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Patriot Subaru 2016 &quotShare The Love Event" BBQ with STRIVE

Patriot Subaru Shares The Love With STRIVE

U.S. Navy veteran and Pearl Harbor survivor Robert Coles (left) of Machias is returning to Pearl Habor to attend the 75th anniversary commemoration and honor his fallen brothers in arms.

Pearl Harbor survivor Robert Coles honors his fallen brothers in arms

Coles was a radioman apprentice serving on the destroyer USS Bagley when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor. And though it’s been a lifelong dream, Coles hasn’t been back to Oahu since World War II.
The new 25,000-square-foot center will allow the organization to expand education programming, host training classes and workshops and serve as a gathering space for the community.

Westbrook animal shelter debuts major expansion

A Maine animal shelter now has a lot more space and resources to care for animals that need a home.
A mother and her son are in serious condition after a police officer pulled them from their burning mobile home Friday night, according to state fire marshals.

Mother, son in serious condition after rescue from Skowhegan fire

A mother and her son are in serious condition after fire swept through their mobile home in Skowhegan on Friday night.
Sen. Angus King gives remarks on local agriculture and aquaculture during the 2016 Maine Food Network Gathering on Friday at the University of Maine in Orono.
Homestead

Why local food must grow in Maine but stay true to its roots

“We’re sitting in one of the world’s great brands, it’s called Maine.”
Clamming in Searsport near Searsport Island in Maine.

$32K grant to fund equipment for Maine’s marine biotoxin testing program

A few months after domoic acid was detected at harmful levels along Maine’s coast, the state has received a $32,000 grant to improve its ability to test for the presence of the toxin.
A person signs a petition that is related to &quotAn Act to Allow Slot Mchines or a Casino in York County" on Oct. 19 in Bangor.

After flurry of campaigns, Maine lawmakers will consider restricting citizen initiatives

Some lawmakers are looking to raise the bar to get questions on the ballot, which now requires signatures equaling the number of 10 percent of voters in the past gubernatorial election — or about 61,000 now. But it will face opposition from some Democrats and activists.
A Canada lynx sits in an enclosure in October 2013 at the Maine Wildlife Park in Gray.
Outdoors

More than $5,000 reward offered in Canada lynx killings in Maine

It is illegal to shoot Canada lynx, which are listed as a threatened species under the Federal Endangered Species Act.
A man stands on a skateboard outside a Wal-Mart store in Williston, North Dakota, in 2013.

Wal-Mart to settle lawsuit over benefits for same-sex spouses

The plaintiff in the case has worked at Wal-Mart stores in Maine and Massachusetts since 1999.
Outdoors

A farewell to Maine Skies

Continue to watch the skies and be awed by the universe about us. Farewell!

Rights advocate living in Maine dies of heart attack on Rosa Parks anniversary

Virginia “Tilla” Durr’s parents bailed Parks out of jail after she was arrested for refusing to give up her seat on a Montgomery bus on Dec. 1, 1955.

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