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Maine's forest rangers were kept busy around the state Sunday working with local firefighters to put out grass and wildfires.
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From its inception, America has welcomed the best and brightest to its shores, and we have the world's largest economy to show for it.
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Former Defense Secretary William Cohen says he favors former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush as a potential presidential candidate in 2016.
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Glass pipes are displayed on the Vacationland Genetics table during the Home Grown Maine Medical Marijuana Trade Show at the Spectacular Event Center in Bangor on Saturday.
San Pao looked out at the all-too-familiar faces Friday at the University of Southern Maine's Wishcamper Center in Portland, his chest tight, his eyes already welling up with the tears that have dogged him for a decade.
Choosing the Maine Film Center to receive the Community Service Project of the Year award was easy for the Mid-Maine Chamber of Commerce.
Basket makers say the emerald ash borer, the most destructive forest pest ever seen in North America, is on a collision course with Maine's oldest cultural art form.
A turkey vulture got stuck in a tree and was hanging by its tail for 28 hours before it freed itself and was taken to Avian Haven to recuperate.
Gov. Paul LePage vetoed teacher evaluation rules that have been under development for more than two years as well as a bill that calls for a redo of controversial large-scale metallic mineral mining rules amid a crop of nine new vetoes issued Friday afternoon.
Riverview Psychiatric Center focuses on the assessment, treatment, rehabilitation and recovery of adults who are challenged by major and persistent mental illness.
Legendary country music guitarist and singer Junior Brown will bring his unique voice, songwriting craft and signature Guit-Steel guitar to the Strand Theatre, 345 Main St., Friday, May 2, at 7:30 p.m. Brown's double-necked instrument combines standard guitar with steel guitar, allowing him to switch instruments quickly in mid-song while singing.
Maine will begin putting photo identification on welfare benefit cards this month, first in Bangor and then across the state in an effort to target fraud and abuse, Gov. Paul LePage's administration said on Friday.
New York Department of Environmental Conservation officers have arrested a former Passamaquoddy tribal representative to Maine's Legislature and seven other people on charges of illegally harvesting baby eels from a creek on Long Island's east end.
Debra Heintz, an inmate at the Washington Corrections Center for Women, talks recently during an "If Project" session about prison and the things she's missing.
Workforce conditions continue to improve. Payroll job growth of 8,000 over the year drove the unemployment rate to the lowest since September 2008 and the employment to population ratio to highest since November 2008.
I'm James Sanborn; I live in Hebron, Maine with my wife and three children. I have been drinking craft beer since college but really started to pay attention to what I was drinking about 3 years ago.