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Saco community gathers to grieve ‘unspeakable horror’

SACO, Maine — An hour before Tuesday’s candlelight vigil remembering slain 12-year-old Jason Montez and his family, Reggie Kimball rode his best friend’s skateboard up …
Michael Rhoads (left)of Bread Alone Bakery in Kingston, New York,  an instructor at the Wood-Fired Production Bakery Workshop, helps Johnny Miley properly fold dough during the 2014 Kneading Conference in Skowhegan on Friday.

Bakeries on the rise in Maine: Skowhegan event energizes entrepreneurs

SKOWHEGAN, Maine — Amy Tyson and her husband, Zachary, had been summering in Kennebunk for years when they realized that amid the clam shacks and …
Mary Mayhew, commissioner of the Department of Health and Human Services, smiles as the crowd applauds in Portland on Tuesday where she was honored by the state's pre-eminent conservative think tank, the Maine Heritage Policy Center.
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Maine Heritage Policy Center honors DHHS Commissioner Mary Mayhew

PORTLAND, Maine — Mary Mayhew, the controversial commissioner of the Department of Health and Human Services, was honored Tuesday by the state’s pre-eminent conservative think …
Maine House minority leader Ken Fredette
CAMPAIGN 2014

Republicans field 150 candidates for 151 seats in Maine House, but Democrats say it won’t be enough

AUGUSTA, Maine — With fewer than 100 days until Election Day, campaigns by legislative candidates are heating up and naturally, both Republicans and Democrats in …
Jonathan Foley, a scientist whose work on global food systems has earned him international awards, spoke in Portland about his research into how the world will feed the 2 billion more people expected to live on the Earth by 2050.

Bangor-born researcher looks outside governments to solve looming global food crisis

PORTLAND, Maine — Growing up, the stars over Dixmont inspired Jonathan Foley to pursue the career in science that has earned him international awards and …
From the community

State seeks employer feedback on drug testing law

AUGUSTA, Maine — The Maine Department of Labor is soliciting the input of Maine businesses and other organizations regarding the current statute governing employee-testing for …
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Leadership changes at Institute for Family-Owned Business

PORTLAND, Maine — Catherine Wygant Fossett, for three years executive director of the Boothbay Harbor Region Chamber of Commerce, brings the same title to her new post …
Maine Lobster Festival head lobster cooker Peter Smith unloads a basketful of steamed lobsters in 2012.
FOOD BUZZ

Maine Lobster Festival and cruising with Shipyard Brewing

Rock lobster Lobster rolls, lobster shooters, lobster everything. It must be the 67th Maine Lobster Festival in Rockland. The midcoast harbor turns red this week …
These household products, among many others, contain chemicals call phthalates, which are potentially toxic.
POLL QUESTION

Dozens call on Maine to regulate chemicals found in plastic household products

AUGUSTA, Maine — More than 70 people called on the LePage administration Tuesday to require disclosure of potentially dangerous chemicals commonly found in consumer products. …
From the community

Mainers save millions through Affordable Care Act

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services reported Tuesday that Maine has saved $34,937,539 on prescription drugs as a result of the Affordable Care Act. …
Police tape secures the door of unit B201 at the RiverView apartment complex in Saco on Monday.

Vigil planned to grieve slain Saco family

SACO, Maine — Friends of the five family members who died Saturday night in a horrific murder-suicide will gather Tuesday night on Water Street to …
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From the community

Baker Newman Noyes promotes nine, hires one

BOSTON, Mass., MANCHESTER and PORTSMOUTH, N.H., and PORTLAND, Maine – Baker Newman …
From the community

Rule change to loosen restrictions on tech students

AUGUSTA, Maine — The Maine Department of Labor is calling …
From the community

Law expanding access to pre-K in effect Aug. 1

AUGUSTA, Maine — A new law that expands access to …

‘Corporate disobedience’: The Market Basket saga continues

On June 24, employees of the New England grocery chain …
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The Saturday Farmington Farmers’ Market located in the District Courthouse Parking lot on Main Street in Farmington, Maine is seeking artists and craftspeople to display …
 
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 …