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Hottest Temps of 2019 Prompt Maine’s Dads to Work on Their Woodpiles

Statewide – While much of the United States is in the grips of a heatwave, thousands of dads in Maine believe conditions are ideal for splitting and stacking wood.

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Embarrassed Portland Press Herald Accidentally Posts ‘DRAFT DO NOT PUBLISH YET: PPH Endorses Sara Gideon for US Senate’

Portland – Editors at Maine’s largest paper are scrambling this morning after a drafted document, not yet meant to be seen, was accidentally posted to the newspaper’s website and social media feeds.

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Portland Mayor Confident New Roundabout Will Make It Easier Than Ever to Avoid Panhandlers

Portland – In a welcome display of bipartisanship, Portland’s Mayor and City Council agree the traffic circle at Brighton and Deering avenues and Falmouth Street will more than adequately dissuade the homeless from begging there.

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Gentrification Threatens Historic Rockland Home Where Midcoast Residents Once Bought Drugs as Teens

Rockland – The self-described “arts capital of Maine” has seen rents on the rise as more people discover the midcoast town, and now one of its iconic South End landmarks is under threat. Continue reading “Gentrification Threatens Historic Rockland Home Where Midcoast Residents Once Bought Drugs as Teens”

Gov. Mills Reverses Bag Ban After Learning Some of Her Supporters Use Them to Clean Up After Their Lhasa Apsos

Augusta – Less than 24 hours after signing a bill banning single-use plastic bags, Governor Janet Mills reversed her decision following outcry from some of her closest and wealthiest supporters.

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Motorcyclists Cuts Through Traffic, Speeds Home to Complain Online About Grass Clippings

Saco – Motorcyclist Chris Thompson was so discouraged after thinking about what might happen if he passed a homeowner spraying grass clippings into the road, he couldn’t wait to get home so he could let everyone know his displeasure.

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