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  1. Group that cleans beaches from Maine to Mass. gets a financial boostRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 7 | Bangor Daily News

    The staff of the Blue Ocean Society for Marine Conservation including Dianna Schulte, co-founder and president, left, Rebeca Murillo, program coordinator, and Jen Kennedy, co-founder and executive director, received a $25,000 New Hampshire state grant to continue the numerous beach cleanups the group leads, removing 10,000 pounds of trash from area beaches. During hundreds of beach clean-ups last year, 10,000 pounds of trash was removed from the local coastline, said Jen Kennedy, co-founder of the Portsmouth, New Hampshire,-based Blue Ocean Society for Marine Conservation.

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  2. Feds to consider big changes for East Coast herring fisheryRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 6 | Bangor Daily News

    Federal fishing regulators are considering changing the way they manage one of the largest fisheries on the East Coast to better account for its impact on the environment and other industries. The regulatory New England Fishery Management Council has released a group of alternatives for how it could change management of Atlantic herring.

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  3. Opening of York auditorium delayed for fourth time, forcing cancellation of holiday concertsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 6 | Bangor Daily News

    For at least the fourth time in six months, the opening of the York Community Auditorium has been pushed back again, this time to Dec. 18 at the earliest. The delay means, among other things, that the popular York High School holiday choral concerts will not take place this month.

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  4. Warm weather, state football champs highlight 35th anniversary Christmas paradeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 26 | Bangor Daily News

    Riders on the parade float sponsored by South Berwick-based Drobish Brothers Painting wave to the crowd during the 2017 Rollinsford /South Berwick Christmas Parade Saturday afternoon. Members of the Marshwood High School Marching Hawks make their way through Rollinsford, New Hampshire, in a Christmas Parade that started across the state border in South Berwick.

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  5. Old Town musician marches in Macy's Thanksgiving Day ParadeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 24 | Bangor Daily News

    Emily Dunlap, 16, of Old Town waits Thursday morning to take her place in Macy's Great American Marching Band for the traditional Thanksgiving Day Parade. Dunlap, a sophomore at Old Town High School, was one of 185 musicians from around the country chosen for the band.

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  6. Police bust underage drinking party in Maine after accidental 911 callRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 19 | Bangor Daily News

    Police in York, Maine, say a tactical team responded when a man brandished a gun after officers broke up an underage drinking party. Police tell the Portsmouth Herald that the man apparently became agitated early Sunday when police foiled the party because of an accidental 911 call.

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  7. Maine's schools need a chance for improvements to work.Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 18 | Bangor Daily News

    In this Thursday, Sept. 14, 2017 photo, buses await students at York Middle School in York, Maine.

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  8. Wind again knocks out power to more than 26,000 MainersRead the original story

    Nov 10, 2017 | Bangor Daily News

    A car leaves a trail of light as it passes under power lines weighed down by toppled trees in Freeport, Maine, Tuesday, Oct. 31, 2017. Strong winds on Nov. 10, 2017, lead to more power lines being knocked down throughout the state.

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  9. York voters approve spending $216K more on new bathhouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2017 | Bangor Daily News

    York voters gave a decisive thumbs up to the Long Sands bathhouse project, with 3,261 voting in favor of expending funds to complete the project, while 940 voted against the measure. The bathhouse measure was one of 13 on the town ballot, all of which passed muster with voters - including an ordinance that defines short-term rentals, as well as two new chapters to the comprehensive plan governing bicycle and pedestrian use, and energy use.

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  10. Finance reports: Campaign behind casino initiative has spent $9M to opposition's $600,000Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2017 | Bangor Daily News

    A person signs a petition that is related to "An Act to Allow Slot Machines or a Casino in York County" on Oct. 19 in Bangor. The campaign to convince Mainers to authorize a casino at an undisclosed location York County has spent close to $2.3 million over a 23-day period.

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  11. School district to spend $160K on consultants to fix $315K budget deficitRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 25, 2017 | Bangor Daily News

    Interim Superintendent Mark McQuillan said the York School Department faces a "big challenge" in delivering appropriate special education services to students. Already, two months into the school year, the SPED department is running a $315,000 deficit - following a nearly $1 million deficit last fiscal year - and that number will continue to spiral upward unless immediate changes are made, he said.

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  12. Student protest denouncing bullying at Maine school swells to more than 200Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2017 | Bangor Daily News

    More than 200 students and parents turned out Monday morning to support York High School student Garrett McCann, wearing a headband in the photo above, who said he's been the target of bullying at the school because he's gay. Some of the 200-plus student demonstrators outside York High School Monday morning.

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  13. No on Question 1: York County casino proposal a bad deal for MaineRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2017 | Bangor Daily News

    David McKenzie of Bangor signs a petition in January 2016 for referendum question to allow a casino in York County. "I think it's a good idea," he said.

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  14. NH, Canada try to strengthen business tiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2017 | Bangor Daily News

    Sen. Jeanne Shaheen, D-N.H., and Sen. Angus King, I-Maine, speak in York in this Seacoast Online file photo. The forum will include a discussion about the North American Free Trade Agreement negotiation, with speakers David Alward, the Canadian Consul General to New England and former representative Mary Estelle Ryckman of the Office of U.S. Trade; Democratic U.S. Sen. Jeanne Shaheen, a member of the Foreign Relations Committee, also has been invited to speak.

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  15. Maine boy is one of 12 humans known to have rare genetic disorderRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2017 | Bangor Daily News

    Dakota Carter, 9, looks at his mother, Shannon, as she helps him into his chair. Dakota is one of 12 people known to be diagnosed with a rare genetic disorder, and the Carter family has been chosen to receive a new home from Habitat For Humanity York County, which is seeking volunteers for the project.

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  16. Neighborhood concerns compete with property owners' rights in York condo debateRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2017 | Bangor Daily News

    This is a layout of the proposed 119-unit condominium project being proposed in York by members of the Mary McIntire Davis Trust. Throngs of people packed the library meeting room Thursday night to voice their thoughts to the York Planning Board about a proposed 119-unit condominium complex on 106 acres in York Village.

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  17. How an embattled developer fought to get a Maine casino up for statewide referendumRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2017 | Bangor Daily News

    Gambling developer Shawn Scott's campaign to convince Mainers to approve a casino at an undisclosed location in York County began nearly two years ago with over $20,000 in refunds for bus tickets, airfare, rental cars and hotel rooms. The travel reimbursements went to the first wave of petition circulators deployed to public squares and Wal-Mart parking lots across the state.

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  18. Former 'American Idol' judge hosts singing competition in MaineRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2017 | Bangor Daily News

    New England Sings competition judges were former "American Idol" judge Kara DioGuardi, Ogunquit Playhouse Artistic Director Brad Kenney, and Bonnie Hayes, Chair of the Songwriting Department at the Berklee College of Music. Jenna Holiday, 16, of Andover, Massachusetts, won Tuesday night's New England Sings competition in Ogunquit, singing a rendition of Declan McKenna's hit song "Brazil."

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  19. When it comes to leaf-peeping, New England reigns supremeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2017 | Bangor Daily News

    There are few harbingers of seasonal change as dramatic as fall foliage. When entire hillsides of hardwood forests transform from varying shades of green into vibrant oranges, yellows, purples and reds, summer is definitively over - no matter what the calendar says.

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  20. Wayward couple rescued after driving into Atlantic OceanRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2017 | Bangor Daily News

    Maine firefighters say they had to rescue a New York couple who took a wrong turn and mistakenly drove into the Atlantic Ocean. WMTW-TV reports firefighters were called to the docks in Tremont around 8 p.m. Tuesday after there were reports of two people trapped in a car in the water.

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