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Maine State Trooper Stops With Blue Lights On To Let Doe and Fawn Cross the Road

A Maine State Trooper in Aroostook County stopped and turned on their blue lights to warn other drivers of a doe and her adorable fawn crossing the road. It's a rare treat in Maine to see a deer in broad daylight, especially one that doesn't dart away as soon as it sees a human. In this case, a Maine State Trooper with Troop F based out of Houlton was one of those lucky ones to catch a doe and her fawn crossing a road somewhere in Aroostook County.
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These caterpillars are poisoning people in Maine, causing painful rashes

Another insect is wreaking havoc in Maine in the midst of the cicada's invasion – a poisonous caterpillar. The browntail moth caterpillar has been seen in multiple counties in Maine and is an invasive species found only there and in Cape Cod. The hairs of the moth contain poison and can cause a reaction similar to that of poison ivy, according to the Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention.
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Maine jail administrator fired over handling of COVID-19 outbreak

The York County Jail administrator has been fired over his handling of a major COVID-19 outbreak at the facility last August, according to the Biddeford-Saco-OOB Courier. [Report: York County Jail's failures at fault for COVID-19 outbreak]. York County commissioners reportedly say staff and inmates weren't wearing masks prior to the...
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Biddeford Could Be Home To Maine’s Next Food Truck Park

As the summer rolls in, locals and tourists pour into Maine's only food truck park in Wells, Congdon's After Dark. It's been a smashing success for years now, introducing many customers to new vendors and giving those who are indecisive about food a chance to nibble on many options. With the food truck trend in Maine continuing to grow, it makes sense that there would be another food truck park at some point and it appears Biddeford may be the home of it.
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Maine Looking At Uses For Old Rail-beds

The State of Maine will take a look at new, useful purposes for old state-owned rail-beds that are not in use. According to WABI, Gov. Mills signed a law that has the Maine Department of Transportation look at how those unused rail-beds could have a new life. Great idea! Let's...
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See Mortgage Free Home Built in 12 Days for Maine Veteran in Oxford

Tucked away down a dirt road, the most remarkable feat was accomplished in just 12 days. A Soldier's Journey Home-based in Tennessee and Tunnel to Towers Foundation built a home for Maine native and veteran Christy Gardner. Christy is a veteran who was wounded in a peacekeeping mission back in 2006. She lost both her legs below the knee and was deemed 100% disabled.
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Maine lawmakers make progress toward state budget deal

AUGUSTA (WGME) -- Progress is being made in Augusta toward a state budget deal. Last week, Maine lawmakers were supposed to wrap up their session, but they still had not come to a formal agreement on Governor Janet Mills’ $8.7 billion two-year budget. [Maine school administrators begin making plans for...
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Fireworks Shortage In Maine Might Mean Less Ka-Boom On The 4th

It's been a few years now since Maine made fireworks legal. Before that, it was laughably illegal. Like, do you actually know anyone who's been legit "busted" for fireworks? Out at my camp, even long before they were legal, on the 4th, there were fireworks displays that rivaled Bangor's. Nowadays,...
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