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Delegates from Seeds of Peace and local residents gathered Monday night, July 18, at the home of John and Amy Hebert in Van Buren. The delegates traveled to the St. John Valley as part of a trip to Maine.
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Local family offers Seeds of Peace group a glimpse of St. John Valley

At one point, one was teaching the dance to an enthusiastic delegate from Israel. “You would never see that in the Middle East. It just isn’t allowed.”
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Homesteading at sea: Rockland family comes of age on 1927 schooner

“It’s a very simple lifestyle. There is no TV, there is no Wi-Fi. We simplify things as much as we can,” the ship’s captain and patriarch said.
A sign in front of the Portland Police Department can be seen on Friday in Portland.

Here’s what Portland’s police watchdog group actually does

“We do not have a lot of power as a subcommittee,” said Portland lawyer Kelly McDonald, who chairs the Police Citizen Review Subcommittee.
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Orono school board names new superintendent

The RSU 26 school board has tapped Mike Tracy, a veteran educator who worked previously in Dexter and Clinton, as the new superintendent.

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Jesse Larson follows through on a shot during the final round of the Greater Bangor Open Saturday at Bangor Municipal Golf Course.

Vermont pro sinks clutch putts to secure Greater Bangor Open victory

After tying the course record with a nine-under-par 60 on Friday to build a four-shot lead after the second round of the 50th annual Greater Bangor Open Golf Tournament at the Bangor Municipal Golf Course, Jesse Larson saw his lead dwindled to one after seven holes of the final round on Saturday.

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