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Split firewood is stacked in East Orrington in this February 2012 file photo. Bob MacGregor read an op-ed about wood banks and got to work to help create Waldo County Woodshed, a nonprofit that provides firewood to low-income and fixed-income people.

Wood banks start to catch on in Maine, but not without some growing pains

2 hours ago BELFAST | It’s hard to keep a good idea under wraps. Maybe that’s why the Waldo County Woodshed, a nonprofit started by a group …

Forecasters say to expect subzero temperatures Sunday, possible snow Monday

52 mins ago BANGOR | The overnight storm that left as much as 17 inches of snow in parts of Maine will make way for subzero temperatures …
Fishermen on the coast of Vinalhaven in 1936. From Richard Burton's Flickr collection, rich701.

Remembering Vinalhaven’s past

About five years ago, while in New Jersey, Richard Burton stumbled upon hundreds of images of Vinalhaven, Maine. “There were 50 rolls of 35mm film …

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Superintendent resigns days after panel reduces discipline against Calais basketball players

A disciplinary matter involving members of the Calais High School girls basketball …
Sarah Smiley

Diary of a snow day

A general view of the Vince Lombardi Trophy and helmets for the Seattle Seahawks and New England Patriots during a press conference for Super Bowl XLIX at Phoenix Convention Center.

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Suspected US drone strike kills al-Qaida militants in Yemen

2 hours ago ADEN — A suspected U.S. drone strike on a car in Yemen killed three men …


Sarah Smiley

Diary of a snow day

2:00 p.m. pre-storm: The school department cancels school 18 hours before the first bell would ring. This almost never happens. The kids haven’t even had …

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