Tag Archives: Maine

The New Hampshire Advantage in One Chart

There is perhaps no greater goal for the Granite Institute than fighting to preserve and extend the New Hampshire Advantage. Historically this means no income or sales tax, but maintaining our advantage into the future will entail other important policy … Continue reading

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Hiker dies after becoming ill on New Hampshire mountain

SARGENT’S PURCHASE, N.H. (AP) — Authorities say a 66-year-old Maine man died after becoming ill while hiking up Mount Washington. The New Hampshire Fish and Game Department says Rolf Diamon, of Windham, Maine, was hiking up the Lion Head Trail … Continue reading

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The Legacy of the N.H.-Maine Lobster War and Why It May Wage On

Off the coast of New Hampshire are the iconic Isles of Shoals. Somewhere around the middle of those isles is a dotted line — the state border between New Hampshire and Maine. As part of our series Surrounded in which … Continue reading

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Maine Gov. LePage: Removing Confederate statues like losing 9/11 memorial

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Taking down statues of Confederate figures is “just like” removing a monument to victims of the 9/11 attacks, Gov. Paul LePage said Thursday, adding that the white nationalist and far-left protesters in Charlottesville over the weekend … Continue reading

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Man Found Dead Aboard Fishing Boat Docked in New Hampshire

PORTSMOUTH, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire authorities are investigating the death of a Maine man found aboard a fishing boat in Portsmouth. The Marine Patrol unit of the New Hampshire State Police says the body of 29-year-old Seth Caron of Brunswick, Maine, was found … Continue reading

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Dog given Narcan after possible overdose on prescription opioids

LYMAN, MAINE – A three-year-old yellow Labrador retriever had to be given Narcan after her owner believes the dog “overdosed” on Oxycodone Thursday morning. According to the York County Sheriff’s Office, the pup, named Addie, got into her owner’s legally … Continue reading

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Shortage Of Foreign Labor Forces Maine Businesses To Hire Local Workers

Businesses in Bar Harbor, Maine are turning to locals to make up for a shortage of foreign guest workers that normally fill summer jobs in the bustling seaside resort town. … Now they are coming up with creative ways to attract local … Continue reading

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