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  • Local & State
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    Memorial lacrosse game honors Freeport teen who died in river accident

    About 1,000 people turn out for the charity event at Freeport High School, where Steel Crawford, 17, excelled at the sport.

  • Schools and Education
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    Dozens of unexpected students from migrant surge force Portland-area schools to adjust

    Some districts say they're mostly prepared but at least one – Brunswick – may need to hire more teachers.

  • Maine Red Claws
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    New Red Claws coach took unlikely path to pro basketball

    Darren Erman quit his job as a corporate lawyer to learn the ropes of coaching from the ground level.

  • Business
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    Idexx taps state tax breaks in exchange for job creation

    The veterinary services company is in line for about $800,000 a year over 20 years in refundable tax credits, but it has to meet benchmarks.

  • Ebyn Moss
    Local & State
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    Backers of rural dental care find something to smile about

    Nationwide, including in Maine, the tide is starting to turn on efforts to let 'dental therapists' bring tooth care to remote areas.

  • Business
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    Intense questioning fails to pierce CMP explanation: ‘The usage is the usage’

    Nearly two years after a new billing system triggered thousands of complaints, the utility is sticking its story – most high bills ultimately were a result of customers using more power than they realized.

  • Local & State
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    ‘The neighborhood from hell’ leaves residents in limbo

    After trusting a local developer, some living at The Legends subdivision in Old Orchard Beach watched in horror as the homes they occupied for years – but hadn’t yet closed on – were sold at auction. And that was just the latest shocking twist.

  • Editorials
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    Our View: Loss of doctors leaving hole in rural health care

    A number of promising initiatives are underway, but reversing the trend will take a lot.

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