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Emerge Maine Welcomes 9th Class

Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Location: Brian Boru, 57 Center Street, Portland, Maine For more information: emergemaine.org PORTLAND, Maine — This …
Two bull moose are profiled against the rising sun in Fort Kent in this October 2013 photo.

1,050 moose hunters begin their season on Monday

The first wave of moose hunters will head into the woods on Monday in what has become one of the state’s most popular hunts. In …
Sen. Angus King
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King, Collins vote to approve arming Syrian rebels, funding government

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Senate approved President Barack Obama’s plan for training and arming moderate Syrian rebels to battle Islamic State militants on Thursday, a …
Anne Lichtenwalner, the director of the University of Maine Animal Health Laboratory, looks at a tissue sample from moose muscle on Thursday at her office at the University of Maine in Orono.
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UMaine’s Cooperative Extension asks voters for $8 million to research pests

Editor’s note: This is one of a series of articles examining the bond questions that will appear on the Nov. 4 ballot in Maine. Question …

UMaine students heading to New York City for People’s Climate March

ORONO, Maine — More than 100 University of Maine students are heading to the Big Apple this weekend to take part in what is being …
James Laurita

OSHA investigating death of Hope Elephants co-founder

AUGUSTA, Maine — The Occupational Safety and Health Administration office in Augusta on Thursday confirmed that the federal agency is investigating the Sept. 9 death …

Maine regulators asked to decide whether to charge electricity ratepayers for natural gas expansion

PORTLAND, Maine — The Tennessee Gas Pipeline Co. has asked Maine regulators to make up their minds by the end of November about charging electricity …
Gov. Paul LePage
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State employees union demands information on which LePage appointees, staff got bonus vacation time

AUGUSTA, Maine — The president of the union representing state employees is demanding Gov. Paul LePage’s administration reveal which political appointees and staff received bonus …
From the community

Maine Tourism wins 2 national awards for destination marketing

AUGUSTA, Maine — Two 2014 Mercury awards were presented to the Maine Office of Tourism during the U.S. Travel Association’s annual ESTO conference in August. …
From the community

Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul to celebrate 10th anniversary of basilica status

 LEWISTON, Maine — The Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul …

Census estimates show drop in Maine poverty rate

PORTLAND, Maine — The percentage of Mainers living in poverty …
From the community

Bishop Deeley to celebrate Red Mass Sept. 26 in Portland

 PORTLAND, Maine — Bishop Robert P. Deeley, J.C.D., will serve …
From the community

Fifth annual Deacon Assembly set for Sept. 20 in Brewer

BREWER, Maine — Bishop Robert P. Deeley will install 15 …

Much of state under freeze watch with chilly temperatures expected overnight

CARIBOU, Maine — With temperatures expected to dip into the …

Burnham-based company to make iconic Lincoln Logs

BANGOR, Maine — Gov. Paul LePage announced Wednesday that Burnham-based …
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