Maine Government Newswire (Page 7)

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  1. Naples | $624,000Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 10, 2016 | Capital Weekly

    Maine living at its best w/ direct access to Sebago and Long Lakes. This beautiful year round home on Brandy Pond is a dream: private lake frontage with a sandy swimming area and a large private dock, 3 bedrooms, 2 full baths and an expansive rolling lawn to the lake.

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  2. Coastal Maine writer shines in 'Outfoxed'Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 10, 2016 | Bangor Daily News

    Finding a writer who spins a tale that you can't stop reading is one of the joys of being an avid reader. When that happens, all those lackluster books you bought and struggled to finish, eventually limping through the final pages in desperation, can finally be forgotten.

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  3. Drought and lightening spark fires across stateRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 10, 2016 | WVII

    The dry conditions have created a dangerous situation in Maine's countryside. Fire crews have responded to numerous wildfires in recent days and it continues today.

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  4. Our summer work showed us how important it is to protect Maine from climate changeRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 10, 2016 | Bangor Daily News

    Students come from around the world to attend Bowdoin College in Brunswick. For us, being students at Bowdoin allows us to stay in our home state of Maine.

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  5. Maine Department of Labor Urges Businesses to Ensure Safety Standards are CompliantRead the original story

    Aug 9, 2016 | State of Maine

    The Maine Department of Labor's SafetyWorks! training and safety consultation program advises Maine employers to review the federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration's new rules that go into effect this month. Businesses should also be aware that OSHA fines increased by 78 percent on Aug. 1, 2016.

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  6. Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2016: Donald Trump wrong about Somali refugees,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 9, 2016 | Bangor Daily News

    The BDN's termination of Chris Busby's excellent column is a gigantic but hopefully fixable error. The BDN has three other columnists whose work isn't suitable for wrapping fish to go to the dumpster.

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  7. Maine attorney general's office warns of 'government grant' scamRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 8, 2016 | Bangor Daily News

    Maine Attorney General Janet Mills is reminding Mainers to be on guard against "government grants" being offered through instant messenger programs and social media programs such as Facebook. Typically the scammer poses as a government official - they may even have an account with a name and photo that matches one for a real office or public official.

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  8. 10 questions for Republican candidates for governor: Commuter railRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 8, 2016 | WMUR-TV Manchester

    Republican candidates for governor answer the question: Do you support a commuter rail proposal that, if completed, would run from Concord to Boston? TOM HERE ARE THE ANSWERS FROM : THE REPUBLICAN CANDIDATES. >> WELL, THE FIRST THING THAT I WOULD ASK FOR IS FOR SOMEBODY TO TELL ME HOW WE'RE GOING TO PAY FOR IT AND WHERE THOSE FUNDS ARE GOING TO COME FROM.

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  9. Is there an end to the number of craft breweries Maine can support?Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 8, 2016 | Bangor Daily News

    David Carlson of Marshall Wharf Brewing Co. shows some of the dried sugar kelp he added Wednesday to the first batch of seaweed beer, which will be called Maine Sea Belt.

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  10. 'Overwhelming' response to BDN Portland post strikes up musical donationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 8, 2016 | Bangor Daily News

    Jenny Van West , the Portland musician putting instruments in the hands of struggling new Mainers, said she has been overwhelmed with the response to a recent blog post here at Bennett There Done That . "OK, I think that some rocks just got moved," Van West said over the phone on Sunday morning, talking about the momentum she feels building for her one-woman project.

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  11. My daughter was killed by gun violence. Maine can do more, keep guns from dangerous people.Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 8, 2016 | Bangor Daily News

    Last year, hundreds of Mainers - including my wife and me - volunteered to collect signatures to place Question 3 on the ballot this November. They helped to collect nearly 85,000 signatures from every town and city in the state. 2 comments

  12. Teen admits stabbing father to death, avoids jailRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 8, 2016 | Republican Journal

    Seventeen-year-old Colby Hodgdon on Aug. 5 pleaded guilty in Belfast District Court to manslaughter in the death of his father Stephen Hodgdon. Judge Patricia Worth gave Hodgdon a sentence of eight years but suspended the full term.

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  13. A 'no' vote on marijuana legalization is a 'yes' vote for healthy youthRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 7, 2016 | Bangor Daily News

    This spring, a coalition of concerned Maine parents and community leaders came together to launch the opposition campaign to Question 1, which proposes to legalize the sale and recreational use of marijuana. The coalition is named Mainers Protecting Our Youth and Communities.

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  14. Why a Maine school funding guru opposes referendum to hike spendingRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 7, 2016 | Bangor Daily News

    Cherrie MacInnesA'' third-grade class at Brewer Community School learns that it won a national writing contest for their children's book, "A'Classroom Pets," Jan. 15, 2016. AUGUSTA, Maine - A November ballot question to raise taxes on high-income Mainers to increase public school funding has encountered deepening opposition in recent days, including the formation of a political action committee to work against it.

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  15. Dana White comes home to scout local MMA talentRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 6, 2016 | WVII

    The sport of mixed martial arts has been steadily growing in popularity around the country in recent years, and Maine is no exception. A new crop of Mainers looking for their break in the sport got that opportunity on Friday, when UFC president and Maine native Dana White visited Bangor.

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  16. In Maine, Trump shows there are no limits to his hateful gloominessRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 6, 2016 | Bangor Daily News

    Donald Trump attempted to localize his divisive doom and gloom stump speech during a visit to Portland last week, speaking of Somali refugees in Maine as he denounced the U.S.'s immigration policies and warned that immigrant populations were breeding grounds for crime and terrorism. His attempts to smear Maine's Somali-Americans were hateful, disgusting and inappropriate, but also inaccurate.

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  17. Thousands run from Beach to BeaconRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 6, 2016 | WMTW-TV Auburn

    Thousands of runners from Maine, the U.S. and around the world hit the streets of Cape Elizabeth to take part in the state's largest road race: the Beach to Beacon 10K. Now in its 19th year, the Beach to Beacon was founded by Olympian and Mainer Joan Benoit Samuelson.

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  18. Energy experts hope Mainers catch more rays during dog days of summerRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 5, 2016 | WMTW-TV Auburn

    Energy demand is at its peak in Maine during the month of August and some believe converting to solar power may help ease that demand. THE A.C. TO KEEP COOL.

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  19. Hundreds gather in Portland to denounce Trump's remarks on Somali immigrants in MaineRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 5, 2016 | Boston.com

    Hundreds of people gathered on the steps of City Hall Friday afternoon to denounce Donald Trump's characterization of Maine's large Somali population as dangerous and a burden on the country's economy. "Somalis have been a part of Maine since the early 90s.

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  20. I have a problem with a New York billionaire intent on restricting our Second Amendment rightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 31, 2016 | Bangor Daily News

    In the last eight years, I have fought hard to protect our environment, lower taxes, increase education funding and make life better for ordinary Mainers. I am ready to bring that commitment to the state Senate. 1 comment