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BANGOR, Maine - A health care provider in Maine is warning patients of a potential data breach.

WISCASSET, Maine - A proposal before the U.S. Senate would seek to help communities around the country that face the expensive problem of storing spent nuclear fuel.

CONCORD, N.H. - Gas prices continue to rise in northern New England, though they remain lower than the national average.

Bangor Wants More Feet On The Ground To Fight Homelessness - And No More Tents

Jul 15, 2019
Linda Coan O'Kresik / Bangor Daily News

When Bangor police Sgt. Wade Betters walked into one of the city’s homeless encampments on a recent morning, he didn’t hesitate to pepper its two occupants with questions.

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Hundreds of protesters gathered near the Portland Expo Center Sunday to show support for asylum seekers who have arrived in Maine in the last month.

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On Monday, Maine Gov. Janet Mills' administration will hold its first summit on addressing the opioid crisis. It will bring together health providers, advocates, police and other first responders as well as people whose lives have been touched by opioid addiction.

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Acadia National Park says it set a visitation record July 5 with more than 35,000 visits, and officials say park staff were swamped that day and the following weekend with calls for assistance and efforts to close roads and parking lots due to congestion.

More than 1,100 people are expected to be at the Augusta Civic Center Monday for Gov. Janet Mills' summit on the opioid crisis.

Central Maine Power has delivered copies of some customer's utility bills to state regulators for review.

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The House version of the National Defense Authorization Act has several proposals sponsored or co-sponsored by 1st District Rep. Chellie Pingree.

PORTLAND, Maine - A proposed housing development in Maine's largest city is facing opposition from some residents and open-space advocates. 

U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention says it's investigating six cases of Legionnaires' disease that have cropped up in the greater Bangor area.  One person who became ill has died, but officials say they've haven't confirmed that the death is a result of the Legionella bacteria, which causes the illness.

Hampden Waste Plant's Opening Is Delayed, Again

Jul 12, 2019
Gabor Degre / Bangor Daily News

The new Hampden facility that was supposed to start taking in trash from 115 towns and cities in the Bangor area and beyond 15 months ago has missed another estimate for when it would be fully up and running.

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Drug overdose deaths in Maine decreased in the first quarter of 2019, according to the state attorney general's office.

PORTLAND, Maine - A one-time monastery in Maine's largest city might see a new life as affordable housing. Portland developer Josh Soley wants to convert the West End building into single-occupancy rooms.

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