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A rain cloud drifts closer to the North Peak of Doubletop Mountain in Baxter State Park in this August 2014 file photo.

Baxter State Park officials seek $10,000 from hiker to pay for search

38 mins ago MILLINOCKET | In a rare move, the Baxter State Park will request that a hiker pay the $10,000 it cost to search for him …
Bernie, an old English sheepdog, plays with Bowdoin College students during an animal therapy session at the college library on Monday, Dec. 15.

‘Fuzz therapy’: Bowdoin College uses cuddly dogs to ease stress of finals week

2 hours ago BRUNSWICK | Like celebrities evading paparazzi, six furry guests were quietly slipped through a side door into a nondescript first-floor reading room at the …
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Fifty-six police officers earned their badges Friday during graduation exercises at the Maine Criminal Justice Academy.

Five new Bangor police officers among 56 Maine Criminal Justice Academy graduates

VASSALBORO | Five new Bangor police officers were among 56 who earned their badges at the Maine Criminal Justice Academy’s commencement ceremonies on Friday. …

Six Maine hospitals face penalties for rates of infections, complications

36 mins ago The federal government is cracking down on half a dozen Maine hospitals for high rates …

13,000 T-Mobile cellphone customers in Maine eligible for part of $90 million national settlement

3 hours ago AUGUSTA | Some 13,000 Mainers who are former and current customers of cellphone carrier …

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Police: Man who killed himself in school parking lot had sexually assaulted girl

WATERVILLE | A local man who took his own life in the parking lot …

Portland Daily Sun publisher shuts down free paper weeks after buying Portland Phoenix

1 hour ago Portland Daily Sun publisher Mark Guerringue confirmed Friday that the free newspaper …

As Muslims flee to Maine, she interprets their pain

PORTLAND | Qamar Ahmed looks into the eyes of her client, a mother of …

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