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Wednesday, January 04, 2017
Sister Frances Carr, leader of the nearly extinct religious group, has died. Shakers advocate pacifism, communal ownership and celibacy. Two other members remain at the Shaker community in Maine.
Tuesday, October 11, 2016
As a child, Donn Fendler was lost on Maine's Mount Katahdin for nine days. He told his story in
Lost on a Mountain in Maine, which became required reading for generations. He died this week at age 90.
Tuesday, September 06, 2016
An event in Hebron, Maine, first billed itself as the redneck Olympics. That was until the U.S. Olympic Committee got wind of the name, and now it is the same event without the Olympic part of the name.
Sunday, August 28, 2016
The National Park System turned 100 years old this week, and it got a very big present to mark the the occasion. We'll visit the new Katahdin Woods and Waters National Monument in Northern Maine.
Saturday, August 27, 2016
The religious sect known as Shakers, responsible for the song "Simple Gifts" and thousands of others, is almost gone — and a non-Shaker is trying to keep the group's musical history alive.
Wednesday, June 22, 2016
After four or five of his patients died from opioid overdoses in one month, Craig Smith, a family doctor in Bridgton, Maine, realized he couldn't wait for someone else to offer addiction treatment.
Tuesday, May 31, 2016
A plan to establish a national park in Maine's North Woods could receive a boost from the White House by the end of the year. A long simmering battle has been brewing over the area's future.
Thursday, December 17, 2015
Hardly anyone roasts American chestnuts over an open fire anymore: A blight all but wiped out the trees they grow on. Now the discovery of a soaring survivor could aid efforts to breed a hardier tree.
Monday, September 07, 2015
The increasing popularity of the trail is raising concerns at Baxter State Park in Maine, where thru-hikers often complete their arduous journeys with a celebratory climb up Mount Katahdin.
Saturday, August 29, 2015
Tuesday, July 22, 2014
South Portland, Maine, has blocked crude oil from being loaded onto ships at its port. Environmentalists are cheering, but the Portland Montreal Pipeline Corp. says the ban won't hold up in court.
Monday, July 07, 2014
The state could elect the nation's first openly gay governor this fall. But Mike Michaud only recently came out, and some question whether he deserves the backing of Maine's largest gay rights group.
Tuesday, April 15, 2014
Benzodiazepines like Xanax and Valium are among the most widely prescribed drugs in the U.S. Patients and addicts often mix them with prescription painkillers — sometimes to deadly effect.
Sunday, February 16, 2014
Dr. Lynn Ouellette, a psychiatrist from Brunswick, Maine, asks herself "What if?" a lot these days. What if they had found her son just a few minutes earlier? What if they had gotten him to the hospital sooner?
What if they'd had the overdose antidote Narcan in the house?
Sunday, November 10, 2013
It's been a big year in the marijuana legalization movement. Not only did Colorado and Washington voters make marijuana legal last November, but this week Coloradans approved a ballot measure to tax marijuana sales.
Also this week, Michigan voters in three cities removed penalties for possession. And in Portland, Maine, ...
Tuesday, October 29, 2013
Sunday, February 12, 2012
Bu the GOP presidential hopeful walked away without delegates in the nonbinding caucuses and tallied fewer votes in the state than he did four years ago. This time, he barely beat rival Ron Paul.