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Heart-shaped Maine island goes back on the market for $1.275 million

BROOKSVILLE, Maine — A lot of people love the coast of Maine. And though people have said money can’t buy love, it can buy a …
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Easter service at Blue Hill church

BLUE HILL, Maine — First Congregational Church’s Easter sunrise service, 6 a.m. Sunday, April 20, at the turnoff on Mountain Road, or at the church, …
Paige Case, a chemical engineering undergraduate student at the University of Maine, holds a container filled with biofuel oil made from cellulose in waste wood. The new process of creating biofuel was developed by UMaine professor Clayton Wheeler and his students.

Engineers play critical roles in state’s economy

ORONO — Whether we’re building roads, repairing bridges, erecting buildings, upgrading rail lines, constructing ports, designing mechanical or technical products, or replacing antiquated water and …
Sam Woodward, 11, who wants to be an astrophysicist, receives a photo gift and message from the actors of the Big Bang Theory.

‘Big Bang Theory’ actors inspire young Brewer fan

The six degrees of separation is the mathematical notion that every person on the planet is no more than six people away from every other …
Maximum Blue plays bluegrass at the Black Bear Brewery taproom on March 21. Members of the band, which also plays swing and Celtic fiddle music, are (from left) Nancy Merrill on bass, Max Silverstein on fiddle, and Jeff Silverstein on guitar.

Maximum Blue showcases talent if three local musicians

BANGOR — Fathers and sons do many activities together: playing catch, going to ballgames, fishing. Jeffrey and Max Silverstein of Bangor formed a band. Guitarist …
Maine State Police Trooper Chris Smith, left, speaks with Sgt. Alden Bustard on Monday afternoon at the scene of a motorcycle accident on Route 1 in Hancock. The motorcycle operator was taken by Lifeflight helicopter to Eastern Maine Medical Center in Bangor after he slid into the guardrail, was ejected, and tumbled 40 feet down a grassy embankment. The motorcycle came to rest a several feet down the road.

Motorcyclist flips over guardrail on Route 1 in Hancock

HANCOCK, Maine — A motorcyclist was flown to a Bangor hospital Monday afternoon after he flipped over a guardrail on Route 1 and tumbled 40 …
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Jackson Lab gets four-star rating for fiscal management

BAR HARBOR, Maine – The Jackson Laboratory’s sound fiscal management practices …
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Opera Preview: Cosi Fan Tutte

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s opera “Cosi Fan Tutte” comes to the …
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Library Arts Series: Found Object Art

Blue Hill Public Library’s monthly series of free Art Adventures …
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Boredom Busters: Fun Physics

As part of the Blue Hill Public Library’s “Boredom Busters” …
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Meditation For the Soul: A Three-Week Introduction

Wednesday, April 23, 2014 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.Wednesday, April …
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Holy Week at West Brooksville church

Sunday, April 13, 2014 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.Thursday, April …

Driver in Bucksport crash that killed teen charged with manslaughter

BUCKSPORT, Maine — Six months after a local teenager died …
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The Bagaduce Chorale and Music Director Bronwyn Kortge say “thank you for forty glorious years” to founder, director emerita, and accompanist Mary Cheyney Gould. To …
 
  Here’s your chance to turn your otherwise-wasted kitchen vegetable scraps and yard trimmings into a nutrient-rich soil amendment. The Hancock County Planning Commission is …
 
  RE: Planning Commission sponsors April 24 Workshop on Geographic Information Systems and Mapping Technology for Assessing, Planning, and Permitting Hancock County Planning Commission Forum …
 
BLUE HILL, Maine — “The Making of Acadia National Park” is a forthcoming book about conservationist George Bucknam Dorr (1853-1944), founder of the first national …
 
BAR HARBOR — Meet at the crossroads of art, writing and science at the second annual ARROW Retreat, offered at no charge to participants during …