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Pedestrian death in Presque Isle deemed civil offense to family’s dismay

A woman charged with a civil violation stemming from the October death of a retired local educator who was struck by …
At Home Downeast member Margaret Staples, 89, at her Brooklin home.

How 9 small towns are leading the way to help elders live at home

28 mins ago A few key people on the Blue Hill peninsula set out to help their aging neighbors. What they created is now being replicated across the state. Here’s how they did it and why.
2 hours ago
Samarali “Sam” Daniels, 23, makes breakfast for her son Hector, 5, in their Augusta apartment.

Living in a house of cards: A look back at people in Maine who are just scraping by

Ramon Perez works full-time at a job to which he walks the 2 miles since he doesn’t have a car. Still, his family of four …

Daily Brief: Lawmakers give friendly reception to LePage nominees and booking your campsite now

2 hours ago Good morning from Augusta, where the snow is once again falling. It was bound to be …


Snow geese

Snow geese, at an inopportune time

You just can’t make this stuff up. As many readers know, I lead a double life. I guide birding tours, and I serve in the …

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