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  • Local & State
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    Former Biddeford man, abused by priest, loses court battle over $875 counseling payment

    David Gagnon, 54, who now lives in Montreal, sued the Roman Catholic Diocese of Portland in small claims court after it failed to reimburse him.

  • Local & State
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    This year’s Christmas tree has surprisingly deep roots

    The Norway spruce that graces Portland’s Monument Square for the holiday season was planted three decades ago by a young city arborist in his first year on the job.

  • Bill Nemitz
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    Bill Nemitz: Echoes of Watergate – with one glaring difference

    Longtime Maine mover-and-shaker Severin Beliveau doesn't just remember the scandal that took down President Richard Nixon. He found himself in its cross hairs.

  • Local & State
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    Maine Med’s new $8 million helipad saves time – and likely lives

    It offers two landing spots and quicker access for critically ill patients to the Portland hospital's emergency department.

  • Food
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    Plum delicious – with hard sauce

    The Gaylord family in Wells puts Quaker Plum Pudding on the table every Christmas in honor of their mémé.

  • Books
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    Maine winters make for a writer’s wonderland

    The beautiful and isolating season finds its way into the work of many Maine authors, both as setting and inspiration.

  • Outdoors
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    Winter solstice: Celebrate the slow return of light

    In this technology-obsessed era, gatherings that celebrate nature are more important than ever.

  • Editorials
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    Our View: Invest in people and build Maine’s economy

    The state's new economic development plan rightly focuses on building the workforce.

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