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100 Onions Grown by Kids Stolen

| September 9, 2014

WATERVILLE, Maine (AP) – It was supposed to be a lesson in growing your own food, healthy eating and helping the less fortunate, but instead, a group of Maine fifth-graders got a lesson in the harsh realities of life. When students at the Albert S. Hall School in Waterville went out last week to harvest the […]

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Composite Deckhouse Arrives at Bath Iron Works

| September 8, 2014

BATH, Maine (AP) – A composite deckhouse for the second Zumwalt-class destroyer has arrived at Bath Iron Works in Maine. The deckhouse and helicopter hangar built at a shipyard in Mississippi arrived by barge on Friday. The structure will house radar and sensors, along with the bridge and combat operations center. The 900-ton deckhouse will eventually be […]

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Portland Museum of Art Purchases Land

| September 8, 2014

SCARBOROUGH, Maine (AP) – The Portland Museum of Art has purchased the land around the Winslow Homer Studio in Scarborough, protecting the artist’s view from development. The sale, for $2.3 million, closed Aug. 29. The museum placed a conservation easement on the property and donated the easement to the Scarborough Land Trust, which will enforce it. Museum director […]

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Retrial for Maine Man Convicted of Rape

| September 8, 2014

PARIS, Maine (AP) – A Bethel man whose rape conviction was overturned by Maine’s highest court will be retried this month. Jury selection for the retrial of 32-year-old Spencer Glover is scheduled to start Wednesday, for a trial later this month. The Sun Journal reports that Glover was sentenced to six years in prison after a jury […]

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The University of Maine at Presque Isle Receives a MAJOR Gift

| September 5, 2014

Exciting news for the University of Maine at Presque Isle. They have received a major gift that will allow them to continue promoting cultural arts in Aroostook County. The gift includes this 75 acre woodlot and this sugar house. “This gift is going to provide us the opportunity to concentrate on one of two things. […]

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