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Leon Gorman, grandson of L.L. Bean founder Leon Leonwood Bean, died Thursday, Sept. 3, after a battle with cancer. He was 80. The company unveiled the above portrait by artist Jon R. Friedman during a celebration of Gorman's time as president of the retailer in May.

Leon Gorman, longtime leader of LL Bean, dies at 80

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Leon Gorman, grandson of L.L. Bean and longtime leader of the iconic outdoors store, has died from cancer. He was 80.
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Efforts fail to save 24-foot shark beached in Lubec

A number of local people tried to save a 24-foot long basking shark that washed up on shore Wednesday morning in Lubec. …
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How deadly moose really are in Maine, in 4 charts

Crashing a car into a moose is a fear held by most Mainers. And each year about 436 people will see their fear come true.

Police investigate source of explicit photos of Maine girls on Facebook

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The Maine law enforcement agencies have worked to track down the person or persons responsible for Facebook pages on which nude photos of Maine teens were posted …

Scarborough could limit beach parking, tables proposal to ban undressing in lot

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Town councilors Wednesday took what could be the first steps toward restricting …

Longtime Holden police chief resigns

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Police Chief Gene Worcester resigned earlier this week citing health reasons, according to a town official.

South Portland study reveals rise in poverty rate

Preliminary findings from an Economic Development Committee study show the city’s …

Disabled fishing vessel based out of Portland likely ran out of fuel

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Four people were rescued Thursday from a disabled fishing vessel based out of Portland about 50 miles off the coast of Portsmouth, New Hampshire.

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