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MONMOUTH — Fire destroyed a house and garage early Wednesday morning at 171 Pisgah Road. The owner and his pet got out safely, Monmouth Fire Chief Dan Roy said. Officials received a call at about 2 a.m. from a man who said his portable garage was on fire. Five…
02.23 / 04:22
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Aron Deletetsky of Auburn, left, Ashten Golebiewski of Raymond, second from left, and Peter Lacombe of Mechanic Falls, lower front, watch with their Squirt Gladiator Red teammates as names are announced to receive their Lions Tournament championship medals at the Norway Savings Bank Arena in…
02.23 / 04:22
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AUGUSTA, Maine — There’s nothing like having experienced guards at tournament time. Senior James Kouletsis scored with three seconds left in the fourth quarter to force overtime, then backcourt mate and classmate Nathan Violette scored four of his team-high 25 points in the extra period as Messalonskee of Oakland outlasted &…
02.23 / 04:22
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BANGOR, Maine — Freshman Abbie Worthley came off the bench to hit a pair of critical 3-pointers, one in the fourth quarter and another in overtime, and the defending two-time state champion Houlton High School Shiretowners rallied for a 37-33 win over Hermon in their Class B North semifinal Wednesday &…
02.23 / 04:22
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Thursday, March 9, 2017 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Location: Belfast Free Library, 106 High St., Belfast, Maine For more information: 207-441-2895; belfastbaywatershed.org The Belfast Bay Watershed Coalition invites you to a free presentation by Maine Forest Service District Forester Morten Moesswilde on Identification and Management of the Browntail Moth.…
02.23 / 04:22
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AUGUSTA, Maine — The Oceanside boys basketball team got caught up in Cony of Augusta’s unique brand of mass-substitution, free-wheeling basketball for the first half of Wednesday night’s Class A North semifinal at the Augusta Civic Center. But after intermission the Mariners from Rockland-Thomaston played with the poise of a …
02.23 / 04:22
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AUGUSTA, Maine — The Oceanside boys basketball team got caught up in Cony of Augusta’s unique brand of mass-substitution, free-wheeling basketball for the first half of Wednesday night’s Class A North semifinal at the Augusta Civic Center. But after intermission the Mariners from Rockland-Thomaston played with the poise of a …
02.23 / 03:12
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Tourney basketball HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS CLASS C No. 3 Piscataquis 53, No. 6 Woodland 21 Woodland (12-8) Russell, Johnson, Fitch, Cox 4-1-9, Smith 3-2-8, Beers 1-0-2, Newman, Cook, Monk 1-0-2, Howland, Woodruff; Totals: 9-3-21 Piscataquis (15-4) Speed 6-7-21, Pearl, Hill, Lamb, Adkins 1-0-2, Harris 2-2-6, Hunt 5-4-14, Lemieux, Almirante 4-1-10,…
02.23 / 03:12
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BANGOR, Maine — For three quarters on Wednesday night, Foxcroft Academy and Presque Isle were locked up in a game dominated by defense, subpar shooting and turnovers. With the outcome riding on the line, it was the Ponies who finally put things together in the fourth quarter. Abigail Simpson and…
02.23 / 03:12
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The suspensions of five University of Maine men’s basketball team players last week stemmed from an altercation in the locker room during which Wes Myers punched teammate Marko Pirovic in the face, breaking his jaw, a police report r…
02.23 / 03:12
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Scott Weyland, 42, died at Southern Maine Medical Center in Biddeford Wednesday afternoon after police say he suffered fatal…
02.23 / 03:12
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Republican U.S. Sen. Susan Collins says she's open to requesting President Donald Trump's tax returns if the documents are necessary to complete an ongoing probe into Russia's alleged interference in the November election. Collins was asked during the Maine Public call in program Maine Calling if she would support subpoenaing the president's tax returns. Collins at first said she wasn't sure such a request would be necessary, but added, "If it's necessary to get the answers then I suspect…
02.23 / 02:25
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The suspensions of five University of Maine men’s basketball team players last week stemmed from an altercation in the locker room during which Wes Myers punched teammate Marko Pirovic in the face, breaking his jaw, a police report r…
02.23 / 02:04
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Scott Weyland, 42, died at Southern Maine Medical Center in Biddeford Wednesday afternoon after police say he suffered fatal…
02.23 / 02:04
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BAR HARBOR — The following births were recorded at Mount Desert Island Hospital in November, December and January: A daughter, Wren Rooney Sheils, was born Nov. 27 to Rhiannon Rooney and David Sheils of Bar Harbor. A daughter, Scarlett Lenora Leonard, was born Nov. 28 to Kirste and Charles Leonard of Bar Harbor. A daughter, ... The post Births at MDI Hospital appeared first on Mount Desert I…
02.23 / 01:16
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LEWISTON — After a search that drew more than 50 applications from across the country, the Lewiston Auburn Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce named Beckie Conrad as its new president and CEO on Wednesday. She'll take over the post March 27. Conrad, who lives in Auburn, said she…
02.23 / 00:54
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FALMOUTH — The Maine Department of Transportation says it is lowering the speed limit on Interstate 295 from Falmouth to Topsham by 5 miles per hour. The new speed limit of 65 mph will go into effect March 27. The agency is attributing the need for a lower limit on an increase of…
02.23 / 00:54
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Friday, March 3, 2017 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. Location: Congregation Beth El, 183 French Street, Bangor, Maine For more information: 207-945-4578 – On Friday night, March 3, 2017, members of Bangor’s Reform Jewish community will gather at Congregation Beth El, 183 French Street, in an unparalleled display of Jewish &…
02.23 / 00:54
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The fourth-seeded Orono High School boys basketball team took full advantage of its superior experience and size Wednesday…
02.23 / 00:54
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U.S. Sen. Susan Collins said that trade is an issue she can work on with the new administration even though she has concerns about the impact some of the president’s ideas might have on business relations with C…
02.22 / 23:44
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