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A team from the Maine State Police investigating the homicide death of Leo Corriveau, 86, at his home on Route 1 in Presque Isle.

Affidavit: Presque Isle man found strangled in backyard

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A Florida man accused of strangling Presque Isle resident Leo Corriveau fled the state after the alleged killing by driving Corriveau’s car to Hermon and then catching a bus back to the Sunshine State.
Six buildings on Exchange Street in the block with the old Bangor Hydro building are up for sale and can be seen Thursday in Bangor.

Now’s your chance: Block of buildings in downtown Bangor up for sale

The out-of-state owner of a group of six largely vacant buildings lining Exchange Street has put them up for sale.
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Why the worst thing about Larry the Lobster’s death is PETA’s response

Despite efforts to save “Larry the Lobster”- the 15 pound crustacean who has been making national headlines this week- the animal died en route on …

Man, woman credited with saving boy from drowning in Rockland pond

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A 9-year-old boy who was found floating unresponsive in a city pond was saved Thursday night thanks to the efforts of two strangers.
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Officials: Crash near construction area slows I-95 traffic

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Traffic on Interstate 95 was snarled Friday afternoon by an accident near a construction site, according to officials.

Car crashes into Gorham bog

The driver was brought to the hospital.

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A herring gull perches near solar panels on the roof of Becky's Diner in Portland on May 27, 2014.
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Why money is the real power in Maine’s solar energy debate

Maine’s now taking on a debate playing out across the country over how to value solar power, how to adapt the simplistic incentive of net metering to a maturing market, and whether it’s fair to change the game on existing customers.

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Hermon pitcher Nick Guerette (18) gets a congratulation from coach Matt Kinney during a game in Hermon in this May 2014 file photo. Kinney is also the head coach of the Bronco-Hermon All-Stars which will be competing in the Senior League World Series Sunday.

For Bronco-Hermon coach, a baseball career comes full circle at SLWS

Matt Kinney has looked forward to coaching in the Senior League World Series beginning Sunday, mostly to see his Bronco-Hermon All-Stars experience both the quality of play and international flavor of the world championship tournament for 15- and 16-year-olds.

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Kay Beal smiles and sings along while listing to a customized selection of music on her iPod on Tuesday in the common area at Narraguagus Bay Health Care in Milbrige. Beal is involved in the Music and Memory program aimed at tapping into the memories of people with dementia.
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How music is improving life for dementia sufferers in Maine

There are 40 facilities in Maine in the process of bringing the program on board thanks to a national effort to reduce the use of antipsychotic drugs in nursing homes and some grant funding.

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On a recent evening, just before the sky began transforming into shades of reds, oranges, purples and pinks, my kids and I stopped at Broadway Park …

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