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Parents say Maine’s mental health system failed suicidal daughter

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Anie Graham’s parents say there should be distinct protocols to help kids at risk of suicide, and properly trained providers who are available to help.

With clams under siege, Maine’s Casco Bay is seeing an oyster boom

Oysters offer a number of advantages — in particular their ability to replenish the ecosystem instead of depleting it.
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For 55-year-old BDN editor, benefits abound after a year of healthier living

For years, I had joked that the last time I was “in shape,” was when I ran cross country at Bangor High School in 1978.

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What you can do today to enjoy the summer harvest all year long

Most people envision glass jars filled with pickled cucumbers and beans when think of food preservation, but freezing and drying fruits or vegetables are two other relatively simple ways seasonal foods can be preserved.

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Plan the perfect summer party with these recipes

Spend less time planning your summer party and more time enjoying it with this list of recipes that are perfect for barbecues, picnics, graduations or family reunions.

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