OLD TOWN, Maine — Zach Beaton was excited about taking on the league’s top competitors during Saturday’s Penobscot Valley Conference Large School Track and Field Championship at Old Town High School. That helped bring out the best in the Hermon High School senior. Beaton won four events on his way to the Most Outstanding Performer honor, and Bangor High School took home the team title. Bangor tallied 161 points to easily outdistance runner-up Hampden Academy’s 93 points.

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    SEBAGO, Maine — The Maine Warden Service says one person has died in a dirt bike crash in Sebago. Cpl. John MacDonald says that a man was killed in the off-road crash on Sunday. He says the operator appears to have lost control and struck an embankment. Further details weren’t immediately available. More
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  • Commentary: Tax cut repeal a bad deal for the middle class
    Repealing the 2017 tax cuts would not just hurt the wealthy and corporations. It would also leave middle-class Americans tens of thousands of dollars poorer. Reversing the tax cuts would cost the typical American worker $26,900 over the following 10 years. More
  • Proposed marijuana rules meet standards for safety, community empowerment
    After years of delay, Maine lawmakers are on the verge of enacting rules for the sale of recreational marijuana. The rules they are considering, which were drafted by the state’s Office of Marijuana Policy, meet important safety and community engagement standards and deserve legislative support. More
  • LePage is bartending in Maine this summer
    Former Gov. Paul LePage has a new job: bartender. The two-term former Republican governor is tending bar at McSeagulls Restaurant in Boothbay Harbor this summer, owner Jeff Stoddard said Friday. Stoddard said he hadn’t finalized the governor’s schedule yet, but he anticipated LePage will work the entire summer at the seaside restaurant, where the governor’s wife, Ann, and daughter, Lauren, have worked as servers in previous years. More
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    06/11/2019 - 1:46 pm | View Link
  • Flickinger bids adieu to seniors
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    06/6/2019 - 3:38 am | View Link
  • Playoffs Scoreboard: OPRF boys volleyball takes fourth in state; baseball wins sectional
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    06/2/2019 - 3:55 am | View Link
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    05/27/2019 - 11:25 pm | View Link
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