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  1. New London to host creative-economy conferenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 20 | The Day

    To continue reading up to 10 premium articles, you must register , or sign up and take advantage of this exclusive offer: New London - New London next year will host a biennial conference that focuses on the creative economy, the Southeastern Connecticut Cultural Coalition announced Tuesday. The New England Foundation for the Arts  will host the  2017 Creative Communities Exchange next June, with the expectation of up to 300 visitors.

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  2. Stats on drug trafficking, race don't back up Maine governorRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 5 | TheDay.Com

    To continue reading up to 10 premium articles, you must register , or sign up and take advantage of this exclusive offer: FILE - In this Jan. 8, 2016, file photo, Gov. Paul LePage speaks at a news conference at the State House in Augusta, Maine. Lepage said Wednesday, Aug. 31, 2016, he intends to seek "spiritual guidance" in hopes of quieting a controversy he created when he left an obscene message on a Democratic lawmaker's voicemail and then said he wished he could challenge him to a duel and point a gun at him.

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  3. Report: Maine has highest obesity rate in New England once againRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 2 | TheDay.Com

    To continue reading up to 10 premium articles, you must register , or sign up and take advantage of this exclusive offer: PORTLAND, Maine - A new report on obesity shows that Maine continues to be the heaviest state in New England. The report by the Robert Wood Foundation and the Trust for America's Health found that 30 percent of adults were obese last year in Maine, where the whoopie pie is the state treat and the blueberry pie is state dessert.

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  4. Regulators study horseshoe crab survival in medical harvestRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 20, 2016 | The Day

    Technician Tom Bentz prepares a group of horseshoe crabs for bleeding at a lab in Chincoteague Island, Va. The prehistoric-looking crabs typically are taken to labs, drained of about a third of their blood and then released alive into the same bodies of water where they were found, a spokeswoman for the commission said last week.

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  5. Trump, in rare admission, notes mistake on Iran videoRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 5, 2016 | The Day

    To continue reading up to 10 premium articles, you must register , or sign up and take advantage of this exclusive offer: Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump shakes hands during a campaign rally at Merrill Auditorium, Thursday, Aug. 4, 2016, in Portland, Maine. DES MOINES, Iowa - Donald Trump has made a rare admission he was wrong - in claiming he saw a video of a U.S. cash payment going to Iran.

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  6. Restrictions on tap for southern New England lobster fisheryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 31, 2016 | The Day

    To continue reading up to 10 premium articles, you must register , or sign up and take advantage of this exclusive offer: Portland, Maine -- Southern New England lobster fishermen might have to start throwing back smaller lobsters in an attempt to stem population losses. New restrictions are on tap for the region's historic lobster fishery, which is grappling with an unprecedented decline.

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  7. The art of fun in Old LymeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 30, 2016 | The Day

    To continue reading up to 10 premium articles, you must register , or sign up and take advantage of this exclusive offer: Olivia Lopez, 17, of Kirkland, Wash. poses in a cutout of a copy of the painting Girl with a Pearl Earring by 17th-century Dutch painter Johannes Vermeer to have her picture taken by family friend Heidi Fisher of Portland, Maine during the Old Lyme Midsummer Festival Saturday, July 30, 2016.

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  8. Senate again signs off on Sept. 25 as National Lobster DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 14, 2016 | The Day

    In this undated file photo, a sternman holds a lobster caught off South Bristol, Maine. The U.S. Senate says September 25 should once again be designated as National Lobster Day in honor of New England's most celebrated crustacean.

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  9. AP Was There: Disastrous July Fourth fire in Portland, MaineRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2016 | TheDay.Com

    To continue reading up to 10 premium articles, you must register , or sign up and take advantage of this exclusive offer: In this 1866 photo released by the Maine Historic Preservation Commission, destruction from a fire that swept through Portland, Maine, is visible looking west from India Street. The fire started by a boy lighting a firecracker on Fourth of July.

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  10. Dry weather bringing people, bears together in New EnglandRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 2, 2016 | The Day

    To continue reading up to 10 premium articles, you must register , or sign up and take advantage of this exclusive offer: In this June 22, 2016 photo provided by Theodore L. Hatch, a black bear rests in his backyard in Scarborough, Maine. Complaints of nuisance bears have increased this year as dry weather conditions and the early emergence of spring conspired to bring humans into more contact with black bears in New England.

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  11. In Maine, sustainability showdown scraps seaweed shindigRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2016 | The Day

    To continue reading up to 10 premium articles, you must register , or sign up and take advantage of this exclusive offer: SOUTH PORTLAND, Maine - The Maine Seaweed Festival is a dream day for New England's natural food lovers, who spend the day munching on seaweed granola and schmoozing with kelp harvesters at a daylong party astride sun-splashed Casco Bay. But this year, it's not happening, and a rift between the event's organizers and some seaweed harvesters is the reason why.

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  12. East Coast's saltmarsh sparrow disappearing, scientists sayRead the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2016 | The Day

    To continue reading up to 10 premium articles, you must register , or sign up and take advantage of this exclusive offer: This May 2012 photo provided by Saltmarsh Habitat and Avian Research Program shows saltmarsh sparrows in their coastal habitat. Scientists say the population of the birds, which live in coastal areas from Maine to Virginia, is declining.

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  13. Protections for southern New England's lobsters up for voteRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2016 | The Day

    To continue reading up to 10 premium articles, you must register , or sign up and take advantage of this exclusive offer: PORTLAND, Maine - Southern New England's fading lobster population is the subject of a debate about possible protections to save it. The Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission's American Lobster Management Board is considering the status of the lobster fishery at a meeting on Monday.

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  14. Undeterred by rescues, novelist ready to set sail againRead the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2016 | The Day

    To continue reading up to 10 premium articles, you must register , or sign up and take advantage of this exclusive offer: PORTLAND, Maine - A novelist who was twice rescued from storm-battered sailboats hopes his next adventure lacks in such drama. South Carolina author Michael Hurley plans to sail around the world after using the experience of scuttling his sailboat on a failed trans-Atlantic crossing for his new book, "The Passage."

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  15. Artist shares joy of a Beautiful Songbirdsa in MysticRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2016 | The Day

    On Saturday, Ashley Halsey, a Mystic native, now Portland, Maine resident, returns to her roots - Coogan Farm Nature & Heritage Center - where she took her first watercolor class at 7 years old. Halsey will be at the nature center signing copies of her new book, “Beautiful Songbirds … and the joy they inspire,” featuring 30 watercolor illustrations of melodious backyard birds found in North America and abroad.

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  16. Weather gives fishermen hope for ultra-pricey baby eel catchRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2016 | The Day

    Portland, Maine - Maine's annual rush to catch valuable baby eels prized by expensive restaurants and Asian markets likely will be more successful this year because of warmer weather, fishermen say.  Baby eels cost more at the dock than any other fishery in the state, and are among the most lucrative in the country, sometimes fetching more than $2,000 per pound. Maine has the only significant baby eel fishery in the country, and the season begins Tuesday.

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  17. Maine governor displays wanted posters at latest town hallRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2016 | The Day

    One of three wanted posters that drew criticism of Maine Gov. Paul LePage rests on a stand at the governor's town hall forum in Bath, Maine. The three posters, put up by LePage's staff, targeted the Natural Resources Council of Maine, Maine People's Alliance and Maine AFL-CIO.

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  18. Clinton's Super Tuesday wins narrows Sanders pathRead the original story

    Mar 2, 2016 | The Day

    Democratic presidential candidate, Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt. acknowledges applause at a campaign stop, Wednesday, March 2, 2016, in Portland, Maine.

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  19. Record warmth this winter in parts of New EnglandRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 1, 2016 | The Day

    The National Weather Service says the temperature from December through February was the warmest on record in Caribou, Maine; Concord, New Hampshire; and Providence, Rhode Island. It was the second-warmest in Boston; Hartford, Connecticut; and Portland, Maine.

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  20. Lobstermen warily eye Maine proposal to change licensingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 24, 2016 | The Day

    Portland, Maine - Maine's lobstermen, a skeptical and single-minded lot for centuries, are scrutinizing a proposed law designed to streamline the process of obtaining a coveted lobster fishing license. Lobsters are the cornerstone of Maine's marine economy, and the state is in the midst of a multiyear boom in catch and value - $456.9 million in 2014 shattered all previous records.

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