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  • Local & State
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    Task force on PFAS ‘forever chemicals’ begins work this week

    The group created by Gov. Janet Mills will assess contamination sites and may develop cleanup plans, as state environmental regulators collect results from the first statewide testing for contamination in wastewater treatment plant sludge.

  • Arts & Entertainment
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    The manipulation of ‘LOVE,’ ‘HOPE’ and the life of Robert Indiana

    A year after the Vinalhaven artist's death, a clearer picture of the conflicts surrounding him and his work emerges.

  • Sports
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    Minor league baseball umpires also inhabit a field of dreams

    Just like the players, the crews who call games at Hadlock Field and other parks yearn for the perks of the majors. But the odds are not in their favor.

  • Business
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    Funtown’s ride of passage gets a winter makeover

    The Astrosphere scrambler at the Saco amusement park now sports a concrete dome – complete with air conditioning – to replace the old inflatable one.

  • Local & State
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    Deering High School hosts active shooter simulation

    More than 60 law enforcement officers from nine area agencies participate in the training exercise.

  • Business
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    Public will have chance to weigh in on proposed pot rules Thursday

    The state Office of Marijuana Policy hopes to have the final version of the proposal to the Legislature before it adjourns for summer break.

  • Food
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    Summertime, and the eating is exciting

    Here's our annual look at the new restaurants due to open in southern Maine this summer.

  • Arts & Entertainment
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    Performing arts preview: The best in dance, theater, music and concerts

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