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Trail closed, search expanded for missing Baxter State Park hiker

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An expanded ground and air search continued Saturday for a 78-year-old Virginia hiker last seen on the Marston Trail loop …

A Maine blacksmith, his son’s online tribute

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BAR HARBOR | A lot of the things popular on the Internet are like soap bubbles: shiny and insubstantial, disappearing as fast as they …

Check out the ratio of single men to women where you live

Single, educated men looking for love might try getting to know Kennebec County better.  That’s because there are 5.2 single, college-educated women in their 30s …

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Two dead, firefighter injured in Old Town blaze

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Two people and two pets died in a fire in their …

9-year-old girl missing in Mattawamkeag found dead

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The Maine Warden Service says the body of the 9-year-old girl, who …


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. …


Children try some shelling peas on harvest day of the Sea Dog Kid's Garden Club at the Sea Dog in Bangor on Aug. 6, 2014.

Bumper garden harvest? Here’s how to preserve it for later

ISLESBORO | In Maine gardens, August is the height of the growing season, with good — or lucky — gardeners drowning in oceans of …

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