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12 hrs ago | Bangor Daily News

My battle with depression - a disease too many suffer in silence

Flowers are seen on the late Robin Williams' star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in Los Angeles, California August 12, 2014.

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Related Topix: Depression, Health, Suicide, Opinion

12 hrs ago | Capital Weekly

Scarborough | $489,900

Gracious 4-5 bd Colonial offering potential 1st floor guest quarters, stunning custom kitchen which opens to DR/LR & overlooking a patio & spacious backyard.

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Related Topix: Scarborough, ME, Cape Elizabeth, ME, Orono, ME, Bradley, ME, Cambridge, ME

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Bangor Daily News

"Baskets, Beetles and the Future"

The potential arrival of the emerald ash borer in Maine threatens ash trees that are central to Wabanaki basket making and ways of life.

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Capital Weekly

Rockland native releases novels

Rockland native Melissa MacKinnon's debut novel "Return to Me" has been released and is available at all major online book retailers such as Amazon and Barnes & Noble.

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Related Topix: Rockland, ME

The Stamford Daily Voice

Stamford Students Inducted Into Phi Kappa Phi At University Of Maine

STAMFORD, Conn. Rene Campos, Shannon Brown and Penelope Cote, all of Stamford, have recently been initiated into the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi at the University of Maine.

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Related Topix: Stamford, CT

Wed Aug 20, 2014

SeacoastOnline

Marion A. "Al" Packard Jr.

Al graduated from Deering High School. Following graduation, he enlisted in the U.S. Army Air Force, where he served as an airplane and engine mechanic, attaining the rank of sergeant.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Air Force, US Army, Maine, Orono, ME, Edgecomb, ME

Bangor Daily News

Maine native Matt Gagnon returns from DC to lead Maine Heritage Policy Center

A Hampden native, DC insider and political blogger who was named one of the top 10 communicators in politics is returning to Maine to be the new CEO of the Maine Heritage Policy Center.

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Related Topix: Susan Collins, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Maine, Hampden, ME, Moody, ME

Tue Aug 19, 2014

WHEC-TV Rochester

College at Brockport president announces intent to retire

Chair of Brockport's College Council Scott Turner was involved in the search to bring President Halstead to Brockport.

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Related Topix: Gonzaga University

Bangor Daily News

Aroostook Savings and Loan awards scholarships

Adam Collins, a 2014 Caribou High School graduate, will be a freshman at the University of Maine at Orono, where he plans to major in business.

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Related Topix: Orono, ME

Sun Journal

UMaine schools see jump in out-of-state enrollment

An increase in the number of out-of-state students enrolled in University of Maine System schools this fall is providing a financial boost for the cash-strapped system.

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Related Topix: Orono, ME, University of Southern Maine

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Bangor Daily News

Dancers embrace elegant intricacies of Argentine tango

Feet belonging to tango dancers Deb Rollins and Daniel Sullivan pause briefly as they practice steps of the dance at Noh Way School in Bangor.

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Related Topix: Bangor, ME, Old Town, ME, Orono, ME, Arts, Modern Dance

Feministing

The Academic Feminist: Amber Hathaway

Welcome back, Academic Feminists! The final two interviews in our Academic Feminist Student Series feature masters students who work on gender and sexuality themes.

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Related Topix: Mathematics, Science, Physics, US News, Liberal Political News

Bangor Daily News

Victoria E. Grubb - Woodrow W. Cross II

Dr. Mark and Susan Grubb are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter Victoria Elizabeth Grubb to Woodrow Warren Cross II, son of Brent Cross of Bangor and Deb Strout of Portland, and stepson of Lori Cross of Bangor.

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Related Topix: Bangor, ME, University of Southern Maine, Orono, ME

Sun Aug 17, 2014

Jamaica Observer

The reward of struggle and sacrifice

This newspaper takes great pride in its reputation for striving, as much as possible, to provide inspiration and hope through its news stories, features and commentaries.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Massachusetts, Opinion

The Day

Rockports' high-speed Internet access could be replicated here

Rockport, Maine, population 3,321, is trying to solve the existential dilemma of small-town America: How do you get people like Meg Weston's students to stick around? Weston is the president of Maine Media Workshops + College, one of Rockport's primary economic drivers.

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Related Topix: Rockport, ME, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Senator Angus King

Fri Aug 15, 2014

The San Diego Union-Tribune

Director of Sanford Ed Center tapped

This architectural rendering shows the conference hall in the Sanford Education Center at National University's Torrey Pines headquarters.

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Related Topix: National University, University of Maine at Augusta, Midway College, Midway, KY

Bangor Daily News

D'Alessandro returns to Acadia Family Center

Acadia Family Center has announced that Mary D'Alessandro is returning to work at the center after a nine-year hiatus.

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Related Topix: Southwest Harbor, ME, Boston College, Harvard University, Orono, ME

The Indianapolis Star

Meet Ball State's new president, Paul Ferguson

Meet Ball State's new president, Paul Ferguson Former University of Maine president addresses recent fraud investigation, college costs.

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Related Topix: Indiana, Purdue University

Capital Weekly

Luttrell - Pardoe engagement

Thomas and Martha Luttrell of South Thomaston are announcing the engagement of their daughter Jessica Rose Luttrell to Graham Sean Pardoe, son of Julie Pardoe of Weymouth, England and Steve Pardoe of Weymouth, England.

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Related Topix: South Thomaston, ME, Thomaston, ME, Dorset County, England, United Kingdom, World News, Limestone, ME

Bangor Daily News

Are hopes for a 'fairy tale' turnaround lost at Old Town Fuel & Fiber?

Employees at Old Town Fuel and Fiber learned Wednesday night that they would be indefinitely furloughed due to foreign trade and high fuel costs.

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