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  1. City Council candidates night Oct. 9Read the original story w/Photo

    5 min ago | Herald Gazette

    ... Restaurant in Rockland. He earned an associate degree and bachelor's degree in justice studies from the University of Maine at Augusta. Clayton is a former mayor of Rockland. He served one three-year term on the council and was elected mayor by ...

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  2. Camden Hills stymied by unbeaten Black RaidersRead the original story w/Photo

    6 min ago | Herald Gazette

    ... (solo, assist, sack, fumble recovery), Walker (solo), Parra (solo, fumble recovery) and Ossian Wegges (solo). In the Maine Principals' Association Crabtree Point Standings for Eastern Class C, Camden Hills (0-4, 56.6667 points) is 10th, while ...

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  3. On Monday, October 13 at 6:30pm in the Belfast Free Library, the...Read the original story w/Photo

    6 min ago | Herald Gazette

    ... The Library is located at 106 High Street in downtown Belfast. All are welcome. Worker cooperatives are growing in Maine and around the country as communities explore the development of rooted businesses that contribute to community wealth. Recently ...

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  4. Governor LePage Proclaims October as Domestic Violence Awareness MonthRead the original story

    11 min ago | State of Maine

    AUGUSTA – Governor Paul R. LePage today joined state and local officials, representatives from law enforcement, business and community leaders and victims' advocacy groups at the Blaine House to mark the beginning of Domestic Violence Awareness Month. In a special ceremony, Governor LePage expressed gratitude to business leader and philanthropist Ernie Boch Jr. for his gift of $25,000 to the Maine Coalition to End Domestic Violence.

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  5. Southport Bridge Closures AnnouncedRead the original story

    19 min ago | Lincoln County News

    ... this month. Traffic has already been reduced to one-lane, which will continue until Nov. 8, said Ted Talbot of the Maine Department of Transportation. Talbot, said Sept. 26 he has notification the bridge will also be closed Oct. 9 and Oct. 24 from ...

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  6. Dispensing HIV Meds at Window Is Not Deliberate Indiff.: 1st Cir.Read the original story w/Photo

    22 min ago | FindLaw

    ... and information from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit, which hears appeals from U.S. District Courts in Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Puerto Rico and Rhode Island. This blog also features news that would be of interest to legal ...

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  7. Komen Maine raises $200,000-plus in Portland, Bangor racesRead the original story w/Photo

    27 min ago | Bangor Daily News

    Komen Maine, the Susan G. Komen for the CureA Affiliate, raised more than $200,000 through their signature Race for the CureA events in Portland, which raised approximately $60,000, and Bangor, which raised approximately $147,000 in September. More than 3,600 walkers and runners participated in the races held Sept.

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  8. Cutler decries Cate Street tax creditsRead the original story w/Photo

    28 min ago | Bangor Daily News

    The rise and fall of Great Northern Paper Co. will cost Maine taxpayers about $15.9 million in tax credits allocated to investors in the project's restart, a figure for which Independent gubernatorial candidate Eliot Cutler chided political leaders.

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  9. Acclaimed Artist, and Author David Estey Book Signing at Beyond the...Read the original story w/Photo

    28 min ago | Bangor Daily News

    Beyond the Sea at Lincolnville Beach will host acclaimed artist and author David Estey for a book signing of David's new release, "Whoop and Drive'er!", Saturday, November 1st, 1:00p.m. - 3:00p.m. About the Book: A humorous and affectionate memoir of colorful characters in northern Maine in the 1940s and '50s-plus later episodes on the coast and in Italy, the army, the IRS, the South, and the art world. The conversational style, detailed observations of time and place, and personal art and photos from the artist's past will relate to readers' own experiences.

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  10. Senate Candidate Visits Local SeniorsRead the original story w/Photo

    28 min ago | Bangor Daily News

    ... had a special guest. Jonathan Fulford, who is a current candidate with hopes of representing Waldo County in the Maine State Senate stopped by for coffee and conversation. Jonathan sat and talked with residents who were interested in knowing more ...

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  11. Frances Perkins Homestead named a national historic landmarkRead the original story w/Photo

    28 min ago | Bangor Daily News

    Nominated by the Frances Perkins Center, the 57-acre farm was the ancestral home of Frances Perkins , U.S. Secretary of Labor from 1933-45, the first woman to serve in a presidential cabinet. Responsible for initiating groundbreaking New Deal programs that remain essential to all Americans today - Social Security, the 40-hour work week, unemployment insurance, worker's compensation, and the minimum wage - Perkins had deep roots in Maine.

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  12. Maine insurance cooperative to reach all of NHRead the original story

    49 min ago | WCAX-TV Burlington

    Maine Community Health Options is offering health insurance plans throughout New Hampshire in 2015, expanding ahead of schedule after being approved for a $67 million loan from the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. The insurance cooperative's proposed plans have been approved by the New Hampshire Insurance Department and are under review at CMS.

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  13. Are the tides turning in Poliquin's favor?Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Bangor Daily News

    It's been a good few days for Bruce Poliquin. The GOP candidate for Maine's 2nd Congressional District gained a lead over the Democratic contender, state Sen. Emily Cain in a recent poll, though for months this has been called a tight race.

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  14. Mass. woman claims runaway python found in rental car in Maine; new...Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Bangor Daily News

    A Massachusetts woman called Kennebunk police after seeing a picture of the ball python found in the trunk of a rental car in Kennebunk that made national headlines last week, believing it may belong to her. The snake's new caretaker believes it's a case of mistaken identity.

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  15. Lobsterman's daughter sings songs of the sea: Midcoast...Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Bangor Daily News

    ... their catch in, at the corner store, by the docks and in the parking lots around town. She's heard every kind of Maine turn of phrase imaginable. That bluntness, that humor and those imaginative similes found their way into her songs, which she's ...

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  16. Police say they have solid leads on fake cops who robbed medical marijuana patientRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Bangor Daily News

    A man dressed as a law enforcement officer holds a pistol in a medical marijuana grower's backyard garden in Winterport, Maine, September 28, 2014, as seen in this surveillance image released by the Maine State Police. Men dressed as a law enforcement officers enter a medical marijuana grower's backyard garden in Winterport, Maine, September 28, 2014, as seen in this surveillance image released by the Maine State Police.

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  17. 1-minute hike: Cathedral Trail of KatahdinRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Bangor Daily News

    Difficulty: Very strenuous. Cathedral Trail leads up an extremely steep slope to the top of Katahdin, Maine's tallest mountain.

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  18. I'm proud of the positive things Maine Democrats have done for small businessesRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Bangor Daily News

    Maine is a small business state. Compared to other places, more of our businesses are small, and more of our workers are employed by small businesses.

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  19. UMM's CFO retiresRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Bangor Daily News

    A recognition dinner was held for retiring Chief Financial Officer Tom Potter at the University of Maine at Machias this week with more than 60 faculty, staff and friends attending. Potter has spent 17 years at UMM and plans to travel during his retirement.

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  20. UCP of Maine's Pumpkins in the ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Bangor Daily News

    UCP of Maine's Pumpkins in the Park on Sunday, October 26th from 12-5p at the Cross Insurance Center ballroom. This community Halloween party features bounce houses, trick-or-treating, face painting, glowing jack-o-lanterns and much morethis fundraiser has it all! Join us for our 12th Annual event that promises to be an enjoyable, safe, family fun event!!! All proceeds go back to UCP of Maine to support local children and adults living with physical and intellectual disabilities.

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