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Mike Noyes, a member of the Camp CaPella board of directors, hauled in the most money at an estimated $2,000 during the camp's Polar Dip fundraiser at Phillips Lake on Sunday. This year's event brought in a record-breaking $14,000.

Camp CaPella’s Polar Dip fundraiser hauls in $14,000

By Dawn Gagnon on Feb. 27, 2017, at 2:14 p.m.
This year’s Polar Dip is expected to raise more than $14,000.

Shuttered Kenduskeag school eyed for affordable senior housing

By Dawn Gagnon on Feb. 24, 2017, at 7:22 p.m.
Penquis CAP proposes to build 16 units to rent to low-income seniors at the former school.

Forecast calls for freezing rain to sweep across northern Maine

By Dawn Gagnon on Feb. 24, 2017, at 5:35 p.m.
Ice accumulations of up to around a tenth of an inch could lead to slick road conditions and scattered power outages across the northern part of the state.

Brewer pre-K and kindergarten registration set for March 3

on Feb. 24, 2017, at 3:05 p.m.

Kindergarten registration set for Milford or Greenfield schools

on Feb. 24, 2017, at 2:16 p.m.

Area high school students honored by the National Society of the DAR

on Feb. 24, 2017, at 2:13 p.m.

Jazz piano and trombone player wanted

on Feb. 24, 2017, at 12:28 p.m.

Beginner Sewing Course

By The Cotton Cupboard Quilt Shop on Feb. 23, 2017, at 1:34 p.m.
The Katahdin Woods and Waters National Monument offers a spectacular view of Katahdin and other natural beauties in this November picture.

LePage to Trump: Ax North Woods national monument

By Nick Sambides Jr. on Feb. 22, 2017, at 12:58 p.m.
Gov. Paul LePage has asked President Donald Trump to reverse an executive order and return the Katahdin Woods and Waters National Monument to private ownership.
Nokomis Regional High School Principal Mary Nadeau (left) and teacher Matt Brown broadcast a recent Nokomis basketball game at the Augusta Civic Center. Nadeau, who has been at Nokomis for 25 years as a teacher, coach and administrator, enjoys sharing her experience by calling the play-by-play for Warriors' athletic events with Nokomis Warrior Broadcasting.

Nokomis High School features play-by-play principal during basketball tourney

By Ernie Clark on Feb. 22, 2017, at 10:39 a.m.
When it comes to Mary Nadeau’s play-by-play television coverage of the boys and girls basketball teams from Nokomis Regional High School of Newport, it has little to do with critique and everything to do with sharing her students’ experiences with the communities she serves.
A sign marks the intersection of the Appalachian Trail and the Abol Pond Trail at Baxter State Park.

Climber, 68, dies in 1,000 foot fall in Baxter State Park

By Dawn Gagnon and Judy Harrison on Feb. 20, 2017, at 11:02 a.m.
The victim had been camping at Daicey Pond Campground with a larger group.

Grieving Children Find Hope and Help with Pathfinders

on Feb. 20, 2017, at 10:12 a.m.

Public Bean Supper at East Orrington Congregational Church

on Feb. 17, 2017, at 4:56 p.m.
Municipal Review Committee Executive Director Greg Lounder (third from left), and Fiberight CEO Craig Stuart-Paul (center) stand among members of various companies involved in the development of the Fiberight municipal solid waste and recycling facility during the facility's groundbreaking ceremony in Hampden in this October 2016 file photo.

Fiberight asks FAME for $45M conduit bond for Hampden waste-to-energy plant

By Nok-Noi Ricker on Feb. 15, 2017, at 3:46 p.m.
Fiberight is asking for up to $45 million in bond funding for the $69 million project in Hampden as an effort to get the best interest rate, according to Fiberight CEO Craig Stuart-Paul.
An Eastern Maine Railway plow train approaches the Route 171 crossing in Wytopitlock Wednesday morning as it works to clear rail lines following the blizzard earlier this week.

Third storm in a week to drop up to a foot of snow overnight

By Nok-Noi Ricker on Feb. 15, 2017, at 9:25 a.m.
A winter storm warning is in place for much of the state from 1 p.m. Wednesday until 1 p.m. Thursday.
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Man accepts $350 fine for racing father to Lincoln hospital after chainsaw accident

By Nick Sambides Jr. on Feb. 14, 2017, at 2:23 p.m.
A man has pleaded guilty to driving more than 100 mph and refusing to stop while taking a chainsaw accident victim through downtown Lincoln.
Superintendent of Bangor Public Schools Betsy Webb

Maine educators look beyond testing to measure student success

By Robbie Feinberg, Maine Public on Feb. 13, 2017, at 4:32 p.m.
While school funding is at the center of public debate right now, educators are wrestling with another problem, too: how to measure student success.
Blaze maintenance man Robert McClure tries to keep on top of the falling snow so there's a clear path to the business on Monday afternoon in Bangor.

Paralyzing blizzard strikes Maine

By Dawn Gagnon on Feb. 13, 2017, at 3:19 p.m.
A blizzard that dumped more than 2 feet of snow by 1 p.m. Monday brought parts of Maine to a virtual standstill.
Firefighters with the 101st Air Refueling Wing train for airplane crashes and rescues at Bangor International Airport in this 2014 file photo.

Maine Army National Guard acquires training land in Penobscot County

By Dawn Gagnon on Feb. 13, 2017, at 3:09 p.m.
Within the next decade, if all goes according to plan, members of the Maine Army National Guard won’t have to leave the state for large training and shooting exercises.
Pedestrians walk down Garland Street in Bangor Thursday afternoon.

See where the storm dumped the most snow in Maine

By Darren Fishell on Feb. 13, 2017, at 10:24 a.m.
More snow is on the way Monday afternoon.