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An estimated 135 people attended a Town Council meeting in Millinocket on Thursday in response to the town manager's decision to mute the twice-daily fire horn.

Millinocket resurrects fire horn, but councilor resigns

Millinocket is once again blowing its horn. The Town Council agreed Thursday to allow the town’s fire horn to resume sounding twice …

Farm to ship: Floating Maine products to market catches wind

PORTLAND | As a truck full of agricultural goods packed in wooden barrels and boxes landed on the pier Thursday afternoon, a cluster of …

Loneliness can kill. This Maine librarian is doing something about it

Loneliness is as bad for people’s health as smoking. Here’s the story of one library that’s trying to bring people together.

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Democrats blast Poliquin for 2nd-best donation haul from banking sector

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Donna Dwyer concentrates while participating in a public Tai Chi class on the Bangor Waterfront. The public was invited to the class Aug. 20 as part of a larger project of educating community members to teach Tia Chi to seniors in Penobscot, Piscataquis, Washington and Hancock counties.

Tai chi improves balance, prevents falls, Maine pilot project shows

BANGOR | Right fist clenched for strength, left palm open in friendship. The traditional Wushu salutation signaled the beginning of a recent tai chi …



Oprah debuts new online store with Maine lobster

Up your game Amazon. There’s a new online shopping destination that’s Oprah approved. The O store, launched by the Oprah Winfrey Network last week, provides online access …

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