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Maine's Catholic bishop shocks parishioners with details of priest's affair with employee - Press Herald

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Maine’s Catholic bishop shocks parishioners with details of priest’s affair with employee
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Bishop Robert Deeley personally delivered shocking news over the weekend to Roman Catholic church members in Cape Elizabeth, Scarborough and South Portland, telling them that their longtime former pastor and a former parish administrator had started a

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Toy Fund: Loving memories of moms inspire donors - Press Herald

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Toy Fund: Loving memories of moms inspire donors
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The Portland Press Herald Toy Fund in the Spirit of Bruce Roberts is using donations from readers to provide toys to thousands of Maine children who might otherwise not receive holiday gifts because of hardships faced by their parents. Bruce Roberts

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Skiing in Maine: Improved slopes opening so unpack those skis - Press Herald

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Skiing in Maine: Improved slopes opening so unpack those skis
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… and the snowmaking reservoir capacity increased by 30 percent. Big Squaw Mountain in Greenville added 35 HKD snowmaking towers this summer. Hermon Mountain “fine-tuned” its snowmaking system to increase efficiency. Lost Valley, Titcomb, Lonesome

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Miss Maine pageant gets a different look - Press Herald

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Miss Maine pageant gets a different look
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Ahmed, now 19, lives with her family in Portland. She said she decided to do the pageant for two reasons: to open doors in the modeling world, and to open doors for other Muslim hijabi women on the Maine pageant scene. “Representation matters,” Ahmed

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Reads to wrap: Maine-centric suggestions for your favorite page turner - Press Herald

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Reads to wrap: Maine-centric suggestions for your favorite page turner
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Frederick is close friends with Pulitzer Prize-winning author Richard Russo, who lives in Portland. Russo recruited an A list of contemporary fiction writers to write stories or screenplays that riff on the mood, theme and overall vibe of Frederick’s

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Loss of Maine shrimp deprives chefs, clam shacks of a delicacy - Press Herald

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Loss of Maine shrimp deprives chefs, clam shacks of a delicacy
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Next year’s “research set-aside” catch of Maine shrimp has been drastically reduced to just 13.3 metric tons, but Commissioner Patrick Keliher of the Maine Department of Marine Resources has said Maine will not participate in the research harvest at

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