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49 min ago | Bangor Daily News

University of Maine at Machias president to step down; fourth leader in system to leave in 2014

University of Maine at Machias President Cynthia Huggins will retire at the end of 2014, University of Maine System James Page announced Thursday.

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Related Topix: Machias, ME, University of Maine at Machias, University of Maine at Augusta, National University, University of Maine

5 hrs ago | Bangor Daily News

Paul Doiron to speak as part of the Maine Writers Talk Aboutseries at the Belfast Free Library

On Tuesday September 9th at 6:30 pm the Maine Writers Talk Abouta series at the Belfast Free Library wraps up with a presentation by award winning author Paul Doiron titled "North Woods Lawmen."

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9 hrs ago | Weekly Packet

Peninsula farms featured in book

Unique Maine Farms, a book by Maine writer, photographer and certified teacher Mary Quinn Doyle includes 11 stories that focus on farms or agricultural endeavors that are located in the Penobscot Bay area, according to a news release.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, East-Blue-Hill, ME, Deer-Isle, ME, Penobscot, ME, Bucksport, ME

13 hrs ago | Bangor Daily News

"Maine Hello" kicks-off on the UMaine Campus

Tomorrow, first-year dormitories across the University of Maine campus in Orono will open their doors to welcome the Class of 2018 in the college's annual tradition known as the "Maine Hello."

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Related Topix: University of Maine, Orono, ME

17 hrs ago | Bangor Daily News

Cheers! Maine drinks more than any other state

According to a recent study commissioned by Blowfish , Maine imbibes more alcohol than any other state in the country.

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Related Topix: Beer, Drink, Waite, ME

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Herald Gazette

Roger Dale Brown: Painting Maine

Plein-air artist Roger Dale Brown brings his signature style to Haynes Galleries in a midsummer show showcasing larger and smaller works in "Roger Dale Brown: Painting Maine."

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Related Topix: Arts, Painting, Thomaston, ME

Bangor Daily News

LePage becomes subject of second partisan book; pro-Cutler court...

Call it the year of the political thrillers in Maine, though how thrilled you are probably depends on your political persuasion.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Paul LePage

USA Today

Bill Clinton to stump in Maine for governor candidate

Bill Clinton is headed to Maine to help Democrat Mike Michaud, who is locked in a three-way race for governor.

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Related Topix: Bill Clinton, History in the News, US News, US Governors, Paul LePage

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

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

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

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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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

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