier …

South Portland man dies on the job in Dayton

Maine State Police said that an employee of Dayton Sand and Gravel …

Census: Sea urchin, potato exports down but lobster, blueberry exports up in 2013

LEWISTON | New data from the U.S. Census Bureau show exports of Maine goods …

As Muslims flee to Maine, she interprets their pain

PORTLAND | Qamar Ahmed looks into the eyes of her client, a mother of …

Maine licensing official calls privacy concerns over new medical marijuana card system ‘misinformation’

51 mins ago AUGUSTA | An official with the Department of Health and Human Services has reacted …

Report: Maine among states unprepared for disease outbreaks

3 hours ago WASHINGTON — Most states are not prepared to handle outbreaks of severe infectious diseases, according …

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