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Summer camp aims to create future environmental leaders in Maine’s tribes

WINTER HARBOR, Maine — Barry Dana is worried about the next generation of environmental leaders within Maine’s Native American tribes. The former Penobscot Nation chief …
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Alec Richardson and Hugh Lassen: The Essence of Maine

Friday, July 18, 2014 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Location: Littlefield Gallery, 145 Main Street, Winter Harbor, Maine For more information: 207-963-6005; littlefieldgallery.com The paintings …
Port Clyde fisherman Randy Cushman

‘That’s what it used to be like’: Oral history initiative preserves Maine fishing tales

HARPSWELL, Maine — When Port Clyde fisherman Gary Libby started fishing in 1978, a good day at sea meant heading home with 6,000 pounds of …
From the summit of Bald Rock Mountain in Camden Hills State Park, the fall foliage extends across the Lincolnville hills toward Penobscot Bay in this October 2013 file photo.

Want to enjoy the outdoors? Families can get free Maine state park passes this summer

Maine families will have the opportunity to enjoy the outdoors with a little help from the State Bureau of Parks and Land, the Harvard Pilgrim …
The Tin Man, a lawn decoration made from welded propane tanks, holds a hose on Peggy Riley's lawn in Canaan, Maine.

Get on my lawn: Creative decorations adorn Maine yards

CANAAN, Maine – The tin man had been amusing passers-by on Route 2 for nearly five decades, but he disappeared from Peggy Riley’s front lawn …
The pirate ship &quotMust Roos"  fires on Fort Knox.
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Pirates to Invade Fort Knox and Ghost Tours

(Prospect) The Friends of Fort Knox are sponsoring their annual “Pirate Day” at the Fort Knox State Historic Site, Prospect, Saturday, July 19, from 11 …

Cate Street company suing New York energy firm over mistaken $140,000 transfer

A company created by the investor in two Katahdin region paper mills to operate a 75-megawatt biomass boiler in Gorham, New Hampshire, is suing another …

Panel finds Maine Legislature erred in passing laws on tribal fishing rights, calls parties back to negotiating table

BANGOR, Maine — The Maine Indian Tribal-State Commission released a report Friday in which it found the Maine Legislature circumvented the amendment process set forth …
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Free admission to state parks with Maine loon license plate

AUGUSTA, Maine — The Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation and …
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Blue Hill Bach's orchestra and chorus of Baroque music specialists under the direction of John Finney.

Blue Hill Bach Festival Finale

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NESCom spring semester 2014 honors

BANGOR, Maine – The following students from Maine have received semester honors …
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Rep. Kornfield named House chair of Student Hunger Task Force

Rep. Victoria Kornfield, D-Bangor, has been named House chair of …
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CAPE ELIZABETH, Maine – The ocean view Sea Glass Restaurant at Inn by the Sea in Cape Elizabeth has again been awarded the prestigious Wine Spectator …
 
AUGUSTA, Maine — Even during their K-12 years, youth spend approximately 85% of their waking hours outside of school. Research has shown that harnessing some …
 
A Revolutionary Press, located in Harborside, Maine announces the publication of its first book, “For Whom the Bell Tolls : A story for the Twenty-first …
 
STATEWIDE, Maine — Producers with expiring U.S. Department of Agriculture Conservation Stewardship (CSP) contracts have from July 11 until September 12, 2014 to submit an …
 
BANGOR, Maine – Bud and Jan’s Together Crafts, the husband and wife joint venture that offers distinctive, hand-crafted cards and jewelry, announced that it is expanding …