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Middle school language arts teacher Douglas Bourget works at his desk in South Portland at Maine Connections Academy, a virtual charter school, on Friday.

Big bills from virtual school raise tensions with Maine school districts

BANGOR, Maine — The opening of Maine’s first online charter school, set for next week, is rekindling tensions with public school officials over the financial …
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What you need to know about Maine’s upcoming elections

53 mins ago AUGUSTA, Maine — On Nov. 4, Maine will elect a governor and three of its four members of Congress. The state’s voters also will again …
Raynald Martin of Brewer talks about his older brother, Onias, who was killed during WWII while liberating the village of Bonnetable, France.

‘Notre Onias’: 70 years later, French villagers honor Maine soldier’s singular sacrifice

BONNETABLE, France — Second Lt. Onias Martin drew his last breath on a narrow French country road flanked by farmland and pastures. A native of …

Killer in 1991 Pamela Smart trial seeks weekend furloughs with wife in Maine

MANCHESTER, N.H. — The killer at the center of a …
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New legal aid program to launch in Washington County

The Maine Volunteer Lawyers Project, with the cooperation of lawyers …

Dust, moose factors that led to ATV accident, warden says

29 mins ago TOWNSHIP 43, Maine – A moose and a cloud of …

Truck, dry conditions spark fire along I-95, I-395 in Bangor

BANGOR, Maine — Firefighters warned motorists to be especially careful …

ALS Association backs down on ‘Ice Bucket’ trademark attempt

In the wake of criticism over its attempt to trademark …
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The University of Maine football team celebrates after scoring a touchdown in the first half against Norfolk State during their game Saturday at Morse Field in Orono.

Defense stands tall in UMaine football team’s season-opening win over Norfolk State

ORONO, Maine — The University of Maine football team flirted with disaster on Saturday night. With their own offense sputtering and Norfolk State threatening often, …

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