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  1. Tiny, stingless wasp species discovered in Maine oaksRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Bangor Daily News

    Hillary Morin Peterson collects insects in a forest in Harpswell while conducting research for her undergraduate thesis for the University of Maine Honors College in 2015. During the research, she discovered a new species of wasp, which she called Ormocerus dirigoius, after the motto of her home state of Maine.

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  2. Tiny Maine island loses power again, two days after it's restoredRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 11 | Bangor Daily News

    Strong winds on Friday blew four Central Maine Power poles off the historic cribstone bridge connecting Bailey and Orrs islands in Harpswell and leaving Bailey Island without power -- again. Strong winds on Friday blew four Central Maine Power poles off the historic cribstone bridge connecting Bailey and Orrs islands in Harpswell and leaving Bailey Island without power -- again.

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  3. Topsham re-elects two selectmenRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 8 | Bangor Daily News

    ... 1,834), Jane Scease (1,872) and Jeffrey Wolkens (1,671) to the board. SAD 75 also includes Bowdoin, Bowdoinham and Harpswell.

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  4. Northeast struggling to recover from powerful stormRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 31 | The Times Bulletin

    ... night, Tuesday, to as late as Sunday due to concerns about pitch-black streets, downed power lines and debris. In Harpswell, Maine, Samantha Morrell dealt with a tearful 8-year-old daughter after Halloween events were canceled in Harpswell and ...

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  5. Trick-or-treating delayed amid cleanup after Northeast stormRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 31 | Medincine Hat News

    ... night, Tuesday, to as late as Sunday due to concerns about pitch-black streets, downed power lines and debris. In Harpswell, Maine, Samantha Morrell dealt with a tearful 8-year-old daughter after Halloween events were cancelled in Harpswell and ...

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  6. Northeast storm downs power lines, delays trick or treating - Tue, 31 Oct 2017 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 31 | The Spokesman-Review

    ... - to as late as Sunday evening due to concerns about pitch-black streets, downed power lines and debris. In Harpswell, Maine, Samantha Morrell dealt with a tearful 8-year-old after Halloween events were canceled in Harpswell and Topsham. Neighboring ...

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  7. Native canoe on display in MaineRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2017 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    ... director of the society. It was donated to the society after being passed down for generations in the family of Harpswell, Maine, sea captain William Barnes, who received it as a gift from a tribe, she said. The 16 1/2-foot canoe had spent the last ...

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  8. 1 of oldest Native American birch-bark canoes now on displayRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2017 | The Gillette News-Record

    ... director of the society. It was donated to the society after being passed down for generations in the family of Harpswell, Maine, sea captain William Barnes, who received it as a gift from a tribe, she said. The 16A1 2-foot canoe had spent the last ...

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  9. 1 of oldest Native American birch-bark canoes now on displayRead the original story

    Oct 6, 2017 | The Navajo Times

    ... director of the society. It was donated to the society after being passed down for generations in the family of Harpswell, Maine, sea captain William Barnes, who received it as a gift from a tribe, she said. The 161/2-foot canoe had spent the last ...

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  10. Maine Museum Displays One of Oldest Native American Birch-bark CanoesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 5, 2017 | Voice of America

    ... director of the society. It was donated to the society after being passed down for generations in the family of Harpswell, Maine, sea captain William Barnes, who received it as a gift from a tribe, she said. It's one of few early birch bark canoes ...

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  11. Maine Daily LifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2017 | NewsOK.com

    ... warm and humid conditions. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty) With stormy weather approaching, fisherman Brandon Wyman of Harpswell, Maine, repairs a trawling net, Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2015, in Portland, Maine. Wyman fishes on the 90-foot trawler Ruth & ...

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  12. Waldoboro police blotterRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 24, 2017 | Capital Weekly

    ... 50, of Waldoboro, was driving south in a 2015 Ford pickup truck when he was struck by Olivia Merryman,18, of Harpswell, who made an improper turn in front of him as she was heading south in a 2002 Subaru sedan. No injuries were reported. An arrest ...

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  13. Aquarium returns 3 seal pups to oceanRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2017 | WWLP

    ... aquarium said one of the seals was rescued in North Kingstown, Rhode Island in early May and another was found in Harpswell, Maine and brought to the aquarium in June. The third arrived at the aquarium in July after being found in East Boothbay ...

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  14. Aquarium releases 3 abandoned seal pups off Rhode IslandRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 21, 2017 | KRON 4

    ... The aquarium says one of the seals was rescued in early May in North Kingstown, Rhode Island. Another was found in Harpswell, Maine, and brought to the aquarium in June. The third was found in East Boothbay Harbor, Maine, and arrived at the aquarium ...

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

    Sep 21, 2017 | Bangor Daily News

    ... morning. For the last few months, Ivy, who was rescued from East Boothbay, and Azalea, who was rescued from Harpswell, have undergone rehabilitation at Mystic Aquarium in Connecticut. Dozens gathered on Blue Shutter Beach in Rhode Island to watch ...

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  16. Harpswell man pleads guilty to stealing guns from Brunswick trading postRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2017 | Bangor Daily News

    A Harpswell man pleaded guilty on Tuesday to breaking into C&R Trading Post in Brunswick and stealing guns from a federally licensed firearms dealer. Hyunkook Korsiak, 36, faces a maximum sentence of 10 years in prison and a $250,000 fine, according to a release from acting U.S. Attorney Richard W. Murphy.

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  17. Lightning strike knocks out power to 8,000 in coastal MaineRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2017 | Bangor Daily News

    ... ay morning after lightning struck a transmission line. Just before 4 a.m., 7,675 customers in Brunswick, Freeport, Harpswell and Topsham lost power following the strike to the line, which feeds a substation in Topsham, CMP spokeswoman Gail Rice said.

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  18. Apple executive donates $10 million to Bowdoin to aid climate change studiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 6, 2017 | Bangor Daily News

    A $10 million donation to Bowdoin College from parents of a student in this year's graduating class will allow the college to expand the Coastal Studies Center on Harpswell Sound. The college announced the donation from Kim Gassett-Schiller and Apple executive Philip Schiller of Half Moon Bay, California, on Wednesday.

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  19. Phil Schiller and Kim Gassett-Schiller Donate $10M to Bowdoin...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 6, 2017 | MacRumors

    Apple's senior vice president of worldwide marketing Phil Schiller and his wife Kim have donated $10 million to Bowdoin College's Coastal Studies Center on Harpswell Sound in Harpswell, Maine, as a user on Reddit pointed out today. In a press release, Bowdoin explained that the gift will allow it to "substantially expand" the facilities in which students perform ocean research and study environmental education.

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  20. Maine museum preserves Native American canoeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 4, 2017 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    ... the organization after being passed down through generations in the family of William Barnes, a sea captain from Harpswell, who received the canoe as a gift from a tribe. It's spent the last three decades in a barn behind the museum, exposed to ...

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