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Trains carrying crude oil have passed through the middle of Jackman, just as they had through Lac-Megantic, Quebec.

Maine not prepared for a Quebec-type crude accident on rail lines

2 hours ago First of two parts   Less than a year ago, a runaway train carrying crude oil derailed in Lac-Megantic, a small Quebec town 10 miles …
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Heart-shaped Maine island goes back on the market for $1.275 million

BROOKSVILLE, Maine — A lot of people love the coast of Maine. And though people have said money can’t buy love, it can buy a …
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Lucas St. Clair steers a square stern canoe on the East Branch of the Penobscot River into an area where Elliotsville Plantation Inc. has opened 40,000 acres to hunting and other recreational use.

St. Clair pitches national park, invites crowd to use Katahdin Woods & Waters Recreation Area

BANGOR, Maine — Just days after the state legislature killed a bill that could have complicated his goal of establishing a national park in northern …

High winds leave more than 6,000 Mainers without power

2 hours ago BANGOR, Maine — Emera Maine and Central Maine Power repair …

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In Maine, vanity license plates are ‘WIKD GD’

BRUNSWICK, Maine — If you have a vanity license plate …

Study: Casual pot use causes brain abnormalities in the young

Young, casual marijuana smokers experience potentially harmful changes to their …



Fresh pineapple: Inexpensive and in season

As Fortune family legend goes, when my mother was pregnant with me, she craved pineapple like mad. Personally, knowing my mother’s penchant for pineapple in …

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