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Downeast residents, "Worst road in Maine needs help"

Downeast residents, "Worst road in Maine needs help"Route 15 is crumbling under the traffic to and from Deer Isle.
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  • 21 hours, 36 minutes ago
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Portland Fencing Center training at a young age

Portland Fencing Center training at a young ageThe Portland Fencing Center is training athletes with swords before they ever reach their teen years.
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  • 21 hours, 53 minutes ago
Education

School says two new buildings important for the future

School says two new buildings important for the futureLincoln Academy celebrated a new technology center and dormitory.
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  • 22 hours, 4 minutes ago
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"The Dishwasher" - Cape Elizabeth high School

"The Dishwasher" - Cape Elizabeth high SchoolCape Elizabeth has effectively won the state title for drama with their one-act play "The Dishwasher."
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"Papermaker" at Portland Stage Company

"Papermaker" at Portland Stage CompanyIn Monica Wood's 'Papermaker' two families in a mill town are headed on a collision course.
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News

Local defense attorney explains sexting laws

Local defense attorney explains sexting lawsAccording to attorneys, state law regarding crimes of sexting are not so cut and dried. If an adult sends or receives pictures of a minor, it's a crime. But when both parties are under the age of 18, it's a little cloudier.
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  • 22 hours, 53 minutes ago
News

Hancock County school holds social media dangers assembly

Hancock County school holds social media dangers assemblyOne middle school in Hancock County held an assembly Friday morning to raise awareness about the dangers of social media.
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  • 22 hours, 56 minutes ago
Local

Jurors find man guilty of killing his employer

Jurors find man guilty of killing his employerWilliam Morse has been convicted for killing Richard Bellittieri.
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  • 23 hours, 22 minutes ago
Weather

Ice jam makes way down Aroostook River

Ice jam makes way down Aroostook RiverThe ice jam closed Route 1A bridge for a bit while the jam moved under it.
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  • 1 day, 1 hour ago
Local

Bar Harbor man destroys apartment, charged with arson

Bar Harbor man destroys apartment, charged with arsonThere are 24 other apartments in the building and most are occupied. No one was injured.
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Bookkeeper gets 2 years for $1M in unauthorized checks

Bookkeeper gets 2 years for $1M in unauthorized checksJanis Woods of Conway pleaded guilty in October to interstate transportation of stolen checks and tax evasion.
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Local

Parents of marathon victim want death penalty off the table

Parents of marathon victim want death penalty off the tableAccording to the front page of the Boston Globe Billy and Denise Richard would rather the man convicted in the bombings to spend life in prison.
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  • 1 day, 6 hours ago
Portland

Weekend concerts with Holly Nunan

Weekend concerts with Holly NunanIt's Friday, which means Holly Nunan is here, and she's going to tell us about some cool concerts taking place this weekend.
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  • 1 day, 9 hours ago
Portland

Portland airport gets $917K grant to plan for growth

Portland airport gets $917K grant to plan for growthLast year about 1.7 million passengers used the Portland Jetport, and traffic could set a new all-time record this year.
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  • 1 day, 11 hours ago
Politics

LePage brings tax plan to Ellsworth

LePage brings tax plan to EllsworthGov. Paul LePage held a town hall meeting on his tax plan in Ellsworth.
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  • 1 day, 16 hours ago
News

Union 76 superintendent misses deadline on state subsidy

Union 76 superintendent misses deadline on state subsidyUnion 76 superintendent misses deadline on state subsidy
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  • 1 day, 16 hours ago
Local

Love letter, cell phone records discussed in Morse trial

Love letter, cell phone records discussed in Morse trialIt is possible there will be closing arguments before the end of the day Friday.
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  • 1 day, 18 hours ago
Local

Ace Asian Therapy busted for prostitution

Ace Asian Therapy busted for prostitutionThe investigation is continuing and more charges could be forthcoming.
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  • 1 day, 20 hours ago
Portland

Maine permanently revokes fisherman's commercial licenses

Maine permanently revokes fisherman's commercial licensesLucas Lemoine can request an administrative hearing to contest the revocations.
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  • 1 day, 20 hours ago
Local

Student allegedly assaulted on UMF campus

Student allegedly assaulted on UMF campusCampus police are reminding students to stay in well-lit areas avoid walking alone at night.
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Politics

Bill would increase access to solar power

Bill would increase access to solar powerThe bill would reduce the payback period for solar projects and increase the number of households that can share a solar system.
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  • 1 day, 20 hours ago
Local

Apple invests in Maine forest to eliminate footprint

Apple invests in Maine forest to eliminate footprintApple is partnering with The Conservation Fund to help zero out its paper footprint.
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  • 1 day, 21 hours ago
Politics

Bill supports medical marijuana in school

Bill supports medical marijuana in schoolThe bill would allow medical marijuana in a non-smoking form on school grounds.
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JMG helps students transition into college years

JMG helps students transition into college yearsAround 58 students at Thomas College have benefited from the first JMG college transition specialist.
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Bangor

Bath salts decrease as opioids increase

Bath salts decrease as opioids increaseDespite seeing drops in cases of bath salts in the ER, doctors said the drug is still here.
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Maine Robotics Take On The World

Maine Robotics Take On The WorldThe robot apocalypse is inevitable. If you help fund it now, maybe they'll go easy on you.
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Politics

Study recommends expanding gaming to Southern Maine

Study recommends expanding gaming to Southern MaineLawmakers use recent study to push for a resort-style gaming facility in Southern Maine.
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  • 1 day, 22 hours ago