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 2020-09-27 08:00 

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Deep Water: 'Independence,' by Robert Petrillo...

Maine poems edited and introduced by Megan Grumbling....

 2020-09-27 08:00 

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Insight: Smokey Bear steered us wrong...

We can't prevent forest fires. We can only adapt to a climate that makes them bigger and more common....

 2020-09-27 08:00 

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Our View: Welcome back, Massachusetts...

It's been a long summer, but we're happy you can visit again without having to quarantine....

 2020-09-27 08:00 

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Letter to the editor: State fails to hold Big Moose Inn accountable...

The state pulled the Big Moose Inn's health license. A wedding with approximately 65 guests, little face mask wearing and no social distancing has resulted in an outbreak that's infected 176 people and the deaths of seven innocent people, who were...

 2020-09-27 08:00 

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Pandemic, restaurant slowdown blamed for rats in Portland neighborhoods...

Some exterminators say the shift from regular restaurant activity to more home-based meals has driven the rodents into neighborhoods more frequently; construction projects are likely a factor, too....

 2020-09-27 08:00 

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Where's the beef? Right here in Portland...

Beef sandwiches inspired by classics in other American cities are filling a niche in Portland's food scene....

 2020-09-27 08:00 

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The View From Here: Trump is rewriting the unwritten rules...

From politicizing the Supreme Court to refusing to commit to a peaceful transition, our norm-busting president is taking us into a danger zone....

 2020-09-27 08:00 

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Gideon banks on bipartisan image, but critics disagree...

In her bid to unseat Sen. Susan Collins, the Maine House speaker highlights her work on issues such as the opioid crisis and climate change, yet some Republicans say she's been unwilling to compromise on key issues and failed to exercise leadership du...

 2020-09-27 08:00 

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Sen. King: Supreme Court battle isn't about fairness it's about health care...

We must pause the nomination process, or risk tens of millions of Americans having their coverage ripped away....

 2020-09-27 08:00 

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Letter to the editor: Finish routine mailing to free up USPS for ballots...

It is clear that the mail is taking longer to get delivered. I suggest that, whenever possible, everyone mail letters, send packages and order items that have to be mailed before Oct. 10. If we can get most or all of our routine mailing done in that perio...

 2020-09-27 08:00 

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Movie review: Sherlock who? Millie Bobby Brown is terrific in the clever 'Enola Holmes'...

Amy March, Scout Finch, Lisa Simpson ... you never know what you're going to get in a younger sister, and Enola Holmes is as surprising as any of them. Bursting forth from Nancy Springer's young adult series "Enola Holmes Mysteries," which...

 2020-09-27 08:00 

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Let's bring back tiramisu, a classic dessert that deserves more love...

Tiramisu is a polarizing dessert. Mention it, and people may squeal with delight or recoil in disgust there's no in-between. In "The Oxford Companion to Italian Food," author Gillian Riley is unsparing, "At its best, in small quantities, a...

 2020-09-27 08:00 

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Put your sleuthing cap on with 'Enola Holmes' and these 8 other Sherlock adaptations...

The game is afoot, ol' chap! Netflix has released "Enola Holmes" and before we get any further, let us assure you that was the first and last attempt at British parlance you'll read here today. It's just hard not to get swept up in the...

 2020-09-27 08:00 

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Yes, there is a correct way to cut the cheese...

Plus, a recipe for crackers that are not Cheez-Its, but are just as addictive....

 2020-09-27 08:00 

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On this date in Maine history: Sept. 27...

Sept. 27, 1962: The publisher Houghton Mifflin releases aquatic biologist, nature writer and conservationist Rachel Carson's seminal book "Silent Spring." Carson (1907-1964) was a summer resident of Maine's Southport Island, where she owne...

 2020-09-27 08:00 

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Gingery carrot-apple pancakes welcome fall with a subtle sweetness...

These are not typical flapjacks with bits of apple and carrot mixed in for seasoning. Here, the produce leads the way with mounds of shredded green apple and carrot bound into tender, lightly browned skillet cakes with just enough egg and whole grain flou...

 2020-09-27 08:00 

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Letter to the editor: Liberties worth sacrificing to stop virus' spread...

The disappointment of missing small get-togethers has to be weighed against the devastation of the outbreaks linked to the Millinocket wedding....

 2020-09-27 08:00 

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How 'Schitt's Creek' became the most beloved comedy on TV...

If you knew what "Schitt's Creek" was in 2015, you were likely one of two things: a huge fan of co-creator Eugene Levy and his fellow "SCTV Network" alum Catherine O'Hara, or Canadian. That's because the sitcom, about a wealthy...

 2020-09-27 08:00 

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Another View: Mainers shouldn't nationalize U.S. Senate race...

The Maine media should not play into the national parties' plan to shift focus away from local issues....

 2020-09-27 08:00 

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Scent dog takes on a new role: Finding imperiled turtles...

Scent-tracking dogs are commonly used to find lost people and even wounded game but using one for a conservation study is unique in Maine....

 2020-09-27 08:00 

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Bedside Table: Tale of Osage tribe melds interests in true crime and racial justice...

'Killers of the Flower Moon' by David Grann tells of the murder of tribal members in Oklahoma....

 2020-09-27 08:00 

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Hunting: Knowing the history of Maine deer hunting a window into state of today's herd...

Most interesting is how the deer herd in Maine has shifted south, and northern and eastern Maine may never see it return to the distribution of 50-100 years ago....

 2020-09-27 08:00 

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Health officials fear 'one big fire' from COVID-19 in southern Maine...

York County is seeing new cases at a rate three times the statewide average, and Oxford County is also showing signs of trouble....

 2020-09-27 08:00 

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Letter to the editor: Hybrid schooling can prepare Maine kids for hands-on jobs...

According to the Maine Aquaculture Workforce Development Strategy, a report produced by the Gulf of Maine Research Institute and the Maine Aquaculture Association, by 2022 the aquaculture workforce has the potential to include almost 1,000 employees acros...

 2020-09-27 08:00 

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Latest biography of Longfellow is the best yet...

Local review: 'Cross of Snow' shows how the Portland native's reputation as a poet has rebounded....

 2020-09-27 08:00 

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Drought brings early acorn showers, other tree threats...

Early and heavy acorn masting is a sign that trees are stressed this fall and may need some water now to weather the coming winter....

 2020-09-27 08:00 

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Society Notebook: Telling Room embraces virtual version of variety show...

The annual Show & Tell fundraiser was prerecorded and will be available to view as of Friday evening....

 2020-09-27 08:00 

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Dine Out: Maine restaurants warm up to prepaid tickets...

Some local restaurant chefs are experimenting with a prepaid, ticket-based model for dinners, which hold special appeal during a pandemic....

 2020-09-27 08:00 

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Letter to the editor: 'America,' slavery were on different timelines...

I can't accept that slavery is our "legacy," as stated in the headline of the Associated Press article on President Trump's remarks at a celebration of the signing of the Constitution, published in the Press Herald on Sept. 18 ("Presid...

 2020-09-27 08:00 

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Rock Gardens Floats in the Immortal Sea of Maine History...

45 Shell Road, Phippsburg...

 2020-09-27 08:00 

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Outdoor performance by Portland Ballet reflects our current times...

The company performed 'Four Seasons,' choreographed by its artistic and executive director....

 2020-09-27 08:00 

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Embracing quinoa's nutty flavor is the key to unlocking its potential...

I have struggled to understand America's love affair with quinoa. Sure, it's packed with protein, about eight grams per cup, and it's quick-cooking, which is always a bonus. But the flavor? I find it dusty and dull, a far cry from the floral o...

 2020-09-27 08:00 

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Hiking: An exhilarating trek to the rooftop of New England...

Making it to the top of Mt. Washington, no matter the trail, is always a magnificent experience....

 2020-09-27 08:00 

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Enjoy Kate Greene's photos at surface value, or dive deeper...

'So Much Water So Close To Home' is up at Grant Wahlquist Gallery in Portland through Oct. 31....

 2020-09-27 08:00 

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How to turn annuals into perennials of sorts...

Some annuals in your garden have monetary or sentimental value. Here's how to keep them for another year....

 2020-09-27 08:00 

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Jim Fossel: SCOTUS seat should not be filled during campaign season...

A rushed, partisan confirmation process would further politicize the court, damaging its credibility....

 2020-09-27 08:00 

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Mockumentary takes wife-carrying and makes it even wackier...

The annual North American Wife Carrying Championship at Sunday River in Newry is the basis for a new comedic film shot in Maine....

 2020-09-27 08:00 

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Birding: Migration is rough enough. Humans make it even harder...

Tall structures with lights contribute to bird deaths during migration, and this year the Western fires are not helping....

 2020-09-27 08:00 

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What's up in October: Mars will put on a dazzling show...

The next time it will be this close and high in our sky will be in 2035, just about the time NASA has scheduled the first humans to land on Mars....

 2020-09-27 08:00 

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You can't go to the Common Ground Fair, but you can enjoy its vegan food...

These recipes should hold you until 2021....

 2020-09-27 05:01 

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Obituary: Geraldine (Laskowski) Benedetto...

BINGHAMTON, N.Y. - Geraldine (Laskowski) Benedetto, 87, died Sept. 23, 2020. She was born on April 26, 1933.She was predeceased by ......

 2020-09-27 05:01 

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Obituary: Artist Donald Ross Thayer...

EDGEWATER, Fla. - Donald Ross Thayer, previous long-time resident of Portland, Maine, passed away peacefully at his home in Edgewater, Fla. ......

 2020-09-27 05:01 

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Obituary: Nina Mary (Curry) Stitson...

LIMERICK - Nina Mary (Curry) Stitson passed away on Sept. 24, 2020 after a period of declining health. The full obituary ......

 2020-09-27 05:01 

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Obituary: Richard F. O'Brion Jr....

WINDHAM - Richard F. O'Brion Jr., 65, passed away on Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2020 at the Maine Medical Center. Born in ......

 2020-09-27 05:01 

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Obituary: Louis J. Grimaldi Jr....

PORTLAND - Louis J. Grimaldi Jr., 89, passed away on Thursday, Sept. 24, 2020, at Gosnell Memorial Hospice House in Scarborough. ......

 2020-09-27 05:01 

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Obituary: Alden Graham...

SOUTH PORTLAND - Alden Graham, 79, of South Portland, passed away on Sept. 17, 2020, in Scarborough. Alden was born in ......

 2020-09-27 05:01 

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Obituary: Martha Hermann Rhodes...

WALDO - It is with deep sadness that we report the sudden, peaceful passing of our 37 year old, beautiful daughter, ......

 2020-09-27 05:01 

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Obituary: Marie Caccamo Kribbs Gozelski Ducharme...

PORTLAND - Marie Caccamo Kribbs Gozelski Ducharme, 84, passed away Sept. 10, 2020, crossing Over The Rainbow to join her daughter, ......

 2020-09-27 05:01 

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Obituary: Edwin Joseph Hamblet...

PORTLAND - Edwin Joseph Hamblet, of Portland, died on Sept. 13, 2020 in hospital in Plattsburgh, N.Y. after a brief illness. ......

 2020-09-27 05:01 

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Obituary: Jean Donahue Keef...

WINDHAM - Jean Donahue Keef, 95, travelled on to her eternal home on Sept. 24, 2020 after a brief illness. She ......

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