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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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Maine Man with Gun Tattoo Admits to Drug Charges

| September 4, 2014

SKOWHEGAN, Maine (AP) – A Maine man who drew national attention because of the realistic-looking gun tattoo on his stomach has pleaded guilty to drug charges. Michael Smith of Norridgewock pleaded guilty Wednesday and was sentenced to six months in jail, suspended in its entirety for a year of administrative release. He was fined $400 and […]

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Goughan’s 2014 Corn Maze Honors Veterans

| September 3, 2014

Goughan’s Berry Farm’s 2014 Corn Maze is their tenth, and Co-Owner Mark Goughan says it’s the most difficult. The theme this year is AMAZINGLY GRATEFUL. The maze is in honor of Corporal Dustin Libby. Watch to see if April can beat Farmer Mark to the finish line.  

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