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 2021-02-01 17:30 

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Letter: Follow the facts, not Balentine's 'opinion'...

Hannah Arendt once proclaimed: "Freedom of opinion is a farce unless factual information is guaranteed and the facts themselves are not in dispute." According to this stated definition, John Balentine's "opinion" piece ("What's...

 2021-02-01 17:02 

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Letter: Litigation is not the answer to climate change...

The environment has always been an important issue to Mainers, including myself, and I look forward to hearing more details about the Climate Action Plan unveiled in December. But while I support the plan's goal of reducing greenhouse gas emissions, o...

 2021-02-01 16:58 

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Collins leads Republican effort to lobby Biden on stimulus compromise...

Maine's senior senator heads a group of 10 Republicans that has offered a $618 billion package, less than one-third of what Biden has proposed....

 2021-02-01 16:30 

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Red Sox great Dustin Pedroia retires after 14 seasons...

The second baseman won Rookie of the Year and Most Valuable Player honors and was a member of three Boston World Series championship teams....

 2021-02-01 16:13 

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Northern Meetings: Feb. 4-11...

Chebeague Island Visit townofchebeagueisland.org for information on Zoom access. Thur. 2/4 4 p.m. Community Advisory Response Team Sat. 2/6 9 a.m. Board of Selectmen Workshop Mon. 2/8 6:30 p.m. Planning Board Cumberland Check cumberlandmaine.com for acces...

 2021-02-01 16:08 

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Falmouth Police Beat: Jan. 22-29...

Arrests 1/24 at 11:10 a.m. Erica M. Pawlendzio, 38, of Bangor, was arrested on a warrant from another agency by Sgt. Michael Brown on Marshall Drive. Summonses 1/24 at 10:25 a.m. Erica M. Pawlendzio, 38, of Bangor, was summonsed on a charge of theft of se...

 2021-02-01 16:02 

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Yarmouth Police Beat: Jan. 18-31...

Arrests 1/27 at 4:32 p.m. Daniel J. Doody, 32, of Scarborough, was arrested on a charge of domestic violence assault by Sgt. Michael Pierce, Officer Joshua Robinson and Lt. Kevin Pedersen on East Elm Street. Summonses 1/20 at 1:20 a.m. Joel E. Perez, 57, ...

 2021-02-01 15:59 

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Report finds hate groups in U.S. declining, but migrating to online networks...

The Southern Poverty Law Center, an Alabama-based organization that tracks racism and xenophobia, says it identified 838 active hate groups operating across the U.S. in 2020....

 2021-02-01 15:56 

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Cumberland Police Beat: Jan. 25-Feb. 1...

Arrests There were no arrests reported from Jan. 25 to Feb. 1. Summonses There were no summonses reported from Jan. 25 to Feb. 1. Fire 1/25 at 5:50 a.m. Smoke detector malfunction on Harris Road. 1/25 at 12:32 p.m. Alarm system malfunction on Skyview Driv...

 2021-02-01 15:42 

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Trump's legal team exits as former president fixates on false election claims...

His Senate trial for his role in inciting the attack on the U.S. Capitol begins Feb. 9....

 2021-02-01 15:04 

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Bernie raffle to benefit Bridgton pantry, gallery...

BRIDGTON — Artist Ruth Boisvert has donated a felted Bernie Sanders figurine for a raffle to benefit the Bridgton Food Pantry and Gallery 302's computer fund. The figurine of the now famous image of the mittened Vermont senator is on display at ...

 2021-02-01 14:39 

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Kennebunk urges residents to run for elected municipal office...

Nomination papers for select board, RSU 21, Kennebunk Light and Power trustee and Kennebunk Sewer District are available Feb. 26....

 2021-02-01 14:30 

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Maine CDC reports 219 new COVID-19 cases, 5 additional deaths...

The pace of daily vaccinations has quickened during the past week, although an anticipated snowstorm Monday into Tuesday could disrupt some clinics....

 2021-02-01 14:04 

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Prince Harry accepts apology, damages in UK libel suit...

Harry sued Associated Newspapers for libel over two articles published in October which claimed he had snubbed the Royal Marines after stepping down as a senior royal....

 2021-02-01 13:52 

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Wisconsin pharmacist who destroyed more than 500 vaccine doses believes Earth is flat, FBI says...

Steven Brandenburg had said he thought the vaccine would harm people, make them infertile, and implant them with microchips....

 2021-02-01 09:00 

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Live Music Lineup: Violins, acoustic guitars and fiddles are streaming this week...

Catch shows from violinist Maya French along with musical duos John and Rachel Nicholas and Married with Chitlins, whose performance will also include a small in-person audience in Freeport....

 2021-02-01 09:00 

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Letters to the Editor: Still too few wearing masks in public...

Maine is now seeing up to 800 new COVID cases a day, and that could soon be more than 1,000. Forty-five weeks after "two weeks to flatten the curve" we are going in the wrong direction. Some of the increases, undoubtedly are due to holiday travel....

 2021-02-01 09:00 

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Scammers targeting seniors waiting for COVID-19 vaccine...

Police departments in southern Maine have started to receive reports from residents who have received suspicious calls....

 2021-02-01 09:00 

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Indie Film: Movie about film fan who spends isolation glued to the screen feels all too familiar...

'Just Don't Think I'll Scream' isn't set during the pandemic but reflects what some people are experiencing....

 2021-02-01 09:00 

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Things to Do: Art, ice dancing and football...

View two art exhibits, hit a Super Bowl party and see pop-up ice dancing shows....

 2021-02-01 09:00 

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USM report explores plight of children of people in Maine prisons...

The study's authors hope the findings will result in policy changes to better support families impacted by the criminal justice system....

 2021-02-01 09:00 

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International print exchange results in show at the Harlow...

Pittston artist Scott Minzy's print exchange yields nearly 400 pieces of art from around the world....

 2021-02-01 09:00 

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Letter to the Editor: Don't blame minorities for racial disparities...

Martin Jones' letter (Jan. 24) states that the disparities between racial groups in our medical, political, economic and educational systems are caused by minorities themselves. He refers to the work of three very conservative African American writers...

 2021-02-01 09:00 

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Where to get out and get active during the long Maine winter, weather or not...

Winter during the pandemic is the time to get outside and skate, ski or snowshoe, so here are some places to go when conditions are right....

 2021-02-01 09:00 

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Run & Eat: Central Provisions serves up new sandwich menu with a touch of class...

The Portland restaurant has reinvented itself for the winter, with a new takeout and delivery menu....

 2021-02-01 09:00 

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Guest column: Participation in your virtual State Legislature...

We were sworn in on Dec. 4 last year to represent our communities of Topsham and Brunswick in the 130th Legislature. January marked the beginning for the first session, which will continue through June. We are back at it, but, of course, it looks very dif...

 2021-02-01 09:00 

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Mainer helped give Biden campaign its winning look...

Fairfield native Robyn Kanner was senior creative adviser to Joe Biden in his successful bid for president, helping to shape the look of logos, signs, stages, social media and more....

 2021-02-01 09:00 

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The Maine Idea: The Curse of the Supermajority...

The days of the U.S. Senate filibuster appear to be numbered. A confrontation between Democrats and the newly minority Republicans will probably wait until after former President Trump's second impeachment trial. But to preserve this "supermajorit...

 2021-02-01 09:00 

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Letter to the Editor: Hancock County sheriff's politics interfere with duty...

I write this letter to call for the resignation of Hancock County Sheriff Scott Kane. It recently came to light that Sheriff Kane cut ties with the Ellsworth-based non-profit Healthy Acadia over a personal objection to the non-profit's support of the ...

 2021-02-01 09:00 

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Tap Lines: Maine breweries aim to reduce their impact on the environment...

Their efforts include recycling programs, solar installations and capturing carbon dioxide....

 2021-02-01 09:00 

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Face the Music: Mainer's podcast about concert culture provides missing connection to live music...

Concert Cast fuses Kyle Lamont's personal experiences and interviews with musicians, venue owners and fans....

 2021-02-01 09:00 

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Letter to the Editor: We need to look for a balancing truth...

It is hard not to understand why there is such division in our country. We get our information from very different sources from social media to investigative reporting. We are shaped by that to which we give our attention. Lord Acton, the English historia...

 2021-02-01 09:00 

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Our View: Lawmakers should find a way to get together...

Legislators can do a lot over Zoom, but they can't replace face-to-face meetings....

 2021-02-01 09:00 

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Letters: BIW workers should not be prioritized for COVID-19 vaccine; Brunswick vaccine clinic does good work...

BIW workers should not be prioritized for COVID-19 vaccine Am I the only one disgusted with General Dynamics for asking that its workers receive the covid vaccine ahead of or with elderly, first responders, and teachers? Does the US really need another gu...

 2021-02-01 09:00 

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Munjoy Hill Historic District faces final vote in Portland...

If approved, it would be the 12th historic district in the city and would cover 49 percent of the hill....

 2021-02-01 06:01 

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Obituary: Victor Sulkowski...

Hubertus...

 2021-02-01 06:01 

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Obituary: (Caouette) Kelly...

Beatrice Rose (Caouette) Kelly 1932 - 2021 BRUNSWICK - Beatrice Rose (Caouette) Kelly, 88, passed away peacefully on Sunday, ......

 2021-02-01 03:30 

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Higher snow totals expected with Groundhog Day storm...

Snow totals have trended up. Coastal flooding and blowing snow are expected with the strong wind gusts on Tuesday....

 2021-02-01 03:07 

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Snowstorm to hit Maine as early as Monday afternoon...

Sanford and other areas of York County could get between 12 and 18 inches of snow during the nor'easter, the National Weather Service says....

 2021-02-01 03:04 

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In photos: Making it snow at Sunday River...

In theory, making snow is simple. In reality, making it on a mountain where temperatures can be in the single digits or subzero is an exercise in the saying,...

 2021-02-01 02:47 

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NBA roundup: Westbrook, Beal hit late 3s as Wizards stun Nets, 149-146...

Bradley Beal and Russell Westbrook hit 3-pointers in a wild 3.8-second sequence in the final seconds for Washington....

 2021-01-31 20:36 

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Injured BIW worker's condition improves, hospital says...

Local S6, BIW's largest union, raised over $57,000 for Garrett Bailey, a BIW rigger injured on the job, who was reported to be in...

 2021-01-31 20:31 

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Israel to give some coronavirus vaccines to Palestinians...

The 5,000 doses the Palestinians' first will be used to immunize front-line medical workers. About 1.7 million Israelis have received both doses....

 2021-01-31 20:22 

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Woman charged after driving car into Wiscasset sheriff's office...

Police say the driver, 35-year-old Kristin Crowley of Wiscasset, was out on bail after her arrest for her alleged role in the November armed burglary of Maxwell's Market and Deli in Wiscasset....

 2021-01-31 20:08 

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Carl Hiaasen retiring from Miami Herald after 35 years...

The columnist plans to continue his book projects, which have ranged from comic novels to children's titles....

 2021-01-31 20:07 

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Thousands join in Jerusalem funeral, flout pandemic rules...

Attempting to disperse the crowd of ultra-Orthodox Israelis would have been 'unwise and dangerous,' a police official says....

 2021-01-31 19:54 

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Pope sets date to honor 'forgotten' grandparents and elders...

Pope Francis designates the fourth Sunday of July as the annual date that the Roman Catholic Church will pay tribute to older adults....

 2021-01-31 16:28 

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Maine CDC reports 158 COVID-19 cases, no new deaths...

Susan Collins, leading a group of 10 Republican senators, is proposing a compromise relief package that scales down President Biden's plans....

 2021-01-31 10:00 

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How Maine's members of Congress voted last week...

Among votes on other nominations, the Senate has confirmed the nomination of Lloyd Austin to serve as Secretary of Defense....

 2021-01-31 09:00 

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Find out why Anthony Bourdain's boeuf bourguignon is one of The Washington Post's most popular recipes ever...

There are more than 9,200 recipes in The Washington Post archives, and we're adding more every day. The new dishes are what tend to capture the most attention, but there are certain entries that keep trucking along, gathering a reliable stream of read...

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