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Abby Megan Hersom of Rockland was crowned Maine Sea Goddess July 30 during a coronation ceremony at the 67th Maine Lobster Festival at Harbor Park.
Women breastfeed their babies during a flashmob at a tram station in downtown Zurich October 10, 2012.
Reiki, the Japanese form of energy healing, has been around since the early 1900s, and more Mainers are now turning to the practice for relief.
With fewer than 100 days until Election Day, campaigns by legislative candidates are heating up and naturally, both Republicans and Democrats in Maine say the political winds will blow in their favor come Nov. 4. House Republican candidates gathered at the State House on Tuesday to highlight the fact that they have contenders in 150 of 151 House ... (more)
In this August 2013 file photo, Brendan Emanuel from the University of New England looks in on the nest built inside of a birdhouse placed on the perimeter of a school soccer field.
Bruce Poliquin, the Republican nominee running for the 2nd Congressional District seat in the U.S. House of Representatives, was in Belfast visiting Mathews Brothers, a window manufacturer, July 23. He met with The Journal afterwards to talk about his campaign.
Mary Mayhew, commissioner of the Department of Health and Human Services, smiles as the crowd applauds in Portland on Tuesday where she was honored by the state's pre-eminent conservative think tank, the Maine Heritage Policy Center.
U.S. Senate candidate Shenna Bellows spoke in front of Bangor's Paul Bunyan while making a campaign stop in Bangor on Tuesday as part of her campaign trek across Maine.
Denmark is a town of about 1,200 in Oxford County, about 6 miles from the Maine-New Hampshire border and about 35 miles north of Portland.
In keeping with the values of love, compassion and heart-blessing they talk about from sunup to sundown, the nation's conservative movement wants everyone to know that they have nothing against LGBT Americans.
With its close-knit communities and a practice of labeling non-natives as "from away," Mainers have a reputation for being insular.
In the whitest U.S. state, thousands of miles from the Mexican border, the debate over immigration is quickly becoming a central issue in one of the nation's most closely watched governor's races.
The debate over immigration is quickly becoming a central issue in one of the nation's most closely watched governor's races - in Maine.
On Wednesday, the Department of Health and Human Services announced that childless "able-bodied" adults will have to fulfill work requirements in order to receive food stamps, according to the Portland Press Herald .
The chairwoman of the Democratic National Committee says defeating Maine's governor is critical to the party's efforts to raise the minimum wage and expand residents' access to health care.
Children will continue exploring Maine memories this summer at the weekly drawing classes led by Catinka Knoth at Rockland Public Library.
Updated: Thu Jul 31, 2014 03:41 am
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