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  1. Brewer man recalls operating trolley car in Bangor at age 14Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 22 | Bangor Daily News

    Lee Mathews, 84, of Brewer shepherds a trolley car into the station on Monday at the Seashore Trolley Museum in Kennebunkport. He first drove a trolley in 1945 at the age of 14. Buy Photo Lee Mathews, 84, of Brewer talks on Monday in Kennebunkport about when he first drove a trolley in 1945 at the age of 14. An operator let him drive a trolley down Ohio Street in Bangor.

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  2. Saving the last link to when Teddy Roosevelt rode Maine's rails at 80 mphRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 22 | Bangor Daily News

    Don Curry, 79, works on restoring a Portland-Lewiston Interurban trolley car known as Narcissus on Monday at the Seashore Trolley Museum in Kennebunkport. President Theodore Roosevelt rode the car south in 1914.

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  3. VIDEO: "To the Grand Old Interurban"Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 20 | Bangor Daily News

    I spent a steamy July day at the Seashore Trolley Museum in Kennebunkport, learning all about the Portland and Lewiston Interurban electric trolleys that used to zip between Portland and Lewiston. They could go almost 90 mph.

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  4. George H.W. Bush released from Maine Medical CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 19 | Bangor Daily News

    Former President George H.W. Bush waits to be awarded the Medal of Freedom by President Barack Obama during a ceremony at the White House in Washington in this Feb. 15, 2011 file photo. George H.W. Bush was released from the Maine Medical Center Sunday, four days after he broke a bone in his neck during a fall at his summer home in Kennebunkport, spokesman Jim McGrath said.

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  5. Why Maine's tourism industry isn't singing sad tunes about Canada's weak loonieRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 17 | Bangor Daily News

    A playful painting for tourists stands at the Red Apple Campground in Kennebunkport on Wednesday. Owner Dave Berg is reporting no slowdown in the number of Canadian visitors despite the sagging Loonie.

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  6. Report: George H.W. Bush injured in fall at Kennebunkport homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 15 | Bangor Daily News

    Former President George H. W. Bush applauds during an event to honor the winner of the 5,000th Daily Point of Light Award at the White House in Washington in July 2013. Former President George H.W. Bush fell at his home in Kennebunkport and broke a bone in his neck, according to a tweet from Bush's spokesman Jim McGrath .

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  7. Former stable turned barn boutique is a shopper's paradiseRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 12 | Bangor Daily News

    Farm + Table, purveyors of small-batch household and gift items, sits housed in a big red barn in Cape Porpoise. Liz and Bruce Andrews opened the shop this spring in the late 19th century building that used to shelter a livery stable.

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  8. Jeb Bush invited 300 donors to his parents' house in KennebunkportRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 11 | Bangor Daily News

    One by one, nearly 300 of Jeb Bush's top donors - from New York, Washington, Miami, and even Americans living abroad in China and Germany - climbed aboard trolleys here for a trip a mile and a half down Ocean Avenue to the Bush family estate. There was Dina Powell, a Goldman Sachs executive and a former assistant secretary of state under George W. Bush, and Mike Duncan, the former Republican National Committee chairman.

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  9. Teddy Roosevelt Days: Celebrating the naturalist and the NarcissusRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 8 | Bangor Daily News

    Teddy Roosevelt Days: Celebrating the naturalist and the Narcissus will take place 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 1-2, at Seashore Trolley Museum, 195 Log Cabin Road. Rides on vintage streetcars and tours of car barns will be enriched during Teddy Roosevelt Days with family-friendly activities such as special Roosevelt-themed scavenger hunt and raffle prizes, wildlife demonstrations and trail walks on Kennebunkport Conservation Trust trails.

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  10. Alfresco all the time: Outdoor living tips from the prosRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 8 | Bangor Daily News

    Walkways, stone, fire pits and furniture with a pop of color create outdoor living spaces that shine. Interior designer Cathleen Stewart's home showcases the trend.

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  11. As people return to basics, wood-fired cooking is hotRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2015 | Bangor Daily News

    Jill Strauss opened a Woodfired Cooking School at her home to share the wonders of this ancient form of cooking. Jill Strauss opened a Woodfired Cooking School at her home to share the wonders of this ancient form of cooking.

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  12. Paula A. Jones at The PJonesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2015 | Bangor Daily News

    The PJones Contemporary Art Gallery will host an opening reception of a solo show by contemporary artist/owner Paula Jones on Saturday, July 25 from 3 to 7 p.m. at her new gallery and studio at 24 Ocean Avenue, Union Square, Kennebunkport. Paula worked as a contemporary artist for more than 20 years exhibiting a range of works in both expressionist and abstract styles.

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  13. This Maine girl who had 'mermaid syndrome' shows what really makes you a starRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2015 | Bangor Daily News

    If you watch anything this weekend, make it this documentary about a little girl from Kennebunkport who had a very rare condition often called "mermaid syndrome." Shiloh Pepin was born with legs fused from the waist down.

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  14. The White Barn Inn: Elegance with ageRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2015 | Bangor Daily News

    A flag hangs from the rafters at the White Barn Inn's restaurant in Kennebunkport. The AAA Five Diamond and Forbes Five Star restaurant and bistro is housed in two 1820s barns.

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  15. Jeb Bush will bring the party, or at least the money, to KennebunkportRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2015 | Bangor Daily News

    Happy Monday from Augusta, where the budget bill approved by a majority of the Appropriations Committee is expected to be drafted and ready for floor votes as early as today. But, as you know, the two-year spending plan - worth more than $6.6 billion - doesn't have the support needed to pass in the Legislature.

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  16. Long time chef at The White Barn Inn departs, changes afootRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2015 | Bangor Daily News

    After 20 years at the helm of The White Barn Inn in Kennebunkport, executive chef Jonathan Cartwright is leaving for Vancouver. On Friday sou chef Derek Bissonette takes the top spot at the five-star, Relais and Chateaux property.

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  17. Barbara Bush celebrates 90th birthday by promoting literacyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2015 | Bangor Daily News

    Former first lady Barbara Bush is celebrating her 90th birthday Monday, with an evening gala to be held on the grounds of St. Ann's Church. Local businesses and organizations have put up signs in Kennebunkport's Dock Square wishing the former first lady a "Happy 90th" and large tents are going up on the grounds of St. Ann's, located just a few steps down from the Bush family summer compound, Walker's Point.

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  18. Kennebunkport Fest kicks off summer in Southern MaineRead the original story

    Jun 5, 2015 | Bangor Daily News

    Press the searsuckers and polish the pearls, the Kennebunkport Festival kicks off summer in Maine in high and tasty fashion. Starting June 8th it's Bunks or Bust as a cascade of chefs, mixologists, morsels, musicians and artists infiltrate this postcard town until the 13th for the roving feast.

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  19. Eat a lobster roll, help NepalRead the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2015 | Bangor Daily News

    To get chefs to jump into action on the cusp of the busy tourist season, or any day of the year, isn't easy or enviable. So the lightening speed of Pop-up For Nepal, coming together in a few short weeks, is as laudable as the lineup.

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  20. LePage plan to seize authority over attorney general gets lukewarm receptionRead the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2015 | Bangor Daily News

    Proposals by Gov. Paul LePage to dramatically expand his power over constitutional officers met skepticism from lawmakers and the public during a hearing on the bills held Wednesday afternoon. The governor has submitted three bills to amend the state's constitution to change the selection process of top state officials, including the attorney general, state treasurer and secretary of state In Maine, those three constitutional officers are elected every two years by the Legislature.

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