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Mattawamkeag to vote on school’s fate

By Nick Sambides Jr. on July 24, 2009, at 11:09 p.m.

Two Sandy Point residents hurt in car-SUV crash

By Dawn Gagnon on July 24, 2009, at 11:04 p.m.
BANGOR | Two Sandy Point residents were taken to a Bangor hospital Friday after they were injured in a two-vehicle crash on Odlin Road. Injured were John Harriman, 36, and Janet Harriman, …

Shirley to celebrate 175th anniversary with events, postmark

By Diana Bowley on July 24, 2009, at 10:07 p.m.
This small town in the Moosehead Lake region would have been called Somerset during its March 9, 1834, incorporation had it not been for a legislator who preferred the name …

Man gets 2nd trial, identical verdict

By Diana Bowley on July 24, 2009, at 10:05 p.m.
DOVER-FOXCROFT | A Parkman man who had convinced a Superior Court judge that his attorney was ineffective during his 2005 trial for marijuana cultivation was found guilty once again during a …

Conviction upheld in Route 7 fatality

By Diana Bowley on July 24, 2009, at 9:48 p.m.

Former Met director talks at Strand

By Jessica Bloch on July 24, 2009, at 9:09 p.m.
ROCKLAND | Philippe de Montebello is considered one of the most powerful men in the world of art. Yet de Montebello, who recently retired after 31 years as the director of the Metropolitan …

Federal bill targets Canada-U.S. crossing boost in Madawaska

By Julia Bayly on July 24, 2009, at 9:02 p.m.

Millinocket could hold H.O.G. rally in 2011

By Nick Sambides Jr. on July 24, 2009, at 9 p.m.

Red tide may ruin shellfish season in state

By Sharon Kiley Mack on July 24, 2009, at 8:52 p.m.
MACHIAS | As nearly the entire Maine coast remains closed to shellfish harvesting because of red tide and flooding, a study by a University of Maine at Machias researcher suggests the …

Program to relieve Maine of ‘clunkers’

By Kevin Miller on July 24, 2009, at 8:40 p.m.
AUGUSTA | Like many Americans during these tight economic times, Melinda Diehl had planned to squeeze as much life as possible out of her 12-year-old SUV. She certainly wasn’t in the …

Coast Guard training ship docks in Rockland

By Walter Griffin on July 24, 2009, at 8:38 p.m.
Driving rain and lashing winds failed to scare off the state and local officials, area businessmen and residents who braved the wet and chill to sail aboard the U.S. Coast Guard …

‘Lost Season’

By Sharon Kiley Mack on July 24, 2009, at 8:36 p.m.
CLINTON | Farmers are watching their hay crops being ruined and their feed corn shrivel as rain continues to plague Maine’s farming industry. “Everything is just devastated,” Dr. Rick Kersbergen of the Waldo County Cooperative Extension said Friday.

Students graduate from Chinese camp in Bangor

By Jessica Bloch on July 24, 2009, at 8:33 p.m.

NYC musician takes top bill at jazz festival

By Abigail Curtis on July 24, 2009, at 8:28 p.m.

MDI businessman buys Ellsworth hotel property

on July 24, 2009, at 8:26 p.m.
A Bar Harbor-based hotelier who has been aggressively expanding his holdings for more than a year is adding another commercial lodging property in Hancock County to his list of …

Fresh look at Maine’s assets focus of initiative

By Dawn Gagnon on July 24, 2009, at 8:24 p.m.

Lincoln’s shifting landscape: 55-year-old jewelry store one of many recent, pending closures

By Nick Sambides Jr. on July 24, 2009, at 8:22 p.m.
For almost 55 years, anyone in the Lincoln Lakes region who wanted to offer a thoughtful thank-you, spur a courtship into romance, declare love unto death — or who had some serious making up to do — could count J.K. Vose Fine Jewelers as an option.

Jumping into hot water again

By Tom Gocze on July 24, 2009, at 8:20 p.m.

Technology can’t solve everything

By Renee Ordway on July 24, 2009, at 8:16 p.m.
There simply must be a better way of doing things.This was the thought I had last weekend as my daughter with the learner’s permit stomped down on the gas pedal instead of the brake, shooting …

Music festival highlight of fair

on July 24, 2009, at 7:48 p.m.