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    Lead paint safety program working in Maine, research shows

    More Maine homes are being tested thanks to a new, lower threshold at which lead is found in children who live there.

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    Is South Portland the ‘greenest’ city in Maine? It’s a leader, for sure

    From building the state's largest municipal solar array to taking on an international oil company, Maine's fourth-largest city just might be its most environmentally active.

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    Sudanese Catholics celebrate Easter in Portland

    Immigrants from the war-torn African country take part in a traditional Azande Mass at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception.

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    Bill seeks ‘cooling-off’ period for Maine lawmakers-turned-lobbyists

    At least 22 former Maine lawmakers registered as lobbyists within months of leaving office in the past three decades.

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    Just a concept 25 years ago, the International Appalachian Trail now crosses continents

    What started as an idea by three Mainers to link their state to Canada with a hiking trail became a collaboration among more than a dozen countries in North American and across the Atlantic.

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    Patients punch back at Parkinson’s disease through boxing lessons

    Rock Steady Boxing, a program introduced in Maine just over two years ago, helps participants battle the degenerative disease, both physically and psychologically.

  • Local & State
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    Efforts by Portland, state navigate path out of chronic homelessness

    The so-called ‘housing first’ approach creates stability and takes pressure off shelters, but so far, the suburbs aren’t buying into it.

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    Maine Voices: Bayside the wrong place for healing shelter

    In a neighborhood working to get back on its feet, women who are trying to do the same run the risk of being retraumatized.

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