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1 hr ago | State of Maine

Maine DEP sends over $400,000 to communities for cleaning or closing their landfills

Over $400,000 in reimbursement checks have been sent to 11 municipalities for landfill closure and cleanup costs bringing the total to $863,000 since January 2013.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Paul LePage

5 hrs ago | Herald Gazette

Maine Media Women reboots

After several special meetings held in spring and early summer, Maine Media Women has redefined its mission and established a new informal format for its monthly meetings.

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Related Topix: Arts, Graphic Design

9 hrs ago | CBS Atlanta

Us Open Scene: Rubin's excellent summer vacation

Circular saws squealed and construction workers hammered away on buildings, part of this Appalachian area's painstaking recovery from a deadly 2012 tornado.

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Related Topix: Air Accidents, Bob McDonnell, US Governors, Paul LePage, Immigration Reform

9 hrs ago | SeacoastOnline

3 groups apply to open Maine charter schools

Three groups, including a virtual charter school that is applying for the third time, have filed papers to open charter schools in Maine.

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9 hrs ago | Lowell Sun

Bear heads stolen from remote Maine cabin

The person who broke into an off-the-grid cabin in remote western Maine didn't get away with money, jewelry or other valuables.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

Herald Gazette

Tick Borne Illness talk with Megan Kelley August 27, 6:30 PM at the Rockport Public LIbrary

Megan Kelley is the local Field Epidemiologist for the Maine CDC, Infectious Disease Epidemiology Program.

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Related Topix: Lyme Disease, Medicine, Health

Bangor Daily News

MPX listed as a 2014 Best Places to Work in Maine

MPX, a custom billing and payment solutions provider, was recently named one of the 2014 Best Places to Work in Maine.

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Bangor Daily News

Coast Guard rethinks launch of new foghorn system in Maine after complaints

SOUTH PORTLAND, Maine - U.S. Coast Guard officials may launch a statewide outreach effort after the installation of a new foghorn trigger system at Goat Island Light off Cape Porpoise caused a tempest of complaints.

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Related Topix: US Coast Guard, US Military, US News, Susan Collins, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Senator Angus King, Representative Chellie Pingree

CBS Atlanta

Possible airstrikes in Syria raise more questions

The top elected official in an eastern Kentucky county devastated by a deadly 2012 tornado has pleaded guilty to a fraud charge stemming from a kickback scheme.

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Related Topix: Air Accidents, Bob McDonnell, US Governors, Paul LePage, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama

Bangor Daily News

Travel and Leisure picks Maine's top lobster shacks

It's fun to poke fun at listicles. Especially when they are so off the mark you know the "author" conducted their "research" from a wifi cafe in Austin.

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Related Topix: Georgetown, ME

Bangor Daily News

National GOP group highlights Maine Senate candidate from Gray in...

Republican Cathy Manchester of Gray was named one of the top "14 in '14" by the Republican State Leadership Committee's "Right Women, Right Now" campaign.

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Related Topix: Gray, ME, Chebeague Island, ME, Yarmouth, ME, Westbrook, ME

Bangor Daily News

Let's be proactive: Keep aging Mainers at home, independent

Each day, 50 more Mainers turn 65 years old. A quarter of our population is projected to be 65 or older by 2030.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Opinion

Lowell Sun

Bear heads stolen from remote Maine cabin

The person who broke into an off-the-grid cabin in remote western Maine didn't get away with money, jewelry or other valuables.

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Bangor Daily News

University Credit Union moves to new headquarters in Orono

The University Credit Union, a trusted fixture in the lives of Orono residents and University of Maine students since 1966, will open officially its new headquarters at the corner of Main Street and Bennoch Road during a ribbon cutting ceremony on Saturday, Sept.

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

Bangor Daily News

Mid-Maine Chamber, Central Maine Growth Council closed Sept. 1

Mid-Maine Chamber of Commerce and Central Maine Growth Council, both located at 50 Elm St. in Waterville, will be closed Monday, Sept.

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Related Topix: Waterville, ME

Mon Aug 25, 2014

jdsupra.com

Under the Dome: Inside the Maine State House

Under the Dome: Inside the Maine State House provides a high-level overview of recent activity at the Maine State House.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Olympia Snowe, Maine Government

RISI

Contactor killed in accident at NewPagea s Rumford mill in Maine [From the web]

Rumford police and officials from the federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration are investigating a death at a mill owned by NewPage Corporation in Rumford.

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Related Topix: Maine Government, OSHA

Bangor Daily News

Drug-testing for Maine public assistance program takes another step forward

Opponents of a proposed rule that would require drug tests for convicted drug felons seeking cash assistance from the state argued Monday that the rule is unfair and could exacerbate a family's efforts to right itself.

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Related Topix: Drug Testing, Healthcare Law, Law, US Governors, Paul LePage

Bangor Daily News

Four Maine colleges make Washington Monthly's 'Best Bang for the Buck' list

Despite college tuition rates that put Mainers in debt at high rates compared with the rest of the country, four Maine colleges made Washington Monthly's "Best Bang for the Buck" list.

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Related Topix: University of Maine, Maine Maritime Academy, Farmington, ME, College of the Atlantic

The Brattleboro Reformer

Maine lobsterman catches rare blue lobster

TV reports Jay LaPlante of the Miss Meghan Lobster Catch company caught the curious creature in Scarborough around 10:45 a.m. Saturday.

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