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Nate Hicks (left) of the Bangor High School ROTC distributes flags Wednesday afternoon on the gravestones of veterans around Mount Pleasant Cemetery in Bangor. Raymond Willins (right), a World War II veteran and a member of American Legion Post 12 in Bangor, was the leader of Hicks’ group. American Legion Post 12, the Bangor High School ROTC, Bangor Boy Scout Troops 301 and 10, and community volunteers gathered at the cemetery for a brief ceremony and the placement of flags for Memorial Day.

Maine Frame: Remembrances from Maine Memorial Days

Memorial Day is a federal holiday to remember the men and women who died while serving our country in the military. Many people visit cemeteries …
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Pro tips: Polish your golf swing, get out of sand traps

BANGOR | A wayward tee shot or approach shot has landed in a bunker or in the deep rough. The next shot probably will …
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Is it a parent’s responsibility to leave an inheritance?

A majority of older Americans say yes, unlike their European counterparts.
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State forces Easton to conduct first revaluation since 1992

A revaluation project mandated by the state is under way in Easton, …

Fort Hood massacre victim receives Purple Heart after regulation change

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MILWAUKEE — The day before Russell Seager left the Milwaukee VA Medical Clinic to deploy …

Gateway Bridge repairs planned in Houlton

Repairs to the town’s Gateway Crossing Bridge will now happen without impacting …

Sports

University of Southern Maine junior Sam Dexter throws to first in a Sanford Mainers game last June.

Coaches association names USM shortstop Divison III Player of the Year

APPLETON, Wisconsin — University of Southern Maine junior shortstop Sam Dexter of Oakland received the American Baseball Coaches Association/Rawlings Gold Bat Award as the National …

Outdoors

For about a month every year alewives make their way up rivers and streams from the Gulf of Maine back to their birthplace to spawn. These alewives are traveling up Blackman Stream to get back to Chemo Pond, where the generation before them was stocked by Maine fish biologists.
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Alewives return to Blackman Stream, inspire celebratory festival

BRADLEY | Ten miles downriver in Bangor, the Penobscot River meanders, wide and proud, showing little evidence of the epic change that’s taking place …

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Bill to fight vaccine misinformation clears legislative health panel

AUGUSTA | A bill designed to ensure parents have reliable, accurate information before deciding not to have their children vaccinated won a green light …

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Salt is the cure for just about anything

Most of us have heard the phrase, ‘The cure for anything is salt water – sweat, tears or the sea”. So who wouldn’t want your …

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