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Rep. Scott Hamann, D-South Portland

State rep offers lengthy apology for ‘vulgar and disrespectful’ anti-Trump tirade

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Hamann offered a lengthy apology from the floor of the Maine House of Representatives Thursday.
The front view of La Rochelle mansion in Bar Harbor. The former mansion was donated by Tristram Colket to Maine Sea Coast Mission in 1972, as was a dedicated endowment for the building's upkeep.    BDN staff photo by Bill Trotter

Nonprofit to sell 115-year-old waterfront mansion in Bar Harbor

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The combined assessed value for the mansion and the 2.9-acre waterfront lot it sits on is $5.3 million.

Bicyclist dies after being hit by SUV in Wells

According to police the SUV was driven by a 17-year-old Wells resident.

Check how many parents are skipping vaccines at your kid’s Maine school

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The Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention released updated data this week showing vaccination rates by school. Use this tool to search elementary schools by town and view the percentage of parents opting out of immunizations.

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Women at the age of menopause or older are at increased risk for developing a urinary tract infection. UTIs in older women are harder to identify and harder to treat than in younger women, but preventive steps can help minimize your risk.

UTIs can be more dangerous, harder to cure as we age

In the catalog of age-related indignities, the humble urinary tract infection, or UTI, may not seem like a very big deal. But the truth is that, for women in particular, UTIs become much more problematic as we age. They’re easier to acquire, harder to identify, more challenging to cure and more dangerous if left untreated.

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