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By Nick Sambides Jr. on Aug. 23, 2016, at 3:03 p.m.
For at least 15 years, Burt’s Bee’s entrepreneur Roxanne Quimby has pursued her goal of creating a national park in Maine’s north woods.
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By Nick Sambides Jr. on Aug. 23, 2016, at 12:01 p.m.
The company owned by the family of Roxanne Quimby transferred more than 87,000 acres to the federal government on Tuesday, strongly indicating a North Woods national monument will soon be designated by President Barack Obama.
By Nick Sambides Jr. on Aug. 14, 2016, at 6:50 p.m.
Aimee Peterson Cyr was one of at least two people who videoed the hapless skunk as it walked in circles near Millinocket Fabrication and Machine Inc., before being freed by another resident, Tammy McLain, at about 7 a.m. Sunday.
By Nick Sambides Jr. on Aug. 13, 2016, at 1 a.m.
“I’m looking for a buyer who will honor her rich history and do an historical rebuild,” Lindsey Bell said.
By Nick Sambides Jr. on Aug. 12, 2016, at 5:49 p.m.
The deficiencies, according to the petition, include failures to demonstrate the technical and financial abilities to build the plant.
By Nick Sambides Jr. on Aug. 10, 2016, at 2:19 p.m.
A veteran administrator will replace Lincoln’s departing Town Manager Ron Weatherbee effective Aug. 23, officials said Wednesday.
By Nick Sambides Jr. on Aug. 08, 2016, at 5:47 p.m.
A federal agency has settled its $5 million civil lawsuit against Lincoln Paper and Tissue LLC by agreeing to seek restitution for a lesser amount when claims filed by unsecured creditors against the bankrupt mill’s estate are processed.
By Nick Sambides Jr. on Aug. 05, 2016, at 9:23 a.m.
“There are things that Mr. Lawrence started. My goal is to continue them. There’s not a lot to change. It’s a nice community.”
‘I thought, just stay alive’: Strength, doctors who stopped on I-95 helped Orono woman survive rollover
By Nick Sambides Jr. on Aug. 02, 2016, at 5:12 p.m.
“All I could think was live, live, live. Don’t feed that blackness. If I see black, I am dead,” the 21-year-old graduate student recalled on Tuesday, shortly after being released from Eastern Maine Medical Center in Bangor.
By Nick Sambides Jr. on Aug. 02, 2016, at 1:55 p.m.
“Opportunities for public involvement don’t end with the [monument] proclamation. It is more like a beginning point,” University of Montana professor Ted Catton said.
By Nick Sambides Jr. on Aug. 01, 2016, at 5:31 p.m.
A LifeFlight helicopter landed on the highway after emergency service workers stopped traffic just north of mile marker 213, the location of the crash, to take the woman to the hospital.
By Nick Sambides Jr. on July 27, 2016, at 4:42 p.m.
The Lincoln Lakes region’s third dollar-discount store will open off Route 2 in the first week of September, officials said Wednesday.
By Nick Sambides Jr. on July 21, 2016, at 2:31 p.m.
In such tight contests, single issues often are magnified in determining the outcome. This year, the question of whether President Barack Obama will use his authority to designate a North Woods national monument looms large as that single issue in northern Maine.
By Nick Sambides Jr. on July 18, 2016, at 3:44 p.m.
Town Manager Ron Weatherbee wants to finish his career the way it began. That’s why the 62-year-old plans to resign his position by Sept. 1 to become a math teacher.
By Nick Sambides Jr. on July 15, 2016, at 7:25 p.m.
The U.S. House passed legislation Thursday that would block federal funding for new national monuments, including one in Maine.
By Nick Sambides Jr. on July 14, 2016, at 5:49 p.m.
Towns where mills close or unemployment spikes due to business downturns typically see increases in pet abandonment, said Liam Hughes, director of the state Animal Welfare department.
By Nick Sambides Jr. on July 13, 2016, at 5:02 p.m.
The platform to be voted on at the Republican party’s national convention next week in Cleveland includes limits to presidential authority to designate national monuments thanks, in part, to the work of a Maine lawmaker, officials said Wednesday.
By Nick Sambides Jr. on July 12, 2016, at 4:23 p.m.
The spontaneous combustion of oily cleaning rags may have ignited a two-alarm fire overnight Monday that damaged a Route 11 restaurant’s basement, officials said Tuesday.
By Nick Sambides Jr. on July 11, 2016, at 12:03 p.m.
President Woodrow Wilson established 5,000 acres on Mount Desert Island as a national monument, the forerunner of what would become Acadia National Park.
By Nick Sambides Jr. on July 10, 2016, at 4:47 p.m.
“We want everybody getting involved in the region, not just this town doing this and this town doing that.”