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‘America’s Got Talent’ nearing finale

Although disrupted by the Olympics earlier this season, NBC’s “America’s Got Talent” is back on track and preparing for next month’s season finale. The final five gave the performances of their lives Wednesday night in hopes of winning the $1 million Las Vegas contract, and I’m prepared to share with you my No. 1 pick.

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Rite of fall

BANGOR, Maine — Ah, autumn. The changing leaves, the sweaters and scarves, the air so crisp it’s like taking a big bite of a just-picked apple every time you breathe in. Along with the ever-shortening hours of daylight and the pumpkin beer heralding the beginning of fall, September means the start of another new season — a new Bangor Symphony Orchestra season.

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Flight service to connect northern, southern Maine

PORTLAND, Maine — For the first time in several years, regular flight service will soon link southern and northern Maine. New England Air Transport says it will offer two round trips on Tuesdays and Thursdays connecting Portland with Presque Isle and Frenchville in northern Maine. The first flight on the seven-seat, twin-propeller plane is scheduled […]

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Houlton expects a tighter budget

HOULTON, Maine — With the economy in flux and the price of most things increasing, Town Manager Doug Hazlett acknowledged this week that it would likely be another year of belt-tightening for town officials. Hazlett said town officials, councilors and members of the board of budget review already have met to talk about the budget […]