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Gov. Paul LePage

LePage may seek U.S. Senate seat after all

The governor said he’s getting pressure to reconsider his decision to steer clear of the 2018 contest.
The front view of La Rochelle mansion in Bar Harbor. The former mansion was donated by Tristram Colket to Maine Sea Coast Mission in 1972, as was a dedicated endowment for the building's upkeep.    BDN staff photo by Bill Trotter

Nonprofit to sell 115-year-old waterfront mansion in Bar Harbor

The combined assessed value for the mansion and the 2.9-acre waterfront lot it sits on is $5.3 million.

Bicyclist dies after being hit by SUV in Wells

According to police the SUV was driven by a 17-year-old Wells resident.

Hampden area school budget headed back to district budget meeting

3 hours ago
The new version of the proposed $30,972,944 school budget for this school year reflects a 2.96 percent increase from last year, as opposed to the 2.8 percent increase it called for in the initial version.

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Women at the age of menopause or older are at increased risk for developing a urinary tract infection. UTIs in older women are harder to identify and harder to treat than in younger women, but preventive steps can help minimize your risk.

UTIs can be more dangerous, harder to cure as we age

In the catalog of age-related indignities, the humble urinary tract infection, or UTI, may not seem like a very big deal. But the truth is that, for women in particular, UTIs become much more problematic as we age. They’re easier to acquire, harder to identify, more challenging to cure and more dangerous if left untreated.

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