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Lincoln mill to shut down tissue machine, lay off 20-25 workers

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One of three tissue-making machines will be shut down and 20 to 25 workers laid off indefinitely at Lincoln Paper and Tissue …
Brook Wooldridge (from left) of Riverside, California; Cassandra Sontiens of London, Ontario; and Sterlin Joudain of Haiti help themselves to Gifford's Ice Cream in the Bengal's Lair at the University of Maine at Fort Kent on Monday. Students at UMFK and the system's other campuses will find more Maine-made and grown products in dining halls next year. The system has committed to hiring a food services company that will provide 20 percent of its food from Maine sources.

Maine universities to buy 20 percent of food locally by 2020

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BANGOR | The University of Maine System announced Monday that it has committed to purchasing 20 percent of food served on its campuses from …
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Blake McMahan, 10, gets his eyes tested at Georgetown Central School on Wednesday before starting the fifth grade on Sept. 1. This year, the school joined the district’s back-to-school program, providing backpacks, school supplies, vision screening, haircuts, and other necessities for its pre-kindergarten to fifth-graders.

Coastal Maine school system gives free supplies to students

GEORGETOWN | Tristan Beveridge skipped across highly buffed floors of the tiny Georgetown Central School gym late Wednesday morning to greet Principal Matt Carlson …
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Being tired hearing about climate change is a terrible reason to avoid doing something about it

In the spring of 1968 one of my classmates at Brewer High School nervously told …

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