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  1. CapeElizabeth | $775,000Read the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The Harbor Times Soup

    Location, location, location! Beautifully maintained antique home on a rare private estate lot. Updated with the amenities of today yet with a nod to the charm of yesteryear this gracious home is a gem.

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  2. Beautiful land with power, water and sewer. Part of the FiveTown Consolidated School District.Read the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Capital Weekly

    Suzanne is a lifelong resident of Mid-coast Maine; having grown up on Aldermere Farm, home of the famed Belted Galloway's, also known as the Oreo Cookie Cows, and now resides in Lincolnville with her husband. Suzanne and her husband have built two homes literally from the ground up as her husband is an earthwork contractor! She understands what goes into building a quality home having been hands on in the building process.

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  3. Check for unclaimed propertyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Harbor Times Soup

    It is an honor to be working in Augusta as House District 96's state representative. Life is incredibly busy at the State House now that committee work has started.

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  4. Want to cut jail spending? Stop putting so many low-risk people in jailRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Bangor Daily News

    Although Maine's crime rate has dropped, the number of people held in county jails has doubled in the last two decades. Maine, like other states, is holding too many low-risk offenders in jail, stressing jail facilities and staff and raising jail costs.

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  5. Monday, March 2, 2015: Unplowed roads, inappropriate movies for teens and Bangore, MaineRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Bangor Daily News

    Having just moved back to my hometown of Rockland last December, I am pleased to cast my first vote in the special election on March 10 and to cast it for Jim Kalloch. I am voting for Jim because we need legislators who combine his experience in the private sector with a commitment to business development in Maine.

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  6. A native Californian learns about Maine winter the hard wayRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Bangor Daily News

    Over the last two years I've learned I'm "from away." I was born in the San Francisco area, and spent the later half of my childhood running barefoot through my parents' vineyard in California's Central Valley.

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  7. Popular gaming show host lauds Maine-made 'NHL 94,' tries ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Bangor Daily News

    "Colin & Greg Live," a popular livestream show covering video games and related technology, recently discussed what host Colin Moriarty refers to "the most beloved hockey game of all time." Colin and co-host Greg Miller , who work for San Francisco-based Kinda Funny , offer a roundup of game-related news during their daily livestream.

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  8. Governor and Insurance Superintendent Encourages Maine Consumers to...Read the original story

    Friday | State of Maine

    A Waiting Period for Flood Insurance to Take Effect Means NOW is the Time to Act to be Covered for Possible Spring Flooding Governor Paul R. LePage is joining Insurance Superintendent Eric Cioppa in urging all Maine home and business owners, and renters, to evaluate their need for flood insurance, given the current snow pack and coming spring thaws and rains. "Although flooding can occur anytime of the year, the melting of ice and snow in the spring poses a heightened threat," Governor LePage said.

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  9. The Construction Advantage - Issue 14Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | JD Supra

    Welcome to the fourteenth edition of The Construction Advantage! In this issue, we bring you cases of economic loss doctrine, binding arbitration, and CGL exclusions. We hope that you enjoy our newsletter, and we welcome any comments on this edition or any of our previous issues.

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  10. Saturday, Jan. 28, 2015: Fossil fuel subsidies, new Maine economy, Skowhegan mascotRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Bangor Daily News

    Thank you for the excellent Feb. 19 editorial "Energy subsidies aren't just for renewables, fossil fuels get the lion's share." The only thing the BDN didn't tell readers is they have the power to do something about the exorbitant fossil fuel subsidies, direct and indirect, that our tax dollars are paying.

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  11. How to survive a Maine winterRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Bangor Daily News

    As a fellow Maine transplant, I love reading about Jennifer's adventures as a mom, writer and southerner living in Maine. Her recent $10 kitchen remodel post was just the kick I needed to look around for things to easily improve in our home.

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  12. Concealed Carry A Victory For MaineRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Bangor Daily News

    As previously reported in Undercover Porcupine , Constitutional Carry is back on the table here in Maine. Constitutional Carry is the right to carry firearms concealed without a firearm, pursuant to the Constitution.

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  13. A third of Maine's trailers are from away, the most from MissouriRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Bangor Daily News

    Connecticut officials have complained in recent weeks about the number of personal vehicles Connecticut residents have registered in Maine to avoid paying the property taxes they owe their cities and towns. But it turns out, many more Maine-registered trailers than cars are from away - and Missouri is the most common out-of-state home.

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  14. The New Season Of 'House Of Cards': A Binge-Watching Live-BlogRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Forbes.com

    I am the homepage editor and cover whatever crosses my keyboard. Before joining Forbes, I wrote for The New York Times, The Boston Globe, The Daily and POLITICO.

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  15. Off-duty EMT stumbles upon I-95 pileupRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | WMTW-TV Auburn

    Allen Nygren was driving home after a 24-hour shift with the Waterville Fire Department when he came across Wednesday's 75-car pileup. He jumped into action.

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  16. Dedham business shares valuable lesson learned after fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Bangor Daily News

    "The shop is on fire." Those were the words Jim England heard when he answered a call from his daughter-in-law on a Saturday in May 2013.

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  17. Maine lawmaker wants to send Joshua Chamberlain statue to WashingtonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Bangor Daily News

    A statue of Joshua Chamberlain stands sentinel near an entrance to Bowdoin College in Brunswick as seen in this June 2014 file photo. A Maine lawmaker would like to have another statue of Chamberlain at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C. Buy Photo Each state is allowed two statues in the National Statuary Hall Collection at the U.S. Capitol.

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  18. State senator pitches King/Chamberlain statue swapRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Sun Journal

    Each state is allowed two statues in the National Statuary Hall Collection at the U.S. Capitol. Maine is represented by the state's first governor, William King, and Hannibal Hamlin , a South Paris native and vice president under Abraham Lincoln.

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  19. Maine lawmaker submits 'Constitutional Carry' billRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Bangor Daily News

    State Sen. Eric Brakey, R-Auburn, submitted a bill Thursday that would allow Mainers to carry a concealed handgun without a permit, if they are legally eligible to own a handgun. Brakey said the legislation, commonly known as "Constitutional Carry" or "Vermont Carry," has bipartisan support from both legislative chambers.

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  20. Off-duty firefighter stumbles upon I-95 pileupRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | WMTW-TV Auburn

    Allen Nygren was driving home after a 24-hour shift with the Waterville Fire Department when he came across Wednesday's 75-car pileup. He jumped into action.

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