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Kindergarten teacher Terri Lowe with student Tristan Kobayashi at Foulks Ranch Elementary School in Elk Grove, California, on Aug. 28, 2012.

Maine among worst places in country to make living as a teacher, financial website says

If you want to become a teacher, Maine is among the toughest places in the country to make a living once you step into the classroom, according to a report released Monday by a finance website.
The Maine Drug Enforcement Agency seized about a pound of crack cocaine, as well as fentanyl and a loaded firearm during a drug raid Tuesday, May 10, in Fairfield.

Overall crime rate down, but violent crimes on rise in Maine

While the state’s overall crime rate decreased last year, violent crimes against people in Maine increased, with drugs blamed as the “driving force” behind them, according to state law enforcement officials.
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Castine – Trinity Episcopal Church

Trinity Episcopal Church, 150 Perkins St., will observe Pentecost 20 on Sunday, October 2, 2016 with a celebration of the Holy Eucharist at 9:00 am. …
People look at a moose that was brought in to be tagged and weighed at the Gateway Varety store in Allagash Monday on the first day of Moose hunt in 2016. This moose shot by Kenneth Hunt of Phippsburg weighed 965 pounds.
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A happy birthday hunt pays off on Maine moose hunt opening day

Monday marked the opening day of the first session of this year’s moose hunt in Maine, with 72 bull permits allocated in eight Wildlife Management Districts in the northern part of the state.
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Costa Rica Adventure

Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2017 8 a.m. to 11 p.m. Location: Surf City Suites, Guanacasta Province, Nosara, Costa Rica For more information: 207-299-0082; maineyogaadventures.com/workshops-om/costarica Leave your …
The rice and curry meal is seen at Serendib in Ellsworth on Wednesday. The Sri Lankan restaurant opened last fall.

Crossroads of cuisines spices up the menu at Sri Lankan restaurant

“We want to take the fuss out of the food. We are concentrating on the food, and that’s really the total focus — making it totally fresh. That’s what it’s all about.”
A grizzly bear enjoys a salmon he caught on Skilak Lake in Alaska.
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It’s tiring surfing web, watching all these go-getters in Alaska

There is even less explanation for my addiction to all things Alaska. I never surf past one of my Alaska shows. I hate the winter. I hate hard work. I would never kill and skin an animal. But that’s all my Alaska friends do.
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Bridge work to begin on I-95 Southbound in Augusta

AUGUSTA, Maine — The Maine Department of Transportation will be working on a bridge on Interstate …

35 Maine manufacturing companies will open tours for Maine Manufacturing Day, Oct. 6

Thursday, Oct. 6, 2016 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Location: For more information: 747-4406; mainemfg.com/events/ …
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Joseph M. Baldacci Selected for Inclusion In the Trademark Who’s Who Honors Edition

BANGOR, ME – Joseph M. Baldacci has been selected for inclusion in the forthcoming Trademark …

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