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Panel clears Maine GOP senator of wrongdoing, rips absent Democrat who accused him

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Republican Sen. Ron Collins of Wells was cleared of any wrongdoing in his use of taxpayer dollars by the Maine Senate Ethics Committee, which met Thursday for the first time in its 27-year history.

200,000 salmon being released into Down East river

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“The whole goal is to have these fish migrate out into the ocean and come back [in a couple of years] as big adult salmon to spawn and repopulate the rivers on their own.”
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The 2016-17 winter forecast: More snow


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Stanley Luce uses a mechanical picker to harvest cranberries using the dry method at Highland Farms in Troy. Fresh cranberries are harvested using this method rather than a wet harvest. After Stanley harvests the cranberries, his wife Jennifer Wixson sorts the berries to remove any that may have frost, bug or picking damage.

Bumper crop for Maine cranberry growers

Third suspect arrested in Sherman killing

A third Massachusetts resident has been charged in connection with the death of an Oakfield man.

Brewer city council candidate must overcome bail conditions if he wins office

If he gets elected, City Council candidate Randy Tompkins will need permission from a judge or Brewer police to assume his seat in City Hall.

Doctor put on probation for lying to Portland hospital

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Dr. Geeta Godara was officially reprimanded “for engaging in fraud, deceit and unprofessional conduct.”

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