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  1. A simple fix rejected: Reopening energy law a cynical moveRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Bangor Daily News

    The fix to a drafting error in the law governing funding for Efficiency Maine is so simple and straightforward that lawmakers could be on their way to correcting it. Instead, because of opposition from Republican leaders, the error is likely to be used as an excuse to change other things in - and add new provisions to - the 2013 law.

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  2. '50 Shades of Blue' at CMCARead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Herald Gazette

    Camden artist and designer Anneli Skaar spent February in Longyearbyen, Norway, in residence at Galleri Svalbard. She will present an informal talk and slide show about her work and experiences there Tuesday, April 7, at 6 p.m. at the Center for Maine Contemporary Art, 162 Russell Ave During her "50 Shades of Blue" talk, Skaar will discuss what it is like to paint at 78 degrees north and suggest creative ways to finance an artist residency abroad.

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  3. Police investigate 'water dumping' welfare scam in MaineRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Bangor Daily News

    ... add up fast. "Then [they're] able to use those funds there to go out and buy items not authorized by the EBT," said Norway police Detective Gary Hill. Hill said a witness took video with his cellphone of two people buying water at a local store, ...

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  4. Backpack through Europe without leaving home March 25Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 13 | Herald Gazette

    Wednesday, March 25, at 7 p.m. Thomaston resident Tim English will talk and present a slideshow about his backpacking trip through nine countries of Europe at the Thomaston Public Library, 60 Main St.. English traveled to Europe in 2013 and over the course of a three-month trip, backpacked his way to Spain, Germany, Italy, France, Belgium, Poland, the Czech Republic, Norway and Finland.

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  5. Backpack through Europe without leaving homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 12 | Capital Weekly

    Wednesday, March 25, at 7 p.m. Thomaston resident Tim English will talk and present a slideshow about his backpacking trip through nine countries of Europe at the Thomaston Public Library, 60 Main St.. English traveled to Europe in 2013 and over the course of a three-month trip, backpacked his way to Spain, Germany, Italy, France, Belgium, Poland, the Czech Republic, Norway and Finland.

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  6. Maine hospitals say proposed LePage budget will cost them $55 million a yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 4 | Sun Journal

    ... are Maine's smaller rural hospitals that serve as critical access hospitals including Stephens Memorial Hospital in Norway and Rumford Hospital. LePage's proposal presented by DHHS Commissioner Mary Mayhew offers a complex set of changes that ...

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  7. Down East Names South Bristol One of the 'Best Places to Live in Maine'Read the original story

    Monday Mar 2 | Lincoln County News

    ... Choice selections. The feature also includes four Readers' Choice selections: Camden, Hallowell, The Kennebunks, and Norway. "It's not on the way to anything, there's no Main Street to speak of, and more than half its residents disappear with the ...

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  8. GoLocalProv | Lifestyle | Well-Read: Reading With Robin - (It really is) All About That Book..and a few giveaways!*Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 28 | Go Local

    ... character, Sheldon Horowitz, an ex-marine, eighty-two year old retired watch repairman warily agrees to immigrate to Norway from New York City to live with his granddaughter and her husband. Sheldon's world is turns upside down when he witnesses a ...

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  9. World War II veteran honored with congressional medalRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2015 | WMTW-TV Auburn

    Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine, honored a local World War II veteran Sunday by presenting him with the congressional gold medal. Donald Hancock, of Norway, Maine, trained with the Lewiston-Auburn squadron of the Civil Air Patrol.

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  10. Maine needs stronger jail oversightRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2015 | Bangor Daily News

    ... is nonfunctional. The board's executive director quit last month. Sen. James Hamper, R-Oxford, and Rep. Tom Winsor, R-Norway, propose to allocate an additional $2.2 million to the jail system and have the disbursement of the money overseen by a ...

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  11. LePage looks to elude Board of Corrections with county jail 'receiver'Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2015 | Sun Journal

    ... the state Board of Corrections. An amendment revealed Tuesday by Sen. James Hamper, R-Oxford, and Rep. Tom Winsor, R-Norway, would create a LePage-appointed "receiver" to act in place of the state Board of Corrections - and at the pleasure of the ...

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  12. Unity Barn Raisers seek participants for community solar projectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2015 | Republican Journal

    ... a panel." Another possibility is for participants to pool money to create a solar farm. This option is being done in Norway, Maine, where in 2013, ReVision Energy, a renewable energy company in with offices in Liberty and Portland, won an Efficiency ...

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  13. "Peel Here," a visual essay, and welcome The Saucy Fish Co.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 31, 2015 | Bangor Daily News

    ... with the fish, which we cooked for 20 minutes at 350, as directed. The salmon is farm-raised in either Scotland or Norway, and it was fine for something that's been washed and vacuum-sealed and shipped across the ocean to Maine. But nobody beats ...

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  14. Blow dry bar opens in the Old PortRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2015 | Bangor Daily News

    ... No color. No cut. Just shampoo, neck massage, a brush and a dryer. Get in and out in 40 minutes. Growing up in Norway, Maine, the daughter of a hair salon owner, Gonzaga has styling in her genes. She graduated from Empire Beauty School and was ...

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  15. Bjorg (Michelsen) Midttveit DameRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2015 | Bangor Daily News

    Bjorg Midttveit Dame, 89, a resident of Plaistow for the past four years, died Saturday, January 17, 2015 at Exeter Hospital. Born in Oslo, Norway, daughter of the late Waldemar and Halldis Michelsen, she was educated in local schools and came to the United States in 1947and settled in the Boston area.

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  16. Burglar of Damariscotta Car Wash Gets Five Years in PrisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2015 | Lincoln County News

    By J.W. Oliver An Oxford County man who burglarized Damariscotta's Coastal Car Wash in February 2014 was sentenced to five years in prison at Kennebec County Superior Court in Augusta Tuesday, Jan. 13. Glen G. Michaud, 52, of Norway, pleaded guilty to charges in connection with the Feb. 2, 2014 burglary in Damariscotta and the burglary of a Farmingdale Dunkin' Donuts the next day, according to the Kennebec Journal. He also agreed to pay $1,600 in restitution.

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  17. Sardines: Tiny fish that are big on flavor, nutrients, valueRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2015 | Nashua Telegraph

    ... we grew up with no longer exist. For instance, no longer do the Norwegian brands King Oscar or Crown Prince come from Norway. The last Maine sardine cannery in Port Clyde closed down years ago, and even the Canadian brand Brunswick sneaks Polish ...

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  18. Norwegian by Night' Book Club pickRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 31, 2014 | Herald Gazette

    Thomaston Public Library's Intergenerational Book Club will discuss "Norwegian by Night" by Derek Miller Tuesday, Jan. 20, at 2:30 p.m. at the library, located in the Thomaston Academy building, 60 Main St./Route 1. Miller's affecting debut, about a cantankerous Jewish widower transplanted to Norway who becomes party to a hate crime, is an unusual hybrid - part memory novel, part police procedural, part sociopolitical tract and part existential meditation. Native New Yorker Sheldon "Donny" Horowitz, 82, is a retired watch repairman living in Oslo with his granddaughter Rhea, an architect, and her new Norwegian husband, Lars.

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  19. St. Mark's congregation in Augusta to worship at Prince of PeaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2014 | Bangor Daily News

    ... "Called to Common Mission." A similar arrangement began earlier this year between Christ Episcopal Church in Norway and Trinity Lutheran Church in South Paris where the Rev. Nancy Moore, an Episcopal priest, serves both congregations. Both Maine's ...

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  20. About Spencer First Congregational Church's 'Pastor Bill'Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 23, 2014 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    "Pastor Bill," Wildman as he is known, is from Waterbury, Connecticut and assumed his ministerial duties here in March 2008. He came to Spencer from the Second Congregational Church in Norway, Maine, where he was the pastor.

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