Central Maine law enforcement agencies uncover three more large-scale illegal marijuana grows
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by Ari Snider
2M ago
The operations are the latest in a string of illegal marijuana busts across rural Maine ..read more
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Washington County bilingual childcare center set to expand, thanks to new federal funding
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by Ari Snider
2M ago
Rayitos de Sol is getting $831,000 to construct a new building in Milbridge ..read more
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Eclipse visitors boost Maine's rural economies
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by Carol Bousquet
2M ago
Businesses in the path of totality reaped the financial benefits of eclipse crowds and hope it has a lasting impact on visitors ..read more
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Maine lawmakers advance farmworker minimum wage proposal
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by Ari Snider
2M ago
The legislation cleared the House on a narrow, mostly party-line vote on Tuesday ..read more
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Eclipse in Maine: Visitors from across the country, world travel to Maine to experience totality
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by Patty Wight, Susan Sharon, Esta Pratt-Kielley, Ari Snider, Nick Song, Nicole Ogrysko, Kevin Miller
2M ago
With perfectly clear skies, people from across the country and world traveled to Maine to witness totality ..read more
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All eyes on dark skies at Rangeley eclipse celebration
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by Ari Snider
2M ago
Event organizers and business owners said an influx of eclipse chasers was a welcome end to a disappointing winter tourism season ..read more
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After years of preparations, Houlton welcomes visitors for solar eclipse
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by Kaitlyn Budion
2M ago
Maine is seeing an influx of visitors for this afternoon's total solar eclipse, which will be visible across much of the state. The Aroostook County town of Houlton is among those in the path of totality, and has been planning for the arrival of guests for years ..read more
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Aroostook County schools plan closures, early releases for solar eclipse
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by Kaitlyn Budion
2M ago
As northern Maine braces for an influx of visitors for the total solar eclipse, many area schools are planning to close for the day or send students home early ..read more
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Rural Maine preparing for large crowds to upend small-town life on the day of the eclipse
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by Nicole Ogrysko, Kaitlyn Budion
2M ago
Town officials in Jackman and Greenville — both municipalities are in the path of totality — say they're worried about how snow and ice conditions will complicate traffic, parking and public safety ..read more
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Maine Public Utilities Commission nixes Aroostook powerline contract
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by Murray Carpenter
6M ago
The Maine Public Utilities Commission on Thursday terminated its deal with LS Power, which had won a contract to build a billion-dollar powerline from southern Aroostook County to central Maine ..read more
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