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The MaineGeneral Medical Center in Augusta as seen in this November  2013 file photo.

Six Maine hospitals face penalties for rates of infections, complications

The federal government is cracking down on half a dozen Maine hospitals for high rates of complications and infections. The six Maine facilities are among …

Gift of music: Bangor girl given piano played by generations of Mainers

Nine-year-old Maurcia Mosley remembers when she decided she wanted to play piano. She was 4 years old, and she was riding in the car with …
Three sleepy puppies "in the sack" are being cared for in one of Santa's sub-precincts, awaiting Christmas day and a permanent home as a gift from Santa in this December 1956 file photo. They are part of a litter of five at the Bangor Humane Society's shelter on Howard Street. Ernest F. Crowell, humane society agent, said they are a mixture of spaniel, collie and shepherd. Also at the shelter and anxious to find an owner are two cute boxer pups.

Happy holidays: The spirit of Christmas past across Maine

It has been known as “the most wonderful time of year,” and Bangor Daily News photographers have been capturing that Christmas spirit in Maine. Our …

Pedestrian struck by vehicle near Brewer City Hall

A pedestrian was struck at 6:30 a.m. Saturday in front of Brewer City Hall, according …

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Police investigating stabbing in Calais

The Maine State Police and the Calais Police Department are investigating a …

Volunteers in Lewiston hand out free smoke detectors

LEWISTON — Fire officials statewide say it has been a devastating year for fire deaths …

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