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Gov. Paul LePage addresses the chamber during the 2015 State of the State address.

LePage blasts ‘socialist’ lawmakers in State of the State

The Republican governor largely used the address to drive home the same talking points he has stuck to for the past year.
G.W. Martin has been homesteading in Montville for several years.  Marin and his wife, Bridget McKeen, and their three children live on Hogback Mountain Farm, where they keep animals and make modular greenhouses.
Homestead

Montville homesteader prizes independence, resilience

“We own our time. It’s ours. It’s given to us, and we get to choose where we spend it.”
BENNETT THERE DONE THAT

You have to hear this band tomorrow before it disappears for another year

Lex Jones jokingly calls himself Portland’s third-worst bluesman. He’s anything but — trust me.
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Maine school district asks students how they feel about their teachers

The school uses that information to inform teachers how they can improve and adapt to help students be more engaged and successful.

Maine’s corrections department outlines major overhaul

Gov. Paul LePage’s administration is proposing an overhaul of the state’s correctional system that would expand the capacity for female inmates and prisoners with substance abuse issues.

Mule struck by pickup on Route 1 in Searsport

“[Police] were told the mule got spooked, got pulled away from the young person who was leading it. It ran into the road and was struck by the truck.”

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Here are my picks for North tourney champs

With the prelim and tourney seedings set, now comes the tough job of picking winners and possible upsetters, those teams I think will knock off …

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