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Christy Gardner works out with weights in her basement, Thursday, June 13, 2013, in Lewiston, Maine. Gardner was a stand-out athlete at Edward Little High School and CW Post College before entering the Army.

Wounded warrior from Maine wants Army to amputate her legs

TURNER | Thirty-two-year-old Christy Gardner is a wounded warrior. She can walk, but only with braces on her legs. And it is often painful. …

Bouncing back: Maine landowners work to save cottontail rabbits

Once abundant in farming communities, the New England cottontail rabbit has all but disappeared from Maine in the past few decades. Today, biologists estimate that …

This ice shack is stuck. How can they get it out?

Weekends at camp have long been a winter habit. We unplug, cook on a woodstove, wake to sunrise on the shore across the pond, and …

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Bill to reduce scallop daily catch limit sunk by committee

AUGUSTA | A bill that, if voted into law, would allow fishermen with lapsed …

Maine man sues Wal-Mart after employee allegedly rammed him with carts

PORTLAND | A Portland resident has filed a personal injury lawsuit against Wal-Mart, alleging …

Police: Elderly Whitefield man intentionally cut off hand with power saw

An 85-year-old man apparently used a table saw to cut his hand …



Easy Roasted Asparagus

There is something to be said for simplicity. A fresh, still-warm vine-ripened tomato from my cousins’ organic farm in Connecticut drizzled with extra virgin olive …

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