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UMF appoints Joseph P. McGinn as provost, VP of academic affairs

FARMINGTON, Maine – Kathryn A. Foster, president of University of Maine at Farmington, recently announced the appointment of Joseph P. McGinn as the University’s provost and vice president …
Rep. Stephen Stanley, D-Medway, introduced the cold case bill to help the family of McLain, a 16-year-old high school sophomore from East Millinocket who disappeared while jogging Aug. 8, 1980. Her body was discovered two days later, and her death was ruled a homicide.

Michaud, LePage, Cutler say they support state cold case squad

EAST MILLINOCKET, Maine — U.S. Rep. Mike Michaud promised to fund the state’s first cold-case squad to investigate homicides if elected governor, saying the issue …
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Two-day ramp closure on I-95 northbound at Exit 133 in Fairfield

FAIRFIELD, Maine — As the painting of the Clinton A. Clauson Bridge nears completion, crews will be taking down tarps, cable and steel fencing that …
Reggie Kimball, 12, breaks into tears talking about his &quotbest friend" Jason Montez on Tuesday outside the apartment where Montez was shot and killed, along with his two siblings and mother, Saturday night in Saco.
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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 …
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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.
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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 …
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Washington County Community College and St. Croix Tissue, Inc. announce partnership

2 hours ago CALAIS and BAILEYVILLE – Washington County Community College and St. …
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Mainers save millions through Affordable Care Act

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services reported Tuesday …
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Baker Newman Noyes promotes nine, hires one

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