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  1. Lawmakers grapple with how to deal with Maine students who can't pay for lunchRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 17 | Bangor Daily News

    In this May 2017 file photo, middle school students get their lunch at the school cafeteria at RSU 3 in Thorndike. Maine lawmakers are considering a bill that would require students to be fed without question, and discussions about paying for the meal to be handled between the school and parent.

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  2. Another Maine town raises concerns about Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens growthRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 10 | Bangor Daily News

    Officials in a coastal Maine town are raising concerns that traffic to Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens' annual Gardens Aglow holiday light show is negatively affecting residents' quality of life. The concerns from Edgecomb arise as Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens' $30 million expansion sits in limbo after a Boothbay appeals board rescinded a permit, which spurred the gardens to file a lawsuit against the town.

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  3. Botanical gardens sues town of Boothbay over permit disputeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 26 | Bangor Daily News

    Clearcuting followed by blasting took place along Gaecklein Road in Boothbay to make way for a $30 million expansion at Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens, whose property surrounds the Anthony's home on three sides. Clearcuting followed by blasting took place along Gaecklein Road in Boothbay to make way for a $30 million expansion at Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens, whose property surrounds the Anthony's home on three sides.

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  4. Botanical gardens dispute seems headed for court after Boothbay Board of Appeals holds firmRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2017 | Bangor Daily News

    Workers stand the pile of debris from blasting next to the Anthony family home . Clearcuting followed by blasting took place along Gaecklein Road in Boothbay to make way for a $30 million expansion at Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens, whose property surrounds the Anthony's home on three sides.

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  5. Amid annual holiday light show, Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens renews fight to expandRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2017 | Bangor Daily News

    Clear-cutting followed by blasting took place along Gaecklein Road in Boothbay earlier this year to make way for a $30 million expansion at Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens, whose property surrounds the Anthony's home on three sides. A month after the Boothbay Board of Appeals rescinded a permit allowing a $30 million expansion at Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens and issued a "stop work" order for any further construction, the board will meet again on Tuesday to hear CMBG's request for reconsideration.

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  6. State closes Casco Bay to shellfish harvesting over unusual late season toxin bloomRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2017 | Bangor Daily News

    Oysters sit in a basket in Harspwell Maine in this May 2017 file photo. Concerns over a biotoxin bloom in Casco Bay has resulted in a late-season shellfish harvesting ban from Cape Elizabeth to Harpswell.

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  7. Coastal hospitals back MaineHealth plan for unified $2 billion networkRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2017 | Bangor Daily News

    The governing board of Pen Bay Medical Center and Waldo County General Hospital have voted to merge their budgets and operational structures with their parent organization, MaineHealth. The Coastal Healthcare Alliance voted for MaineHealth's unification proposal on Tuesday night during its regular board meeting.

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  8. Boothbay crash knocks out power to popular holiday light showRead the original story

    Dec 4, 2017 | Bangor Daily News

    The crash took place on Barters Island Road around 5 p.m., causing 1,500 Central Maine Power customers to lose power, according to dispatchers and Portland-based CBS affiliate WGME. That was just as crowds had gathered at the nearby Boothbay Botanical Gardens to see " Gardens Aglow ," an annual holiday event that illuminates the gardens with more than 500,000 LED lights.

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  9. How a coastal Maine town got back its general store during a massive power outageRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2017 | Bangor Daily News

    Ronald Cohen stands in front of the sign for Cohen's Corner General Store, now open on Route 27 in Edgecomb. The store at 623 Boothbay Road was formerly Cooks Corner General Store.

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  10. Boothbay Region, Messalonskee seniors are Miss Maine Field Hockey finalistsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2017 | Bangor Daily News

    Boothbay Region High School forward Sydney Meader, who shattered her own single season scoring record this fall, and Messalonskee High School midfielder Haley Lowell, who led the Eagles to another Class A North championship game appearance, are the finalists for the Miss Maine Field Hockey Award. The Miss Maine Field Hockey Award goes to the state's top senior and the winner will be announced at a banquet at 1 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 3 at the Augusta Civic Center.

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  11. Boothbay board pulls permit for botanical gardens expansionRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2017 | Bangor Daily News

    The 200-year-old farmhouse bought by Vaughn and Jodie Anthony can be seen down the road from a newly-cleared lot where Coastal Maine Botanical Garden is expanding recently in Boothbay. Vaughn and Jodie Anthony , with Paula Ragsdale, stand near their home on Gaecklein Road in Boothbay recently.

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  12. Maine voters could be asked to approve doctor-assisted suicideRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2017 | Bangor Daily News

    Proponents of doctor-assisted suicide have launched a petition drive to force a statewide referendum on the so-called death with dignity act. Kristen Muszynski, a spokeswoman for Secretary of State Matthew Dunlap, said Tuesday that the doctor-assisted suicide effort is still in the application stage.

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  13. Seal pups rescued in Maine released back into ocean in Rhode IslandRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 21, 2017 | Bangor Daily News

    Two seal pups from Maine that were abandoned by their mothers at birth were released back into the ocean Thursday morning. Two seal pups from Maine that were abandoned by their mothers at birth were released back into the ocean Thursday morning.

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  14. LePage puts Boothbay home on the marketRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2017 | Bangor Daily News

    The Maine home purchased by Republican Gov. Paul LePage and his wife Ann three years ago is back on the market - at nearly double the price that the couple purchased it for in 2014. The governor and his wife bought the Boothbay three-bedroom house out of foreclosure in 2014, paying $215,000 for the private residence.

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  15. Summer may be getting longer in waters off New EnglandRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 14, 2017 | Bangor Daily News

    Summer is getting longer in the waters off New England, and that could have big ramifications for everything from the strength of storms to the health of fisheries and endangered whales, according to scientists. The scientists, led by Andrew Thomas of the University of Maine, said the warming of the Gulf of Maine has added up to 66 days of summer-like temperatures to the water surface since 1982.

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  16. Maine motel guest helps extinguish electrical fire with coffee cupRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 3, 2017 | Bangor Daily News

    A motel guest with a coffee mug and a firefighter with a garden hose helped prevent an electrical fire from spreading Saturday at the Pioneer Motel on Route 1 in Edgecomb. Dave Luby of Mooers Forks, New York, said he discovered flames in his room while he was eating a sandwich.

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  17. Author and Artist Talk with Carl Little and Philip BarterRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 22, 2017 | Bangor Daily News

    Join award-winning author Carl Little and artist Philip Barter at the Jesup Memorial Library on Tuesday, August 29 at 7 p.m. as they speak about Little's book "Philip Barter: Forever Maine." Pieces of Barter's artwork, on loan from the Courthouse Gallery Fine Art in Ellsworth, will be on display at the Jesup during the month of August.

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  18. ACLU under fire for legal support of white nationalist groupsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 19, 2017 | Bangor Daily News

    The American Civil Liberties Union and its affiliates - including in Maine - are under fire from some of their own supporters. The staunch defender of free speech and other constitutional rights is taking flack for the legal support it gave to a white nationalists group's bid to rally in a Charlottesville park.

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  19. Introducing Seniors Not Acting Their Age to the BDN blog networkRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 8, 2017 | Bangor Daily News

    I'd like to welcome readers to my new blog, Seniors Not Acting Their Age . While I think that people of all ages will find my blogs interesting and informative, the primary focus will be sharing outdoor adventures that my friends and I participate in from a senior perspective.

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  20. Boothbay Harbor and Boothbay residents: sign up for free smoke alarmsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 7, 2017 | Bangor Daily News

    The American Red Cross of Maine is teaming up with local partners to make local residents safer by installing free smoke alarms in their homes on Saturday, Aug. 26. "Smoke alarms save lives. It's that simple," Boothbay Harbor Fire Chief Nick Upham said.

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