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The MacMaster family (from left) Tripp, Scott, Parker and Jake, poses with a drawing of the boys' mother, Cyndi MacMaster, on Wednesday. Cyndi MacMaster died on Dec. 19.

Father, three young sons searching for new Christmas normal less than a week after mother’s death

DRESDEN | Cyndi MacMaster was the kind of woman who knew what had to be done today to ensure a better tomorrow. With young …
Jennifer Jacques (right) helps put her daughter Asha Kirkland's hair into pigtails while her other daughter, Aria Tapman, 6, watches in their Itty Bitty House in Orland on Saturday.

‘It has definitely restored my faith in humanity:’ Orland family celebrates Christmas at the Itty Bitty House

On the Saturday morning before Christmas, Jennifer Jacques’ little house seemed full-to-bursting, though not necessarily with things. As the single mom chatted …
Customers test the merchandise at the Staples at the Aroostook Centre Mall in Presque Isle shortly after the store opened in this August 2004 file photo.

Staples closing Presque Isle store

Staples officials confirmed Monday the closing of their store at the Aroostook Centre Mall in Presque Isle. “I can confirm the …

Former UMaine basketball standout Nate Fox killed in Chicago suburb

A former University of Maine men’s basketball standout reportedly was shot and killed Monday night …
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Maine travelers get a Christmas gift as freezing rain advisory canceled

FORT KENT, Maine — The National Weather Service canceled a freezing rain advisory for the …

Barber struck on North Main Street in Brewer remains in critical condition

The longtime local barber struck early Saturday morning while crossing North Main …

Camden gives municipal employees extra paid day off, but not without debate

The Select Board voted Tuesday night at a hastily called meeting to …

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