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Nate Hicks (left) of the Bangor High School ROTC distributes flags Wednesday afternoon on the gravestones of veterans around Mount Pleasant Cemetery in Bangor. Raymond Willins (right), a World War II veteran and a member of American Legion Post 12 in Bangor, was the leader of Hicks’ group. American Legion Post 12, the Bangor High School ROTC, Bangor Boy Scout Troops 301 and 10, and community volunteers gathered at the cemetery for a brief ceremony and the placement of flags for Memorial Day.

Maine Frame: Remembrances from Maine Memorial Days

Memorial Day is a federal holiday to remember the men and women who died while serving our country in the military. Many people visit cemeteries …
Dan Sortwell, roastmaster of Big Barn Coffee, stands in the hayloft of his family barn where he played as a child. He now roasts beans for a living here.

‘It’s authentic’: Wiscasset family dairy becomes coffee roastery

Some family heirlooms are jewels or furnishings passed from generation to generation. Dan Sortwell’s inherited treasure came with stalls, pine floors, cupolas …
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Is it a parent’s responsibility to leave an inheritance?

A majority of older Americans say yes, unlike their European counterparts.

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State forces Easton to conduct first revaluation since 1992

A revaluation project mandated by the state is under way in Easton, …

Gateway Bridge repairs planned in Houlton

Repairs to the town’s Gateway Crossing Bridge will now happen without impacting …


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Bill to fight vaccine misinformation clears legislative health panel

AUGUSTA | A bill designed to ensure parents have reliable, accurate information before deciding not to have their children vaccinated won a green light …



Finding a sweet little taste of home here in Maine

In a way, Maine will always be home. We bought our first house in Bangor, our daughter was born in Ellsworth and it’s the first …

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