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Bridgton man found dead in Peabody Pond

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Mark Peters, 58, had been reported missing by his wife around 9 p.m. Monday, according to Maine Warden Service Cpl. John MacDonald. He had gone fishing alone around 10 a.m. and was supposed to return home at dusk but did not.

Competitors race pumpkin boats at Damariscotta festival

“It’s hard work to paddle a pumpkin,” said JaJa Martin of Bremen, wearing a green princess gown as she climbed out of her pumpkin, “Yoda.”

‘Definitive guide’ finds 3 Maine counties among America’s safest places during zombie apocalypse

‘Zombie apocalypse survival guides’ aren’t really novel any more, and it sort of feels like we’re getting zombie fatigue in terms of pop culture — …

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‘This could be it’: Auburn man recounts sailboat losing mast, going adrift

John Gilbert was hoping Friday would be a day to remember. It turned out to be unforgettable — but hardly for the reasons the sailor had planned.



Where in the woods am I?

My friend Heather, who currently lives in Boston, drove north to visit her family in Maine this past weekend, and I persuaded her to join …


The Bromo-Seltzer Tower in Baltimore, Maryland, shown in 2008, was erected in 1911.

Maine experts to restore landmark Baltimore tower clock

As part of the project, Balzer Family Clock Works will tune up the Bromo Seltzer tower clock’s gears and restore its pendulum, the weight that swings with gravity to power the timepiece. The company also will build a new escapement, a device long missing from the clock, which produces the familiar tick-tock sound.

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