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Eighty residents become America's newest citizens at Portland ceremony

They come from 30 countries as diverse as France, Iraq, Jamaica, Togo, Brazil and the United Kingdom.

Jon Imber, renowned New England painter, dies at 63

After his diagnosis of ALS in 2012, Imber continued to paint, defying the limits of his disease.

Maine soldier receives armored plate that saved his life

Timothy Gilboe of Westbrook took a bullet in hand-to-hand combat in Afghanistan and lived to tell about it – when he has to.

Suspect in Mass. triple murder obtained U.S. visa through Portland agency

Ibragim Todashev and Boston Marathon bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev are suspected of killing three people in Waltham.

Three die in two crashes in Maine

Crashes in Vassalboro and Waldoboro occur Friday afternoon.

Maine trooper has close call with wild turkey

As he approached a flock of birds on Interstate 95, one of them flew directly into his windshield.

Maine to put ID photos on welfare benefit cards

The LePage administration says the action will prevent fraud and abuse, but advocates for the poor say such plans potentially harm those who rely on benefits.

Maine may be fined $7 million over welfare work shortcomings

The U.S. wants $7 million for non-compliance that Gov. Paul LePage says he tried to fix, but others say a big fine is unlikely and the non-compliance is from 2011.

Widow of horror writer Hautala upset after library declines archives

She says the papers of the best-selling author belong in his hometown of Westbrook.

Conflict emerges in study used by foes of Brunswick rail project

The engineer who concluded that noise levels would be excessive at the site in Brunswick has plans for a residential subdivision nearby.

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