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Maine Department of Corrections confirms death of prisoner

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State police and the medical examiner are investigating the death Christopher Nault, 50, at the Maine...


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Hearing on controversial oyster farm extends to Monday

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A proposal to site a 40-acre farm in Maquoit Bay has run into intense opposition.


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Regulators close Maine’s shrimp fishery for next 3 years

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Maine fishermen used to catch millions of pounds of shrimp every winter, but the fishery is decimated...


FBI arrests fugitive in Sanford

FBI arrests fugitive in Sanford

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Joshua Patrick Weldon was taken into custody safely on Friday in Sanford after the FBI this week offered...


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SBA lending drops sharply in Maine

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The U.S. Small Business Administration said 2017 was a record year, and that fewer businesses borrowed...


Monmouth girls’ basketball coach dismissed after back-to-back championships

Monmouth girls’ basketball coach dismissed after back-to-back championships

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Scott Wing was promoted from junior varsity to head coach in 2011.


Bangor police arrest homeless man in former Rockland man’s death

Bangor police arrest homeless man in former Rockland man’s death

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Donald Galleck, 29, was taken into custody in connection with the death of Jason Moody, 40.


Two paintings owned by Robert Indiana sell for $5 million at auction

Two paintings owned by Robert Indiana sell for $5 million at auction

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The money will be used to make repairs to his Vinalhaven home.


Waterville recount flips plastic bag ban to rejection by 7-vote margin

Waterville recount flips plastic bag ban to rejection by 7-vote margin

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The contentious referendum vote now heads to the Maine Supreme Judicial Court to decide the fate of...


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Unemployment in October remains at historic lows

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Although it ticked up slightly to 3.4 percent, it is still lower than the national average.


Season’s first major snowfall closes schools and snarls traffic

Season’s first major snowfall closes schools and snarls traffic

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The Maine Turnpike had already reported several crashes in the pre-dawn hours of Friday morning.


Developer of multi-use complex in Westbrook seeks unusual alliance for access to bonds

Developer of multi-use complex in Westbrook seeks unusual alliance for access to bonds

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The backers of Rock Row want to partner with the Metro bus service to tap tax-free bonds for its transportation...


Jared Golden, a former Marine, continues steep political rise with historic win

Jared Golden, a former Marine, continues steep political rise with historic win

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The Democrat from Lewiston, declared the winner in Maine's 2nd Congressional District, is just 36 and...


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Springvale fugitive remains on the loose

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Joshua Patrick Weldon is considered armed and dangerous and a $5,000 reward has been offered for information...


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Panel in Portland set to decide on shrimp fishing season

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Things don't look promising for the New England fishery.


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