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UMaine climate scientist perishes in accident in Antarctica

Gordon Hamilton died after falling 100 feet when the snowmobile he was riding hit a crevasse.
Entrepreneur Paul Naron is looking for vendors to sign up for the United Farmers Market of Belfast, a business that will be open on Saturdays all year-round, starting next spring.

Indoor farmers market grows in Belfast

“It’s all about breaking bread with your neighbors. That’s the whole thing. Sitting around on a Saturday morning and enjoying your neighbors.”
Marijuana-infused sour gummy bear candies (left) are shown next to regular ones at right in a photo illustration near to where they were purchased in Northglenn, Colorado, in this October 2014 file photo.

Legal marijuana’s risks for children aren’t what you might think

Marijuana poisonings among the youngest Maine children are uncommon, but rising.

Archangel Sister City Committee to Present “Russian North” Exhibit in Portland

Cade McKenney, 10, leans against his grandfather's truck next to the deer he killed during youth deer day on Saturday at Bob's Kozy Korner in Orrington.

Wet weather doesn’t dampen spirits on Youth Deer Day in Maine

“We’re happy when we see the kids coming in. Youth Day is a big day.”
Handguns are seen for sale in a display case at Metro Shooting Supplies in Bridgeton in this November 2014 file photo.

State of Maine auctioning off over 150 firearms

The state expects to net as much as $30,000 from the auction.
Third-party candidate Evan McMullin, an independent, talks to the press as he campaigns in Salt Lake City, Utah, on Oct. 12.
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In Maine donations, a surprising new candidate makes a late mark

Independent challenger Evan McMullin disclosed his first Maine contribution — $1,050 from a Fort Fairfield donor — in September.

Two national veterans service nonprofits enter partnership

Sen. Andre Cushing attends to business in Augusta in this December 2014 file photo.

Maine Sen. Andre Cushing’s sister accuses him of ‘fraud’ in ethics complaint

The complaint alleges that Assistant Senate Majority Leader Andre Cushing moved thousands of dollars between political and private bank accounts with a family-owned business as a conduit.
Staff Sgt. Qasey Perry (left), crew chief with the 101st Air Refueling Wing, Maine Air National Guard, receives the 10,000th walking stick from Galen Cole at the Cole Land Transportation Museum in Bangor on Friday morning.

MAINEiac with family history of service gets 10,000th veteran walking stick

“It means all the more for me because the military has always been in my family.”


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

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