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  1. Used adult diapers dumped in Farmington, wardens offer reward for informationRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Bangor Daily News

    The Maine Warden Service is seeking the public's help in finding the person or people responsible for dumping buckets filled with disposed adult diapers in the Farmington area. According to the warden service, several bright orange five-gallon buckets of waste have been found disposed of at multiple locations on Wilson Stream in Wilton and Temple Stream in Farmington.

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  2. Apple funds conservation of 32,400 acres in The CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Bangor Daily News

    ... paper, and solid wood material for products we all use," Jackson and Selzer wrote. "That's roughly an area the size of Maine." The Maine and North Carolina lands have an annual collective production sufficient to supply about half the packaging used ...

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  3. Maine group launches bid to put minimum wage boost on ballotRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | SFGate

    A group hoping to raise Maine's minimum wage launched a bid Thursday to force a referendum and bypass the Legislature, where the fate of several minimum-wage measures opposed by Republican Gov. Paul LePage is uncertain. Mainers for Fair Wages - which includes members of Maine AFL-CIO and the liberal advocacy group the Maine People's Alliance - will begin collecting the more than 60,000 signatures it needs to get the measure on the ballot in November 2016.

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  4. Maine man on the run ends up in mud hole, hits beaver bogRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Fort Morgan Times

    Maine police say a Baldwin man led them on a short car chase before getting stuck in a mud hole and running into a beaver bog in Limington. The York County Sheriff's Office says officers tried to stop 47-year-old Stoy Daye's car for loud exhaust when he drove off and left the road in an attempt to elude police.

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  5. 5 Things To Do This Weekend, April 17-19: Shaking out the dustRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Bangor Daily News

    ... Her at 4Points BBQ & Blues in Winterport. On Saturday, at 5 p.m. the Cross Insurance Center hosts a bout from Central Maine Roller Derby versus New Hampshire Derby's Cherry Bombs, and later that evening, rock phenoms When Particles Collide are at ...

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  6. Cornerspring Montessori School is Enrolling Students for the 2015-2016 School YearRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Bangor Daily News

    Cornerspring Montessori School in Belfast, Maine is now accepting applications for the 2015-2016 school year. Cornerspring offers a 2 day toddler and a variety of preschool half day and all day programs, as well as kindergarten, elementary, before school and after school programs.

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  7. Standards for organic seafood coming this year, USDA saysRead the original story

    Thursday | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    ... prohibitive. "The challenge is, will consumers will be willing to pay for it?" says Sebastian Belle, head of the Maine Aquaculture Association, who has advised the USDA on the organic rules. "The markets will decide that." In turn, some consumer and ...

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  8. Maine Baseball Hosts Hartford for America East SeriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Maine Black Bears

    The University of Maine baseball team hosts a three game weekend series and looking for America East wins. The Black Bears are coming off a 6-0 win over UMPI on Tuesday evening.

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  9. Friday, April 17, 2015: Guns are made to kill, General Assistance helps refugees, hiding priest abuseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Bangor Daily News

    ... My only option was to escape the political insecurity and ethnic conflict that consumed my home country. I came to Maine in 2007, with a bachelor's degree and five years of experience as a consultant for the nonprofit Helpage Rwanda . Speaking no ...

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  10. Referendum launched for $12 Maine minimum wage by 2020Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Bangor Daily News

    Mainers could take to the polls in 2016 to decide whether to raise the state's minimum wage to $12 per hour by 2020. The referendum campaign, spearheaded by the Maine AFL-CIO and the progressive Maine People's Alliance, was kicked off Thursday, when the group turned in the signatures necessary to begin the process for a ballot question.

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  11. Born to RideRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Bangor Daily News

    ... as many ways to teach your kid how to ride a bike as there are bikes in Chinaa well, maybe not that many. Maybe China, Maine. A brief survey found the following: Hell Ride - Drag your kid to the top of a hill, put a helmet on them and maybe some ...

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  12. Sea level rise and other impacts on nesting seabird colonies in...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Bangor Daily News

    Lecture May 19 at 6:30 PM at Moore Auditorium at Schoodic Institute in Winter Harbor - John Anderson from College of the Atlantic will present "Sea level rise and other impacts on nesting seabird colonies in Acadia". Dr. Anderson gave a version of this presentation in March at a National Parks summit, "Science for Parks, Parks for Science: The Next Century," at UC Berkeley.Beyond the lands publicly owned as part of Acadia National Park, Acadia owns or has easements on over 100 outlying islands in the Gulf of Maine, several of which provide habitat for colonies of gulls, cormorants, eider ducks, and other seabirds.

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  13. Nova Scotia company wants to move LNG north through Maine for exportRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Bangor Daily News

    PORTLAND, Maine - The first approved exporter of liquefied natural gas in Eastern Canada has asked U.S. energy regulators for permission to bring the fuel from central and western Canada through New England before shipping to foreign markets. The company Bear Head LNG, a subsidiary of the Australian company Liquified Natural Gas Limited, has asked federal energy regulators for the ability to enter 25-year contracts for natural gas pipeline capacity of up to 1.2 billion cubic feet per day.

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  14. Blue Hill Public Library To Show "Quarries of New England" Photo Exhibit In JuneRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Bangor Daily News

    ... June 5th from 5 -7 PM. The artist will give a brief talk at 6pm. Steven Keirstead lives in Boston and vacations in Maine. The photographer has spent two years working on this project, beginning with the Collins Quarry in East Blue Hill, Maine. "I ...

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  15. Try alternative addiction treatments before taking away methadoneRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Bangor Daily News

    ... system and supports must be in place for the best chance of success. This is far superior to cutting off a portion of Maine's population from a treatment they rely on to overcome addiction without a viable alternative in place. Much credit goes to a ...

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  16. Vital Signs newsletter: Lawmakers debate your healthRead the original story

    Thursday | Bangor Daily News

    ... who sought to highlight the work of primary care clinicians. Watch the film in full online to see appearances by Maine Drs. David Loxterkamp and Christine Kramer, who both practice in the Belfast area. I'm the health editor for the Bangor Daily ...

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  17. Maine People's Alliance announces minimum wage referendum campaignRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Bangor Daily News

    Six Mainers of diverse backgrounds from all over the state each took their turn signing an application in Augusta today to begin gathering signatures for a citizen-initiated referendum to raise the minimum wage. The referendum, intended for the 2016 ballot, would see the minimum wage in Maine raised from $7.50 an hour to $9 an hour in 2017 and then by a dollar a year until 2020, when it would reach $12 an hour and then be indexed to the cost of living in future years.

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  18. DOE confirms missed deadline will cost U76 schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Weekly Packet

    The Maine Department of Education has confirmed that the schools of Union 76 and Isle au Haut will see a reduction of state subsidy for school year 2015-16 due to a lack of timely report filing by the school administration. There is a chance some of those funds could be restored if the Legislature provides additional General Purpose Aid funding, as is currently being recommended by the Education and Cultural Affairs Committee as part of the state's budget process for 2016.

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  19. Alden dubbed "Innovator" in first Source awardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Weekly Packet

    ... Alden. Today, there are "a lot of outlets" for information about coastal life and the fisheries. Alden received the Maine Sunday Telegram's Source Maine Sustainability "Innovator" award on April 9. This year is the first year of the awards, which ...

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  20. Standards are proposed for U.S. organic seafoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Salt Lake Tribune

    ... prohibitive. "The challenge is, will consumers will be willing to pay for it?" says Sebastian Belle, head of the Maine Aquaculture Association, who has advised the USDA on the organic rules. "The markets will decide that." The discussions have been ...

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