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2 hrs ago | Bangor Daily News

Skowhegan man charged in central Maine copper thefts

Michael Grant was charged Monday with aggravated criminal mischief and felony theft in connection with copper thefts in Winslow, Waterville, Augusta, Farmingdale and Windsor, according to Winslow Police Chief Shawn O'Leary.

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Related Topix: Skowhegan, ME, Farmingdale, ME, Kennebec County, ME, Oakland, ME

4 hrs ago | Bangor Daily News

Poll of older Mainers shows concerns over ability to stay at home

A poll released today by the American Association of Retired Persons asked 2,000 Maine voters over the age of 50 about a number of issues affecting their lives and their choices of candidates for Maine State and Congressional elections.

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Related Topix: Maine Government

8 hrs ago | Bangor Daily News

Congress took impeachment seriously with Watergate

Bill Cohen served as an influential three-term U.S. senator, as well as secretary of defense, and is a respected global thinker.

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Related Topix: US News, Bill Clinton, History in the News, George Bush, US Politics, Barack Obama, Opinion

12 hrs ago | State of Maine

Maine Benefits From Multi-State Virtual Pet Sheltering Exercise

During disasters, emergency managers not only aim to protect the civilian population, but must also figure out how to protect animals and livestock within the affected area.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, University of Kentucky

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Herald Gazette

My mistake, yes, you cannot vote here in Maine. Can't say I am unhappy with that news.

I don't do politics. Common sense dictates that if you want to keep a friend you don't discuss two topics with them: Religion and Politics.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Paul LePage, Social Security, Medicare, Personal Finance, Health

The Harbor Times Soup

The winner of the men's cheese roll at the eighth annual Maine Celtic ...

The winner of the men's cheese roll at the eighth annual Maine Celtic Celebration in Belfast Sunday, July 20, was Stephen Atkinson, of Australia, who was part of an international team with three other members from England and Scotland.

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Related Topix: Winslow, ME, Caribou, ME, Waterville, ME, World News, United Kingdom, Gloucestershire County, England,

Bangor Daily News

Democratic Govs. Deval Patrick, Peter Shumlin stump for Michaud in southern Maine

U.S. Rep. Mike Michaud strolls out of Portland's Cumberland Club Monday afternoon trailed by Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick and Vermont Gov. Peter Schumlin.

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Related Topix: Deval Patrick, US Governors, Maine Government, Peter Shumlin, Portland, ME, US News

WMTW-TV Auburn

Mainers turn to NAMI for help

Recent changes in eligibility for MaineCare has not only impacted how some people access care for physical health issues, but also how people get mental health care.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law

EMS1

Maine town may drop provider in EMS squabble

The decision last month by the town of Dresden to switch ambulance providers, using the city of Gardiner instead of a private company, might be causing another shake-up of rescue services in a neighboring town.

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Related Topix: Dresden, ME, Gardiner, ME, Richmond, ME, Topsham, ME, 9

Herald Gazette

Call for Earth-inspired art

Maine Coast Artist Gallery's upcoming exhibit "Inspired by the Earth" is accepting art works and fine crafts that are relating to nature; all media will be considered.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

Herald Gazette

Free museum admission for cardholders

On the first full weekend of every month, Bank of America and Merrill Lynch cardholders enjoy free admission to more than 150 museums, in 30 states, nationwide.

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Ledger-Enquirer.com

Maine town fights plan to use pipeline to export oil sands crude

Tank farms cluster in neighborhoods, by the park where families watch the movie "Frozen" on a summer night, next to schools and senior citizens apartment buildings.

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Related Topix: South Portland, ME, Sebago Lake, ME

Bangor Daily News

South Portland council should vote no on anti-oil sands ordinance

As president of the Maine State Chamber of Commerce, I am pleased to be joined by Matt Marks, president of the Associated General Contractors of Maine; Brian Parke, president of the Maine Motor Transport Association; Hope Perkins, president of the Associated Builders and Contractors' Maine chapter; Jamie Py, president of the Maine Energy Marketers ... (more)

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Related Topix: South Portland, ME, Portland, ME, Opinion

Herald Gazette

Can you imagine being able to choose your pants for the day, based on ...

Maine Native, Author, Kelly Brooks-Bay, Book Signing her New Release, The Rainbow Pants at Beyond The Sea Book Festival At Lincolnville Beach, Sunday, July 27th, From 12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. Can you imagine being able to choose your pants for the day, based on how you feel? That is just what Peter T. Peacock has decided to do.

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Related Topix: University of Maine

Bangor Daily News

GOP ticket in Maine features conflicting views between moderate...

She's been endorsed by labor unions, a leading environmental organization, a national gay rights group and Maine's popular independent U.S. senator, Angus King.

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

Bangor Daily News

There's more to local food sovereignty than Maine's Supreme Court has acknowledged

The Maine Supreme Judicial Court recently ruled against Dan Brown , a Blue Hill dairy farmer who sold raw milk from his unlicensed, uninspected farm.

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Related Topix: Blue Hill, ME, Drink, Milk, Agriculture, Science, Opinion

Bangor Daily News

Spend money wisely in our schools

Amidst all the mumbo-jumbo about Common Core, Mass-Customized Learning, proficiency-based education, and the collection and use of data, we must not forget that the quality of human experiences in a school is what ultimately determines the learning outcomes of the students.

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Related Topix: Bank Street College of Education

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Boston.com

Seeing the Cape Cod Canal by bike path

Where the morning light first eclipses the horizon; where the one-ton slabs of granite first gave the waterway its shape and protection; where the Cape Cod Canal begins.

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Related Topix: Boat Disaster, Massachusetts Maritime Academy, Travel

Herald Gazette

Fred Garbo's Inflatable Theatre ~ Camden Opera House 120th Celebration

A "Best of the Best of the Past" event featuring Fred Garbos Inflatable Theatre to celebrate 120th Anniversary on July 19, 2014 at 7:00PM Fred Garbo got paid for doing a card trick in 1974, and has been a professional performer ever since.

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Related Topix: Arts, Theater, Ballet, Dance

Saveur.com

Maine's Belgian Beer Mecca

Several years ago, I started to hear rumors about some ridiculously great beer wonderland deep in Maine's lush interior, near where Stephen King has his summer redoubt.

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Related Topix: Beer, Drink, Life, Food, Dining, Wine

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