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OxyContin, in 80 mg pills, in a 2013 file image.

Maine’s new opiate limits could be targeted in lawsuit

Two midcoast men who suffer from chronic pain informed state officials on Tuesday that they intend to sue over a new law that limits opiate prescriptions.
Rear Adm. Steve Poulin, 1st Coast Guard District commander (at podium) honors Sgt. Matt Talbot and Specialist Corrie Roberts (immediate left of Poulin) during a ceremony at the State House. Talbot and Roberts were honored for their role in stopping a runaway lobster boat in October 2015 off the coast of North Haven.

Maine Marine Patrol officers honored for stopping runaway lobster boat

Two Maine Marine Patrol officers were honored Tuesday for their attempt to rescue a distressed fisherman off North Haven in 2015.
Korean War hero Capt. Thomas Hudner.

92-year-old Korean War hero coming to Maine to see destroyer named after him

The Korean War Medal of Honor recipient will be honored Saturday at Bath Iron Works during the christening of the destroyer bearing his name.
Homestead

Everything INCLUDING The Kitchen Sink Sale benefits Habitat for Humanity of Waldo County on April 7, 8, and 9

&quotPoetry by the Bay" host Kristin Frangoulis interviews Belfast-area poet in the studio of Belfast Community Radio.
Community

Belfast Community Radio speaks with many voices

A police chase through downtown Belfast and surrounding side streets came to an end around 9 a.m. Monday, when the driver of the white Volvo crashed into a light pole and got stuck. Police say the driver damaged several police cruisers during the pursuit.

Belfast chase ends after car rams police SUVs, crashes into light pole

A bizarre, slow-speed police chase through downtown Belfast and side streets Tuesday morning ended after a car rammed several police vehicles and struck a light pole, sending one officer and the driver of the car to the hospital.
Andrew Mullin

Lincoln Academy administrator arrested for OUI

The associate head of school at Lincoln Academy was arrested Saturday night for allegedly operating under the influence after deputies reportedly found his car stopped in the middle of Sproul Hill Road blocking traffic.
Lilly Kuhn of Yarmouth harvests potatoes during Wolfe's Neck Farm's summer Teen Agriculture program in Freeport.
Outdoors

Maine is a ‘hotbed’ of summer camps, and kids love it

“There’s a reason why Maine is such a hotbed for summer camps, and it’s because of the woods and mountains and lakes and coast.”
Sap buckets around a neighborhood in Belfast wait to be emptied by Sasha Kutsy and her family Wednesday. The family gathers sap from neighbor trees to make around two gallons of maple syrup.
VIDEO

Maple syrup isn’t just a business, it’s a way of life

“As February rolls around and we are so eager for spring to come, this is a sign that it’s on its way.”

Maine pols push to keep late campaign contributions hidden until after elections

Last year, candidates, PACs and ballot question campaigns disclosed more than $2.6 million of spending under what’s known as 24-hour reporting.
Community

Lunch and Paint

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