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Beth Quimby reports on Maine on the weekends, when most Mainers are off the job and anything can happen. She worked for newspapers since she was in high school when she started out on her father’s New Hampshire newspaper. She is a graduate of Colby College and a recipient of national, regional and state journalism awards. When she is not working, she tries hard to follow her bliss.

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  • Published
    March 6, 2010

    Coast Guard calls off search

    The U.S. Coast Guard launched a six-hour search in Penobscot Bay this afternoon for a possible sinking boat but now suspects the call may have been a hoax.

  • Published
    March 6, 2010

    Two men indicted in Parkside shooting death

    Two Portland men were indicted Friday in the shooting death of a man outside a Parkside apartment building on Feb. 10.

  • Published
    March 6, 2010

    Sanford boy, 5, drowns in Mousam River

    A 5-year-old boy drowned in the Mousam River in the Springvale area of Sanford this afternoon. The identity of the boy was not immediately available. Sanford Fire Department Captain Paul Morrison said the boy had been hiking along the Mousam Way Trail with his parents and at least one sibling when he fell into the […]

  • Published
    March 6, 2010

    ‘Angel’ helps save children after car plunges into river

    ‘Thank heavens Lisa was there,’ says Charanay Pok of North Waterboro.

  • Published
    March 5, 2010

    Two people injured in York head-on crash

    Two people were hurt in a two-car crash on Route 1 near Logging Road in York Friday afternoon. York police said a 2003 Jeep SUV operated by Jason Chase, 15, of 349 Old County Road Wells crossed the center line about 4 p.m. and crashed head-on into a vehicle operated be Kathryn Wagner, 50, of […]

  • Published
    March 2, 2010

    Maine ground fishery gets $2M from feds

    The funding is intended to help fishermen transition to a new fisheries management system scheduled to begin May 1.

  • Published
    March 2, 2010

    Education, persistence fuel Mousam Lake rebound

    As phosphorus began to pollute the water, ‘septic socials’ spread the word and residents responded.

  • Published
    February 28, 2010

    Surf, tides may shape future of beloved beach

    If Mother Nature doesn’t stop the erosion of Popham Beach who will? Maybe no one

  • Published
    February 25, 2010

    Blooming on the horizon?

    Early signs point to an algae threat that could rival the ’05 season.

  • Published
    February 22, 2010

    Popham Beach erosion focus of meeting

    The Morse River has cut into the park’s southern edge this winter.

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