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Meet the 93-year-old who never stopped working and doesn’t plan to retire anytime soon

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It’s fitting that a man who never stopped working is employed at a store that never stops, either.
Safi Paulo (center) is surrounded by her children shortly after returning home from work, checking Facebook on her smartphone while chatting with her sister-in-law Yalla Kaluta (not shown) and relaxing in the kitchen in the family's home in Thomaston.
Maine Focus

When these refugees shared their loneliness, Maine overwhelmed them with kindness

More than 75 people said they would help the first refugee family to be resettled in small-town Maine, offering everything from land to farm, to rowing lessons, to help with babysitting.

The old Asylum nightclub in Portland is now called Aura and it's huge

The graffiti mural wall off Free Street was destroyed to make way for the improved stage, but owners have hired the same artist to create a new one.

Portland police identify man fatally shot by an officer outside Subway

8 mins ago
Chance David Baker, 22, was shot on the sidewalk outside a Subway sandwich shop on St. John Street, according to the Portland Police Department.

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Etna man dies in snowmobile crash in Newport

52 mins ago
An Etna man died early Saturday morning in Maine’s sixth snowmobile-related fatality this season.

Teen crashes car into Scarborough storefront

35 mins ago
A teenager hit the gas pedal instead of the brake, sending the care through the front of Lois’ Natural Marketplace.

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