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Detainees sleep in a holding cell at a U.S. Customs and Border Protection processing facility in Brownsville, Texas June 18, 2014.

Border children’s plight, explained: Long court process could end with deportation or legal status

AUGUSTA, Maine — The immigration and humanitarian crisis created by tens of thousands of unaccompanied children illegally entering the United States became a minor controversy …
A contractor blows insulation into a Maine attic.
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Hundreds of Mainers weatherizing, upgrading heating systems

AUGUSTA, Maine – During a period that is typically quiet for weatherization and insulation contractors, this summer, business is booming. Regardless of how cold next winter …
Maine Deputy Attorney General William Stokes smiles, and his wife Diane Doyen applauds, as the Judiciary Committee unanimously votes to recommend him for a judgeship on the Superior Court in Augusta on Thursday.

Judiciary committee endorses nominees to state Supreme Court, Superior Court

AUGUSTA, Maine — The Legislature’s Judiciary Committee on Thursday unanimously endorsed the nominations of a seasoned jurist to Maine’s highest court and the state’s top …

Purse-snatching suspect arrested in Augusta

AUGUSTA, Maine — A local woman allegedly involved in several …

Kennebec County man who asked for a beer after being freed from vehicle charged with DUI

CHELSEA, Maine — A Kennebec County man, who needed to …

Augusta fire displaces 10 tenants

AUGUSTA, Maine — Ten tenants were displaced when a fire …
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British author to discuss expulsion of Acadians from Nova Scotia

GRAND FALLS, New Brunswick – In 1755, thousands of French-speaking settlers …

Single-vehicle Monmouth accident sends man to hospital

MONMOUTH, Maine — A local man was taken to a …
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Governor designates $25,000 to Downeast Salmon Federation

AUGUSTA, Maine — Gov. Paul R. LePage has designated $25,000 …
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Road crack sealing operation on I-295 southbound

WEST GARDINER, Maine – Maine Department of Transportation crews will be …
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Maine secretary of state elected VP to national association

BALTIMORE, Maryland – Maine Secretary of State Matthew Dunlap was elected …
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Maine Tourism Association announces new board members

The Maine Tourism Association has announced the addition of three new …
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AUGUSTA, Maine — Even during their K-12 years, youth spend approximately 85% of their waking hours outside of school. Research has shown that harnessing some …
 
GARDINER, Maine — Fuel dealers who offer prepaid contracts are reminded to register with the Maine Department of Professional and Financial Regulation by June 30, …
 
Exhibit: Variations VII, A group exhibit by the Artdogs studio artists Dates: June 21- July 26, 2014 Place: Circling the Square Fine Art Press, 275 …
 
“Shared Quiet”: Monroe artist Alison Rector has an exhibition of new paintings about Maine Public Libraries, and a lecture about her artwork at the Maine …
 
AUGUSTA – Dream Local Digital, Inc. is the latest Maine business to outgrow its existing facility. The digital marketing company was recently certified for a …