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A snow plow works to clear Union Street in Bangor on Friday.

Storm to dump up to 10 inches fresh snow across Maine

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Coastal Maine was expected to feel the brunt of the storm, with up to 10 inches in the forecast for Hancock and Washington counties.
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.

‘I’m free’: 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.”
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Portland Tiki lounge opens in the heart of winter

There are pupu platters and fog cutters, scorpion bowls and miso soup, chopsticks and umbrella drinks. But similarities to all Asian-themed restaurants you know and …

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9 winter chicken-keeping tips

Baldwin man dies after snowmobile crashes into tree

The 56-year-old man crashed on a road that is not maintained in winter and is used by local snowmobile riders.


Children walk as the sun sets in Kabul city December 9, 2012.

Quiz: How much do you know about the cultures of Maine immigrants?

Let’s see if you are familiar with these cultural aspects of Somalia, Iraq, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Sudan, Afghanistan and Iran.



New music including The Joy Formidable, Primal Scream, Operators and The Range on this week’s West Of The Fields podcast

I debuted new tracks from Hælos, Bishop, The Raveonettes and Animal Collective on the show this week, while the retro alternative set looked back at a crop of tracks that charted on Billboard’s Modern Rock Tracks chart in its first full year, 1989.

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