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Growing and possessing marijuana is now legal in Maine, but lawmakers are continuing to figure out the process of selling and buying the drug.

What Maine’s new recreational marijuana market will look like

The Legislature in January delayed commercial sale of marijuana until 2018 to write rules for the system. For casual users, it leaves the federally illegal drug in a no man’s land.
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Monarch butterflies return to Southwest Harbor garden after years of absence

The butterflies were roosting on a recent foggy morning in Charlotte Rhoades Park and Butterfly Garden. Wings shut, they clung to the undersides of leaves and colorful blossoms, waiting in shelter for the sun.
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People enjoy a great day on Sand Beach in Acadia National Park.
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How summer vacation took hold in the US

Planning a trip to the beach, a lake, or some other spot in the great outdoors in the next month or so? Please take a few moments to thank a small but influential group of reformers, idealists, and busybodies who created an enduring American institution: the summer vacation.

Sports

Jason Thresher lines up a putt during the final round of the Greater Bangor Open golf tournament held at the Bangor Municipal Golf Course Saturday.

Connecticut golfer fires final round 62 to capture Greater Bangor Open

Twenty-eight year-old Jason Thresher wasted little time establishing himself during the final round of the 51st annual Greater Bangor Open at the Bangor Municipal Golf Course on Saturday.

Outdoors

A monarch butterfly perches on a flower on July 18, at Charlotte Rhoades Garden and Butterfly Park in Southwest Harbor.
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Monarch butterflies return to Southwest Harbor garden after years of absence

The butterflies were roosting on a recent foggy morning in Charlotte Rhoades Park and Butterfly Garden. Wings shut, they clung to the undersides of leaves and colorful blossoms, waiting in shelter for the sun.

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