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Delegates from Seeds of Peace and local residents gathered Monday night, July 18, at the home of John and Amy Hebert in Van Buren. The delegates traveled to the St. John Valley as part of a trip to Maine.

Local family offers Seeds of Peace group a glimpse of St. John Valley

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At one point, one was teaching the dance to an enthusiastic delegate from Israel. “You would never see that in the Middle East. It just isn’t allowed.”

Homesteading at sea: Rockland family comes of age on 1927 schooner

“It’s a very simple lifestyle. There is no TV, there is no Wi-Fi. We simplify things as much as we can,” the ship’s captain and patriarch said.
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In Portland, South Sudanese pray for peace

By Jake Bleiberg, BDN Staff PORTLAND | On July 7, the same day the shooting in his home country re-started, Kwanny Malwal received good …

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Orono school board names new superintendent

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The RSU 26 school board has tapped Mike Tracy, a veteran educator who worked previously in Dexter and Clinton, as the new superintendent.

Surry man brought to hospital after being pulled from Sullivan quarry

A 26-year-old man from Surry was brought to a Bangor hospital Thursday after being pulled from the water at Sullivan Quarry on Quarry Road.

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