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Sun-Sentinel
Sail away to see fall colorsThe splendor of fall colors in New England and Canada is a spectacle that lures
Sail away to see fall colors
Sun-Sentinel / Posted yesterday
The splendor of fall colors in New England and Canada is a spectacle that lures many travelers each autumn. One convenient way to enjoy it is via a cruise to various ports of call. Here are some choices this year (rates are the best we found on... Read more
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The News-Herald
National Park Service opening new campground at AcadiaBAR HARBOR, Maine (AP) � The National Park Service is opening a new campground
National Park Service opening new campground at Acadia
The News-Herald / Posted yesterday
BAR HARBOR, Maine (AP) � The National Park Service is opening a new campground that will be part of Acadia National Park. The park service says the opening of Schoodic Woods Campground marks the end of a years-long effort to protect 1,600 acres of... Read more
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WCAX-TV Vermont
Latest Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont news, sports, business and entertainmentDISTRACTED DRIVING-SELFIE Maine driver issued summons after selfie leads to in
Latest Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont news, sports, business and entertainment
WCAX-TV Vermont / Posted 2 days ago
DISTRACTED DRIVING-SELFIE Maine driver issued summons after selfie leads to injuries ORIENT, Maine (AP) - Maine state police issued a distracted driving summons to a Maine man they say crashed into a tree while taking a "selfie" with his passengers... Read more
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WCAX-TV Vermont
Here is the latest Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont news from The Associated PressORIENT, Maine (AP) - Maine state police issued a distracted driving summons to
Here is the latest Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont news from The Associated Press
WCAX-TV Vermont / Posted 2 days ago
ORIENT, Maine (AP) - Maine state police issued a distracted driving summons to a Maine man they say crashed into a tree while taking a "selfie" with his passengers - injuring several of them. Police say 29-year-old Jordan Toner of Hampden, Maine, was... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Foxcroft football player Smith sidelined with hip dislocationDOVER-FOXCROFT, Maine — Hunter Smith, the Foxcroft Academy football standout re
Foxcroft football player Smith sidelined with hip dislocation
Bangor Daily News / Posted 2 days ago
DOVER-FOXCROFT, Maine — Hunter Smith, the Foxcroft Academy football standout recently selected to play in the Blue-Grey North-South All-American Bowl, will be sidelined indefinitely after suffering a dislocated left hip during the Ponies’ exhibition... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
A Maine blacksmith, his son’s online tributeBAR HARBOR, Maine — A lot of the things popular on the Internet are like soap b
A Maine blacksmith, his son’s online tribute
Bangor Daily News / Posted 3 days ago
BAR HARBOR, Maine — A lot of the things popular on the Internet are like soap bubbles: shiny and insubstantial, disappearing as fast as they float past on your Facebook feed. So far, more than 10,000 people have scrolled through the comprehensive... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Woman rescued by bicyclist after car tumbles off Acadia roadACADIA NATIONAL PARK, Maine — A Florida woman has been summoned on a federal ch
Woman rescued by bicyclist after car tumbles off Acadia road
Bangor Daily News / Posted 4 days ago
ACADIA NATIONAL PARK, Maine — A Florida woman has been summoned on a federal charge of possession of marijuana after her car went off the Park Loop Road, fell 20 feet down a steep embankment and caught fire on Thursday, according to a park ranger. A... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Corrigan coaching Caribou boys soccerCARIBOU, Maine — One of the best schoolboy soccer players in recent Caribou Hig
Corrigan coaching Caribou boys soccer
Bangor Daily News / Posted 6 days ago
CARIBOU, Maine — One of the best schoolboy soccer players in recent Caribou High School history is back as the Vikings’ head coach for the 2015 season. Kyle Corrigan, who earned All-New England honors in his senior season at Caribou, replaces... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Woman shot in Carmel after allegedly wielding flail has been indictedAlexis Lannon, 20, of Bangor was indicted on two counts of criminal threatening
Woman shot in Carmel after allegedly wielding flail has been indicted
Bangor Daily News / Posted 6 days ago
Alexis Lannon, 20, of Bangor was indicted on two counts of criminal threatening with a dangerous weapon and three counts of criminal mischief Lannon is accused of damaging property and threatening people with a weapon on June 28. Deputy Kari Kurth... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Bangor-Brewer football rivalry set to be renewedBANGOR, Maine — The start of the high school football season remains more than
Bangor-Brewer football rivalry set to be renewed
Bangor Daily News / Posted 6 days ago
BANGOR, Maine — The start of the high school football season remains more than a week away — officially. But the enthusiasm level for the coming campaign suggests there will be high interest in this weekend’s exhibition games, those final dress... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
A lifetime of memories flowing down the St. CroixSome people like Portland. Some like Port Clyde. Bar Harbor. Others Kennebunkpo
A lifetime of memories flowing down the St. Croix
Bangor Daily News / Posted 8 days ago
Some people like Portland. Some like Port Clyde. Bar Harbor. Others Kennebunkport, or Pemaquid. With me, it’s Vanceboro. Vanceboro had its 15 minutes of fame in 1915 when a German spy (honest) blew up the bridge to Canada. He was caught within, oh... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
More Maine companies opting for employee ownershipSEARSPORT, Maine — For nearly 100 years, people have been making industrial che
More Maine companies opting for employee ownership
Bangor Daily News / Posted 12 days ago
SEARSPORT, Maine — For nearly 100 years, people have been making industrial chemicals at the end of Kidder Point in Searsport. But for nearly all those decades, there was just one owner at a time at the top — until this summer. A big change came for... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Contradances can be a family affairEmma Paterson-Dennis and her father, David Paterson, find ways to bond in the s
Contradances can be a family affair
Bangor Daily News / Posted 12 days ago
Emma Paterson-Dennis and her father, David Paterson, find ways to bond in the simplest moments. From bike riding to reading aloud books such as “The Hobbit,” these activities have created some of the 13-year-old’s favorite memories. But some of her... Read more
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Fort Wayne News-Sentinel
Guest column: Buildings fade; good family memories don'tThe first time I traveled through the Straits of Mackinaw I don't remember. I w
Guest column: Buildings fade; good family memories don't
Fort Wayne News-Sentinel / Posted 14 days ago
The first time I traveled through the Straits of Mackinaw I don't remember. I was 6 weeks old. In 1950 they were still arguing whether a suspension bridge could be built across such deep and treacherous waters. My dad loved the north country of... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
Youngstown News, Obituaries, Tributes, DONALD R. 'BARNY' BARNHART, Youngstown, Ohio“Together Forever” STRUTHERS - Donald R. “Barny” Barnhart, 86, passed away pea
Youngstown News, Obituaries, Tributes, DONALD R. 'BARNY' BARNHART, Youngstown, Ohio
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 17 days ago
“Together Forever” STRUTHERS - Donald R. “Barny” Barnhart, 86, passed away peacefully, Thursday afternoon, Aug. 13, 2015, at Hospice of the Valley, Hospice House, surrounded by family. “Don,” affectionately known as “Barny,” was born Jan. 18, 1929,... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Jonesport, Dedham, Sullivan men indicted on drug chargesELLSWORTH, Maine — Criminal defendants accused of committing gross sexual assau
Jonesport, Dedham, Sullivan men indicted on drug charges
Bangor Daily News / Posted 17 days ago
ELLSWORTH, Maine — Criminal defendants accused of committing gross sexual assault and aggravated trafficking in drugs were among those indicted this month by a Hancock County grand jury. Arson, several burglaries and thefts, assault, criminal... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Police issue 130-plus speeding tickets in 5 days on Route 1AELLSWORTH, Maine — If you drove one of the vehicles that was stopped last week
Police issue 130-plus speeding tickets in 5 days on Route 1A
Bangor Daily News / Posted 18 days ago
ELLSWORTH, Maine — If you drove one of the vehicles that was stopped last week by police on Route 1A between Ellsworth and Holden, you had a lot of company. According to the Hancock County Sheriff’s Department, their deputies and officers with other... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
How a move to Maine set an author free to write fictionPeter Davis may never have written his novel “Girl of My Dreams,” if he hadn’t
How a move to Maine set an author free to write fiction
Bangor Daily News / Posted 19 days ago
Peter Davis may never have written his novel “Girl of My Dreams,” if he hadn’t moved to Castine from New York City in 1990. “Coming to Maine set me free,” he said. “I don’t exactly know why, but it made it possible for me to make things up in a way... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Valley standout commits to UMaine baseball programBINGHAM, Maine — Upper Kennebec Valley Memorial High School has a storied athle
Valley standout commits to UMaine baseball program
Bangor Daily News / Posted 20 days ago
BINGHAM, Maine — Upper Kennebec Valley Memorial High School has a storied athletic history, most prominently in boys basketball where the Cavaliers won 101 consecutive games and six consecutive Class D state championships around the turn of the... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
New Bar Harbor-Boston bike ride to support green causesThe inaugural Climate Ride Northeast, a 320-mile journey from Bar Harbor to Bos
New Bar Harbor-Boston bike ride to support green causes
Bangor Daily News / Posted 20 days ago
The inaugural Climate Ride Northeast, a 320-mile journey from Bar Harbor to Boston, will be held Sept. 17-21, and registration is still open. The five-day ride is expected to raise $400,000 to support organizations throughout the country that are... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Acadia National Park chief to retireACADIA NATIONAL PARK, Maine — After having held the position for more than 12 y
Acadia National Park chief to retire
Bangor Daily News / Posted 21 days ago
ACADIA NATIONAL PARK, Maine — After having held the position for more than 12 years, Sheridan Steele plans to retire as superintendent of Acadia National Park this fall. Steele, who was appointed superintendent of Maine’s only national park in 2003,... Read more
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CommonDreams.org
Sierra Magazine Announces 2015 Rankings of America’s Greenest Colleges and UniversitiesSAN FRANCISCO - Today, Sierra magazine, the official publication of the Sierra
Sierra Magazine Announces 2015 Rankings of America’s Greenest Colleges and Universities
CommonDreams.org / Posted 21 days ago
SAN FRANCISCO - Today, Sierra magazine, the official publication of the Sierra Club, released its ninth annual “Cool Schools” ranking of America’s greenest colleges and universities. Each of the schools ranked in the top 20 have displayed a deep and... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Maine companies nab clean power grantsFood, energy, tourism and other businesses in Maine are using $119,700 from the
Maine companies nab clean power grants
Bangor Daily News / Posted 21 days ago
Food, energy, tourism and other businesses in Maine are using $119,700 from the federal government to help pay for energy efficiency upgrades that could help them become more self-sufficient and expand. In Aroostook County, Buck Farms of Mapleton is... Read more
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The Scientist
The Human Touch© MOMENT/GETTY IMAGESIn 1993, National Institutes of Health (NIH) researchers g
The Human Touch
The Scientist / Posted 22 days ago
© MOMENT/GETTY IMAGESIn 1993, National Institutes of Health (NIH) researchers gave Eli Lilly’s promising experimental hepatitis B drug fialuridine to 15 patients as part of a small Phase 2 trial. It did not go well. Five of the patients died; two... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
‘North Woods Law’ star power fuels interest in Maine, warden professionSKOWHEGAN, Maine — On a muggy July evening, Maine game warden Kris MacCabe swab
‘North Woods Law’ star power fuels interest in Maine, warden profession
Bangor Daily News / Posted 25 days ago
SKOWHEGAN, Maine — On a muggy July evening, Maine game warden Kris MacCabe swabbed sweat from his brow, sipped from a water bottle and leaned on the tailgate of his state-issued pickup truck. In front of him, in a throng stretching all the way... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Spot a bird on the ocean? Chances are it has a white bellyHere is your assignment for today: Make a list of birds that often sit on the o
Spot a bird on the ocean? Chances are it has a white belly
Bangor Daily News / Posted 25 days ago
Here is your assignment for today: Make a list of birds that often sit on the ocean surface. These would include sea ducks, gulls, shearwaters, phalaropes, jaegers, gannets and members of the puffin family. Notice anything in common? Most have... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Imagination meets island life in new kid’s books from Castine writerPiper Green is a quirky little girl who lives on a Maine island, rides a lobste
Imagination meets island life in new kid’s books from Castine writer
Bangor Daily News / Posted 26 days ago
Piper Green is a quirky little girl who lives on a Maine island, rides a lobster boat to school and, when we meet her, wears monkey earmuffs — even though it’s warm out. They belonged to her older brother, Erik. She also is the main character in two... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Friends’ day out becomes mini golf fundraiser for Lagrange boyLAGRANGE, Maine — What began two years ago as a guys’ day out among a few Milo-
Friends’ day out becomes mini golf fundraiser for Lagrange boy
Bangor Daily News / Posted 26 days ago
LAGRANGE, Maine — What began two years ago as a guys’ day out among a few Milo-area friends will take on a charitable cause at three miniature golf courses around eastern Maine on Sunday. Some 25 entrants will participate in the third annual Maine... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Helpful HintsDEAR READERS: Those "enhanced security questions" a website may ask are meant t
Helpful Hints
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 26 days ago
DEAR READERS: Those "enhanced security questions" a website may ask are meant to be an extra layer of protection. Most of these are public information that's easy to find, i.e.: • Father's first name? • Last four digits of your Social Security... Read more
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Salem News
Jack Vern HovisHe was born on Oct. 8, 1921, the son of Orval Vern and Orie Maud Hovis, in Butl
Jack Vern Hovis
Salem News / Posted 26 days ago
He was born on Oct. 8, 1921, the son of Orval Vern and Orie Maud Hovis, in Butler, Pa. He is survived by his wife of 65 years, Rita Clare Pottorf Hovis; three children, Krista (John Fitch) and Janine (Dale McLaughlin), both of Salem, and Robert... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Acadia rangers carry out dog stuck with porcupine quillsACADIA NATIONAL PARK, Maine — A large dog had to be carried out of the park Mon
Acadia rangers carry out dog stuck with porcupine quills
Bangor Daily News / Posted 28 days ago
ACADIA NATIONAL PARK, Maine — A large dog had to be carried out of the park Monday morning after it and another dog got stuck with quills from a porcupine, according to a park ranger. The dogs were off a trail with their owner picking blueberries on... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
More than 4,600 without power after storms hit MaineBANGOR, Maine — Thunderstorms that swept through Maine on Monday afternoon have
More than 4,600 without power after storms hit Maine
Bangor Daily News / Posted 29 days ago
BANGOR, Maine — Thunderstorms that swept through Maine on Monday afternoon have knocked out power to several thousand Mainers, the bulk of them in Aroostook and Penobscot counties. As of 5:45 p.m., more than 4,200 Emera Maine customers and nearly... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Rangers rescue quilled dogs in AcadiaACADIA NATIONAL PARK, Maine — A large dog had to be carried out of the park Mon
Rangers rescue quilled dogs in Acadia
Bangor Daily News / Posted 29 days ago
ACADIA NATIONAL PARK, Maine — A large dog had to be carried out of the park Monday morning after it and another dog got quilled by a porcupine, according to a park ranger. The dogs were off a trail with their owner picking blueberries on Parkman... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
‘Stargazing’ a popular sport in old BangorThe Bangor area was a great place for celebrity watching a century ago. From Ho
‘Stargazing’ a popular sport in old Bangor
Bangor Daily News / Posted 30 days ago
The Bangor area was a great place for celebrity watching a century ago. From Hollywood heart throbs to powerful millionaires to famous babies, one could expect to see them in person or at least read about them in the local news. Throw Bar Harbor into... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Woman dies in single-vehicle accident on MDISOUTHWEST HARBOR, Maine — A Massachusetts woman died Saturday afternoon when th
Woman dies in single-vehicle accident on MDI
Bangor Daily News / Posted 30 days ago
SOUTHWEST HARBOR, Maine — A Massachusetts woman died Saturday afternoon when the vehicle she was riding in went off Route 102 and rolled over, according to local police. The woman was sitting in the backseat of the vehicle and was not wearing a... Read more
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The Post-Journal
Jane Dix Berg passed from this life peacefully on Saturday, Feb. 7, 2015. She is already mis
Jane Dix Berg
The Post-Journal / Posted 1 months ago
passed from this life peacefully on Saturday, Feb. 7, 2015. She is already missed. Jane was born Aug. 9, 1925, in New Brunswick, N.J., living in Freehold and then Red Bank, N.J., the daughter of the late Frank L. and Elizabeth... Read more

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