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    UMF purchases Front Street property for new childcare center

    Officials hope to move the Sweatt-Winter Child Care and Early Education Center into 274 Front St., a former medical call center, by the end of the summer.

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    Maine governor looks ahead after turbulent LePage era

    For many, Janet Mills' style is an overdue breath of fresh air.

  • Local & State
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    Maine’s whooping cough cases more than doubled in January

    The state has the highest pertussis rate in the country.

  • Local & State
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    One student injured in Bowdoin dorm fire

    An early-morning fire started by a candle is quickly extinguished by the sprinker system, the fire chief says.

  • Politics
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    Maine paid for 40 rooms at Trump hotel for LePage, staff

    Newly released receipts reveal nearly a dozen trips to the president's luxury hotel, part of $170,000 in out-of-state travel by the former Maine governor in recent years.

  • Local & State
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    Treatment of opioid crisis in central Maine gets a boost

    While MaineGeneral Health and others have established effective programs to combat the epidemic, health care leaders see new hope in the approaches from Mills' administration.

  • Local & State
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    Three people seriously injured in Brunswick crash

    The pickup truck they were riding in crashed into a large pole on Route 1, police say.

  • Sports
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    ‘Chess on ice:’ Curling attracts those looking for a bit of competition and camaraderie

    Physical, strategic and social. No wonder the sport of curling is attracting a hardcore following in Maine.

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