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Lovers of history and food will also love this book.

on Oct. 22, 2016, at 7 a.m.

Author of book on America’s First Ladies to speak in Augusta

on Oct. 21, 2016, at 4:36 p.m.
Derek Blake, 30, of Sidney

Early morning raid nets four arrests for drug trafficking

By Nok-Noi Ricker on Oct. 21, 2016, at 3:53 p.m.
One ounce of crack cocaine, 8 grams of heroin, a half pound of marijuana and $1,000 cash were seized.
Fail Better Farm owner Clayton Carter said recently that the yield of several vegetables was significantly lower due to the drought in Maine.

Weather Service: Current rain won’t cure Maine drought conditions

By Jen Lynds on Oct. 21, 2016, at 2:45 p.m.

State Library to host event with Maine mystery writer Gerry Boyle

on Oct. 21, 2016, at 1:57 p.m.

In explaining doubts about voting system, LePage says US is ‘not a democracy’

on Oct. 20, 2016, at 2:18 p.m.

SBA and VBOC of New England to Host Boots to Business Reboot at Augusta Armory

By James Pineau on Oct. 20, 2016, at 10:25 a.m.

Maine Democrats apologize for doctored photo of Air Force veteran in attack mailer

on Oct. 20, 2016, at 9:55 a.m.
Houlton players celebrate after defeating Gray-New Gloucester in the Class B girls state championship basketball game at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor in this February 2016 file photo.

Class B basketball state finals moved to Augusta

By Ernie Clark on Oct. 19, 2016, at 4:22 p.m.

Students Pursue Skills Employers Claim Are in Short Supply

By Lisa813 on Oct. 19, 2016, at 3:24 p.m.

Where the Maine race stands ahead of Trump and Clinton’s last debate

on Oct. 19, 2016, at 10:30 a.m.

After winning two elections, LePage calls Maine voting system illegitimate

on Oct. 18, 2016, at 9:52 a.m.
“I am not confident that we are going to have a clean election in Maine,” Gov. Paul LePage said.

Double, Double, Toilet Trouble

on Oct. 17, 2016, at 5:17 p.m.
I used to think “incontinence” meant someone who traveled through Europe or Asia.

Poliquin agrees to debate Cain today, but you won’t see it until tomorrow

on Oct. 17, 2016, at 2:53 p.m.

Cain narrows fundraising gap with Poliquin in high-dollar 2nd District race

on Oct. 17, 2016, at 10:53 a.m.

Spirits of Suspicion Murder Mystery Dinner

By Juli Settlemire on Oct. 14, 2016, at 2:47 p.m.

LePage calls Maine’s student laptop program a ‘massive failure’

on Oct. 14, 2016, at 10:09 a.m.
“It’s been a failure and we all know it, but we keep doing it because we’re used to doing it,” Gov. Paul LePage said of the MLTI laptop program.

LePage tries to explain why Obama is a dictator and he’s not

on Oct. 13, 2016, at 9:55 a.m.
Dan Leclair, project associate at UMA, demonstrates how to pilot a drone at the University of Maine at Augusta Thursday. UMA is offering a course, starting Oct. 27, for students and nonstudents to learn how to pilot Unmanned Aerial Vehicles, or drones. UMA will be the first institution of higher learning in Maine to offer such a course.

UMA unveils Maine’s first drone piloting course

By Nick McCrea on Oct. 13, 2016, at 6 a.m.
Visitors to campus may notice small unmanned aerial vehicles, or UAVs, commonly referred to as drones, whizzing about overhead in coming semesters as the university works to build a training center and specialize in training new pilots.

New poll shows Clinton widening Maine lead but 2nd District still up for grabs

on Oct. 12, 2016, at 9:01 a.m.