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How to enjoy snowy trails, frozen lakes in Acadia National Park

February 5, 2016

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“A lot of people think the park is closed, but it’s not.”

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Here are BDN readers’ picks for the prettiest towns in Maine

January 26, 2016

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We asked you, and found there were almost as many different places as there were responders.

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11th annual WinterFest Jan. 14-16 in Stonington

January 13, 2016

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STONINGTON, Maine — With the first snow finally on the ground, winter has really and truly arrived. As the cold settles in the temptation to hibernate grows, but for Deer Isle and Stonington residents, January marks an occasion to get out of the house and join neighbors and friends for a weekend …

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Noel Paul Stookey of Peter, Paul and Mary talks about his newest solo album from his Maine home

December 17, 2015

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Stookey, his wife, Betty, and their three daughters moved to Maine over 40 years ago. During that time Stookey performed the occasional benefit concert in Maine, but he had never done a tour of the state in one season, and decided that it was time to d…

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Noel Paul Stookey of Peter, Paul and Mary talks about his newest solo album from his Maine home

December 17, 2015

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Noel Paul Stookey of Peter, Paul and Mary talks about his newest solo album from his Maine home.

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‘Star Wars’ mania hits Maine

December 16, 2015

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Theaters aren’t the only places participating in the fun this week.

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‘Bridge the gap’: Mainers head into the woods for fir tips

December 7, 2015

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“I don’t think that anybody that is tipping is using it for play money. Tipping is serious business. They put in very, very long hours,” David Whitney said.

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Fortunes may come and go, but MDI mansions persevere

September 2, 2013

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BAR HARBOR, Maine — Like erratic boulders that were left behind by glaciers that scoured the landscape, they sit perched along the shore or on hilltops, pointed toward panoramas across the island and out to sea. The tide, ships and seasons may come and go, but for decades or more …

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Holy Week services and events — Penobscot and Hancock counties

March 26, 2013

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BANGOR — Holy Week services: Maundy Thursday, 7:30 p.m. March 28; Holy Saturday Taize service, 7:30 p.m. March 30; Easter service, 10 a.m. March 31, All Souls Congregational Church, 10 Broadway. 942-7354. BRADLEY — Easter Sunday service, 9:30 a.m. March 31, St. Ann’s Church, 68 Main St. 827-2087. BREWER — …

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Births: Down East and Midcoast and Hancock

March 12, 2013

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Calais Regional Hospital To Erica and Steven Knowles, of Alexander, a daughter, Stephanie Grace Knowles, was born Feb. 24, 2013. Down East Community Hospital, Machias To Whitney Polk, of Baileyville, a daughter, Aubree Rose McCaslin, was born March 7, …

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