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INVITATION TO ARTISTS: PAINT OUR MONUMENT!

By Marsha Donahue on Aug. 11, 2017, at 1:13 p.m.
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Dirt is kicked up on a road that runs through potato fields near the Fort Kent-Frenchville town line.

How Maine can be in a drought, even during record rainfall

By Bill Trotter on Aug. 11, 2017, at 11:12 a.m.
Maine has been getting more rain and snow each year, in part because of more intense storms brought on by climate change, yet the state is still experiencing droughts, according to weather forecasters and climatologists.
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“Maine Woods-Maine Waters” Benefit Concert

on Aug. 11, 2017, at 9:56 a.m.
MCKAY'S FISHING ADVENTURES

The Journal: Dylan Stewart

on Aug. 11, 2017, at 7:52 a.m.
SUMMER IN MAINE: KIDS, CAMPS, COMMUNITY

Camp Food: Striking a Healthy Balance

on Aug. 11, 2017, at 7:14 a.m.
POLL QUESTION
Motorists at Acadia National Park, like those seen here in 2015, will be spared $130 fines for failing to purchase entrance passes under a new program park officials have begun.

Acadia finds way to crack down on people who enter without paying

By Nick Sambides Jr. on Aug. 11, 2017, at 1 a.m.
Acadia National Park can fine motorists who don’t have entrance passes, but officials think they have a better way to crack down on violations.
GOOD BIRDING
Short-billed Dowitchers

Some shorebirds won’t be found at the shore at all in Maine

By Bob Duchesne on Aug. 10, 2017, at 6:56 p.m.
Every August, I write a few words about the multitude of shorebirds that move onto Maine’s tidal mudflats. I do some an injustice, because shorebirds also show up elsewhere.
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Sisters Kamryn (right) and Kendyl Martin cool off in Soldier Pond with friend Cowyn Jandreau on July 19. The sisters live just down the road from the local boat launch and swimming area, located in the town of Wallagrass. Jandreau was visiting from Eagle Lake. July 16 to 22 featured consecutive days at or just above 80 degrees, according to the National Weather Service Caribou office.

Northern, eastern Maine experienced significantly drier than normal July

By Jen Lynds on Aug. 10, 2017, at 4:31 p.m.
A total of 2.62 inches of precipitation fell in Caribou during the month, which was 1.46 inches below normal.
EYE ON MAINE SKIES!

Amazing Eclipses and Family Safety

on Aug. 10, 2017, at 2:37 p.m.
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Wellness & Whitewater: Weekend Adventure

By Holly Twining on Aug. 10, 2017, at 12:14 p.m.
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50 Miles for Milestone

By Manuela Arundel on Aug. 10, 2017, at 12:11 p.m.
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Bangor Gun Show

By CHARLES RUMSEY on Aug. 10, 2017, at 11:53 a.m.
CHECK IN WITH CHARLIE

Everything You Need To Know About The Eclipse In Maine

on Aug. 09, 2017, at 8:50 p.m.
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Forest City Stream at the outflow of the Forest City dam on East Grand Lake, May 18, 2017.

New state law aims to end controversy over Forest City dam

By John Holyoke on Aug. 09, 2017, at 10:24 a.m.
“There’s about 2,000 camps on the lake, including some traditional sporting camps, and it would have had serious impacts,” Rep. Bob Duchesne, D-Hudson, said.
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Two tornadoes swept through isolated stretches of Maine on Saturday.

Pair of tornadoes touch down in rural Maine

By Nick McCrea on Aug. 09, 2017, at 8:31 a.m.
Two tornadoes swept through isolated stretches of Maine on Saturday.
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Perseid Shower Observation

By Gudrun Keszöcze on Aug. 08, 2017, at 8:55 p.m.
ACT OUT WITH AISLINN

Acadia National Park to create road checkpoints to reduce impaired driving

on Aug. 08, 2017, at 3:55 p.m.
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Maine Firearms Hunter Safety

By soshorepoet on Aug. 08, 2017, at 3:03 p.m.
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Archery Hunter Education Course

By soshorepoet on Aug. 08, 2017, at 2:58 p.m.
ACT OUT WITH AISLINN

1-minute hike: Jordan Cliffs Trail in Acadia National Park

on Aug. 08, 2017, at 1:06 p.m.