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The wreckage of a missing plane was located Thursday morning in a small man-made pond off the White Settlement Road in Houlton, a short distance from the Houlton airport. Searchers on the ground came upon the pond and noticed floating debris.

FAA, NTSB on scene of Houlton plane crash, plane’s engines recovered

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As of late Friday afternoon, officials had not released the name of the pilot killed after his plane clipped some trees in …
A Florida woman was rescued from her burning car by a bicyclist from Argentina after her car went off the side of the Park Loop Road on Thursday and fell 20 feet, according to park rangers. The woman, who also was summoned on possession of marijuana, suffered minor injuries.

Woman rescued by bicyclist after car tumbles off Acadia road

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ACADIA NATIONAL PARK | A Florida woman has been summoned on a federal charge of possession of marijuana after her car went off the …
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Mary McKillop has been a librarian at the Ellsworth Public Library for about 10 years. She has a background in gerontology and said she enjoys connecting older adults with books and one another.

Loneliness can kill. This Maine librarian is doing something about it

Loneliness is as bad for people’s health as smoking. Here’s the story of one library that’s trying to bring people together.
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Fairfield man in critical condition after Waterville motorcycle crash

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A Fairfield motorcyclist is in critical condition after slamming into the back …
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Portland Community Health Center medical assistant Shelby Heggeman (right) prepares a vaccination on March 9, 2015.

CDC: Fewer Maine parents rejecting vaccines

Fewer Maine parents are refusing immunizations for their kindergartners, according to new federal data indicating a reversal in a growing trend toward skipping children’s shots. …

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Margaritas closes in Portland, building is sold

For 18 years, Margaritas in Portland turned out reliable nachos, quesadillas, and colorful tequila drinks to hungry gringos. Last week the large brick expanse off …

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