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South Portland Votes To Ban Tar Sands Oil Unless It’s Distributed For Free In Clean Syringes »

PORTLAND, Maine — More than a year of debate about the flow of heavy crude oil — commonly known as tar sands — through South Portland reaches its climax Monday…

Jul 22 2014 / No Comment / Read More »
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Machias Fire Department’s “Save The Basement” Strategy Works Like A Charm »

MACHIAS, Maine — An early morning fire on Friday destroyed Helen’s Restaurant, a landmark business in Washington County. The owners, however, pledged to rebuild the popular eatery. Firefighters were called…

Jul 15 2014 / Comments Off / Read More »
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Mike Tipping Has Evidence Governor LePage Was Watching The History Channel When Hitler Came On And He Didn’t Change The Channel. Study It Out, People »

AUGUSTA, Maine — An expert on anti-government extremists said the controversial group that met with Gov. Paul LePage eight times last year should not be considered terrorists, but that doesn’t…

Jul 4 2014 / Comments Off / Read More »
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Jenny McCarthy Reportedly Worried That Ebola Might Give Her Kids More Autism »

The current outbreak of Ebola in West Africa is now the largest in history, but how likely is it to spread to the United States or other countries around the…

Jul 2 2014 / Comments Off / Read More »
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Waldoboro Board Of Selectman Having Trouble Remembering If They’re Supposed To Persecute Or Fellate Businesses This Week »

After issues were raised with a June 10 executive session and a subsequent vote to relax the town’s land use ordinance, the Waldoboro Board of Selectmen voted to rescind the…

Jul 1 2014 / Comments Off / Read More »
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Fiddle Player Still Stubbornly Trying To Perform Irish Music For Sober People »

It is a rare and select grade of spectacular artists whose work is so boldly imaginative and clearly virtuosic that it alters the medium. It has been said that the…

Jun 30 2014 / Comments Off / Read More »
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Fort Kent And One Of Jupiter’s Moons Certified Business-Friendly, To Similar Effect »

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AUGUSTA – Governor Paul R. LePage and the Maine Department of Economic and Community Development (DECD) have approved the Town…

Jun 24 2014 / Comments Off / Read More »

Governor Swears In, At, And Within Earshot Of Seven New Judges »

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AUGUSTA – In a robing ceremony conducted at the Kennebec County Superior Courthouse this afternoon, Governor Paul R. LePage administered…

May 7 2014 / Comments Off / Read More »

Pre-K Financial Literacy Workshop Expected To Focus Heavily On Going Short On Tooth Fairy Futures »

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Governor Paul R. LePage and a coalition of government, nonprofit and corporate leaders are announcing the 5th Annual “Fostering Financial…

Apr 20 2014 / Comments Off / Read More »

Governor Announces 6300 More Mainers Are Glaring At Everyone From The Opposite Side Of A Desk Now »

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AUGUSTA – Under the leadership of Governor Paul R. LePage, Maine’s unemployment rate in February fell to its lowest level…

Mar 29 2014 / Comments Off / Read More »

There Are Now Officially 6900 Different Ways To Earn Minimum Wage In Maine »

Mainers looking Maine-y at the Rumford Meteor, Maine news from the seat of Oxford County

AUGUSTA—Maine’s Job Bank, at www.mainecareercenter.com, has posted about 6,900 open positions, up around 1,000 positions since the beginning of March.…

Mar 25 2014 / Comments Off / Read More »

Maine Worker’s Comp Rates Plummet As Insurers Realize Lumberjacks Can’t Cut Off The Same Hand Twice »

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AUGUSTA – Governor Paul R. LePage has announced that workers’ compensation rates will decrease by nearly 8 percent—the largest decrease…

Feb 10 2014 / Comments Off / Read More »
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After 48 Years Of Umpiring, Pittsfield Man Recalls This One Time This One Kid Did That Thing. You Shoulda Seen It

Ralph Damren doesn’t remember the score of the most exciting baseball games he has umpired — or the names of most of the teams and players. Since first donning his uniform in 1966, he has called…

Jun 28 2014 / Read More »
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South Portland Votes To Ban Tar Sands Oil Unless It’s Distributed For Free In Clean Syringes

PORTLAND, Maine — More than a year of debate about the flow of heavy crude oil — commonly known as tar sands — through South Portland reaches its climax Monday night. The City Council is slated…

Jul 22 2014 / Read More »
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Auditor Says Rumford Looks Good If You Don’t Look At It

RUMFORD — Selectmen learned Thursday night from town auditor Ron Smith that Rumford is doing well financially. Smith said Rumford uses about $1.2 million in tax revenue in the budget, but only needs about $150,000 of…

Jun 21 2014 / Read More »
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After 48 Years Of Umpiring, Pittsfield Man Recalls This One Time This One Kid Did That Thing. You Shoulda Seen It

Ralph Damren doesn’t remember the score of the most exciting baseball games he has umpired — or the names of most of the teams and players. Since first donning his uniform in 1966, he has called…

Jun 28 2014 / Read More »
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Cranky Old Maine Humorist Of Indeterminate Gender Says Life Is Funny, But has No Idea How To Prove It

Life is funny, wanna have a cup of coffee? J.P. Devine asks. On The Edge “I can’t do coffee, but I can do Dr. Pepper.” – Cher  It’s there in your hand, on your kitchen counter,…

Jun 7 2014 / Read More »
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Machias Fire Department’s “Save The Basement” Strategy Works Like A Charm

MACHIAS, Maine — An early morning fire on Friday destroyed Helen’s Restaurant, a landmark business in Washington County. The owners, however, pledged to rebuild the popular eatery. Firefighters were called to the blaze shortly before 2…

Jul 15 2014 / Read More »
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Only Caribbean Person At Sugarloaf Reggae Festival Looks At The Crowd Through The Kitchen Window Near The Sink

CARRABASSETT VALLEY — Maine’s biggest cure for spring fever was underway Saturday during Sugarloaf’s 26th annual Reggae Festival. It was a scene in which three bananas and a chicken drank beer with a Gumby. The ski…

Apr 14 2014 / Read More »
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Fiddle Player Still Stubbornly Trying To Perform Irish Music For Sober People

It is a rare and select grade of spectacular artists whose work is so boldly imaginative and clearly virtuosic that it alters the medium. It has been said that the task of respectfully exploring the traditions…

Jun 30 2014 / Read More »

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